Steve Milton

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Steve Milton is a Canadian Football Hall of Fame writer who has covered the CFL since 1979.

Preview: Ticats Ready For Challenge of Home Opener

June 15, 2024 | Steve Milton
You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression, so as starting safety Stavros Katsantonis put it today,  the Tiger-Cats need to “go out there and set a tone” in tomorrow night’s home ...

Ticats, Peters, Optimistic Shutdown Corner Will Play Sunday

June 14, 2024 | Steve Milton
Final approval won’t come until after tomorrow’s walkthrough or even on Sunday’s game day, but the Tiger-Cats’ defensive backfield could get a big boost for the home opener. Jamal Peters, the ...

Wilson, Ticats Ready For Riders’ Challenge in Home Opener

June 14, 2024 | Steve Milton
With six starters who were brand-new to the team—and another who didn’t start most of last year--the Ticats’ defence understandably had some issues of unfamiliarity in the season opener in ...

The Ticats, Tagovailoa Are Back at Practice Ahead of the Home Opener

June 12, 2024 | Steve Milton
The 1999 Grey Cup Champions Will be Honoured Ahead of the Home Opener One of the contrasts between the inside of a football organization, and the outside, is on full display this week as everyone ...

Encouraging Signs, but Early Mistakes Cost Ticats in Calgary

June 8, 2024 | Steve Milton
There were certainly some positive indicators: most notably Mitchell’s significantly re-configured physique and theoretical approach to the game; the offence’s resurgence in the second half;  ...

After a Long, Long Wait Bo Levi Mitchell Has Touched Down in Calgary

June 7, 2024 | Steve Milton
Bo Levi Mitchell has been business-only since the Ticats arrived in Calgary very late Wednesday night, concentrating on getting his team off on the right foot in Friday night’s season opener at ...

Get to Know Left Tackle Brendan Bordner, Who Holds Two Master’s Degrees

June 5, 2024 | Steve Milton
In all four of his Rutgers seasons, Bordner was named to the Academic All-Big-Ten list. That designates not only an effective player but even more importantly an effective student. While playing ...

Ticats Looking To Re-Write The History Books In Calgary

June 4, 2024 | Steve Milton
As we mentioned in Ticats Today on Monday, when Hamilton last was in Calgary they prevailed 35-32 and that was their first win there in 18 years. A big part of that was Tim White—who looked ...

Friday’s Season Opener a Significant One For Mitchell

June 3, 2024 | Steve Milton
It will be the first time the Ticats have played in Calgary since October 14, 2022, because somehow the Stampeders were not on Hamilton’s road schedule last year. There’s a special ring to this ...

Ticats Trim Roster After Preseason Finale

June 1, 2024 | Steve Milton
On Heartbreak Saturday, 29 potential Tiger-Cats were released, including six who played games for the team last year. Surprises? Yes. Particularly along the defensive line where Canadians Mason ...