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How to turn football fandom into awesome new friendships

How to turn football fandom into awesome new friendships

If you’ve ever wondered what pro football players talk about on the sidelines, two-time Grey Cup winner Chris Getzlaf has a tip: They’re sharing a common interest! This is not all that different from what you and your buddies do while watching the game at home. It’s a...

Who knew you could get in shape while watching football?

Who knew you could get in shape while watching football?

Tommy Europe’s CFL playing days may be behind him, but the 1994 Grey Cup champion is as big a fan of the game as ever. He’s also big on combining game-watching with other awesome stuff, and like any guy his combos of choice include snacks, a beer or two, and friends...

Hail Marys are Epic and so are these Nachos!

Hail Marys are Epic and so are these Nachos!

Q: What do you call cheese that doesn’t belong to you? A: Nacho cheese! The good news (after that bad joke) is that the mouth-watering melted cheese in this recipe for Epic Nacho is all yours — unless you choose to share with your lucky buddies. Even better, shredded...

2 Key Ways to Keep Up with Fitness

2 Key Ways to Keep Up with Fitness

As a stuntman with credits including Deadpool, Lucifer and The Flash, Tommy Europe has to stay in shape. His life depends on it, after all. Tumbling down stairs and crashing through windows requires many of the same athletic skills Tommy displayed as an all-star CFL...

A CFL legend’s journey from fear to fulfillment

A CFL legend’s journey from fear to fulfillment

Once driven to avoid failure, Doug Brown uses everyday achievements to stay motivated these days Doug Brown knows all about chaos. On any given workday the retired CFL legend might be prepping for a radio interview while rushing between Winnipeg hospitals as a medical...

How to make the power of perspective work for you

How to make the power of perspective work for you

If anyone knows about the power of perspective, it’s Orlando Bowen. After a vicious parking-lot assault ended his CFL career in 2004, the Brampton-based father of three could have become bitter or vengeful, or perhaps even worse, given up on his dreams. But instead,...

5 Tips to Be A Little More Active from a CFL All-Star

5 Tips to Be A Little More Active from a CFL All-Star

Even Grey Cup winners drag their butts sometimes. Two-time CFL all-star Tommy Europe, 47, admits as much. Now retired, the defensive back-turned-fitness coach, actor and TV host is more than familiar with mid-afternoon slumps while working in his home office. That’s...

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