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The Old Canada Try

Jan. 21, 2013
Jan. 21, 2013

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Jan. 21, 2013

GOLF PLUS
THE MAIL
LEADING OFF
THE ROAD TO NEW ORLEANS
EXCLUSIVE
  • WHERE DID THE END BEGIN FOR THE RED SOX? LONG BEFORE THEIR HISTORIC 2011 COLLAPSE, THE SEEDS WERE PLANTED BY A FRONT OFFICE THAT SIMULTANEOUSLY GREW INATTENTIVE TOWARD BASEBALL BUT OBSESSED WITH IMAGE (MORE SEXY PLAYERS LIKE DUSTIN PEDROIA?!)

COUNTDOWN TO SIGNING DAY
  • CAN NATHAN NOBLE, A 29-YEAR-OLD COMBAT VETERAN WHO WAS DISCOVERED ON YOUTUBE, MAKE IT AS A D--I PLACEKICKER? HE'S WALKING ON AT WYOMING, WHERE HE HOPES TO DO MORE THAN BOOT A FEW GAME-WINNERS. HE'S TRYING TO REDISCOVER A SENSE OF PURPOSE

CARMELO ANTHONY
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The Old Canada Try

Football's great northern pipeline

The Bears are reportedly considering Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman to run the sideline in Chicago. Since the CFL's founding in 1958, a raft of men have crossed the border in the opposite direction to play or coach on a gridiron that is 10 yards longer and 11 2/3 yards wider than the NFL's. Some of the most notable names have excelled in both leagues; others, not so much.

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BAD

TOM COUSINEAU, LB

NEILL ARMSTRONG, COACH

RAGHIB ISMAIL, KR/WR

DOUG FLUTIE, QB

MIKE VANDERJAGT, K

CFL CAREER

CAMERON WAKE, DE

BUD GRANT, COACH

WARREN MOON, QB

NFL CAREER

VINCE FERRAGAMO, QB

RICKY WILLIAMS, RB

GOOD

PHOTOMATRIX PHOTOS: LANE STEWART (FLUTIE)PHOTORONALD C. MODRA (GRANT)PHOTOJOHN BIEVER (MOON)PHOTOMALCOLM EMMONS/US PRESSWIRE (COUSINEAU)PHOTONFL/WIREIMAGE.COM (ISMAIL)PHOTONFL/WIREIMAGE.COM (ARMSTRONG)PHOTONFL/WIREIMAGE.COM (FERRAGAMO)PHOTOPETER READ MILLER (VANDERJAGT)PHOTOBOB ROSATO (WAKE)PHOTOHEINZ KLUETMEIER (WILLIAMS)