Archive for the ‘Sports/Football’ Category

Alabama rolls over Ohio State to win college football national championship

Monday, January 11th, 2021
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DeVonta Smith was uncoverable, Najee Harris unstoppable and Mac Jones impeccable. With a performance that was both surgical and explosive, No. 1 Alabama won the College Football Playoff national championship game 52-24 against No. 3 Ohio State on Monday night.

For Canada’s Chuba Hubbard, college football’s Cheez-It Bowl not worth price of admission

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020
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As CBC Sports Senior Contributor Morgan Campbell writes, it is a logical business decision for college football players like Canadian Chuba Hubbard to opt out of bowl games. With college credentials locked in, the focus should turn to preparing for the NFL.

U Sports football navigates pandemic hurdles to get on field despite fall cancellations

Thursday, September 3rd, 2020
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One of the first things the University of Manitoba Bisons football team will learn when training camp opens is how to form a socially-distanced huddle. A part of football that's been second nature since they learned the sport now requires players standing two metres apart.

U Sports football age cap, pandemic combine to cut short players’ careers

Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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Dozens of Canadian football players dreaming of hoisting the Vanier Cup in their fifth and final year of university eligibility have had those hopes dashed.

Oklahoma State coach apologizes after Canada’s Hubbard threatens boycott over T-shirt

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
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One day after Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard lashed out at coach Mike Gundy on social media for wearing a T-shirt promoting a far-right news channel, Gundy apologized.

Canada’s Hubbard posts video with NCAA coach after calling out controversial T-shirt

Monday, June 15th, 2020
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Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard and coach Mike Gundy posted a video together to talk about change Monday after the Canadian star suggested he may boycott the program in the aftermath of a photograph where the coach wore a T-shirt promoting a far-right news channel.

Canadian kicker Lirim Hajrullahu’s NFL aspirations put on hold by COVID-19 spread

Friday, March 20th, 2020
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The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Canadian kicker Lirim Hajrullahu to put his NFL aspirations on hold.

Arrest warrant issued for Beckham Jr. after New Orleans cop complains of butt slap

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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New Orleans police issued an arrest warrant for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. on a complaint of simple battery Thursday.

Joe Burrow leads LSU past Clemson in college football championship’s clash of Tigers

Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Joe Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another score and capped one of the greatest seasons in college football history by leading No. 1 LSU to a 42-25 victory against No. 3 Clemson on Monday night to win the national championship.

Canada’s Chuba Hubbard chugs along to rushing records in Texas Bowl

Friday, December 27th, 2019
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Canada's Chuba Hubbard became the second player in school history to rush for more than 2,000 yards in a season when he went over the mark in the first half of Friday's 24-21 loss against Texas A&M in the Texas Bowl.