This years CFL Alumni Update Magazine features the 2017 CFLAA Men of Year co-recipients Jeff Avery and Russ Jackson. You will also find interesting updates from each team’s Alumni Association Presidents and an article about CFL Alumni that are now coaching in the CFL and more.
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Posted on November 24, 2017
CFL Alumni Association Partner with Canadian Men’s Health Foundation to make Football Fans as Healthy as the Players on the Field
Canadians may believe they are a fit nation, but Canadian men actually lag behind in health. In fact, more than 65% of Canadian men aged 30 – 64 are overwei...
Former Ottawa Rough Rider gave back to the game at every level
Thursday, November 23, 2017 — OTTAWA -- A life marked by a devotion to football and a willingness to help others was honoured this evening with the posthumous presentation of the Commissioner’s Award to Rick Sowieta.
“A wise man once ...
By Adam Bisby on November 22, 2017
Is Henry Burris still known as “Smilin’ Hank”? He sure is, but these days it’s about more than his pearly whites and infectious grin.
A year after going out on top as a Grey Cup champion, Henry keeps smiling by staying active and healthy. Like many guys, his busy ...
By Adam Bisby on November 10, 2017
Did you hear the one about the couple who discussed their living wills while watching the big game? Him: “I never want to exist in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and taking fluids from a bottle.” Her: “Guess we better unplug the TV and pour your beer down the ...
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 ...
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, ...
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Former CFLPA Players Missing with Pension Monies Available
By Roberta Staley
For some professional athletes, saying goodbye to the game can lead to a sense of loss not only of self-esteem and identity but the close-knit camaraderie that unites team members.
Leaving the Toronto Argonauts in 1995, after four years as a pro linebacker, was tough, admits Joe Sardo of Hamilton, ...