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CFL says it won’t start regular season until at least July

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020
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The Canadian Football League is postponing the start of its 2020 season until the beginning of July due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Italian defensive lineman Dalle Piagge anxious to attend CFL’s global combine

Friday, April 3rd, 2020
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Lorenzo Dalle Piagge, a six-foot-four, 234-pound defensive end with the Milano Seamen was slated to attend the CFL's national combine last month before it was cancelled due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The league will hold a global combine and draft prior CFL training camps opening.

Cancelled CFL season would be ‘devastating financially,’ Randy Ambrosie says

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020
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CBC Sports asked CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie a number of questions regarding the uncertainty that looms for the league and what a cancelled season would mean for its future.

CFL postpones training camps in response to pandemic

Monday, March 30th, 2020
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The CFL has postponed the start of training camps indefinitely in response to the spreading COVID-19 pandemic. Full training camps had been scheduled to start May 17.

Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says CFL draft still on for April

Friday, March 27th, 2020
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CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie says the league's draft remains on schedule — at least for now.

With season start approaching, CFLPA tells players to prepare for the worst

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020
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The CFL hasn't pushed back the start of training camps and its 2020 regular season due to the COVID-19 pandemic just yet. But new CFLPA president Solomon Elimimian is telling players to prepare for the worst.

Veteran linebacker Solomon Elimimian named new president of CFL Player’s Association

Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Veteran Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Solomon Elimimian is the new president of the CFL Players' Association. The union unveiled its executive Thursday during its annual general meeting with Elimimian listed as president.

Alouettes in process of gathering information following arrest of receiver Quan Bray

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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The Montreal Alouettes say they are in the process of gathering information after the arrest of wide receiver Quan Bray. U.S. federal agents say they found 71.21 kilograms of marijuana in a rented vehicle in which Bray, NFL offensive tackle Greg Robinson and another person were riding.

CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos keep team name following consultations

Friday, February 14th, 2020
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The Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League have decided to keep their team name. The club says consultations in the North provided no agreement on whether the name should be changed.

Stampeders re-sign backup QB Montell Cozart, bolster defence on busy opening day

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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Once CFL free agency began Tuesday at noon ET, Stampeders president/GM John Hufnagel was a man of his word as Calgary made three separate deals less than an hour into the process, including the re-signing of backup quarterback Montell Cozart.