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O’Leary: Bowman believes he’s ’98 per cent done’

October 11, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
As CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary writes, Montreal’s John Bowman is just about ready to hang up his cleats for good after a lengthy 13-year career.

Morris: McCluster feeling ‘like a kid in a candy store again’ in Toronto

October 10, 2018 | Jim Morris
The Argos are indeed disappointing with the way their season has unfolded but one playmaker is just happy to not only be back on the field but with a team he believes in. Jim Morris has more on ...

Moore lands in Riderville thanks to a game that wasn’t supposed to happen

October 5, 2018 | Don Landry
Thanks to a game that wasn’t supposed to happen, Kyran Moore is now living his dream playing professional football. CFL.ca’s Don Landry has the story.

How the late Mike Labinjo catapulted the ’08 Stampeders to a Grey Cup

September 25, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Chris Jones, Geroy Simon and Anthony Calvillo open up about a magical 2008 playoff run where the Mike Labinjo led his defence to a Grey Cup. CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary reports on the ...

O’Leary: Brescacin aims to make most of new found opportunity

September 20, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Juwan Brescacin went to Culver, Indiana, with the same sports dreams that the majority of athletes have in the Hoosier State. He wanted to play basketball. “Basketball is my first love,” ...

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

September 14, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
CFL.ca’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.

HOF Profiles: Miles, “I think I was blessed with a gift.”

September 14, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Whether it was a gift, or whether it was just pure effort, former defensive back Barron Miles is set to have his name go down as an all-time great in the Hall of Fame.

HOF Profile: Hugo found a way to shine, regardless of situation

September 14, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Wherever you put him on the field, Hugo found a way to shine, as will his bust alongside many others in the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

HOF Profile: Scott Flory, a lover of the game

September 14, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Once one of the stellar cast of the Alouettes’ offensive line in the 2000’s, Scott Flory is honoured to have his name enshrined into the Hall of Fame.

HOF Profile: A ring designed for the Hall, now one for Brule

September 14, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Entering the Hall of Fame as an amateur inductee, Paul Brule enjoyed a lengthy career at St. FX and relishes the fact he was a large contributor to the design of the HOF rings well before being ...

HOF Profile: Cosentino played and wrote his way into history

September 14, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Being enshrined in the Builders category, but Cosentino is worthy of just about any classification when it comes to having his name alongside the league’s greats.

Macbeth’s Many Acts: Argos pivot weaves winding road

August 31, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
McLeod Bethel-Thompson’s path to becoming a CFL starting quarterback has been long and winding. More from Chris O’Leary in the latest long read.

Morris: Riders’ Mason running in the here and now

August 28, 2018 | Jim Morris
The final statistics show running back Tre Mason had 11 carries for 57 yards in the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 24-21 win over the BC Lions Saturday night. On the surface, the numbers are not ...

‘Can’t stop, won’t stop’: The Diontae Spencer story

August 28, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
In a CFL Original feature, Ottawa REDBLACKS receiver Diontae Spencer shares the story of how his father was tragically taken too early, and yet how it inspired him to strive to leave a legacy on ...

Morris: Collins Jr. proving to be the deep threat Leos have needed

August 24, 2018 | Jim Morris
Being called twitchy isn’t normally a complement. For BC Lions wide receiver Ricky Collins Jr., being twitchy is a good thing. Ask Markus Howell about Collins and the eyes of the Lions’ receivers ...

O’Leary: Montford proud to be inducted to Ticats’ Wall of Honour

August 23, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Joe Montford’s illustrious CFL career will be commemorated on Thursday at Tim Hortons Field as he gets placed on the Ticats’ Wall of Honour. CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris ...

Diversity is Strength: Profiling the personalities who changed our league

August 8, 2018 | CFL.ca Staff
Following the announcement of the 2018 edition of Diversity is Strength campaign, CFL.ca profiles the personalities who broke barriers, changing our league and helping to change society.

Police brutality ended his career, but Bowen didn’t quit on his community

August 8, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
They beat him, allegedly planted drugs on him and charged him with assaulting police and possession of cocaine. Bowen and his lawyer said the incident was racial profiling. Bowen was acquitted in ...
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