Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/CFL’ Category

CFL veteran John Chick retires as ‘one of the best’

Friday, March 30th, 2018
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Edmonton Eskimos defensive end John Chick announced his retirement Friday, ending a CFL career that lasted eight seasons.

4-time Grey Cup champ James ‘Quick’ Parker dead at 60

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Former CFL defensive line standout James "Quick" Parker died on Tuesday, the BC Lions have announced. He was 60.

Johnny Manziel will play in CFL — if the NFL doesn’t call

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

The CFL remains very much an option for Johnny Manziel. The former Heisman Trophy winner says if he doesn't get an NFL opportunity this off-season he'll play in Canada in 2018.

CFL players search for unified voice as CBA talks loom

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
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CFL players are heading into the last year of their collective bargaining agreement with the league amid contentious issues that could affect their bank accounts and bodies.

Flory, Ilesic lead 2018 class for Canadian Football Hall of Fame

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018
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Hank Ilesic, Scott Flory, Tom Hugo, Brent Johnson and Barron Miles have been announced as the player class for this year's CFL's Hall of Fame.

CFL Players’ Association files grievance against league over safety

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

The CFL Players' Association has filed a grievance against the CFL related to player safety and rehabilitation.

CFL great Anthony Calvillo joins Argos as QB coach

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Anthony Calvillo has a new gig. The Toronto Argonauts announced Monday pro football's all-time passing leader will serve as their quarterback coach in 2018.

Eskimos release Canadian linebacker Cory Greenwood

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The Edmonton Eskimos released Canadian linebacker Cory Greenwood on Thursday. Greenwood, 32, of Kingston, Ont., signed with Edmonton last season as a free agent but suffered a season-ending injury during training camp.

Supreme Court drops Arland Bruce’s concussion case against CFL

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the case of a former Canadian Football League star who wanted to sue the league over concussion trauma.

Former CFLer Euclid Cummings facing 4 criminal charges

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

The CFL has voided Euclid Cummings' contract with the B.C. Lions after the player was charged with four criminal counts, including sexual assault.