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O’leary: Stamps Still Not Satisfied After Fourth Straight Win

September 23, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
On paper and in theory, the Toronto Argonauts were a smart pick for an upset. Their record aside, the Argos had played relatively well over the last month or so, going 2-3. They were rested, ...

O’leary: Breaking Down Tre Roberson’s Skyscraping Blocked Kick

September 17, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
I’ve watched the play at least a dozen times and I’ll probably watch it at least a dozen more. Not to take away from Rod Black and Duane Forde’s call of the moment or analysis on the replay, but ...

Landry: Romar Morris Ready To Wreak Havoc On Opposing Defences

August 7, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
Romar Morris is fast on the football field. Really fast. There is one place where the former track star might be even faster and I’m not talking about the sprint events he once dominated while ...

O’leary: All The Stamps Do Is Win, No Matter What

July 9, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
T-Pain and DJ Khaled sat in a recording studio in 2010, trying to make some music. The problem, according to Khaled, the rapper and producer, was that his singer was preoccupied. During an ...

O’leary: A Career Eskimo, Sherritt Ready To Embrace Rival Colours

January 30, 2019 | Chris O'Leary
J.C. Sherritt gets it. An Edmonton Eskimos linebacker — one of the organization’s best to ever suit up — for eight years up until he retired on Jan. 15, he holds a special place in fans’ ...

O’leary: Brescacin Aims To Make Most Of New Found Opportunity

September 20, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
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,” ...

How Alex Singleton became the CFL’s fastest-rising star

November 16, 2017 | Chris O'Leary
There was a time when Alex Singleton wanted nothing more than to play football at the next level. The talented linebacker knew from the time he was six years old, maybe even younger, that he ...

For Canadians, Sugarfoot was easily relatable

June 27, 2017 | Chris O'Leary
The football years — six of them in Calgary — were great in their own right, but four months after his death, Ezzrett ‘Sugarfoot’ Anderson’s legacy is built on the impact he made on his adopted ...

CFL attempts to ‘Bring it In’ with inclusive new brand campaign

May 5, 2017 | Chris O'Leary
CFL.ca’s Senior Writer, Chris O’Leary, explores the Canadian Football League’s new brand campaign which aims to tie in Canada’s 150th birthday with the idea of the country being ...

An inside look into how the Scouting Bureau is assembled

April 14, 2017 | Chris O'Leary
Compiling an ongoing list of the top-20 draft eligible players isn’t an easy task. Keeping tabs on players from across U Sports and the NCAA is the biggest challenge that the CFL’s Scouting ...