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Toronto Argonauts Alumni Association 20th Annual Golf Fun Day

In the depths of winter it is always nice to think of spring, and the upcoming Argo Alumni Association Golf Fun Day!  It is taking place on Monday  June 4 , 2018 at the Eagle Ridge Golf Club.   It is a 12:30 Shot Gun for more information Click Here     More

Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame to induct five in 2018

Written by  STAFF REPORT/GoLaurens.com  The Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame will induct five members into its second class on March 22, 2018. The induction ceremony will be held at The Ridge at Laurens at 6:30pm. The process of selecting the inaugural class of the Laurens County Sports Hall of Fame began in the summer of 2017. ... More

Never Miss an Opportunity to be Mentored

December 8th, 2017 by Angus Reid " Colleagues are a wonderful thing. But mentors, that’s where the real work gets done. " - Junot Diaz My pro football career did not exactly have a smooth start. I was a first-round draft pick of the Toronto Argonauts, who ended up cutting me at the end of training camp. That ... 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

How to Get Motivated by Your Better Half

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 ... More

FORMER ARGO, TICAT JOHN WILLIAMS ON A MISSION IN CANADIAN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES

OCTOBER 29, 2017 Chris O'Leary Senior Writer CFL.ca On a mission to get Canadian Indigenous kids to be active, educated and connected to their communities, John Williams made his way to Little Buffalo, Alberta, to spend time with the Lubicon Lake Band over Thanksgiving weekend. The seven-year CFL vet who won a Grey Cup with ... More

How to Schedule Exercise into Your Life

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, Ont. “The people and the relatio... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 14

Wilder Jr., Adams and Davis named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — TORONTO (September 26th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Darvin Adams and Ja’Gared Davis were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 14 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 13

Wilder Jr., Singleton and Spencer named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, September 19, 2017 — TORONTO (September 19th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Alex Singleton and Diontae Spencer were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 13 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send ... More

Cookie Gilchrist to be honoured on Bills Wall of Fame

 Chris Brown Bills Insider The former AFL MVP helped the Bills to their first American Football League Championship in 1964, and was one of the most beloved players during the team's AFL era. For those who played with him he was the greatest player they had ever seen, and this was during the era in which Hall ... More