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Wally’s Way: How Wally Buono became the CFL’s most iconic coach

November 3, 2018 | coleary
For Wally Buono, there was never an exact science. Yet he always found the perfect formula, navigating old and new school methods to become a coaching legend. Chris O’Leary writes.

Buono chose sports over trouble, and never looked back

August 8, 2018 | coleary
Like many first-generation immigrants, the Buonos’ start to their life in Canada was a hard one. Wally was nine when his father, a construction worker, died in his sleep. It took his mother years ...

O’Leary: Age is wisdom for CFL’s veteran coaches

March 27, 2018 | coleary
You may not have noticed it through the CFL off-season, but there’s a movement afoot. It started in Hamilton last year, when June Jones assumed head coaching duties. Montreal got on board in ...

BC Lions Bring Back OL Hunter Steward for 2018

February 1, 2018 | Jamie Cartmell
The BC Lions Football Club today announced that national offensive lineman Hunter Steward has signed a contract with the team for the 2018 season. Steward was eligible to become a free agent ...

Lions Lock Up Maxx Forde For 2018!

January 31, 2018 | Jamie Cartmell
The BC Lions Football Club today announced that national defensive lineman Maxx Forde has signed a contract with the team for the 2018 season. Forde was eligible to become a free agent in ...

Lions Lock Up Menard Through 2019!

January 22, 2018 | Jamie Cartmell
The BC Lions Football Club today announced that national defensive lineman David Menard has signed a contract with the team through the 2019 season. Menard was eligible to become a free agent in ...

“Going to free agency wasn’t even a thought.” | Benson returns

January 11, 2018 | Matt Baker
Sometimes, things do indeed happen for a reason. As the ink continues to dry on his two-year contract extension, Mike Benson can’t help but think back to late August of 2014. The special teams ...

Christmas Q&A I Wally Buono

December 24, 2017 | Brian Helberg
To put it simply, the holidays are the best time of year. Michael Bublé and Frank Sinatra music is always within earshot, family is around and the alluring aroma of turkey is growing stronger. ...

Jeff Reinebold | West Coaster At Heart

December 21, 2017 | Matt Baker
His coaching career has spanned six CFL cities, prestigious college programs such as Hawaii and Southern Methodist and even a stint with the Rhein Fire of now-defunct NFL Europe. Yet you’d ...

Ed Hervey | “I didn’t come here looking for full control.”

November 30, 2017 | Matt Baker
It is a philosophy that may sound cliché- that is until you hear the newly minted Lions General Manager talk about it. “‘We before I’ is a concept I truly embrace. I believe you can do more as a ...
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