Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/CFL’ Category

CFL, U.S.-based XFL in discussions about potential partnership

Wednesday, March 10th, 2021
FBO CFL West Final 20191117

Commissioner Randy Ambrosie revealed the CFL has entered into serious discussions with the American-based XFL about the possibility of forming a partnership.

All-star receiver Bryan Burnham takes hometown discount to re-sign with B.C. Lions

Monday, February 1st, 2021
FBO CFL Lions Stampeders 20190629

The B.C. Lions announced Monday that Bryan Burnham had signed a one-year contract extension.

Redblacks sign QB Matt Nichols after cutting Nick Arbuckle

Sunday, January 31st, 2021
FBO CFL Blue Bombers Argonauts 20190801

The Ottawa Redblacks and Toronto Argonauts have made major quarterbacking moves just over one week away from the start of CFL free agency.

Reigning CFL most outstanding player Brandon Banks re-signs with Tiger-Cats

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
FBO CFL Stampeders Tiger-Cats 20190713

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have re-signed 2019 CFL most outstanding player Brandon Banks. The American wide receiver will return for his eighth season with the club in 2021.

A sad day for CFL fans as Grey Cup Sunday goes dark for 2020

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

For the first time since 1919 the Grey Cup won't be awarded to a deserving Canadian Football League team and that means the shenanigans that goes with a quintessentially Canadian and quirky celebration isn't playing out either.

CFL releases ‘comeback’ 2021 schedule, including fans in stadiums

Friday, November 20th, 2020

The CFL announced its 2021 schedule on Friday with the first game of the season featuring a 2019 Grey Cup rematch between the Hamilton Tiger Cats and champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday, June 10.

Stalwarts Mitchell, Bowman, Elimimian among players named to CFL all-decade squad

Thursday, November 19th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has done something few CFL defences have since 2014 — ground Bo Levi Mitchell. The Calgary Stampeders star was named the quarterback of the CFL's all-decade team (2010-19) on Thursday.

CFL players say work still to be done in tackling racial injustice

Wednesday, November 18th, 2020

Bryan Burnham wasn't shocked when his fellow CFL players recounted their personal stories of experiencing racism. The B.C. Lions wide receiver knows there are too many stories to be told.

David Braley, owner of B.C. Lions, dead at 79

Monday, October 26th, 2020
CFL Grey Cup Vancouver 20130308

David Braley, who owned three Canadian Football League franchises including the B.C Lions, died Monday morning at age 79.

Top CFL players say cancelled season gives league opportunity to improve

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has cost the CFL a season, but Adam Bighill and Bo Levi Mitchell believe it also has given the league a glorious opportunity.