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

Thursday, December 31st, 2020
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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
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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.

CFL cancels season after request for financial help turned down

Monday, August 17th, 2020
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The CFL has cancelled its 2020 season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It marks the first year the Grey Cup won't be presented since 1919.

CFL would use potential loan from feds to fund shortened season: report

Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

The bulk of the CFL's $30-million, interest-free loan request from the federal government is to cover the operation of a shortened season.

CFL team sponsor threatens to cut ties unless Edmonton changes name

Tuesday, July 7th, 2020

One of the sponsors of the Canadian Football League's Edmonton Eskimos says it will sever ties with the team unless it changes its name.