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BC Lions fans’ role in team Championship history

September 8, 2020 | Matt Baker
BCLions.com’s Matt Baker takes a trip down memory lane and looks at Lions fans’ roles in Grey Cup Championship teams.

Landry: James Johnson’s journey to Grey Cup MVP status

September 3, 2020 | Don Landry
James Johnson went from once being denied shoulder pads at junior college to becoming the biggest reason why the Riders won the 95th Grey Cup. CFL.ca’s Don Landry writes.

Hansen hopes to sharpen skills in Poland

September 3, 2020 | Ed Tait
Global defensive lineman Thiadric Hansen is making the best of a cancelled 2020 CFL season, signing with the Wroclaw Panthers of Poland’s LFA in order to continue his development in ...

Lions fan Singh excited for name to be etched on GC Fan Base

September 3, 2020 | Matt Baker
BC Lions season ticket holder Darshan Singh is more than excited to have his named etched on the Grey Cup Fan Base. BCLions.com’s Matt Baker writes.

Bigger Than Sport: Alexander on the intersection of sports and politics

August 29, 2020 | Ed Tait
BlueBombers.com’s Ed Tait chats with DB Brandon Alexander about the merger of sports, social justice, culture and politics which has taken centre stage in recent days.

Unfinished Business: Riders release mini-doc on ’89 GC

August 29, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released a new mini documentary series depicting the 1989 Grey Cup game between the Riders and Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

O’Leary: Retro blogging the 64th Grey Cup

August 21, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
Everyone remembers The Catch from the 1976 Grey Cup, but as CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary found in watching this week’s CFL Game in 40, there was a lot more to see than the ...

O’Shea saddened by season cancellation, but confident about the future

August 21, 2020 | Ed Tait
Mike O’Shea laments the loss of the 2020 season, a reality that’s tough for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach to accept. He still sees a bright future for the league, ...

O’Leary: Pinball processes no 2020 season and eyes up 2021

August 20, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
A magnet for others when he’s out in the community, Michael ‘Pinball’ Clemons is adjusting to our new normal on and off the field, he tells CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary.

Burnham reflects on college career with Tulsa

August 16, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
By: Steven Chang When Bryan Burnham reflects on his time at the University of Tulsa, he admits there was a lot of uncertainty on whether he was going to be able to play again after college. But ...

O’Leary: Craig Dickenson takes a page from schoolbooks to playbooks

August 14, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Craig Dickenson sees a lot of similarities between teaching and coaching; two worlds that he knows a lot about, he tells CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary.

Worthy: ‘I’ve been through the fire and know what it takes to be great’

August 13, 2020 | Austin Owens
Just a few years ago, Chandler Worthy was wondering if he should quit football altogether. Worthy had signed a futures contract with the New York Jets in 2016. He had previously played for the ...

Rod Smith’s journey to hosting CFL on TSN

August 11, 2020 | Matthew Cauz
CFL.ca’s Matt Cauz tells the story of TSN’s Rod Smith’s journey to hosting the CFL on TSN panel.

Demski on GC Ring Ceremony: ‘A memory that’s going to last a lifetime’

August 11, 2020 | Ed Tait
BlueBombers.com’s Ed Tait writes about the night that Winnipeg received their 107th Grey Cup rings.

From TV to the Field: Evans’ journey to the CFL

August 7, 2020 | Kristina Costabile
Dane Evans journey to the CFL started with the Ticats’ pivot watching the game on ESPN back in his hometown in Texas. CFL.ca’s Kristina Costabile writes.

Long Read: Don Matthews and the often overlooked Argos defence of ’96

August 6, 2020 | Don Landry
“For all the accolades that were thrown my way over the years, we had a damn good defence. We caused turnovers. We stopped people when we had to.” – Hall of Fame QB and former Argo Doug ...

Staying positive the key for Rasheed Bailey

August 4, 2020 | Ed Tait
Bombers receiver Rasheed Bailey has stayed positive throughout his entire career and is continuing that now as he looks to head into his second season in Winnipeg.

Riders’ Evans: ‘My main goal is to validate who I am’

August 1, 2020 | Austin Owens
Shaq Evans said he couldn’t point Saskatchewan out on a map when he first signed with the Roughriders back in 2018, but he has quickly become a household name in the province with his ...

CFL Game in 40: Dane’s time to shine

July 30, 2020 | Kristina Costabile
This week’s CFL Game in 40 is a Week 9 contest between the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and BC Lions where Dane Evans got his first win as a starter.

Nichols: ‘What I wanted was a team that believed in me’

July 25, 2020 | Austin Owens
In football, your entire season could change in the blink of an eye. That was the case for quarterback Matt Nichols. The 33-year-old had gotten off to a great start in 2019, helping the Winnipeg ...
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