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: Calvillo ready to dive in with Double Blue

16 hours ago | Chris O'Leary
For Anthony Calvillo, the colours may take some getting used to. But when it came to working with Marc Trestman again, there was little hesitation. Chris O’Leary writes.

O’Leary: In their sixth year, regional combines still paying dividends

March 10, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Six years after adding the league’s first regional combine, Chris O’Leary looks into the pre-draft process that keeps growing as each year passes.

O’Leary: Wilder’s new deal ends unique off-season contract saga

March 3, 2018 | Chris O'Leary senior writer Chris O’Leary chats with Argos GM Jim Popp who explains how the team was able to negotiate a new deal with star running back James Wilder Jr.

O’Leary: The Last Renegade lands in Ottawa

February 28, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Kyries Hebert is returning to Ottawa as the last Renegade standing.’s Chris O’Leary has more.

O’Leary: Glanville’s long, winding journey led to Hamilton

February 27, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
From a football coach to a NASCAR driver to a television broadcaster, Ticats new defensive coordinator has seen it all.’s senior writer Chris O’Leary has the story.

O’Leary: June Jones’ coaching staff starting to take shape

February 23, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are taking on the look of a June Jones team, adding Orlondo Steinauer and Jerry Glanville to the coaching staff.

Theismann reflects on the life of legendary Argo Leo Cahill

February 22, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
A week following the passing of Argos legend Leo Cahill, the coach’s former quarterback weighed in on one of the most unique personalities the CFL has ever seen.

O’Leary: 11 players of note from Tuesday’s neg list reveal

February 20, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
With the partial release of teams’ negotiation lists, we’ve combed through the 90 listed players and put together a list of some of the most interesting names that caught our eyes.

O’Leary: Public negotiation lists open new and exciting doors

February 20, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
After revealing 90 negotiation list players from nine CFL teams on Tuesday, the league has generated more off-season discussion. Senior Writer Chris O’Leary expands.

Laurent on Re-Signing: ‘The future looks bright for us’

February 16, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
While it came down to the last minute, Ted Laurent is glad he never had to weigh his options as a free agent.’s Chris O’Leary writes.