CFL

Latest stories

6h
iol.co.za
The end of the light bulb as we know itNew York - General Electric will stop producing compact fluorescent lights this
The end of the light bulb as we know it
iol.co.za / Posted 6 hours ago
New York - General Electric will stop producing compact fluorescent lights this year as the company founded by Thomas Edison shifts focus to more advanced bulbs. Light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, are growing in popularity as their prices decline,... Read more
10h
TSN
Argos re-sign S Gabriel, OL SmithTORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts re-signed offensive lineman Wayne Smith and def
Argos re-sign S Gabriel, OL Smith
TSN / Posted 10 hours ago
TORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts re-signed offensive lineman Wayne Smith and defensive back Jermaine Gabriel, both Canadians, to contract extensions Friday. Smith's deal is for two seasons while Gabriel is under contract through to the '18 campaign.... Read more
2 related stories
10h
The Daily Review
Was Joe Kapp the most colorful Bay Area QB ever?Los Gatos resident Joe Kapp, 77, has had one of the most colorful careers of an
Was Joe Kapp the most colorful Bay Area QB ever?
The Daily Review / Posted 10 hours ago
Los Gatos resident Joe Kapp, 77, has had one of the most colorful careers of any Bay Area quarterback. He's the only signal caller to play in the Rose Bowl, Super Bowl and Canadian Grey Cup (twice). A look at some of the milestones: Led Cal to its... Read more
10h
Calgary Sun
Stamps cut ties with Randy ChevrierRandy Chevrier, the longest-tenured Calgary Stampeders veteran, will not be bac
Stamps cut ties with Randy Chevrier
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 hours ago
Randy Chevrier, the longest-tenured Calgary Stampeders veteran, will not be back with the club next season. Stamps GM/president John Hufnagel confirmed Friday that the 39-year-old long-snapper and pending free-agent will not be offered a contract... Read more
11h
Calgary Sun
Calgary Stampeders' Derek Dennis cheering on former Carolina Panthers teammatesTiming, as they say, is everything. It’s what allowed Derek Dennis to step in
Calgary Stampeders' Derek Dennis cheering on former Carolina Panthers teammates
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
Timing, as they say, is everything. It’s what allowed Derek Dennis to step in and help save an injury-ravaged Calgary Stampeders offensive line last October, a turn of events that now has the 27-year-old seen as the leading candidate to protect Bo... Read more
11h
Calgary Sun
Calgary Stampeders sign Corbin SharunThe name Corbin Sharun won’t sell season ticket packages or generate headlines.
Calgary Stampeders sign Corbin Sharun
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
The name Corbin Sharun won’t sell season ticket packages or generate headlines. But the Calgary Stampeders are hoping Monday’s re-signing of the 27-year-old Edmontonian will be key to its Canadian special-teams depth. After being plucked in the... Read more
11h
Calgary Sun
Stampeders shuffle: John Hufnagel named president as Gordon Norrie moves to FlamesDrop one title, gain another. That’s been John Hufnagel’s off-season in a nuts
Stampeders shuffle: John Hufnagel named president as Gordon Norrie moves to Flames
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
Drop one title, gain another. That’s been John Hufnagel’s off-season in a nutshell. After serving as the Calgary Stampeders GM/head coach for eight CFL seasons, the 64-year-old made his long-awaited move away from the sideline into the general... Read more
11h
Calgary Sun
Calgary Stampeders' Presidents' choice is Rob CoteEvery so often, Rob Cote will flash a smile with a missing tooth. It’s a souve
Calgary Stampeders' Presidents' choice is Rob Cote
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
Every so often, Rob Cote will flash a smile with a missing tooth. It’s a souvenir from his first CFL training camp with the Calgary Stampeders in the spring of 2007 and a reminder of just how far the veteran fullback has come from his days growing... Read more
11h
Calgary Sun
Messam patiently awaits contract offer from StampsThe expectation was that it would simply be a case of putting pen to paper. It
Messam patiently awaits contract offer from Stamps
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
The expectation was that it would simply be a case of putting pen to paper. It hasn't exactly transpired that way so far. When Jon Cornish retired from football in December and left a gaping hole in the Calgary Stampeders backfield, most assumed GM... Read more
11h
Calgary Sun
Stamps star Rogers joins NinersOne week in mid-December was the turning point for Eric Rogers. After working
Stamps star Rogers joins Niners
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
One week in mid-December was the turning point for Eric Rogers. After working out for the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, Dec. 14, the prized free-agent, who tore up the CFL for 13 months and 23 games with the Calgary Stampeders, then flew to... Read more
11h
Calgary Sun
Calgary Stampeders QB Bo Levi Mitchell wins Herm Harrison community service awardThere aren’t many things that overshadow Bo Levi Mitchell’s play on the footbal
