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  • Five of Ticats' legend Angelo Mosca's most memorable moments

    Andrew Bucholtz at 55 Yard Line6 days ago

    The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are doing something exceptionally rare for their franchise Thursday night against the Montreal Alouettes (7:30 p.m. Eastern, TSN/ESPN2), retiring a jersey number. They'll be retiring the #68 jersey of legendary defensive tackle Angelo Mosca, only the second jersey they've ever retired. (The first was the No. 10 of famed quarterback Bernie Faloney, who was the best man at Mosca's wedding.) Mosca is an incredibly deserving candidate here as he's long been one of the Ticats' (and the CFL's) most memorable face. He was one of the league's best and nastiest players during his prime, and he went on to substantial post-career success as a professional wrestler. He's still hugely popular, too; an Alzheimer's fundraiser he and his family put together Wednesday night (Mosca was diagnosed with the disease earlier this year) attracted hundreds and caused #StillMosca to trend nationally. Ahead of "Angelo Mosca Night" and his jersey retirement Thursday night, here's a look at five of Mosca's most memorable moments.

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