Rocketing south?

Kirshenbaum, Jerry; O'Brien, Richard
March 1993
Sports Illustrated;3/22/93, Vol. 78 Issue 11, p12
Reports that Bruce McNall, owner of the Canadian Football League's (CFL) Toronto Argonauts, may unload wide receiver Raghib (Rocket) Ismail. Seeking a buyout of Ismail's four-year, $16 million contract; The National Football League's (NFL) Los Angeles Raiders holding Ismail's NFL rights.


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