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Football taught youngsters how to look for solutions and not blame

4 hours ago | David Grossman
They turn out, every year, by the thousands. From rural and urban communities, from diverse backgrounds and individuals of all ages wanting to learn, understand, play and embrace a game that has ...

O’Leary: Collaros itching to hit the field with Riders

April 18, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Zach Collaros hasn’t played a down of football since mid-August and he’s ready to get things started in Riderville. CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris O’Leary has the story.

Landry: Kanneh plotting to ‘take back the crown’ with Ticats

April 18, 2018 | Don Landry
Abdul Kanneh’s first season in black and gold didn’t go as planned. As CFL.ca’s Don Landry writes, the former all-star is plotting his comeback in 2018.

O’Leary: Journeyman T.J. Graham looking to stick with Als

April 17, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
T.J. Graham is hoping the number seven brings him some luck. Montreal is the veteran receiver’s seventh stop on his pro tour, one he hopes will be his last.

Waiting Game: Esks’ Gable anxious for first meeting with Ticats

April 17, 2018 | Kristina Costabile
Edmonton Eskimos running back C.J. Gable is anxious to take on the team that traded him back in October.

Sophomore Behar making up for lost time

April 14, 2018 | Esks Staff
After last year’s late arrival, first round draft pick Nate Behar is getting ahead of schedule going into his second season. More on the Esks’ receiver.

CFL community rallies to remember young journalist Tyler Bieber

April 9, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Senior writer Chris O’Leary chronicles the life of Tyler Bieber was a victem of the tragic bus accident in Humboldt, SK Friday as the CFL community mourns the loss of a journalist rich with ...

Retired Hall of Famer Terrell Owens still impacting the game

April 7, 2018 | Jim Morris
Six years removed from his playing days, Terrell Owens is still contributing to the sport of football. He talked to CFL.ca’s Jim Morris before attending the Lions’ annual Orange ...

Sutton: ‘I have to finish the job over here in Montreal’

April 5, 2018 | Kristina Costabile
Remaining in Montreal with the Alouettes was Tyrell Sutton’s top priority when he was set to become a free agent this off-season.

Landry: Special teams star eyeing bigger role with Argonauts

April 5, 2018 | Don Landry
Toronto Argonauts special teams star Llevi Noel is looking for a bigger role with the team in his third year. CFL.ca’s Don Landry has the story.

Otha Foster brings Marine mentality to Lions

April 5, 2018 | Matt Baker
Before going pro, instead of the bright lights of a big-name college, Otha Foster joined the Marines. Matt Baker writes on the Lions’ defensive addition.

Jennings using 2017 setback as motivation

March 30, 2018 | Matt Baker
Jonathon Jennings isn’t shying away from last year’s struggles. Instead, he’s using them as motivation as the Lions quarterback heads towards 2018.

The profound impact of coach Clarke Pulford before CFLers were stars

March 27, 2018 | David Grossman
There is a long list, somewhere, containing the names of hundreds of teenage football players who learned from a man who was more than just a coach. Clarke Pulford is a legend. Whether it was ...

James Franklin and the Instagram that changed his life

March 23, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
James Franklin had arrived in San Diego for a workout with a quarterbacks coach, looked at his beautiful surroundings and like so many of us, pulled his phone out of his pocket. It was May, 2013 ...

More than a Name: Freeman ready to put in necessary work

March 22, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary sat down with Montreal QB Josh Freeman who wants to ensure that he is more than just a name, ready to put in the necessary work to try and turn the Alouettes around.

O’Leary: From prodigy punter to hall of famer, Ilesic fulfills dream

March 22, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
He was 17 when the Edmonton Eskimos signed him and just 18 when he made the team, a prodigy punter with a leg that performed like it was 10 years older than the rest of his body. Hank Ilesic, a ...

Stamps’ Singleton ready to become a leader

March 19, 2018 | George Johnson
Set to play his third CFL season, Alex Singleton says leadership is at the top of his list going into 2018. George Johnson writes.

Making an Impact: Adeleke, Boateng highlight early draft returns

March 16, 2018 | Kristina Costabile
Two members of the 2017 draft class, Edmonton Eskimos defensive end Kwaku Boateng and Calgary Stampeders defensive back Tunde Adeleke, made an impact in their rookie seasons.

‘More work to be done’: Messam writes on Black History Month

February 23, 2018 | Jerome Messam
Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Jerome Messam writes about what Black History Month means to him.

Theismann reflects on the life of legendary Argo Leo Cahill

February 22, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
A week following the passing of Argos legend Leo Cahill, the coach’s former quarterback weighed in on one of the most unique personalities the CFL has ever seen.
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