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: Mitchell getting comfortable in Tiger Town

May 29, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
Bo Levi Mitchell’s first taste of life as a Hamilton Tiger-Cat was a short and sweet one, but senior writer Chris O’Leary says it’s a good start for the veteran as he ...

O’Leary: Panning for preseason gold after Elks-Stamps

May 23, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
With one preseason game in the books, senior writer Chris O’Leary has some thoughts on what we saw from the Elks and the Stamps on holiday Monday.

O’Leary: Preseason arrives with questions for all

May 21, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
With the Calgary Stampeders hosting the Edmonton Elks on holiday Monday, senior writer Chris O’Leary looks at what’s on the line as we enter the preseason.

Incoming rookies look to make a Schoen-sized mark

May 10, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
With rookie camps opening across the league, senior writer Chris O’Leary looks back at players that made an impact in their first year. Winnipeg’s Dalton Schoen headlines that list.

O’Leary: Stampeders worth the wait for Clark Barnes

May 6, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
He waited longer than he would have liked to hear his name at the CFL Draft this past week, but as he tells senior writer Chris O’Leary, Clark Barnes is thrilled to be headed to the ...

O’Leary: 2023’s must-watch games come into focus

May 5, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
With single-game tickets for the 2023 season on sale today, senior writer Chris O’Leary looks at some must-see games on the schedule.

Japanese coach Yuta Nigawa envisions a CFL future

May 1, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
Japanese coach Yuta Nigawa used the recent CFL Combine as a coaching clinic and networking event, in hopes of returning down the road as a CFL coach.

O’Leary: Andrew Harris readies for his last dance

April 30, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
Andrew Harris opens up to senior writer Chris O’Leary on what will be his final season in the CFL and the life after football that awaits him.

Blessman Ta’ala hopes to be the CFL’s next great Hawaiian

April 29, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
University of Hawaii defensive lineman Blessman Ta’ala has some notable CFL alumni to get info from as he gets ready for the CFL Global Draft on May 2.

How Spanish DL Alejandro Fernandez grew into an All-Star

April 27, 2023 | Chris O'Leary
Spanish defensive lineman Alejandro Fernandez is hungry for an opportunity in the CFL and is hopeful that it comes through the Global Draft on May 2.