Calgary Stampeders QB Bo Levi Mitchell wins Herm Harrison community service award
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
There aren’t many things that overshadow Bo Levi Mitchell’s play on the football field. A Most Outstanding Player nominee last year in his just his second season as the Calgary Stampeders starting quarterback, Mitchell’s contributions away from the... Read more
11h
Calgary Sun
Calgary Stampeders look poised to revamp aging defenceThere are no set-in-stone rules when it comes to deciding when eras begin and e
Calgary Stampeders look poised to revamp aging defence
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
There are no set-in-stone rules when it comes to deciding when eras begin and end. But there’s no doubt one has closed in Calgary. For the past eight years, through the highs of two Grey Cup titles and the lows of a few disappointing playoff exits,... Read more
11h
New York Post
The man behind 'Keep pounding': How late ex-coach's speech still stirs PanthersSAN FRANCISCO — All these years later, this is perhaps the tale that best defin
The man behind 'Keep pounding': How late ex-coach's speech still stirs Panthers
New York Post / Posted 11 hours ago
SAN FRANCISCO — All these years later, this is perhaps the tale that best defines who Sam Mills was, and why his spirit and his words still resonate almost 11 years after his passing. This was the summer of 1986, a sweaty slog of a grind at... Read more
6 related stories
12h
Hartford Courant
After UConn, Nick Giaquinto (Two Super Bowls) Made Most Of His Short NFL CareerNick Giaquinto's NFL career spanned only four seasons, but it was filled with e
After UConn, Nick Giaquinto (Two Super Bowls) Made Most Of His Short NFL Career
Hartford Courant / Posted 12 hours ago
Nick Giaquinto's NFL career spanned only four seasons, but it was filled with enough impressions and memories to last a lifetime. One that comes to mind for the Bridgeport native and Stratford High standout includes his final shot to make it in pro... Read more
12h
Calgary Sun
Freddie Bishop III signs contract with NFL's New York JetsTeams across the CFL will no longer have to worry about this Bishop attacking t
Freddie Bishop III signs contract with NFL's New York Jets
Calgary Sun / Posted 12 hours ago
Teams across the CFL will no longer have to worry about this Bishop attacking their king. The New York Jets checkmate on Freddie Bishop III’s tenure with the Calgary Stampeders happened Friday, signing the 25-year-old defensive end to a contract... Read more
13h
Calgary Sun
CFL teams watching money carefully ahead of free agencyThe Ottawa RedBlacks weren’t huddled in negotiations with defensive end Justin
CFL teams watching money carefully ahead of free agency
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
The Ottawa RedBlacks weren’t huddled in negotiations with defensive end Justin Capicciotti and his agent. The B.C. Lions said this week they wouldn’t be making another contract offer to running back Andrew Harris. Word from Hamilton was that the... Read more
13h
Calgary Sun
Argonauts re-sign veteran Canadians Smith, GabrielThe Toronto Argonauts re-signed offensive lineman Wayne Smith and defensive bac
Argonauts re-sign veteran Canadians Smith, Gabriel
Calgary Sun / Posted 13 hours ago
The Toronto Argonauts re-signed offensive lineman Wayne Smith and defensive back Jermaine Gabriel, both Canadians, to contract extensions Friday. Smith’s deal is for two seasons while Gabriel is under contract through to the ‘18 campaign. Both... Read more
2 related stories
14h
TSN
Blue Bombers GM Walters expects to be active in free agencyKyle Walters expects to be busy Tuesday. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM said he'
Blue Bombers GM Walters expects to be active in free agency
TSN / Posted 14 hours ago
Kyle Walters expects to be busy Tuesday. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM said he'll be active when CFL free agency begins at noon ET. Walters restructured a number of contracts with his current players in December to free up money for the free-agent... Read more
14h
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Jets sign CFL pass rusher Freddie BishopThe Jets have had to face Dolphins edge rusher Cameron Wake many times since Wa
Jets sign CFL pass rusher Freddie Bishop
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 14 hours ago
The Jets have had to face Dolphins edge rusher Cameron Wake many times since Wake left the CFL for Miami in 2009 and started racking up the 70 career sacks he’s recorded over the last seven seasons. Now the Jets hope that they can get some of the... Read more
15h
TSN
Ticats close to signing national DB Stephen to new dealWhile the league anxiously awaits whether the Hamilton Tiger-Cats will sign the
Ticats close to signing national DB Stephen to new deal
TSN / Posted 15 hours ago
While the league anxiously awaits whether the Hamilton Tiger-Cats will sign their top free agent, Ted Laurent, it appears they are at least closing in on locking up another of their very important pending free agents, Courtney Stephen. TSN CFL... Read more
16h
TSN
