15 Results for tag: Toronto Argonauts Alumni
By Adam Bisby on November 8, 2017
Have you ever trash-talked while playing Monopoly? Revved your engine at a red light? If so, you may have something in common with Orlando Bowen. As a linebacker with the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Orlando was renowned for his competitive fire. Thirteen years after retiring from the CFL, little has ...
NOVEMBER 7, 2017
The 105th Grey Cup Festival organizing committee today announced that the Flutie Brothers Band, featuring Canadian Football Hall of Fame inductees Doug and Darren Flutie, will perform at the Grey Cup VIP Tailgate Party, presented by Casino Lac-Leamy, on the afternoon of November 26.
Wilder, Okpalaugo and Ray named Shaw CFL Top Performers
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — TORONTO (November 7th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Tristan Okpalaugo and Ricky Ray were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 20 of the CFL’s 2017 season.
The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ...
By Roberta Staley on November 1, 2017
Like many guys, former CFL linebacker Gene Mack has learned to dial back the excesses of his younger days.
He still has the occasional light beer and a double scotch once a month. “Just take care of yourself,” says Mack, 67. “Do your excesses in moderation.” The thing is, living healthy can be really ...
Oct 17, 2017
by Don Wall
The new CEO of the Ontario Construction Secretariat (OCS) Robert Bronk comes to the job with five years of experience as a stakeholder in the organization and says he knows full well its strengths, the value of programs it runs and its respected portfolio of research studies.
But there are flaws he ...
July 18, 2017
The next time we humans will be able to see Halley’s Comet is in 2061 as it only comes around Earth every 75-76 years. When trying to come up with how I feel about or remember the 1996 and 1997 Toronto Argonauts the first image that leaps to my mind is Halley’s Comet. No one saw it coming, it was a glorious specta...
June 27, 2017
Seventeen years after retiring as a player, the accolades continue to pile up for Michael ‘Pinball’ Clemons. That doesn’t mean he gets used to them.
Upon learning that the Toronto Argonauts had selected him as the player they’d honour Canada Day weekend with a t-shirt, Clemons said he felt ...
While no official word has come from the Toronto Argonauts, RB Chad Kackert took to Instagram on Friday evening to seemingly announce his retirement from football. Stating he now, “used to play football”.
Kackert is most known for his performance in the 100th Grey Cup where he earned Grey Cup MVP.
Known as one of the all-time great punters in league history, Hank Ilesic used his booming kicks to carve out a very successful 19 year CFL career. What makes this story unique is that the 6 foot 1 inch IIesic, joined his hometown Eskimos right after graduating from St. Joseph's High School in Edmonton at the age of 17
IIesic went on to be a two time CFL ...