Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/CFL’ Category

Former CFLer charged in murder of 5-year-old in Las Vegas

Tuesday, April 16th, 2019
Ex NFL Player Murder Charge

A Las Vegas judge expressed shock Tuesday at the severity of injuries found on a five-year-old girl whose death led to murder and felony child abuse charges against her 25-year-old mother and the mother's former professional football player boyfriend.

CFL coaches will now be allowed to make 2 challenges per game

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019
CFL announces rule changes

The CFL rules committee announced several new rule changes with the biggest being coaches will be allowed two challenges per game

Montreal businessman Clifford Starke to issue ‘intent to purchase’ Alouettes

Monday, April 8th, 2019
FBO CFL Alouettes Sale 20190408

Montreal businessman Clifford Starke will formally announce Thursday his "intent to purchase" the Montreal Alouettes. Brad Smith, a former CFL receiver with the Toronto Argonauts and Edmonton Eskimos, is a consultant with Starke's potential ownership group and says the chairman of Hampstead Private Capital is "more than interested" in the Alouettes.

6-time CFL all-star Jovan Olafioye announces retirement

Thursday, April 4th, 2019
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Veteran B.C. Lions offensive lineman Jovan Olafioye, a Grey Cup champion and a six-time CFL all-star, has announced his retirement from the league.

New football league pulls plug 8 games into inaugural season: report

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
Arizona Hotshots v San Antonio Commanders

The Alliance of American Football is suspending operations eight games into its first season.

Offensive co-ordinator Jamie Elizondo leaving Redblacks after 3 seasons

Monday, April 1st, 2019
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The Ottawa Redblacks announced Monday that offensive co-ordinator Jamie Elizondo has resigned from that post to pursue other opportunities. Elizondo is reportedly looking to join the Tampa Bay franchise in the XFL.

Manziel leaves AAF game with head injury

Saturday, March 30th, 2019
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Quarterback Johnny Manziel was knocked out of his second game in the Alliance of American Football league, suffering a head injury Saturday while trying to make a tackle after throwing an interception in the end zone.

Group behind Schooners CFL franchise closer to stadium deal

Saturday, March 30th, 2019
Atlantic Schooners

A plan by a business group to establish a CFL franchise in Atlantic Canada has taken a big step forward.

CFL heads back to Moncton with Toronto-Montreal game in August

Friday, March 29th, 2019
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The CFL will stage another game in Moncton, N.B., with the possibility of more to come.

Auger-Aliassime’s Miami Open run ended by Isner in semis

Friday, March 29th, 2019
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Felix Auger-Aliassime's dramatic run at the Miami Open finally has come to an end.