The P stands for: Publishing, Pugilism, Popular this week


A disappearing act? Nope. I haven’t vanished these last couple of weeks — you just had to know where to find me. And usually that’s Laptopistan, where I peck away at projects both short and long-term, putting in eight-hour work days even during my week of “vacation.” Not that I’m complaining. Doing what I do … Continue reading

Nov. 18, 2008: CFL slow to establish drug policy


Nov. 18, 2008 MORGAN CAMPBELL SPORTS REPORTER On May 26, 1995, Allen Pitts pulled up to the border at Sweetgrass, Mont., to cross into Canada and follow up on the most successful season ever by a CFL receiver. Teaming with league MVP Doug Flutie, Pitts caught 126 passes for 2,036 yards and 21 touchdowns in … Continue reading

September 2006: Damon Allen — Measure of a Man


Argos QB, 22 years in the CFL, is about to pass Warren Moon’s yardage, by Morgan Campbell. 02 September 2006 – Toronto Star For three years, a scout from the Detroit Tigers hung around the Cal. State Fullerton campus, hoping to catch Damon Allen’s attention. But the baseball club’s pursuit of Allen, a star quarterback and … Continue reading

July 2006: The World According to Ricky


30 July 2006 – Toronto Star By Morgan Campbell On a scorching Sunday afternoon Ricky Williams walks barefoot across the players’ parking lot at the Toronto Argonauts‘ practice facility in Mississauga. The former NFL all-pro strolls past a silver Mercedes-Benz coupe and a couple of monster SUVs, their massive silver rims gleaming, before arriving at his … Continue reading

April 2006: Reaching Out to the Unreachable


29 April 2006 – Toronto Star By Morgan Campbell SIMCOE, ONT. – Rayshawn’s flashing those fast hands again, poking the ball from his buddy Kareem at the top of the key, then exploding toward the other hoop. Before he came to the Sprucedale Youth Centre, the only thing quicker than Rayshawn’s hands was his temper. Anyone … Continue reading

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