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STAMPS INK’D: JOSH BELL

October 31, 2019 | Alanna Nolan
DBs coach Josh Bell has no shortage of ink but his first one came in an unconventional way. “My freshman year in college, my roommate and my girlfriend at the time were going for tattoos,” says ...

THE YOUNG PADAWAN

September 4, 2019 | George Johnson
Shorn of a light-sabre, Josh Bell was still only too happy to go all Star Wars and channel his inner Obi-Wan Kenobi. “Metchie?’’ Bell’s expression softens to an almost parental degree. “He is my ...

Versatility in the Secondary

July 17, 2018 | Paul Mawdsley
With some substantial turnover in the off-season, many pundits questioned the Stampeders secondary. However, with the mix of internal replacements and free agents, the unit has been fantastic ...

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 ...