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    Johnny Manziel has 1st practice with Tiger-Cats

    Johnny Manziel has 1st practice with Tiger-Cats


    It hasn't taken long to see Johnny Manziel's impact with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Roughly 200 fans took in the opening day of the CFL team's training camp at Ron Joyce Stadium, which also happened to be Manziel's first practice with the Ticats after...

    It hasn't taken long to see Johnny Manziel's impact with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Roughly 200 fans took in the opening day of the CFL team's training camp at Ron Joyce Stadium, which also happened to be Manziel's first practice with the Ticats after signing with the club Saturday.

    Blue Bombers sign 'dynamic defensive player' in LB Adam Bighill

    Blue Bombers sign 'dynamic defensive player' in LB Adam Bighill


    ​Linebacker Adam Bighill signed a one-year deal with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday. Bighill played six seasons with the B.C. Lions from 2011 to 2016, posting 509 defensive tackles, 70 special teams tackles, eight interceptions and 33 sacks in...

    ​Linebacker Adam Bighill signed a one-year deal with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday. Bighill played six seasons with the B.C. Lions from 2011 to 2016, posting 509 defensive tackles, 70 special teams tackles, eight interceptions and 33 sacks in 99 games.

    Ex-NFL QB Johnny Manziel strikes deal with Tiger-Cats

    Ex-NFL QB Johnny Manziel strikes deal with Tiger-Cats


    Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he has signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, posting to his Twitter account on Saturday that joining the CFL "is the best opportunity for me moving forward and I’m eager for what the future...

    Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he has signed with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, posting to his Twitter account on Saturday that joining the CFL "is the best opportunity for me moving forward and I’m eager for what the future holds.”

    Family, age propelled Darian Durant to retire

    Family, age propelled Darian Durant to retire


    With a new baby in the family and his wife's busy schedule, veteran quarterback Darian Durant said it made sense to call it a day after 12 years in the...

    With a new baby in the family and his wife's busy schedule, veteran quarterback Darian Durant said it made sense to call it a day after 12 years in the CFL.

    Former B.C. Lion Josh Boden arrested again

    Former B.C. Lion Josh Boden arrested again


    New Westminster police say the 31-year-old is facing two counts of assault, breach of probation and two driving...

    New Westminster police say the 31-year-old is facing two counts of assault, breach of probation and two driving charges.

    Former Montreal Alouettes head coach Joe Scannella dies at age 89

    Former Montreal Alouettes head coach Joe Scannella dies at age 89


    Joe Scannella, who coached the Montreal Alouettes to two Grey Cup games in the 1970s, has died, the CFL club announced...

    Joe Scannella, who coached the Montreal Alouettes to two Grey Cup games in the 1970s, has died, the CFL club announced Tuesday.

    Tiger-Cats acquire top pick in CFL draft in trade with Alouettes

    Tiger-Cats acquire top pick in CFL draft in trade with Alouettes


    The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have acquired the top selection in Thursday's CFL draft in a trade with Montreal involving two players and multiple...

    The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have acquired the top selection in Thursday's CFL draft in a trade with Montreal involving two players and multiple picks.

    Former CFLer Mike Morreale heads up Canadian Elite Basketball League

    Former CFLer Mike Morreale heads up Canadian Elite Basketball League


    Retired longtime CFL receiver Mike Morreale hopes he can parlay his football background into a successful league for Canadian basketball players and fans as CEO of the new Canadian Elite Basketball...

    Retired longtime CFL receiver Mike Morreale hopes he can parlay his football background into a successful league for Canadian basketball players and fans as CEO of the new Canadian Elite Basketball League.

    Calgary to host 2019 Grey Cup

    Calgary to host 2019 Grey Cup


    Calgary will host the 2019 Grey Cup, CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie announced...

    Calgary will host the 2019 Grey Cup, CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie announced Wednesday.

    Roughriders making moves ahead of mini-camp

    Roughriders making moves ahead of mini-camp


    The Saskatchewan Roughriders made a flurry of moves on Tuesday, signing 22 players and cutting four...

    The Saskatchewan Roughriders made a flurry of moves on Tuesday, signing 22 players and cutting four others.

    Stampeders RB Roy Finch arrested for alleged assault on police officer

    Stampeders RB Roy Finch arrested for alleged assault on police officer


    A former University of Oklahoma football player who now plays in the Canadian Football League has been arrested for allegedly assaulting an Oklahoma police...

    A former University of Oklahoma football player who now plays in the Canadian Football League has been arrested for allegedly assaulting an Oklahoma police officer.

    Jeff Hunt stepping aside as Redblacks president

    Jeff Hunt stepping aside as Redblacks president


    Ottawa businessman Jeff Hunt, one of the key figures in revitalizing Lansdowne Park and bringing the CFL back to Ottawa, will step aside as Redblacks president at the end of the...

    Ottawa businessman Jeff Hunt, one of the key figures in revitalizing Lansdowne Park and bringing the CFL back to Ottawa, will step aside as Redblacks president at the end of the year.

    Grey Cup champion Argos cut ticket prices to try to attract fans

    Grey Cup champion Argos cut ticket prices to try to attract fans


    Toronto Argonauts fans can expect lower ticket prices this season, along with tailgating inside the stadium and branding focused on the team's roots as a rowing...

    Toronto Argonauts fans can expect lower ticket prices this season, along with tailgating inside the stadium and branding focused on the team's roots as a rowing club.

    Retired Stampeders lineman Dan Federkeil tests positive for testosterone

    Retired Stampeders lineman Dan Federkeil tests positive for testosterone


    ​Retired Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman Dan Federkeil faces a two-game suspension if he returns to the CFL after testing positive for a banned...

    ​Retired Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman Dan Federkeil faces a two-game suspension if he returns to the CFL after testing positive for a banned substance.

    CFL veteran John Chick retires as 'one of the best'

    CFL veteran John Chick retires as 'one of the best'


    Edmonton Eskimos defensive end John Chick announced his retirement Friday, ending a CFL career that lasted eight...

    Edmonton Eskimos defensive end John Chick announced his retirement Friday, ending a CFL career that lasted eight seasons.

    4-time Grey Cup champ James 'Quick' Parker dead at 60

    4-time Grey Cup champ James 'Quick' Parker dead at 60


    Former CFL defensive line standout James "Quick" Parker died on Tuesday, the BC Lions have announced. He was...

    Former CFL defensive line standout James "Quick" Parker died on Tuesday, the BC Lions have announced. He was 60.

    Roughriders drop player from negotiation list after domestic violence allegation

    Roughriders drop player from negotiation list after domestic violence allegation


    ​The Seattle Seahawks released quarterback Trevone Boykin shortly after his girlfriend alleged in a television interview that he physically assaulted her in...

    ​The Seattle Seahawks released quarterback Trevone Boykin shortly after his girlfriend alleged in a television interview that he physically assaulted her in Texas.

    Johnny Manziel will play in CFL — if the NFL doesn't call

    Johnny Manziel will play in CFL — if the NFL doesn't call


    The CFL remains very much an option for Johnny Manziel. The former Heisman Trophy winner says if he doesn't get an NFL opportunity this off-season he'll play in Canada in...

    The CFL remains very much an option for Johnny Manziel. The former Heisman Trophy winner says if he doesn't get an NFL opportunity this off-season he'll play in Canada in 2018.