Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/CFL’ Category

Johnny Manziel case spotlights CFL’s complicated approach to concussions

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

The issue of concussions in football, specifically in the CFL, is once again in the spotlight after Montreal quarterback Johnny Manziel took a hellacious hit during last Saturday's game against Ottawa.

Johnny Manziel now in concussion protocol as symptoms linger

Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel was placed under the CFL concussion protocol on Wednesday.

Manziel expected to play for Als in Edmonton despite missing practice

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018

Johnny Manziel wasn't at the Montreal Alouettes' first practice of the week, but coach Mike Sherman expects him to be in the lineup on Saturday in Edmonton. There were fears that Manziel suffered a concussion when he took a crushing hit while trying to run the ball over the goalline for a touchdown over the weekend.

Riders coach says Duron Carter release unrelated to team working out Terrell Owens

Sunday, August 12th, 2018
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The head coach and general manager of the Saskatchewan Roughriders says that releasing star receiver Duron Carter had nothing to do with working out Hall of Famer Terrell Owens. Chris Jones says that the team wanted to go in a different direction of Carter and that's what prompted the decision.

Redblacks rally to knock off Manziel’s Alouettes

Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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ohnny Manziel delivered a much-improved performance on Saturday, but it wasn't enough for a victory. In his second game as starting quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes, Manziel's team lost 24-17 to the host Ottawa Redblacks.

Saskatchewan Roughriders release WR Duron Carter

Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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The Saskatchewan Roughriders released wide receiver Duron Carter on Saturday. The son of NFL hall-of-famer Cris Carter had eight receptions through seven games for 111 yards and one touchdown.

Andrew Harris, Blue Bombers hold off Tiger-Cats’ late charge

Friday, August 10th, 2018

Andrew Harris combined for 128 yards and one touchdown as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers held off a late charge and defeated the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 29-23 on Friday.

Lions turn tables on Edmonton with big 2nd half

Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Travon Van's eight-yard touchdown run early in the fourth quarter staked the B.C. Lions to a comeback 31-23 win over the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday night.

CFLPA investigating league’s sanctions against players under ‘serious allegations’

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018
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The CFL Players' Association says it is investigating league sanctions against players who have recently been the subject of "serious allegations."

Stamps remain undefeated as Mitchell picks apart Lions

Saturday, August 4th, 2018

The Calgary Stampeders opened a CFL season 7-0 for the first time since 1995 with a 27-18 win over the B.C. Lions on Saturday.