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    CFL commissioner has plans to take league to Europe

    CFL commissioner has plans to take league to Europe


    The CFL commissioner said Friday he’ll be meeting football officials from Germany later this month to discuss the possibility of Canadian and German players suiting up in the respective...

    The CFL commissioner said Friday he’ll be meeting football officials from Germany later this month to discuss the possibility of Canadian and German players suiting up in the respective circuits.

    Former Montreal Alouettes receiver Tim Maypray dies at age 30

    Former Montreal Alouettes receiver Tim Maypray dies at age 30


    Tim Maypray, who was a receiver with the Montreal Alouettes during their 2010 Grey Cup season, has died. He was...

    Tim Maypray, who was a receiver with the Montreal Alouettes during their 2010 Grey Cup season, has died. He was 30.

    Big deal for Blue Bombers as Bighill signs 3-year contract extension

    Big deal for Blue Bombers as Bighill signs 3-year contract extension


    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have locked up a key piece of their defence, inking linebacker Adam Bighill to a three-year contract...

    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have locked up a key piece of their defence, inking linebacker Adam Bighill to a three-year contract extension.

    Eskimos select Diego Jair Viamontes Cotera with historic 1st pick in CFL/LFA draft

    Eskimos select Diego Jair Viamontes Cotera with historic 1st pick in CFL/LFA draft


    Diego Jair Viamontes Cotera, a receiver with Mayas, was the first player taken in the first-ever Liga de Futbol Americano Profesional/CFL draft on Monday. Cotera was selected by the Edmonton Eskimos with the first overall selection of the draft for...

    Diego Jair Viamontes Cotera, a receiver with Mayas, was the first player taken in the first-ever Liga de Futbol Americano Profesional/CFL draft on Monday. Cotera was selected by the Edmonton Eskimos with the first overall selection of the draft for Mexican players.

    Roughriders sign head coach, GM Chris Jones through 2020

    Roughriders sign head coach, GM Chris Jones through 2020


    The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed head coach and general manager Chris Jones to a one-year contract extension. The 51-year-old has guided the CFL club to five, 10 and 12 regular-season wins in each of the last three...

    The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed head coach and general manager Chris Jones to a one-year contract extension. The 51-year-old has guided the CFL club to five, 10 and 12 regular-season wins in each of the last three seasons.

    Bills sign former Eskimos standout receiver D'haquille Williams

    Bills sign former Eskimos standout receiver D'haquille Williams


    The Buffalo Bills have signed D'haquille "Duke" Williams to a reserve-future contract after he led the Canadian Football League with 1,579 yards receiving in...

    The Buffalo Bills have signed D'haquille "Duke" Williams to a reserve-future contract after he led the Canadian Football League with 1,579 yards receiving in 2018.

    Singleton reportedly joining NFL's Eagles after release from Stampeders

    Singleton reportedly joining NFL's Eagles after release from Stampeders


    The Calgary Stampeders have released all-star linebacker Alex Singleton to sign with an NFL team, reportedly the Philadelphia Eagles. The 25-year-old led the CFL in tackles in 2018 with...

    The Calgary Stampeders have released all-star linebacker Alex Singleton to sign with an NFL team, reportedly the Philadelphia Eagles. The 25-year-old led the CFL in tackles in 2018 with 123.

    Ex-CFLer Raghib Ismail to be inducted into U.S. college Hall of Fame

    Ex-CFLer Raghib Ismail to be inducted into U.S. college Hall of Fame


    Texas quarterback Vince Young and Notre Dame speedster Raghib Ismail have been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, along with 11 other players and two...

    Texas quarterback Vince Young and Notre Dame speedster Raghib Ismail have been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame, along with 11 other players and two coaches.

    Blue Bombers ink kicker Medlock to 2-year extension

    Blue Bombers ink kicker Medlock to 2-year extension


    Winnipeg Blue Bombers kicker Justin Medlock, who was set to become a free agent Feb. 12, has committed to staying in blue and gold for at least another two...

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers kicker Justin Medlock, who was set to become a free agent Feb. 12, has committed to staying in blue and gold for at least another two years.

    Redblacks' Diontae Spencer released, signs with NFL's Steelers

    Redblacks' Diontae Spencer released, signs with NFL's Steelers


    The Ottawa Redblacks have released receiver Diontae Spencer so he can pursue an opportunity with the NFL's Pittsburgh...

    The Ottawa Redblacks have released receiver Diontae Spencer so he can pursue an opportunity with the NFL's Pittsburgh Steelers.

    B.C. Lions employee suspended for violating team and CFL social media policies

    B.C. Lions employee suspended for violating team and CFL social media policies


    The B.C. Lions have suspended the team's director of player personnel and development for 90 days for allegedly criticizing the Edmonton Eskimos...

    The B.C. Lions have suspended the team's director of player personnel and development for 90 days for allegedly criticizing the Edmonton Eskimos online.

    CFL, Mexican league partnership begins with evaluation camp in January

    CFL, Mexican league partnership begins with evaluation camp in January


    The CFL announced Thursday that Mexico's Liga de Futbol Americano Professional (LFA) will host a combine Jan. 13 for leading pros and university seniors who hope to play in Canada. A draft will follow the next...

    The CFL announced Thursday that Mexico's Liga de Futbol Americano Professional (LFA) will host a combine Jan. 13 for leading pros and university seniors who hope to play in Canada. A draft will follow the next day.

    Atlantic Schooners say 6,000 season-ticket applications sold

    Atlantic Schooners say 6,000 season-ticket applications sold


    Proponents for Halifax's proposed CFL team say they have now sold more than 6,000 season-ticket applications, and will soon unveil plans for a...

    Proponents for Halifax's proposed CFL team say they have now sold more than 6,000 season-ticket applications, and will soon unveil plans for a stadium.

    CFL to host regular-season game in Atlantic Canada in 2019

    CFL to host regular-season game in Atlantic Canada in 2019


    Football is returning to Atlantic Canada as a part of the 2019 CFL schedule. Details are still very limited at this point surrounding the game but the Toronto Argonauts and the Montreal Alouettes will play on Aug. 25 in the first CFL game in the region...

    Football is returning to Atlantic Canada as a part of the 2019 CFL schedule. Details are still very limited at this point surrounding the game but the Toronto Argonauts and the Montreal Alouettes will play on Aug. 25 in the first CFL game in the region since 2013

    'It's a great day to be a Rider': Regina-born Zack Evans gets 4-year contract with hometown team

    'It's a great day to be a Rider': Regina-born Zack Evans gets 4-year contract with hometown team


    It’s a little bit of job security, and a little bit of a morale boost for Regina. The Roughriders have signed a new contract with Regina-born Zack Evans after picking him up this past...

    It’s a little bit of job security, and a little bit of a morale boost for Regina. The Roughriders have signed a new contract with Regina-born Zack Evans after picking him up this past season.