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: New Era goes beyond the hat with CFL deal

11 hours ago | Chris O'Leary’s senior writer Chris O’Leary explores how New Era is going beyond the cap with their new deal with the CFL.

O’Leary: YouTube star kicking his own way to pro football

May 22, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
YouTube sensation Donald De La Haye has paved his own, nontraditional path to professional football.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary explains.

O’Leary: Former rival receiving warm Hamilton welcome

May 19, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
For 11 years, Chris Van Zeyl was one the other side of the rivalry. But the Ticats rolled out the welcome mat on Sunday as the offensive tackle reported to his new team.

O’Leary: The story of Ricky Ray and the 2012 Argos

May 14, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
A trade with the Eskimos brought Ricky Ray to Toronto and a year later the Argos were Grey Cup Champions.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary tells the story of the 2012 Argos.

O’Leary: Jones closes book on Ticats with ‘complete honesty’

May 13, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Never shying away from being honest, June Jones is leaving the Tiger-Cats to pursue a new opportunity.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: Reminiscing on the legacy of Ricky Ray

May 8, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Through the voices of those who knew Ricky Ray best,’s senior writer Chris O’Leary takes us through the legacy the quarterback leaves behind.

O’Leary: Richards anchors big draft night for Argos and their fans

May 3, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
There aren’t many days in the football calendar that allow for full, unbridled optimism, but draft day is one of them. That feeling may have been at its strongest across the CFL on Thursday night ...

O’Leary: Argos, Popp to ‘dictate the draft’ with No. 1 pick

April 30, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Jim Popp and the Toronto Argonauts hold the first pick in this year’s CFL Draft and are looking to set the tone with their selection.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: Johnson impressed by close-knit football community in Atlantic Canada

April 29, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
There’s just something about fans in the Maritimes that former Argonaut Jeff Johnson can’t get enough of.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary explains.

O’Leary: Hall of Fame nod an opportunity for Cornish to inspire

April 24, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
After an astounding CFL career, Jon Cornish is set to be inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary explains how the former Stampeder wants ...