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BROWNE’S BYTES: Football must become a welcoming space for LGBTQ2S+ athletes

BROWNE’S BYTES: Football must become a welcoming space for LGBTQ2S+ athletes

June 30, 2020 at 4:45 amby 0 comments

I, frankly, debated writing this piece, for the seemingly-inevitable backlash it would receive. I decided to do it, anyway, because I came to a simple realization: any negativity a column about LGBT rights (human rights, by the way) on a football site may garner would serve as all the proofRead More

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie on Jan. 10, 2018. Photo by Scott Rowed, Canadian Football League.

BROWNE’S BYTES: U SPORTS football depends on the viability of the CFL

June 21, 2020 at 6:45 amby 0 comments

There is no shortage of uncertainty regarding the state of football in our country these days, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. U Sports has cancelled the 2020 Vanier Cup, while the OUA, AUS and Canada West conferences have axed their fall seasons, with some hope of possibly playing a spring schedule.Read More

Laurence Pontbriand at a football combine (Image obtained from Facebook)

Female football great Laurence Pontbriand an empowering presence in CFL

June 8, 2020 at 5:00 amby 0 comments

Having played for the Canadian national women’s football team, including the Team MVP nod at the 2017 IFAF Women’s Football Worlds, one of the finest at the wide receiver position in the celebrated lore of the Montreal Blitz, Laurence Pontbriand’s football odyssey has taken an exciting direction. Employed with theRead More

Jackson Bennett (05) of the Ottawa Gee Gees. USports football action Panda Game between the Carleton Ravens and the uOttawa Gee Gees at TD Place Stadium, in Ottawa, ON, Canada, (Photographed by Marc Bourget/www.marcbourget.ca)

Mind of McCabe: Football is about personal connections

June 6, 2020 at 5:30 amby 0 comments

There’s a reason that football is so popular in America besides their massive population. I have always been a die-hard football fan at every level, and one of the biggest draws about the American system when I was growing up were the stories on draft day about who these playersRead More

CFL 2020 Draft: 43 CFC100s/CFC40s selected

CFL 2020 Draft: 43 CFC100s/CFC40s selected

May 21, 2020 at 4:15 amby 0 comments

ROUND 1 OVERALL TEAM PLAYER POS HT WT CFC100/40 1 BC WILLIAMS, JORDAN EAST CAROLINA LB 6’0 230 USA/CDN via trade with CGY 2 TOR BRISSETT, DEJON VIRGINIA WR 6’2 190 CFC100 3 CGY ADEYEMI-BERGLUND, ISAAC SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA DE 6’2 250 CFC100 via trade with BC 4 EDM JACK-KURDYLA, TOMASRead More

36 CFC100s end the regular season on CFL rosters

36 CFC100s end the regular season on CFL rosters

April 30, 2020 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

It’s time to do a roll call for the 36 CFC100 prospects who finished the season earning some cash playing football. There was 26 players left to watch across the league come playoff time, including four players from the Grey Cup champion Winnipeg Blue Bombers. Another bright spot is theRead More

CFC40 Gallimore headlines CFL Scouting Bureau Spring Rankings

CFC40 Gallimore headlines CFL Scouting Bureau Spring Rankings

April 30, 2020 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

TORONTO — The CFL Scouting Bureau has released the final edition of the Top-20 prospects eligible for the 2020 CFL Draft on April 30. The CFL Scouting Bureau – comprising CFL scouts, player personnel directors and general managers from the league’s nine member clubs – releases its rankings three timesRead More

Ambrosie issues statement on behalf of CFL

Ambrosie issues statement on behalf of CFL

April 7, 2020 at 11:57 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – The Canadian Football League issued a statement Tuesday morning regarding the updated measures to help ensure public health and safety, acknowledging that the 2020 season won’t start before the beginning of July. The statement, attributed to Commissioner Randy Ambrosie, reads as follows: Like our fellow Canadians, we inRead More

