Orridge leav­ing post as CFL com­mis­sioner

Cape Breton Post - - Sports -

TORONTO – Jef­frey Orridge plans to trade in his foot­ball for a base­ball this sum­mer. Orridge will step down as CFL com­mis­sioner June 30 just over two years af­ter be­com­ing the first African Amer­i­can chief ex­ec­u­tive of a ma­jor North Amer­i­can sports league.

The New York na­tive plans to take the sum­mer off and spend time with his fam­ily, which in­cludes watch­ing his son Justin, 12, play rep base­ball.

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