Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/CFL’ Category

Eskimos acquire all-star John Chick from Ticats

Sunday, August 20th, 2017
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All-star defensive end John Chick was traded to the Edmonton Eskimos on Sunday by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Ricky Ray returns to become Argos’ all-time TD passing leader

Saturday, August 19th, 2017
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Ricky Ray threw four TD passes in his return, leading the Toronto Argonauts past the Montreal Alouettes 38-6 on Saturday afternoon.

Lions fall short as Stamps claim 4th straight victory

Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Jerome Messam rushed for Calgary's only touchdown and Rene Parades was perfect on five field goals as the Stampeders defeated the B.C. Lions 21-17 on Friday night.

Maher, RedBlacks kick aside Ticats to remain in playoff hunt

Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Ottawa kicker Brett Maher kicked six field goals as the Redblacks defeated the winless Hamilton Tiger-Cats 37-18 on Friday night.

Blue Bombers bring end to Eskimos perfect start

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Matt Nichols ran in one touchdown and threw for another as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers won their fourth straight game and handed the Edmonton Eskimos their first loss of the season with a 33-26 victory Thursday.

Ex-CFL receiver Evraire to donate brain for concussion research

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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Ken Evraire will donate his brain to science but the former CFL receiver is fearful about what doctors might find. The issue of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) — a degenerative disease found in people who've suffered repeated blows to the head — in pro football is a serious matter.

Ex-CFLer Bruce asks Supreme Court to give concussion lawsuit the go-ahead

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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A former Canadian Football League star receiver who says he sustained "permanent and disabling" repetitive head trauma as a player has asked the Supreme Court of Canada to allow his lawsuit against the league to proceed.

CFL Power Rankings: Bombers soar into showdown vs. unbeaten Eskimos

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
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Winnipeg has won three straight, and risen to No. 3 in our rankings, but the Blue Bombers must prove they're capable of more than just bullying the weak East as undefeated Edmonton rolls into town.

Mike Reilly, Eskimos continue to run the table

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Quarterback Mike Reilly was 27-for-38 passing for 384 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions as the Edmonton Eskimos beat the Ottawa Redblacks 27-20 on Thursday night to stay undefeated.

CFL Hall of Famer ‘Soupy’ Campbell passes away at age 73

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Jerry (Soupy) Campbell, a former CFL all-star linebacker and member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, has died at age 73.