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: Sunday’s coin toss to honour Triston Reece

16 hours ago | Chris O'Leary
For Dale Russell, Sunday’s coin toss will be an emotional one. Her son Triston Reece, who was murdered in July, will be honoured before kickoff at Touchdown Atlantic.

O’Leary: LeBlanc, Schooners hope to make the most of TD Atlantic

18 hours ago | Chris O'Leary
Anthony LeBlanc says Touchdown Atlantic won’t directly impact the Schooners’ future success, but there’s plenty of opportunity this weekend in Moncton.

O’Leary: Making sense of the Argos, James Wilder Jr. situation

August 19, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
In the midst of a 1-7 start to the campaign, the Toronto Argonauts now have to figure out what they want to do with running back James Wilder Jr.

When The Lights Go On: Vernon Adams Jr. and the making of a winner

August 17, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Ask any of his coaches and they’ll tell you Vernon Adams Jr. was wired to win football games. Chris O’Leary writes on one of the CFL’s fastest rising stars at the QB position.

O’Leary: Grey Cup Fit Up provides motivation for positive changes

August 16, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
For CFL fan Michelle Hansen, the Grey Cup Fit Up challenge was all she needed as motivation to start making positive changes.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: Esks’ DC Lolley still sweating the small details

August 16, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Edmonton Eskimos defensive coordinator Phillip Lolley is the architect of the one of the league’s best defences, but the little details still keep him up at night.

O’Leary: Negotiation list a glimpse at CFL team wish lists

August 15, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
General managers around the CFL use the negotiation list as a wish list of what they’d like to have on their respective rosters.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary explains.

O’Leary: Lions hoping Lemon can ignite pass rush

August 12, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
The BC Lions opened Week 10 with a bang, trading Davon Coleman and a pick to the Toronto Argonauts for Shawn Lemon, who they hope can be a shot in the arm to their pass rush.

O’Leary: Lions left to lament one that got away

August 11, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
After watching a fourth quarter, double digit lead evapourate, the BC Lions were left to lament what could have been on Saturday night at Tim Hortons Field.

O’Leary: Ticats focused on themselves ahead of hosting Lions

August 9, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
The BC Lions are a mystery, a riddle nestled inside of a Kinder Surprise made of an enigma. The Lions made huge waves in the off-season, signing Mike Reilly, offensive linemen Sukh Chung, ...