Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/CFL’ Category

Grey Cup going to Regina in 2020, Hamilton in 2021

Thursday, February 21st, 2019
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The CFL announced Thursday night it's awarding the 2020 Grey Cup to the Saskatchewan Roughriders and the 2021 contest to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Italy is 9th international football league to join forces with CFL

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019
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Add Italy to the growing list of international football federations working with the CFL. The Federazione Italiana di American Football (FIDAF) and the CFL announced they will team up in a partnership to grow the game on Wednesday.

Ottawa Redblacks sign veteran QB Jonathon Jennings

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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The Ottawa Redblacks have signed quarterback Jonathon Jennings to a one-year contract. The move comes after former Ottawa quarterback Trevor Harris signed with Edmonton on Tuesday, the opening day of free agency.

Lions open CFL free agency by signing QB Mike Reilly

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

The B.C. Lions opened CFL free agency with a bang. The Lions announced the signing of quarterback Mike Reilly to a four-year, $2.9-million deal shortly after the free-agent period began at noon ET on Tuesday. Reilly was the CFL's highest-paid player last year at over $500,000 with the Edmonton Eskimos.

Tiger-Cats re-sign key defenders Simoni Lawrence, Delvin Breaux

Monday, February 11th, 2019

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-signed veteran linebacker Simoni Lawrence to a two-year contract Monday and then came to terms with defensive back Delvin Breaux on a three-year deal.

CFL secures partnership with the Austrian American Football Federation

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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Add the Austrian Football Federation to the CFL's ever-increasing list of international partners. The CFL announced Wednesday that it has secured a partnership with the AAFF that will see both organizations create opportunities for Canadians and Austrians to play football in their respective countries.

From Berlin to Paris, CFL racks up another international agreement

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

The CFL has reached a partnership with the French American Football Federation.

Former NFL player Israel Idonije praises CFL partnership with German league

Monday, February 4th, 2019

Israel Idonije has nothing but praise for the CFL reaching a strategic partnership with the German Football League (GFL) designed to grow the game in both countries.

CFL forms strategic partnership with German league

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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The CFL's international push continued Thursday as the league announced a partnership with Germany. The CFL says it has formed a long-term strategic partnership with the German Football League (GFL) designed to grow the game in both countries. The move follows a similar agreement with the Liga de Futbol Americano Profesional in Mexico.

CFL commissioner has plans to take league to Europe

Friday, January 18th, 2019

The CFL commissioner said Friday he’ll be meeting football officials from Germany later this month to discuss the possibility of Canadian and German players suiting up in the respective circuits.