Argos re-sign S GabrielThe Toronto Argonauts avoided free agency with star safety Jermaine Gabriel on
Argos re-sign S Gabriel
TSN / Posted 16 hours ago
The Toronto Argonauts avoided free agency with star safety Jermaine Gabriel on Friday, signing the 25-year-old to a contract, according to TSN Reporter Matthew Scianitti. The Canadian recorded 51 tackles and forced a pair of fumbles for the Argos in... Read more
18h
Calgary Sun
Nine free agents and only one in serious talks with BombersThe Winnipeg Blue Bombers have nine free agents who are poised to hit the marke
Nine free agents and only one in serious talks with Bombers
Calgary Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have nine free agents who are poised to hit the market on Tuesday morning, but only one is poised to put pen to paper on a new deal before then. Bombers GM Kyle Walters told a press conference audience this morning at... Read more
20h
TSN
Argos re-sign Canadian OL SmithTORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts signed Canadian offensive lineman Wayne Smith t
Argos re-sign Canadian OL Smith
TSN / Posted 20 hours ago
TORONTO - The Toronto Argonauts signed Canadian offensive lineman Wayne Smith to a contract extension through to the 2017 season Friday. The six-foot-two, 300-pound Smith is entering his 12th CFL season and fifth with Toronto. The native of... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Island Packet
Willie Wood made the most memorable play of Super Bowl I. He has no recollection.The Green Bay Packers’ agile, lissome safety, Willie Wood, snatched the wobbly
Willie Wood made the most memorable play of Super Bowl I. He has no recollection.
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
The Green Bay Packers’ agile, lissome safety, Willie Wood, snatched the wobbly pass thrown by the Kansas City Chiefs’ quarterback, Len Dawson, and zigzagged to the doorstep of the Chiefs’ end zone, setting up an easy Packers touchdown. Green Bay... Read more
1d
Calgary Sun
Stampeders re-sign defensive lineman Ben D'AguilarBen D’Aguilar is adamant that the player fans watched during his first three CF
Stampeders re-sign defensive lineman Ben D'Aguilar
Calgary Sun / Posted yesterday
Ben D’Aguilar is adamant that the player fans watched during his first three CFL seasons is nothing like the player they’ll see on the field in the future. The Calgary Stampeders guaranteed that future will be at McMahon Stadium in 2016, re-signing... Read more
1d
San Jose Mercury News
Stabler's CTE no shock to former Raiders but raises their own concernsKen Stabler, the late, great Raiders quarterback who died of colon cancer in Ju
Stabler's CTE no shock to former Raiders but raises their own concerns
San Jose Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Ken Stabler, the late, great Raiders quarterback who died of colon cancer in July, might make news Saturday night when he's considered for Pro Football Hall of Fame induction. But Wednesday, Stabler served as a reminder of pro football's growing... Read more
202 related stories
1d
CBS Sports
William & Mary played important role in Sean McDermott's NFL successSAN JOSE, Calif. -- Before Sean McDermott was one of the NFL's best young defen
William & Mary played important role in Sean McDermott's NFL success
CBS Sports / Posted yesterday
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Before Sean McDermott was one of the NFL's best young defensive coordinators mentioned as a possible head-coaching candidate, he was a walk-on at William & Mary, a Division I-AA program in Williamsburg, Va. By his senior season,... Read more
1d
TSN
Deslauriers retires, joins Als' front officeMONTREAL - Receiver Eric Deslauriers retired after nine CFL seasons Thursday to
Deslauriers retires, joins Als' front office
TSN / Posted yesterday
MONTREAL - Receiver Eric Deslauriers retired after nine CFL seasons Thursday to join the Montreal Alouettes front office. The Calgary native becomes Montreal's football operations assistant as well as a scout with the CFL team. The six-foot-four,... Read more
2 related stories
1d
Sportsnet.ca
Deslauriers retires, joins Alouettes' front officeThe Calgary native becomes Montreal’s football operations assistant as well as
Deslauriers retires, joins Alouettes' front office
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
The Calgary native becomes Montreal’s football operations assistant as well as a scout with the CFL team. The six-foot-four, 206-pound Deslauriers had 99 catches for 1,334 yards and three TDs in 115 career games, all with Montreal. He was a member... Read more
2 related stories
1d
TSN
Deslauriers retires, joins Alouettes' front officeMONTREAL - Receiver Eric Deslauriers retired after nine CFL seasons Thursday to
Deslauriers retires, joins Alouettes' front office
TSN / Posted yesterday
MONTREAL - Receiver Eric Deslauriers retired after nine CFL seasons Thursday to join the Montreal Alouettes front office. The Calgary native becomes Montreal's football operations assistant as well as a scout with the CFL team. The six-foot-four,... Read more
2 related stories
1d
The Birmingham Times
Cam Newton and the History of Black Quarterbacks in State of AlabamaBy Barnett Wright Times staff Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton celebrates after
