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Understudies

June 4, 2018 | George Johnson
There was no irresistible impulse to drop a shoulder and wallpaper the kid canvassing the press box peddling 50-50 tickets. No involuntary muscle twitches when the ball was in the air down below ...

Tunde Ready to Take Over

March 8, 2018 | George Johnson
The mentor has the utmost confidence in the protégé. The sorcerer is sold on his apprentice. “Oh, he’ll be fine,” Joshua Bell is quick to assure one and all of Tunde Adeleke. “Just ...

CALM, COOL AND COLLECTED

November 26, 2017 | Ty Pilson
OTTAWA – Joshua Bell is a study in contrasts. With his trademark painted face when it’s time to battle on the gridiron and his penchant for hitting like a mini Mac truck, he’s one of the ...

The Silent Assassin

November 26, 2017 | George Johnson
OTTAWA – The big man with the rolling shoulders, slightly askew ball cap and voice that should be trademarked by Cadbury chocolate loves them all, each and every one, as if they were his ...

MAN ON A MISSION – FOR FIFTH TIME!

November 22, 2017 | George Johnson
OTTAWA – The first one, back on Nov. 28, 2008, with 66,308 onlookers congregated inside Montreal’s Big O, hurtled by like China’s Shanghai Maglev express train, which whistles along at ...

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

November 19, 2017 | George Johnson
To the skeptics, naysayers and cynics, the scoffers, ridiculers and deriders whose number swelled to legion over the past month, Bo Levi Mitchell has only one thing to say: Thanks. “Attitude, ...

Finch a runaway success

September 4, 2017 | George Johnson
To Jerome Messam’s abundance of abilities, add swami, psychic and clairvoyant to the list. “I had a feeling Roy was going to do something special today,’’ the freight-train tailback was crowing ...

EPISODE 2- JOSHUA BELL

July 17, 2017 | Alanna Nolan
DB Joshua Bell has a character as colourful as the face paint he can be spotted wearing on game days. In this week’s Up Close Podcast, Bell explains where the original idea for the secondary to ...