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Ford fumbles too much for Toronto Argonauts

Toronto residents hoping to see Mayor Rob dethroned on Thursday were out in force in the public gallery at City Hall.

Posted: Nov 14 2013 9:28 pm
Santa Claus, most of Toronto city council and now the Toronto ‘Argo Nots’. The list of organizations and political actors distancing themselves from Toronto’s mayor grew on Thursday after more toxic comments, and another apology, from Rob Ford The latest mayoral gaffe grew from graphic comments uttered by Mayor Ford on Thursday morning who, visibly […]


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Argos lose to Ti-Cats 33-19 as another slow start dooms them

Posted: Oct 4 2013 10:00 pm
Toronto Argonauts head coach Scott Milanovich knew his team’s first half offensive woes were eventually going to haunt them. It finally happened Friday night. Hamilton quarterback Henry Burris found receiver Bakari Grant for two crucial plays, including a 15-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter, to give the Tiger-Cats a 33-19 win over Toronto at […]


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Argos attempt to improve on poor starts, clinch East vs Ti-Cats

Toronto Argonauts scrimmage during practice on Wednesday (Jamar Hinds, Toronto Observer)

Posted: Oct 4 2013 3:40 pm
The Toronto Argonauts (9-4) will look to finally accomplish something they haven’t done in almost two months against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (6-7) on Friday night. Despite winning their last four games, all on the road, Toronto has not led a game at the half since week eight at home against Edmonton. The main reason for […]


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Former star Cory Boyd still looking for a comeback

Posted: Aug 4 2013 2:28 pm
Its early June, scorching heat nearly fries the turf field at Oakville’s St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic secondary school. This is the venue where fans would get a chance to see their defending CFL champions, Toronto Argonauts play in the “Double Blue Mock game”, team scrimmage. On the field is the league’s Most Outstanding Player, Chad […]


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Toronto officials ready for Grey Cup victory parade

Posted: Nov 27 2012 8:05 am
Harold Mah figured the Toronto Argonauts would win the Grey Cup more than two weeks ago. “Once the Argos entered the playoffs, we were already in discussion about a parade,” Mah said. He is the event support manager for the City of Toronto. For the most part, Mah said, plans for a Grey Cup parade have been organized for the past two weeks.


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Passing the torch: Owens leapfrogs Clemons’ record

Chad Owens finished the regular season with 3,863 all-purpose yards, surpassing Pinball Clemons' record on Thursday night.

Posted: Nov 4 2012 9:25 am
Back in 2010, Diane Clemons predicted that Argos receiver Chad Owens would break the CFL record her husband Michael set in 1997 for most all-purpose yards in a single season. And when that happened, he would be the first one there to congratulate him. On Thursday night, both of her predictions rang true. With a […]


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Argonauts teach children to tackle the problem of healthy living

Toronto Argonaut Jason Pottinger talks to a group of youngsters at the Scarborough YMCA about living a healthy lifestyle.

Posted: Oct 10 2012 2:22 pm
When Jason Pottinger was a young aspiring athlete, he had the opportunity to run some drills with Canadian football legend Michael ‘Pinball’ Clemons. To this day, he remembers how much of an impact that had on his life. Now a linebacker for the Toronto Argonauts, Pottinger makes sure to pass that experience on.