Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/CFL’ Category

Anthony Calvillo credits Tracy Ham for helping resurrect his CFL career

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017
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Anthony Calvillo credits Tracy Ham with resurrecting his CFL career with the Montreal Alouettes, and Wednesday night Calvillo followed his mentor into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, securing induction in his first year of eligibility. Ham retired after the 1999 season and was inducted in 2010.

Calvillo, Simon headline CFL Hall of Fame’s class of 2017

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

They spent their CFL careers on different squads but quarterback Anthony Calvillo and receiver Geroy Simon will now forever be teammates.

Argos’ Marc Trestman adds to coaching staff for 2017 season

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Toronto Argonauts coach Marc Trestman unveiled the remainder of his staff Wednesday and it includes former CFL players Tyron Brackenridge and Kevin Eiben.

Corey Chamblin promises defence Argos fans ‘will be proud of’

Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

Former Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Corey Chamblin will serve as an assistant under Marc Trestman in Toronto as well as the Argos' defensive co-ordinator and defensive backs coach.

Argos introduce GM Jim Popp, head coach Marc Trestman

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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Watch live now as the The Toronto Argonauts introduce their new arrivals, general manager Jim Popp and head coach Marc Trestman, who together turned the Montreal Alouettes into a CFL powerhouse.

Jim Popp joins Argos as GM, succeeding Jim Barker

Monday, February 27th, 2017

The Toronto Argonauts have reached an agreement in principle with Jim Popp to make him their new general manager. Popp joins the Argos after 21 seasons as the Montreal Alouettes GM.

Pro football’s 1st black QB Bernie Custis dies at 88

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Bernie Custis, pro football's first black quarterback who blazed the trail for future stars like Warren Moon, Chuck Ealey and Damon Allen, has died. He was 88.

CFL commissioner sounds off on Trump, U.S. inequality

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Long before he became the first black person to head a significant North American pro sports league, New York native Jeffrey Orridge saw the CFL, and Canada itself, as a place where he could find acceptance and achieve his goals.

Ex-Alouettes GM Jim Popp reported to be in line for Argos job

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017
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Former Montreal Alouettes general manager Jim Popp is the leading candidate for the Toronto Argonauts' vacant GM position.

Riders talking with ex-NFL QB Vince Young: agent

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are in discussions with Vince Young, according to the former NFL quarterback's agent.