Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/CFL’ Category

B.C. Court of Appeal dismisses former CFL player Arland Bruce III’s lawsuit

Friday, May 12th, 2017
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The British Columbia Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed former player Arland Bruce III's concussion lawsuit against the CFL on Friday.

2017 Grey Cup in Ottawa approaches sellout

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
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The Ottawa Redblacks say tickets for the 2017 Grey Cup are moving at a brisk pace, which is welcome news for the CFL after organizers of the 2016 league championship in Toronto struggled to fill the stands.

Blue Bombers select Faith Ekakitie 1st overall in CFL draft

Sunday, May 7th, 2017
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers selected Iowa defensive lineman Faith Ekakitie first overall in the CFL draft Sunday night. The move wasn't a surprise as the Bombers were reportedly in contract talks with the 24-year-old Brampton, Ont., native prior to the draft.

Former fullback Duane Forde covets CFL commissioner’s job

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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Veteran football commentator and former fullback Duane Forde said Tuesday during a conference call he'd be open to discussing the vacant CFL commissioner's position after this Sunday's draft.

Argos bring back defensive tackle Cleyon Laing

Saturday, April 29th, 2017
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The Toronto Argonauts signed Canadian defensive tackle Cleyon Laing on Saturday. The six-foot-three, 280 pound Edmonton native split time between the Miami Dolphins and Ottawa Redblacks last season. Laing appeared in three games with the Redblacks, including their Grey Cup victory.

CFL off-season: Which team made the best moves?

Friday, April 28th, 2017
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With the new CFL season quickly approaching and the majority of trades and free-agent signings completed, it is a good time to look at the roster additions each team has made to improve this off-season.

CFL fines Riders head coach/GM Jones for meeting with Johnny Manziel’s publicist

Friday, April 28th, 2017
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The CFL fined the Saskatchewan Roughriders $31,500 for two bylaw violations and head coach/GM Chris Jones $5,000 for meeting with the publicist for former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel.

Eskimos hire Brock Sunderland as new GM

Monday, April 24th, 2017
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The Edmonton Eskimos hired Brock Sunderland as their GM and vice-president of football operations on Monday. Sunderland replaces Ed Hervey, who was fired from both posts earlier this month.

Argos pick up all-star receiver S.J. Green from rival Alouettes

Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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?The Toronto Argonauts have acquired all-star receiver S.J. Green from the Montreal Alouettes for a sixth-round selection in the 2017 CFL Draft and a conditional draft pick in 2018.

Jeffrey Orridge out as CFL commissioner after 2 years

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Jeffrey Orridge and the Canadian Football League have agreed to part ways, effective June 30, the league said in a news release on Wednesday.