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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...

Edmonton Elks add Jason Shivers, four others to coaching staff

Edmonton Elks add Jason Shivers, four others to coaching staff

Mar 18, 2024 / 10:07 am

EDMONTON — Chris Jones is easing his workload. The Edmonton Elks announced Monday that Jason Shivers will be the team’s assistant head coach, defensive...

Grey Cup champion Alouettes bring stability into 2024: 'I wanted to keep that recipe'

Grey Cup champion Alouettes bring stability into 2024: 'I wanted to keep that recipe'

Mar 15, 2024 / 2:17 pm

MONTREAL — Danny Maciocia was flying home the day after his Montreal Alouettes won the Grey Cup when he leaned over to head coach Jason Maas and said: “Now...

Elks may be looking to sell to private owners after 75 years of community ownership

Elks may be looking to sell to private owners after 75 years of community ownership

Mar 14, 2024 / 11:11 am

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks may be looking to sell to a private ownership group for the first time in the franchise's 75-year history. The Elks announced...

Ford looking forward to returning to Blue Bombers following NFL tryout

Ford looking forward to returning to Blue Bombers following NFL tryout

Mar 13, 2024 / 11:30 am

Tyrell Ford can see coaching in his football future but is gladly hanging up his whistle for the next little while. The 25-year-old defensive back will resume...

Calgary Stampeders add former Roughriders coach Craig Dickenson as senior consultant

Calgary Stampeders add former Roughriders coach Craig Dickenson as senior consultant

Mar 12, 2024 / 1:56 pm

CALGARY — Dave and Craig Dickenson are together again with the Calgary Stampeders. The Stampeders appointed Craig Dickenson as a senior consultant Tuesday....

Canadian Tre Ford expects to have chip on his shoulder this season with Elks

Canadian Tre Ford expects to have chip on his shoulder this season with Elks

Mar 12, 2024 / 11:32 am

He made Edmonton Elks fans forget about a dismal 0-9 start and dubious 22-game home losing streak last season. But when Canadian quarterback Tre Ford reports to...

Study indicates '23 Grey Cup provided economic boon for both Ontario and Hamilton

Study indicates '23 Grey Cup provided economic boon for both Ontario and Hamilton

Mar 12, 2024 / 10:04 am

HAMILTON — The 2023 Grey Cup provided economic gain for both the city of Hamilton and province of Ontario. According to a study by Sport Tourism Canada, the...

Chris Jones, Shawn Burke open to talking about their early '24 CFL draft picks

Chris Jones, Shawn Burke open to talking about their early '24 CFL draft picks

Mar 11, 2024 / 12:41 pm

Chris Jones and Shawn Burke are both keeping an open mind about the 2024 CFL draft. Jones, the Edmonton Elks head coach/GM, currently holds the top selection of...

Hall of Fame CFL head coach Dave Ritchie dead at age 85

Hall of Fame CFL head coach Dave Ritchie dead at age 85

Mar 9, 2024 / 1:05 pm

Dave Ritchie, who was the head coach of the B.C. Lions for their iconic '94 Grey Cup victory over the Baltimore Stallions, died Saturday. He was 85.  The...

Ottawa receiver Gendron among players to secure berths to CFL national combine

Ottawa receiver Gendron among players to secure berths to CFL national combine

Mar 8, 2024 / 2:43 pm

WATERLOO, ONTARIO — It wasn't his best performance, but it was good enough to earn Nicholas Gendron a spot in the CFL's national combine. The Ottawa Gee-Gees...

Cornerback Marchant opting for low-key approach to CFL invitational combine

Cornerback Marchant opting for low-key approach to CFL invitational combine

Mar 7, 2024 / 12:50 pm

When Dawson Marchant steps onto the turf at the University of Waterloo on Friday, it'll be just another workout. The Northwestern Oklahoma State University...

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