20 CFC40s heading to the CFL National Combine

20 CFC40s heading to the CFL National Combine

February 26, 2020 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

The CFC40 U Sports and CFC40 NCAA Draft Class Rankings represent the top Canadian prospects looking for a shot in the pros. 20 CFC40s will be showcasing their skills at this year’s CFL National Combine held in Toronto. NAME # POS SCHOOL CFC40 ABRAHAMS-WEBSTER, Treshaun 20 DB Calgary ACHEAMPONG, SamuelRead More

40 yard times to reach by 30 CFL stars

40 yard times to reach by 30 CFL stars

February 18, 2020 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

It’s tough to set goals when you don’t know what the benchmark should be. I figured it’d be worthwhile to compile a list of 40 yard dash times for 30 of the top Canadian players carving their path in the CFL. Hopefully the list provides a starting point to set longRead More

Over $4 million invested in amateur football by the CFL in 2019

Over $4 million invested in amateur football by the CFL in 2019

January 8, 2020 at 3:05 pmby 0 comments

Member clubs and the league deepened their commitment to growing the game across Canada this past year Wednesday, January 8, 2020 — TORONTO (January 8, 2020) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) and its nine member clubs invested $4,003,273 towards the growth and development of the sport in 2019.“Amateur football serves asRead More

2019 CFL All-Stars unveiled

2019 CFL All-Stars unveiled

November 29, 2019 at 5:45 amby 0 comments

TORONTO – The 57th annual Canadian Football League (CFL) All-Stars have been named in recognition of the 2019 season’s best performers. The 27 All-Stars were selected by 49 voters comprised of members of the Football Reporters of Canada and the league’s head coaches. RELATED CONTENT: CFC40 U SPORTS DRAFT CLASSRead More

Martin Bédard Receives the Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Award

Martin Bédard Receives the Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ Award

November 26, 2019 at 10:51 amby 0 comments

Martin Bédard was the star of Thursday’s 2019 Shaw CFL Awards. He has become a proud receiver of the Jake Gaudaur Veterans’ award. Based on his accomplishments, it’s a well-earned achievement! Jake Gaudaur is the longest-serving CFL commissioner As such, receiving his award is a huge honor that only theRead More

107th Grey Cup festivities feature 9 CFC100s

107th Grey Cup festivities feature 9 CFC100s

November 24, 2019 at 6:35 amby 0 comments

Make sure to checkout the brand new CFC40 NCAA Draft Class Rankings, and CFC40 U Sports Draft Class Rankings. 2019 CFL DRAFT RESULTS 2018 CFL DRAFT RESULTS PATH TO THE DRAFT CFC100/CFC150/CFC200 RANKINGS Just a couple #VFLs in Canada. Interview coming soon 👀@King_Kongbo pic.twitter.com/FJw7yiyjxU — Conner Knapp (@ConnerHKnapp) November 23,Read More

PREVIEW: BOMBERS, TICATS SET FOR 107TH GREY CUP PRESENTED BY SHAW

PREVIEW: BOMBERS, TICATS SET FOR 107TH GREY CUP PRESENTED BY SHAW

November 24, 2019 at 5:55 amby 0 comments

CFL.CA STAFF CALGARY — Depending on who you ask, there could be some restless moments before the 107th Grey Cup presented by Shaw. One of the CFL’s two longest active Grey Cup droughts will come to an end on Sunday, when the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Winnipeg Blue Bombers square offRead More

CALLING ALL CANADIAN FOOTBALL OFFICIALS

CALLING ALL CANADIAN FOOTBALL OFFICIALS

November 15, 2019 at 2:09 pmby 0 comments

The Calgary Football Officials Association is proud to host the 2020 CFOA National Conference next May 2020. Our conference theme is “Building the Game Together,” and we invite all football officials from across Canada to participate in this exciting event. The conference will be held at the Hotel Arts, downtownRead More

