Larry Tucker

Larry Tucker

In Tucker’s career he covered all the CFLʼs West franchises, starting with the Winnipeg Tribune in 1966 as a backup writer on the Blue Bombers beat. He joined Canadian Press in New Westminster in 1971 to follow the Lions, moved to the Saskatoon StarPhoenix in 1975 to...
Steve Simmons

Steve Simmons

For more than 40 years, Steve Simmons has covered football and other sports for three Canadian newspapers. In 1980, he was hired by the brand new Calgary Sun to cover the Stampeders, his first big-time beat at the age of 23. He began writing a column for the Calgary...
Paul Graham

Paul Graham

Paul Graham has spent his lengthy television career — including roles with all of Canada’s major networks — closely related to the world of sports. And he’s got the awards to prove it: the Hugh Campbell Distinguished Leadership Award, a Canadian Screen Award, a CANPRO...
Ernie Calcutt

Ernie Calcutt

Born and raised in Ottawa, Ernest (Ernie) George Calcutt was known as the voice of the Ottawa Rough Riders from the early 1960s until his death in 1984. He covered the Ottawa Rough Riders’ golden years, which saw the team compete in six Grey Cups, winning four....
Jeff Avery

Jeff Avery

After graduating from the University of Ottawa, where he played football and earned an honours degree in physical education, Jeff Avery was a wide receiver with the Ottawa Rough Riders from 1976-82. He later became a financial planner and business owner before joining...