Canadian Football League

Vancouver Ready to Rock During Grey Cup Festival

Even though the absence of the home team in the 102nd Grey Cup may disappoint fans in Vancouver, the city's mayor is still upbeat about the CFL championship game that takes place this weekend. It's an event that will entertain residents and visitors alike, mayor Gregor Robertson promised during a press conference on Wednesday.
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CFL Commissioner Won't Be Back

TORONTO -- Mark Cohon will not seek a third term as CFL commissioner. His contract expires next spring. Cohon has spent eight years in the position. The CFL has undergone several changes over his tenu...
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RedBlacks, Redskins and Blackface

The National Capital Region will soon welcome a new CFL football club. At the time, Franco-Ontarian football fans (and those in nearby Gatineau, QC) expected a club in financial trouble would make efforts to reach as many supporters as possible, including 250,000 Francophones in the region. Fat chance. The Renegades even failed to include French on their official website.
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Fandemonium: Canadians Are Crazy For Football

While many NFL fans might consider it bush league, CFL fans argue Canadian football provides a more interesting and quicker game. One thing cannot be denied -- CFL fans may be the most loyal fans in Canada. It's time to evaluate CFL fandemonium in the run up to the Grey Cup.
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GUILTY

CALGARY - A judge facing two very different versions of who attacked whom has found a former Canadian Football League all-star guilty of assaulting his ex-girlfriend."I do not believe the testimony of...
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What the CFL Has to do With Canadian Politics

What I find particularly interesting about the Canadian Football League -- our league -- is that it often reflects Canada's political, economic and ideational condition. As Canada completes its celebration of the 100th Grey Cup, it is a particularly timely moment to examine "Canada-Toronto relations."
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CFL Legend Dies

He was part of nine Grey Cup-winning teams as an assistant coach, head coach and CFL general manager. He's a member of the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and since 2000 had been evaluating talent for...
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Ageless Calvillo Shatters CFL Record

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONTREAL - Montreal Alouettes quarterback Anthony Calvillo has made history with his 395th career touchdown pass. The 18-year CFL veteran broke the record of 394 set by Damon All...