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CFL, Argos mourn the passing of legendary coach Leo Cahill

February 16th, 2018 CFL.ca Staff TORONTO — The Canadian Football League and the Toronto Argonauts are saddened to learn of the passing of legendary head coach and general manager Leo Cahill. The Toronto Argonauts issued a statement on behalf of the entire organization that read as follows: “Leo Cahill was not only one of the most ... More

Toronto Argonauts Alumnus Jim Stillwagon Passes Away at the Age of 68

Jim Stillwagon played defensive tackle for the Toronto Argonauts for 5 seasons (1971-1975).   He played in 57 regular season games.  Jim was a three time CFL all star (1971,1972,1974)  and was added as a member of the All-Time Argos on September 11th, 2009. In his college career  he was a  All-America selection as a junior and senior.   He ... More

FORMER ROUGHRIDER JACK URNESS PASSES

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 by Rod Pedersen Jack Urness passed away on Monday, January 15, 2018 at the age of 80 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Brenda, of 45 years; his sons, Daryl (Sandra), Douglas (Sandy) and Stephen; his grandchildren Christina (John), Russell (Brittany), Stuart (Morgan), Philip (Justine), Stephanie, Vincent, Kevin ... More

STAMPEDERS MOURN DEATH OF BOB VESPAZIANI

JANUARY 22, 2018 STAMPEDERS.COM STAFF It is with great sadness the Stampeders learn of the death of former head coach Bob Vespaziani. He passed away on Saturday in Lakefield, Ont., with family – including his wife Sheila – at his side. Vespaziani joined the Stamps in 1986 after eight seasons as an assistant coach with ... More

STAMPEDERS MOURN DEATH OF JERRY KEELING

January 20th, 2018 Stampeders.com Staff It is with great sadness the Stampeders learn of the death of Jerry Keeling, who quarterbacked the Red and White to the 1971 Grey Cup title. He was 78. Keeling — known as “Bones” to his teammates because of his slender build — joined the Stampeders in 1961 after a standout career at the ... More

Former Roughrider Receiver Troy Dickey Passes Away

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 Troy Dickey, who was a receiver with the 1995 Saskatchewan Roughriders and caught two touchdown passes in arguably the biggest win in Arizona Wildcats football history, has died. Dickey suffered a major stroke Dec. 30. Dickey caught 68 passes for 847 yards and nine touchdowns after transferring to the ... More

Winnipeg Blue Bomber Alumni R.A. Sam Fabro Passes Away at the Age of 97

We are saddened to learn of the passing yesterday of one of our elder statesmen, R.A. Sam Fabro, at the age of 97 years. Sam played Flanker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1942, and has been a pillar of the community and a proud member of the Winnipeg Blue Bomber Alumni for decades. Among the many honours he received over a lifetime of service, Sam was ... More

CFL Alumni John Stuart Trainor Passes Away

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of John Stuart Trainor, on December 20, 2017 with his love Rita by his side. He fought a brave and short battle with lung cancer. He was 70 years old, born March 18, 1947. He was born in Bangor, Ireland and at the age of 6 came with his parents John and Elizabeth to Toronto. Raised in the beach ... More

CFL Alumni Bobby Dawson Passes Away

CFL and Hamilton Tiger-Cat Alumni Bobby Dawson passed away on December 9th, 2017.   Bobby played  QB/HB/DB from 1953 to 1959 with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, in the CFL's Inter-provincial Rugby Football Union.  He was also a past-president of the Hamilton Tiger-Cat Alumni Association.   Our condolences go out to his family and friends. Bobby ... More

Ron Meyer dies at age 76

by NBC Sports Boston Staff Ron Meyer, who coached the Patriots from 1982 until being fired in the middle of the 1984 season after a dispute with the front office -- and who earned the eternal enmity of Hall of Fame coach Don Shula for the infamous Snowplow Game -- has died. He was 76. Meyer was a college coach before joining the Pats, compiling records ... More