Toronto Argos fans were stunned at the news that Cory Boyd had been released. Boyd, the CFL’s leading rusher was released August 12 and quickly signed by Edmonton. Coach Scott Milanovich says the move was to bolster the team at tailback position but former Argo Rob Murphy (now retired) says Boyd maintained a good relationship with the media but was not a good teammate.
“There is a desire to see a Canadian quarterback in the CFL. We need to give these young kids an opportunity to play in the CFL.”
The Toronto Blue Jays honor all-star second baseman Roberto Alomar at the Rogers Centre on July 31st. A week prior, Alomar became the first player to enter Baseball’s Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. wearing a Blue Jays cap.