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Introduction to flag football propels Petermann down pro path

December 4, 2018 | David Grossman
Blue Bombers WR Daniel Petterman is about to enter his second year of pro ball but were it not for joining his sister’s flag football team as a kid, he may have never been introduced to the ...

Former Rider Dominguez giving back to sport that made him a star

November 30, 2018 | David Grossman
Once a stud receiver in Saskatchewan, former all-star Matt Dominguez is continuing to put work in the Regina community, coaching up his son, niece and a group of other young athletes taking on ...

O’Leary: Schooners dream one step closer to reality

November 23, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
What started as just a pipe dream, the Atlantic Schooners have moved one step closer to becoming the CFL’s 10th franchise. Chris O’Leary described the scene.

Long Read: Bo finds his balance in unique MOP season

November 22, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
In an CFL.ca exclusive, senior writer Chris O’Leary chats with Bo Levi Mitchell about life, family and all that has catapulted him to the top spot among CFL Players.

‘A Walking Miracle’: Claybrooks opens up about brush with death

November 17, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
The doctors called him a walking miracle. DeVone Claybrooks recalls his life-and-death situation, and why he’s thankful to be alive. CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary writes.

Landry: When opportunity knocked, Unamba was ready

November 15, 2018 | Don Landry
From a door-to-door salesman to a CFL East Division All-Star, Don Unamba sat down with CFL.ca’s Don Landry to tell the story of his journey back into football.

Landry: Sam Eguavoen has the make of a superstar

November 8, 2018 | Don Landry
CFL.ca’s Don Landry lays out why Saskatchewan’s Samuel Egauvoen should be viewed as a league superstar ahead of Sunday’s Semi-Final against Winnipeg.

O’Leary: An exclusive Q&A with Maritime Football’s Anthony LeBlanc

November 7, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
CFL.ca’s senior writer Chris O’Leary had an exclusive Q&A with Maritime Football’s Anthony LaBlanc.

Keeping the school game safe: TDSB prioritizing equipment certification

November 5, 2018 | David Grossman
Putting together an amateur football team requires more than just players and qualified coaches teaching the sport. There’s the equipment – and making sure the key items, like helmets, meet ...

Ferguson: Sinopoli inching closer to legendary status

November 2, 2018 | Marshall Ferguson
After making the transition to receiver after serving his entire collegiate career as a quarterback, Brad Sinopoli is inching closer to legendary status as a pass-catcher.

Landry: Ackie relishing unlikely transition in Ottawa

November 1, 2018 | Don Landry
Since being traded to Ottawa at the trade deadline, Chris Ackie has relished a shift from being ‘the guy’ in Montreal to being a rotational player in Ottawa’s defensive scheme.

Divergent Paths: Two rookies, connected by the past

November 1, 2018 | Carlos Verde
Five years ago, William Stanback collided with Anthony Cioffi in a college game. Now, they strap up in the Canadian Football League.

High school football program leveraging historic past

October 30, 2018 | David Grossman
They talk about “the dynasty” – and quite a lot, too. When the topic is football, the discussions about the many achievements, the fame, the triumphs, even the disappointments, tend to last ...

‘The Story of My Life’: Alden Darby embracing versatility

October 25, 2018 | Kristina Costabile
Since high school, Toronto Argonaut Alden Darby has proven to be versatile and that has carried on into in his second season in the double blue. CFL.ca’s Kristina Costabile explains.

The Waterloo record-setter: Young pivot taking OUA by storm

October 25, 2018 | David Grossman
They are often tagged as “sleepers”. For many young football players, coming up through the summer leagues and the high school game, they have been the no-name athletes trying to make the roster, ...

O’Leary: CO2 united in Toronto

October 22, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
No, no… not that CO2. It all kicked off with a simple follow on social media several years back. Now, a friendship routed simply for the fact they share the same name.

Mike Labinjo was a homegrown star since day one

October 21, 2018 | David Grossman
Weeks after his sudden death, people still speak about Mike Labinjo, but the focus has been on his tenure with professional football. Whether it was seeing action for three National Football ...

Long Read: Perspective helped Duke re-route harrowing path

October 21, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
For Eskimos receiver Duke Williams, a new perspective in life saved far more than just his career. Chris O’Leary has the story on Williams’ harrowing path to the CFL.

O’Leary: Trestman, Nurse benefiting from coaching wisdom

October 19, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
Marc Trestman doesn’t go to a lot of Raptors games, but when he does his routine is always the same. The head coach of the Toronto Argonauts gets to Scotiabank Arena a few hours before tip-off ...

O’Leary: Bowman believes he’s ’98 per cent done’

October 11, 2018 | Chris O'Leary
As CFL.ca’s Chris O’Leary writes, Montreal’s John Bowman is just about ready to hang up his cleats for good after a lengthy 13-year career.
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