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CFL Team Award Recipients for 2019 Announced

October 31, 2019 at 11:01 amby 0 comments

The Canadian Football League has officially announced the names of the players who were bestowed with team awards. Each club hands out six awards to their players, which also serves as a nomination for the 2019 Shaw CFL Awards ceremony. Many sports writers and important names in the sports worldRead More

WOLFE: Football’s Good News – Bad News

WOLFE: Football’s Good News – Bad News

August 20, 2019 at 6:30 amby 0 comments

Excellent news – another football season is upon us – the CFL is in midseason, NFL exhibition games are being played, USports & NCAA camps are underway, and some high schools have started their camps with others poised to get started. A great time of the year! Less than greatRead More

Shaw CFL top performers (9): Grant, Banks, Gable named

Shaw CFL top performers (9): Grant, Banks, Gable named

August 13, 2019 at 11:10 amby 0 comments

Just your run of the mill #CFL debut, 306 Return Yards and 2 TDs. Janarion Grant is your @Shaw_CFL Top Performer of the Week. #Bombers #CFL pic.twitter.com/PyP9sTc55x — CFL (@CFL) August 13, 2019 TORONTO — Janarion Grant, Brandon Banks and C.J. Gable were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers ofRead More

Shaw CFL top performers (8): Bethel-Thompson, Dedmon, Fajardo named

Shaw CFL top performers (8): Bethel-Thompson, Dedmon, Fajardo named

August 6, 2019 at 1:24 pmby 0 comments

Down 20-0, he led his team to victory. McLeod Bethel-Thompson is your @Shaw_CFL Top Performer of the Week.#CFL #Argos pic.twitter.com/djmsDdPfxo — CFL (@CFL) August 6, 2019 TORONTO — Mcleod Bethel-Thompson, DeVonte Dedmon and Cody Fajardo were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 8 of theRead More

Shaw CFL top performers (JULY): Rose, Stanback, Hughes named

Shaw CFL top performers (JULY): Rose, Stanback, Hughes named

July 31, 2019 at 11:27 amby 0 comments

TORONTO — Winston Rose, William Stanback and Charleston Hughes were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Month for July of the CFL’s 2019 season. The Performers of the Month for July includes all appearances from Week 4 to Week 7. The three players were chosen by a panelRead More

SHAW CFL top performers (7): Powell, Rolle, Lankford named

SHAW CFL top performers (7): Powell, Rolle, Lankford named

July 30, 2019 at 11:19 amby 0 comments

A trifecta of TDs + a buck forty-six on the ground, @WilliamPowell33 is your @Shaw_CFL Top Performer of the Week. #CFL pic.twitter.com/2JT8Fmbynn — CFL (@CFL) July 30, 2019 TORONTO — William Powell, Jumal Rolle and Ryan Lankford were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 7Read More

SHAW CFL top performers (5): Hughes, Nichols, Evans named

SHAW CFL top performers (5): Hughes, Nichols, Evans named

July 23, 2019 at 12:03 pmby 0 comments

3 sacks, 10 tackles, & 2 forced fumbles, Charleston Hughes (@sackatchawen) is your @Shaw_CFL Top Performer of the Week. pic.twitter.com/cjam4SbJPL — CFL (@CFL) July 23, 2019 TORONTO — Charleston Hughes, Matt Nichols and Shaq Evans were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 6 of theRead More

SHAW CFL top performers (5): Banks, Adams Jr., Harris named

SHAW CFL top performers (5): Banks, Adams Jr., Harris named

July 16, 2019 at 6:00 amby 0 comments

He did everything except sell 🍿, Brandon Banks (@speedybanks87) is your @Shaw_CFL Top Performer of the Week. #CFL pic.twitter.com/NZdFyznjX1 — CFL (@CFL) July 16, 2019 TORONTO — Brandon Banks, Vernon Adams Jr. and Andrew Harris were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 5 of theRead More

 
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