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League issues statement regarding what is ‘best for CFL in 2020’

July 31, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
TORONTO — The Canadian Football League issued the following statement Friday afternoon. The statement reads as follows: “We appreciate the intense interest in our league and whether ...

Roberson clears waivers; lands on Bears’ non-football injury list

July 29, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
Former Calgary Stampeders CB Tre Roberson was released by the Chicago Bears on Tuesday, after signing with the team on Jan. 29. 

We have a Catch Madness Champion

July 27, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
Who made the best catch in the CFL over the last five years and ultimately crowned Catch Madness Champion?

Henry Burris joins Chicago Bears training camp coaching staff, report

July 24, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
According to Adam Jahns of The Athletic, Henry Burris will join the training camp coaching staff of the Chicago Bears as a part of coach Matt Nagy’s staff as a part of the Bill Walsh ...

CFL, Lions mourn the loss of Ted Gerela

July 22, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
The Canadian Football League and the BC Lions Football Club is sad to report the passing of former star kicker Ted Gerela at the age of 76.

Winnipeg tentatively chosen as Hub City for possible 2020 season

July 21, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
The City of Winnipeg, Manitoba has been tentatively chosen as the “hub city” for a possible 2020 CFL season, pending final approval of public health and safety officials in MB.

Edmonton Football Team discontinues use of the name Eskimos

July 21, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
Edmonton will now use the names EE Football Team and Edmonton Football Team until a new name is determined.

Canadian Football Hall of Fame unveils 2020 induction class

July 16, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
The Canadian Football Hall of Fame and Museum’s Class of 2020 features four legends from the CFL, a record-setting university QB and a foundational program-builder.

O’Leary: Burris’ football world ties together in his trip to the Hall

July 16, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
CFL.ca senior writer Chris O’Leary spoke with Henry and Nicole Burris about the video that informed Henry he was headed to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame.

Home Grey Cup victories headline CFL Encore broadcast

July 10, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
TSN and ESPN+ will be continuing their airings of classic CFL games with a pair of teams capturing the league’s ultimate prize in front of their home faithful.

Edmonton releases statement on team name

July 8, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
The Edmonton Eskimo Football Club said in a statement that it will seek further input from the Inuit, its partners and other stakeholders regarding a decision on its name. The club will provide ...

Pair of memorable playoff moments headline CFL Encore broadcast

July 3, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
TSN and ESPN+ will be continuing their airing of classic CFL games with a pair of big playoff matchups.

Ferguson: My day with a true Canadian treasure, Russ Jackson

July 1, 2020 | Marshall Ferguson
Perhaps nobody exudes Canadiana more than hall of fame QB Russ Jackson. CFL.ca’s Marshall Ferguson takes us through a day with a true national tresure.

CFL issues statement following Christion Jones release

June 28, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
The Canadian Football League issued a statement Sunday afternoon following Edmonton’s decision to release KR Christion Jones.

Christion Jones released by Esks

June 28, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
The Edmonton Eskimos have released receiver/kick returner Christion Jones in response to tweets the four-year CFLer sent out Saturday.

2008 Division Finals headline CFL Encore broadcast

June 26, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
TSN will be continuing its broadcasting of classic CFL games by throwing it back to the 2008 Division Finals. 

James Wilder Jr. elects to retire from the CFL

June 24, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
It appears as though James Wilder Jr. is set to call it a career in the CFL.

Geoff Gray pursuing Masters of Science during halt in play

June 21, 2020 | Ed Tait
As he plays the waiting game, Bombers offensive lineman Geoff Gray is wasting no time during the pandemic.

Small Steps: Stamps coaches back in their element

June 19, 2020 | Stampeders.com Staff
The Stampeders were given permission on June 1 by the Alberta government to return to McMahon Stadium for training while adhering to certain safety restrictions.

Pair of Division Final thrillers highlight CFL Encore broadcast

June 19, 2020 | CFL.ca Staff
TSN will be continuing its slate of classic CFL games with a pair of playoff games that went right down to the wire. 
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