Archive for the ‘Sports/Football/CFL’ Category

Lions defence shuts down Bo Levi Mitchell, Stampeders in bounce back victory

Thursday, August 12th, 2021
FBO CFL Lions Stampeders  20210812

A game-time decision to start for the B.C. Lions on Thursday, quarterback Mike Reilly led his team to a 15-9 win over the Calgary Stampeders.

Edmonton Elks player SirVincent Rogers confirms positive COVID-19 test

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021
FBO CFL Awards 20151126

Offensive lineman SirVincent Rogers of the Edmonton Elks confirmed Tuesday he's tested positive for COVID-19.

Bede’s late field goal gives Argonauts victory over Stampeders

Saturday, August 7th, 2021

Boris Bede kicked a 32-yard field goal with 37 seconds left in the fourth quarter and Toronto Argonauts opened their season with a 23-20 win over the Calgary Stampeders Saturday.

Blue Bombers beat Ticats in CFL season opener with 29,376 fans at IG Field

Thursday, August 5th, 2021

Kenny Lawler heard the cheers of 29,376 fans as the Blue Bombers receiver caught a pair of touchdown passes from Zach Collaros to propel Winnipeg to a 19-6 victory Thursday over the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 2021 CFL season-opener.

CFL Players’ Association not pleased with league’s COVID-19 cancellation policy

Thursday, August 5th, 2021

On Tuesday, the CFL unveiled its policy should COVID-19 issues force game cancellations this year. In a communique to its membership, the CFLPA said it was "startled by, and disapproving of," the policy's contents.

CFL commissioner not closing door on partnership talks with XFL

Wednesday, August 4th, 2021
FBO CFL Ambrosie Vision 20190118

The focus remains on the 2021 season but CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie hasn't closed the door on partnership talks with the XFL. In March, the CFL and XFL began serious talks about a potential partnership and how they could collaborate to grow football.

CFL announces 10 individuals have returned positive COVID-19 test

Thursday, July 15th, 2021

The CFL has announced that 10 individuals have returned a positive test for COVID-19. The league says in a statement that it has administered approximately 6,000 tests to "Tier 1 personnel," which includes players, coaches and support staff.

Vanier Cup, Grey Cup-champion fullback Micheal Soles passes away at age of 54

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

Canadian fullback Michael Soles, who won Vanier Cup and Grey Cup titles during his football career, has died. The native of Pointe-Claire, Que. was 54.

CFL, XFL end partnership talks

Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
FBO CFL House of Commons Ambrosie 20200506

Partnership talks between the CFL and XFL have came to an end on Wednesday. Neither side said who initiated talks first, only that they'd agreed to collaborating on ways to grow football.

1st CFL game since 2019 a Grey Cup rematch between Blue Bombers, Tiger-Cats

Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

The Canadian Football League unveiled its 14-game regular season Tuesday, a day after the board of governors voted to resume play Aug. 5. The league didn't play in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.