Chris O'Leary

Senior Writer

Chris O'Leary, formerly of the Toronto Star and Edmonton Journal, is a senior writer on and associated platforms.

O’Leary: Eastern squads are getting kicked in and out of games

20 hours ago | Chris O'Leary
In a season that’s seen many kickers struggle between the uprights, Ottawa’s rookie sensation has come up big in times of need.

O’Leary: Are the REDBLACKS starting to find themselves?

September 23, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
With back-to-back wins against tough West Division opponents, the REDBLACKS are playing some of their best football of the season. Chris O’Leary writes from Ottawa.

O’Leary: Trying to understand the Ottawa REDBLACKS

September 22, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Despite being in first place, the Ottawa REDBLACKS remain the CFL’s most confounding team.’s Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: Carter ‘can’t wait to get out there’ with Argos

September 18, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Marc Trestman is slowly phasing Duron Carter into the team’s offence and the receiver can’t wait for his chance to help his team.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary has more.

O’Leary: Als, Manziel readying for tough back end of season

September 17, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
As’s Chris O’Leary writes, Johnny Manziel could very well be getting the starting job back after a rough outing against the Lions last week.

O’Leary: Potential Grey Cup preview had plenty of quirks

September 16, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
From the humidity to a hairy tackle, there were plenty of quirks in Saturday’s meeting between the Stampeders and Ticats. Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: Morris making the most of chance to start

September 15, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
The Stampeders have had their injury woes of late, but one player taking advantage is speedy running back Romar Morris. More from’s Chris O’Leary.

O’Leary: Boateng just starting to scratch the surface on potential

September 14, 2018 | Chris O'Leary’s Chris O’Leary sits down with DL Kwaku Boateng who speaks on his journey to the pros and how his sophomore campaign is taking shape.

HOF Profile: Johnson, “It’s just a level of intensity and it won’t be replicated”

September 14, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Brent Johnson says the level of intensity is something you can’t match in any everyday job as he gets set to have his name enshrined into the Hall of Fame.

HOF Profile: A dream come true for Hank Ilesic

September 14, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Once a dreamer, Hank Ilesic now will have his name forever carved in CFL history as his bust will be among others from the Edmonton Eskimos dynasty.