Cam Newton and the History of Black Quarterbacks in State of Alabama
The Birmingham Times / Posted yesterday
By Barnett Wright Times staff Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton celebrates after the NFL football NFC Championship game against the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Charlotte, N.C. The Panthers won 49-15 to advance to the Super Bowl. (AP... Read more
1d
Inside Bay Area
Stabler's CTE no shock to former Raiders but raises their own concernsKen Stabler, the late, great Raiders quarterback who died of colon cancer in Ju
Stabler's CTE no shock to former Raiders but raises their own concerns
Inside Bay Area / Posted yesterday
Ken Stabler, the late, great Raiders quarterback who died of colon cancer in July, might make news Saturday night when he's considered for Pro Football Hall of Fame induction. But Wednesday, Stabler served as a reminder of pro football's growing... Read more
202 related stories
1d
Sportsnet.ca
How Panthers' QB coach preps Newton for game dayAs the quarterback coach of the Carolina Panthers, Ken Dorsey spends more time
How Panthers' QB coach preps Newton for game day
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
As the quarterback coach of the Carolina Panthers, Ken Dorsey spends more time than anyone with the most compelling football player on the planet. The next few days—Super Bowl week in San Francisco, with all of its distractions and obligations and... Read more
2d
Brandon Sun
Morning Mess -- Super Bowl equals super memoriesSunday is the biggest day in professional sports — Super Bowl Sunday. Like many
Morning Mess -- Super Bowl equals super memories
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Sunday is the biggest day in professional sports — Super Bowl Sunday. Like many across Westman and around the globe, I’ll be tuned in to watch the biggest game of the season and the best commercials of the year. Because the game is so popular and... Read more
2d
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
Browns say they’re tired of Manziel’s anticsJust cut him already so he can work at Home Depot and get drunk every night. Si
Browns say they’re tired of Manziel’s antics
NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk / Posted 2 days ago
Just cut him already so he can work at Home Depot and get drunk every night. Sick of hearing his name Browns just cut him loose so he can go to a better team already!!! Cowboys are calling take any trade you can get!!! xpensivewinos says:Feb 2,... Read more
8 related stories
2d
Calgary Sun
Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly says new coaching staff only reinforces team's championship chancesThere was no shock value when he said it again, of course. The effect was more
Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly says new coaching staff only reinforces team's championship chances
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
There was no shock value when he said it again, of course. The effect was more in the emphasis and the convincing delivery and the detailed explanation when he said it again. With the Eskimos having turned over their entire coaching staff since... Read more
2d
Calgary Sun
Broncos will try to win it for Mr. BMr. B would normally stand at the back during Super Bowl Week, hiding behind hi
Broncos will try to win it for Mr. B
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Mr. B would normally stand at the back during Super Bowl Week, hiding behind his sunglasses, away from the noise and the crowd. He didn’t want to be noticed. He never wanted to be part of the story. This time, it’s different and joyous and sad. His... Read more
14 related stories
2d
Boston Globe
GE to phase out CFL bulbsJust a few years ago, the compact fluorescent light was the go-to choice for cu
GE to phase out CFL bulbs
Boston Globe / Posted 2 days ago
Just a few years ago, the compact fluorescent light was the go-to choice for customers seeking an inexpensive, energy-efficient replacement for the standard incandescent bulb. But, as the light quality of LEDs improved and their cost plummeted,... Read more
6 related stories
2d
York Daily Record
Former New Oxford star signs with NFL's SaintsA former New Oxford Colonials football star is finally getting his shot to make
Former New Oxford star signs with NFL's Saints
York Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
A former New Oxford Colonials football star is finally getting his shot to make an NFL team after three years in the Canadian Football League. Erik Harris, a 2008 New Oxford High School graduate, signed a contract with the New Orleans Saints on... Read more
2 related stories
2d
The Advocate
Scouting report on Erik Harris, the Saints’ latest CFL importThe Saints went back to Canada and this time brought back a player without a cl
Scouting report on Erik Harris, the Saints’ latest CFL import
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
The Saints went back to Canada and this time brought back a player without a clearly defined position. Look around at various publications and official websites and you’ll see Erik Harris listed as a safety in some places and as a linebacker in... Read more
2 related stories
2d
FOX 41 Louisville
