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CFL suspends recently retired Lemon indefinitely for betting on league games

CFL suspends recently retired Lemon indefinitely for betting on league games

Apr 24, 2024 / 10:10 am

TORONTO — The CFL indefinitely suspended veteran defensive lineman Shawn Lemon on Wednesday for betting on league games, including one the league says he...

Veteran running back Andrew Harris to retire as member of Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Veteran running back Andrew Harris to retire as member of Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Apr 24, 2024 / 9:52 am

WINNIPEG — Andrew Harris will finish his illustrious CFL career with his hometown team. Harris, 37, will sign a one-day career Saturday to retire as a member...

Receiver Eugene Lewis optimistic about Edmonton Elks' 2024 fortunes

Receiver Eugene Lewis optimistic about Edmonton Elks' 2024 fortunes

Apr 19, 2024 / 10:38 am

Receiver Eugene Lewis can't wait to start earning quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson's trust. The signing of Bethel-Thompson, a two-time Grey Cup champion, was...

Hamilton, Winnipeg and B.C. fined by CFL for exceeding 2023 salary cap

Hamilton, Winnipeg and B.C. fined by CFL for exceeding 2023 salary cap

Apr 19, 2024 / 10:30 am

TORONTO — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Winnipeg Blue Bombers and B.C. Lions have all been fined by the CFL for exceeding the league’s 2023 salary cap. But none...

Redblacks announce running back Williams has surgery for off-season training injury

Redblacks announce running back Williams has surgery for off-season training injury

Apr 18, 2024 / 7:45 am

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks will start the 2024 season without American running back Devonte Williams. The CFL club announced Thursday that Williams...

CFL Players' Association joins forces with Canadian Labour Congress

CFL Players' Association joins forces with Canadian Labour Congress

Apr 18, 2024 / 7:06 am

The CFL Players' Association has joined the Canadian labour movement. The CFLPA and Canadian Labour Congress joined forces Thursday. The CLC is Canada's largest...

Illinois offensive lineman Adams retains top spot in CFL Scouting Bureau spring list

Illinois offensive lineman Adams retains top spot in CFL Scouting Bureau spring list

Apr 17, 2024 / 8:25 am

TORONTO — Isaiah Adams remains the top-ranked player for the 2024 CFL draft. The Illinois offensive lineman topped the CFL Scouting Bureau's spring top-20...

Edmonton Elks receiver Eugene Lewis says mission to Africa changed his life

Edmonton Elks receiver Eugene Lewis says mission to Africa changed his life

Apr 16, 2024 / 2:34 pm

It was a life-changing experience for Eugene Lewis. The Edmonton Elks receiver was among six CFL players who spent a week on a mission in Africa last month....

Toothpicks offer calm, tranquillity for Argos veteran linebacker Wynton McManis

Toothpicks offer calm, tranquillity for Argos veteran linebacker Wynton McManis

Apr 15, 2024 / 1:23 pm

It's as much a part of Wynton McManis as his infectious smile and gregarious nature. No matter where the Toronto Argonauts veteran linebacker goes, he always...

Veteran cornerback Houston set to begin new CFL chapter with Calgary Stampeders

Veteran cornerback Houston set to begin new CFL chapter with Calgary Stampeders

Apr 12, 2024 / 12:02 pm

Demerio Houston hopes quarterback Jake Maier isn't holding a grudge when the Calgary Stampeders open training camp next month. Houston intercepted Maier twice...

Argos-Riders contests to be family affair for Toronto receiver DaVaris Daniels

Argos-Riders contests to be family affair for Toronto receiver DaVaris Daniels

Apr 11, 2024 / 1:35 pm

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats remain Toronto's biggest CFL rival but receiver DaVaris Daniels has the Argonauts' dates with the Saskatchewan Roughriders circled on...

Winnipeg Blue Bombers post 2023 operating profit of $5.7 million

Winnipeg Blue Bombers post 2023 operating profit of $5.7 million

Apr 11, 2024 / 9:04 am

WINNIPEG — It was another strong season off the field for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The CFL club announced it posted a net operating profit of $5.7 million...

Three-time Grey Cup champion Shawn Lemon announces retirement from football

Three-time Grey Cup champion Shawn Lemon announces retirement from football

Apr 10, 2024 / 10:32 am

Shawn Lemon is going out on top. The veteran defensive lineman announced his CFL retirement Wednesday. The decision came less than five months after Lemon...

Veteran cornerback Peters anxious to join Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Veteran cornerback Peters anxious to join Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Apr 9, 2024 / 11:47 am

HAMILTON — He's still adjusting to life with a different team, but Jamal Peters is comfortable with his new colours. The veteran cornerback will suit up with...

Calgary Stampeders to add former coach/GM Wally Buono to their Wall of Fame

Calgary Stampeders to add former coach/GM Wally Buono to their Wall of Fame

Apr 8, 2024 / 9:30 am

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders will add former head coach/GM Wally Buono to their Wall of Fame, the CFL club announced Monday. Buono joined the Stampeders...

Andrew Harris to sign one-day deal and retire as a Winnipeg Blue Bomber

Andrew Harris to sign one-day deal and retire as a Winnipeg Blue Bomber

Apr 5, 2024 / 9:32 pm

WINNIPEG — Running back Andrew Harris will sign a one-day contract with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers this month and retire as a member of the team, the CFL club...

Wilfrid Laurier's Luke Brubacher impressing despite limited football experience

Wilfrid Laurier's Luke Brubacher impressing despite limited football experience

Apr 3, 2024 / 2:33 pm

WATERLOO, ONTARIO — As Wilfrid Laurier's head football coach, Michael Faulds has seen many walk-ons. But never one like Luke Brubacher. The six-foot-six,...

Jim Hopson, who helped Roughriders win two titles from the boardroom, dead at age 73

Jim Hopson, who helped Roughriders win two titles from the boardroom, dead at age 73

Apr 3, 2024 / 8:07 am

He played four seasons with his hometown Saskatchewan Roughriders, but Jim Hopson's greatest contribution to the storied franchise came in the boardroom. Two of...

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign receiver Emilus to one-year contract extension

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign receiver Emilus to one-year contract extension

Apr 1, 2024 / 10:37 am

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed Canadian receiver Samuel Emilus to a one-year contract extension Monday. The deal keeps Emilus with the Riders...

Veteran Harris has no doubts that he'll be ready for the start of Riders camp

Veteran Harris has no doubts that he'll be ready for the start of Riders camp

Mar 28, 2024 / 10:03 am

Trevor Harris will be full-go when the Saskatchewan Roughriders open training camp in May. The veteran quarterback missed most of last season — his first in...

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