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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...

Alouettes defensive back Murray thankful injury allowed him to help care for mother

Alouettes defensive back Murray thankful injury allowed him to help care for mother

Mar 27, 2024 / 11:52 am

It cost him a chance to play in the Grey Cup but Najee Murray is thankful the injury that ended his season happened when it did. Murray's 2023 campaign ended...

110th Grey Cup game, festival earn Prestige Award as Canada's top large-budget event

110th Grey Cup game, festival earn Prestige Award as Canada's top large-budget event

Mar 26, 2024 / 1:31 pm

TORONTO — Sport Tourism Canada has presented the 110th Grey Cup and 2023 Grey Cup Festival with its Prestige Award as Canada's event of the year with a budget...

Calgary Stampeders signed veteran American linebacker Shaheed Salmon

Calgary Stampeders signed veteran American linebacker Shaheed Salmon

Mar 26, 2024 / 1:02 pm

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders signed veteran American linebacker Shaheed Salmon on Tuesday. Contract details weren't immediately divulged but Salmon's deal...

Dumoulin-Duguay carries army experience into football with sights set on CFL draft

Dumoulin-Duguay carries army experience into football with sights set on CFL draft

Mar 24, 2024 / 2:54 pm

WINNIPEG — Nathaniel Dumoulin-Duguay doesn’t have any problem with football coaches yelling instructions or criticism. The offensive lineman out of Laval...

U.S.-born CFL prospects Bauman, Dublanko embrace Canadian designation and connections

U.S.-born CFL prospects Bauman, Dublanko embrace Canadian designation and connections

Mar 21, 2024 / 8:49 am

WINNIPEG — Casey Bauman and Joel Dublanko don’t need their new-found dual citizenships to make them feel at home in Canada. The American-born football...

Finding Canadian talent at national combine is crucial for success in CFL

Finding Canadian talent at national combine is crucial for success in CFL

Mar 20, 2024 / 8:33 am

WINNIPEG — Mike O’Shea and his CFL colleagues don't need convincing about the value of Canadian players. Their actions back up their words. Seventy per cent...

CFL officials take different philosophies into league's national combine

CFL officials take different philosophies into league's national combine

Mar 19, 2024 / 1:52 pm

They're the glamour events of any football combine but neither the bench press nor the 40-yard dash are major points of emphasis in Chris Jones's evaluation of...

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