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He was an Argo: Dave Pivec

(May 22, 2024) The association is saddened to learn of the passing of Argonauts alumnus Dave Pivec.

Dave, a Baltimore native, was a tight end in the NFL and the American Football League who played for the Los Angeles Rams and Denver Broncos. He played college football for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

He also played with the Argos (1964-65) and Ottawa Rough Riders. He was 80.

James Yurichuk’s Wuxly and Sony Pictures Consumer Products Collaborate for Sustainable Outerwear Collection

(April 26, 2024) Earlier this week Wuxly, in collaboration with Sony Pictures Consumer Products, proudly announced a limited-edition Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire capsule collection that seamlessly blends style and sustainability.

Fans of Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire can shop the look directly off the silver screen. Wuxly is the home to the signature red parkas sported by the movie cast. The collection also includes caps, t-shirts, sweatshirts, and hoodies that evoke the ghost-busting lifestyle on and off-screen.

As a brand committed to animal-free alternatives and ethical fashion, Wuxly brings forth a capsule collection designed for conscious consumers seeking warmth without compromise. The collaboration emphasizes sustainable practices and plant-based elegance.

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Black Bull Tavern Toronto closing after nearly 200 years

An historic downtown Toronto bar is closing its doors this week after nearly 200 years in business.

The Black Bull Tavern, located in the heart of Toronto’s downtown at 298 Queen Street West, has been serving pints to a range of patrons, from punk rockers to condo dwellers, since 1833.

Bobby Taylor, the former Argo, bought The Black Bull in 1975 and ran it up until he died of cancer last year.

(May 26, 2023) At the 150th season kickoff at the historic Argonaut Rowing Club, Damon Allen and Derrell (Mookie) Mitchell were named to the All Time Argo list.

 

 

 

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Hogan: Argo Alumni excited about 2023 season

(May 10, 2023 by Mike Hogan, argonauts.ca) It was a Double Blue version of Field of Dreams.

Legends from bygone days of the Toronto Argonauts recently gathered for their annual alumni association reunion at BMO Field, joined by a handful of players and coaches from the current team.

Bill Symons and Doyle Orange – the team’s first two 1,000-yard rushers – were both there. Placekicker Lance Chomyc – the leading scorer in Argo history – was spotted chatting with Boris Bede, the man who currently plays his old position.

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150th Anniversary of the Argos

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The Argos of 1906

(April 3, 2023) This CFL season will be the 150th season for the Toronto Argonauts.

The Argonauts date all the way back to 1873 and will celebrate the team’s great history in 2023 all season long.

Founded in 1873, the team is the oldest existing professional sports team in North America still using its original name, as well as the oldest-surviving team in both the modern-day CFL and East Division. 

The team’s origins date back to a modified version of rugby football that emerged in North America in the latter half of the 19th century.  September 1873, the Argonaut Rowing Club formed the Argonaut Rugby Football Club to keep rowers in shape during bad weather and played its first game against the University of Toronto on October 4, 1873.  Eventually sold to a syndicate in 1957, but not before winning 10 Grey Cups.

 The Argos will have a lot to celebrate in 2023 as the reigning champions look to defend their Grey Cup title in the team’s 150th year and the team’s great history in 2023 all season long. We will be featuring a selection of notable events throughout the season on this site.

What a game!

The Toronto Argonauts edged the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 24-23 on Sunday, marking the team’s seventh straight Grey Cup victory in recent championship games. Henoc Muamba was named both Grey Cup MVP and Most Outstanding Canadian.

Grey Cup recap at TSN.ca

 

Off to the Grey Cup!

The Argonauts beat the Montreal Alouettes 34-27 yesterday in the Eastern Division Final to earn a trip to Regina for Sunday’s Grey Cup! Kickoff is 6 p.m. Eastern.