Petrino stresses defense when introducing 23-player classLOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — I’ve covered a lot of Louisville signing days, and the
Petrino stresses defense when introducing 23-player class
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — I’ve covered a lot of Louisville signing days, and the truth of all of them is, you don’t really know going in who the stars are going to be. I can think of only a few guys who, on signing day, you felt like were “program... Read more
21 related stories
2d
Brandon Sun
Toronto Argonauts GM Jim Barker has fond memories of his XFL daysToronto Argonauts new general manager and former head coach Jim Barker attends
Toronto Argonauts GM Jim Barker has fond memories of his XFL days
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Toronto Argonauts new general manager and former head coach Jim Barker attends a press conference to announce Scott Milanovich's appointment as head coach , in Toronto on Thursday December 1, 2011. The controversial XFL kicked off its first -and only... Read more
2d
The Advocate
Scouting report on Erik Harris, the Saints’ latest CFL importThe Saints went back to Canada and this time brought back a player without a cl
Scouting report on Erik Harris, the Saints’ latest CFL import
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
The Saints went back to Canada and this time brought back a player without a clearly defined position. Look around at various publications and official websites and you’ll see Erik Harris listed as a safety in some places and as a linebacker in... Read more
2 related stories
2d
TSN
Owens, Argos far apart in contract talksIt’s an interesting time in Toronto Argonauts history. The team is moving into
Owens, Argos far apart in contract talks
TSN / Posted 2 days ago
It’s an interesting time in Toronto Argonauts history. The team is moving into BMO Field for the 2016 season, but a question has yet to be answered – will Chad Owens be a part of the Argos moving forward? “We’re pretty far apart,” general manager... Read more
2d
Brandon Sun
Former starter Buck Pierce named quarterbacks coach with Winnipeg Blue BombersWINNIPEG - No one ever doubted Buck Pierce's passion for throwing the football,
Former starter Buck Pierce named quarterbacks coach with Winnipeg Blue Bombers
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
WINNIPEG - No one ever doubted Buck Pierce's passion for throwing the football, or his ability to take the hits. Now the former quarterback will be safely reconnected with the position he loves. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced Wednesday that... Read more
3 related stories
2d
TSN
Pierce named Bombers' new QB coachBuck Pierce will move from coaching running backs to overseeing quarterbacks in
Pierce named Bombers' new QB coach
TSN / Posted 2 days ago
Buck Pierce will move from coaching running backs to overseeing quarterbacks in his new role in 2016. Pierce joined the Winnipeg Blue Bombers coaching staff prior to the 2014 season and has spent the past two years as the club’s running backs... Read more
3 related stories
2d
TSN
Pierce to coach quarterbacks in 2016Buck Pierce will move from coaching running backs to overseeing quarterbacks in
Pierce to coach quarterbacks in 2016
TSN / Posted 2 days ago
Buck Pierce will move from coaching running backs to overseeing quarterbacks in his new role in 2016. Pierce joined the Winnipeg Blue Bombers coaching staff prior to the 2014 season and has spent the past two years as the club’s running backs... Read more
3 related stories
2d
TSN
Roughriders' Emry retires after eight seasonsSaskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Shea Emry is retiring after eight CFL seaso
Roughriders' Emry retires after eight seasons
TSN / Posted 2 days ago
Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Shea Emry is retiring after eight CFL seasons amid concussion concerns. The Riders made the announcement this morning. The six-foot, 228-pound Emry estimes he has suffered about 10 concussions playing football,... Read more
2d
Brandon Sun
Veteran linebacker Shea Emry announces retirement amid concussion concernsMontreal Alouettes Shea Emry hoists the Grey Cup after the Alouettes beat the S
Veteran linebacker Shea Emry announces retirement amid concussion concerns
Brandon Sun / Posted 2 days ago
Montreal Alouettes Shea Emry hoists the Grey Cup after the Alouettes beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders 28-27 to win the 97th Grey Cup in Calgary, Sunday November 29, 2009. Emry is retiring after eight CFL seasons amid concussion concerns. THE... Read more
3d
The Advocate
Saints’ Terron Armstead, John Jenkins to get raises as result of Proven Performance EscalatorThe Saints have two players who have earned salary bumps through the NFL’s Prov
Saints’ Terron Armstead, John Jenkins to get raises as result of Proven Performance Escalator
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
The Saints have two players who have earned salary bumps through the NFL’s Proven Performance Escalator. Offensive tackle Terron Armstead and defensive tackle John Jenkins will both receive salaries of $1.69 million in 2016, according to a... Read more
More

People in this news