Mar 23

Eskimos president Len Rhodes undergoing treatment for prostate cancer

From his third story office overlooking the gridiron at Commonwealth Stadium, Len Rhodes has become familiar with a football backdrop to his life.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/23/eskimos-president-len-rhodes-undergoing-treatment-for-prostate-cancer

Mar 23

O’Shea called to the Hall of Fame

REGINA — The defining measure of Mike O’Shea’s football greatness and the mark he’s made on the Canadian Football League can’t be found with a simple Google search — even if what you come across is, all the same, imp…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/football/bombers/oshea-called-to-the-hall-of-fame-416887524.html

Mar 23

Argos name coaches

A little more than three weeks after
officially hiring Marc Trestman, the new
Toronto Argonauts head coach finalized
his staff for the 2017 season.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/03/23/argos-name-coaches

Mar 23

Redblacks QB Trevor Harris plans to stick around

Breathe a sigh of relief, RNation.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ottawasun.com/2017/03/22/redblacks-qb-trevor-harris-plans-to-stick-around

Mar 23

Mike O’Shea to be inducted into Canadian Football Hall of Fame [Video]

Kyle Walters couldn’t even wait for the question to be finished before he started gushing about his friend and colleague Mike O’Shea.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/03/22/mike-oshea-to-be-inducted-into-canadian-football-hall-of-fame

Mar 23

Calvillo, Simon headline 2017 Canadian Football Hall of Fame class

Six men were inducted into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame Wednesday night.

Permanent link to this article: http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/calvillo-simon-headline-2017-canadian-football-hall-of-fame-class

Mar 23

‘Gave everything I had,’ Alouettes Hall of Famer Anthony Calvillo says

Over the course of 20 seasons with Las Vegas, Hamilton and the final 16 in Montreal, he passed for 79,816 yards, the most in pro football history.

Permanent link to this article: http://montrealgazette.com/sports/football/cfl/montreal-alouettes/gave-everything-i-had-alouettes-hall-of-famer-anthony-calvillo-says

Mar 23

Geroy’s names: You can now add ‘Hall of Famer’ to ‘Superman’

Hall of Fame bound: Legendary CFL receiver the case study in how to be a superstar, on and off the field

Permanent link to this article: http://theprovince.com/sports/football/cfl/bc-lions/geroys-names-you-can-now-add-hall-of-famer-to-superman

Mar 23

‘Superman’ Geroy Simon everything a sports hero should be

B.C. Lions star part of the 2017 inductee class into the Hall of Fame

Permanent link to this article: http://theprovince.com/sports/football/cfl/bc-lions/superman-geroy-simon-everything-a-sports-hero-should-be

Mar 23

Eskimos legend Larry Highbaugh dead at 67

The Edmonton Eskimos, and indeed the entire CFL, are mourning the loss of Canadian Football Hall-of-Famer Larry Highbaugh, who died Tuesday night at age 67.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/22/eskimos-legend-larry-highbaugh-dead-at-67

Mar 22

Pruneau confronts commish about the Redblacks’ awful schedule,

REGINA — His thoughts on what he
believes is an unfair CFL schedule
simmering inside of him, Ottawa
Redblacks defensive back Antoine
Pruneau went right to the top to get
an explanation.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ottawasun.com/2017/03/22/pruneau-confronts-commish-about-the-redblacks-awful-schedule

Mar 22

Vanstone: Dressler’s presence in Mosaic Stadium opener will be fitting

One aspect of Weston Dressler’s story is exactly as it should be. He will play in the first CFL regular-season game at the new Mosaic Stadium. As for the rest of the equation, well … Dressler, one of the most popular and productive players in Saskatchewan Roughriders history, will be a member of the visiting […]

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Mar 22

Durant nurses bittersweet feelings over trade to Alouettes

Darian Durant was betrayed by his emotions. The former Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback said all the right things while answering questions about his first return to the Queen City since his CFL rights were traded to the Montreal Alouettes on Jan. 13. But it was nonetheless obvious that he is still recovering from the transaction. “It’s […]

Permanent link to this article: http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/cfl/saskatchewan-roughriders/durant-nurses-bittersweet-feelings-over-trade-to-alouettes

Mar 22

CFL Week steps into Canadian sports spotlight

REGINA — It’s 3 p.m. Tuesday and Olivier Poulin is already feeling the weight of a busy week on his shoulders.

Poulin, the director of communications and public affairs for the Canadian Football League, is just one of many pairs of hands t…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/sports/football/bombers/cfl-week-steps-into-canadian-sports-spotlight-416789104.html

Mar 22

Redblacks’ Brad Sinopoli enjoying CFL Week in Regina

Brad Sinopoli was the first Ottawa Redblack to see his name etched onto a plate on the Grey Cup.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.ottawasun.com/2017/03/21/redblacks-brad-sinopoli-enjoying-cfl-week-in-regina

Mar 22

Kaepernick a Cat?

Before he comes to Hamilton, someone should probably tell Colin Kaepernick that his usual No. 7 is already taken.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.thespec.com/sports-story/7202241-kaepernick-a-cat-/

Mar 21

Terry Jones: Time with Eskimos made Kavis Reed the man for Montreal’s top job

REGINA — On the surface it may seem like a strange hire.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.edmontonsun.com/2017/03/21/time-in-edmonton-made-kavis-reed-the-man-for-the-job-in-montreal

Mar 21

Shawn Lemon, happy with trade to Argos, loves to stir things up on social media

Shawn Lemon joked on Twitter the other day about hiring a security detail to accompany him to Mark’s CFL Week in Regina.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.torontosun.com/2017/03/21/shawn-lemon-happy-with-trade-to-argos-loves-to-stir-things-up-on-social-media

Mar 21

Glenn welcomes competition, exposure with Young signing

The CFL game hasn’t changed for Kevin Glenn with the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ recent signing of former NFL and University of Texas Longhorns quarterback Vince Young. Glenn said during first day of the inaugural CFL Week that he still expects to compete for a starting job regardless of who may be the other quarterbacks on the Riders’ roster. […]

Permanent link to this article: http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/riders-welcomes-competition-exposure-with-young-signing

Mar 21

Mitchell is a most outstanding teammate

Bo Levi Mitchell is equally adept at distributing the football and the wealth. The Calgary Stampeders quarterback — the CFL’s reigning most outstanding player — is a top-drawer talent who could justifiably demand top dollar. But he is driven by team success, not avarice. “I’ve told my guys from Day 1 that I understand that quarterback’s the […]

Permanent link to this article: http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/cfl/calgary-stampeders-bo-levi-mitchell-is-a-most-outstanding-teammate

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