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TORONTO -- Former Toronto Argonauts running back Ulysses (Crazy Legs) Curtis, a two-time Grey Cup champion and the teams first b Antworten

TORONTO -- Former Toronto Argonauts running back Ulysses (Crazy Legs) Curtis, a two-time Grey Cup champion and the teams first black player, has died. Trevor Siemian Jersey . He was 87. Curtis died Oct. 6 in Toronto, the Argonauts said Thursday in a statement. There was no word on the cause of death. Curtis played for the CFL team from 1950 to 54. He dressed in 57 regular-season games and made nine playoff game appearances, winning titles in 50 and 52. "On the field Ulysses was one of the best natural runners I have ever seen," said former teammate Nick Volpe, now the teams football operations consultant. "His nickname Crazy Legs came to be because when he ran his knees would go so high that he would sometimes knock the ball out of his own hands. "Off of the field, he was very quiet and very intelligent. My locker was beside his for a couple of years and I always enjoyed listening to his perspectives on life. He will be missed." Curtis, a native of Albion, Mich., was one of the most productive running backs in the organizations 140-year history. Hes fourth on the teams career rushing yards list with 3,712, a total he accumulated in only 529 attempts for a remarkable average of 7.0 yards per carry. Curtis also holds the second-best single-game rushing total in team history with 208 yards (behind Gill Fenertys 215-yard game in 1988). Curtis retired after the 1954 season and went on to work as a teacher in the north Toronto school system for 30 years. He was named an All-Time Argo by the club in 2005. Curtis was buried on Oct. 16 in Albion, and is survived by two siblings, his wife Catherine, their three children, six grandchildren and a great-granddaughter. Andy Janovich Jersey . -- A year ago, Flavia Pennetta was close to retiring from tennis. Brian Dawkins Jersey . The Redblacks host the Hamilton Tiger-Cats (7-9) Friday night in their last home game of the year and as of Thursday afternoon, the team was anticipating a ninth consecutive sellout. You can watch all the action on TSN1, TSN3, TSN4, and TSN5 beginning at 7:30pm et/4:30pm pt. http://www.broncosproauthentic.com/Black-Friday-Peyton-Manning-Jersey/ . The club says its first-choice centre back "underwent medical tests on Wednesday morning" which confirmed he has injured his right hamstring. The injury was caused in the second minute of Tuesdays 4-1 league win over Real Sociedad in the Camp Nou when teammate Sergio Busquets accidentally struck Mascherano just above the knee with an outstretched boot.The Calgary Flames are learning their lessons in truculence at training camp. In a rare sight for an NHL club, the team devoted part of Thursdays practice to fighting, showing several players from their group of non-regulars about technique, how to engage an opponent and what to do when engaged in a fight. As we did in the past years, were just trying to teach the kids to defend themselves, head coach Bob Hartley explained after practice. Thats what were trying to teach our young players. The players - which included centres Paul Byron and Corbin Knight, right wingeer Ben Hanowski and left winger Trevor Gillies - paired up and sparred under the watch of an outside instructor and threw punches without the intent to connect. Domata Peko Jersey. Hartley added that the purpose of the instruction wasnt to use them as an aggressor or fight instigator. If youa€?re going to drop your gloves you have to know the dangers,a€? he said. The Flames regular roster already includes enforcers like wingers Brian McGrattan and Brandon Bollig and defenceman Deryk Engelland who signed a three-year, $8.7 million contract over the summer. Cheap NFL Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys China Wholesale Jerseys 2019 Cheap Jerseys Wholesale Cheap NFL Jerseys ' ' '

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