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From the Bergamo Lions to the Grey Cup: Danny Maciocia’s time in Italy

May 23, 2020 | Roger Kelly
Two years coaching in his native Italy in the ’90s helped Danny Maciocia as a coach and as a football mind,’s Roger Kelly writes.

Brazilian LB Polastri an old school, team-first player

May 16, 2020 | Roger Kelly
At the CFL combine in Brazil this spring, linebacker Luis Poastri did what he’s always done in football,’s Roger Kelly writes. He worked hard and led others. He hopes to do ...

How the German Football League helped spark Angus Reid’s career

April 21, 2020 | Roger Kelly
At a lull in his university playing days, Angus Reid played football in Germany and it reinvigorated his career,’s Roger Kelly explains.

O’Leary: German OL Breidenbach keeps citizens at a safe distance

April 14, 2020 | Chris O'Leary
German offensive lineman Sven Briedenbach has gone from protecting his quarterback to protecting the citizens of Cologne. He explains to senior writer Chris O’Leary how he became ...

Plying his Krafft: Norwegian DL ready for combine

March 10, 2020 | Roger Kelly
Leo Krafft has a football dream that’s even bigger than his six-foot-six, 300-pound frame, Roger Kelly writes.

Merchant excited for chance to play in Finland

March 6, 2020 | Roger Kelly
Former Western Mustangs standout quarterback Chris Merchant is plying his craft in Finland this season after joining the Wasa Royals.

Muamba trying to check Grey Cup off bucket list

March 3, 2020 | Staff
After helping the Montreal Alouettes back to the playoffs last year, linebacker Henoc Muamba is trying to get his first-ever Grey Cup championship in his ninth year in the Canadian Football League.

Germans Sven Breidenbach and Niklas Liesen headed to CFL combine

January 26, 2020 | Staff
German o-lineman Sven Breidenbach and linebacker Niklas Liesen will travel from Frankfurt to Toronto in March for the CFL combine.

British LB David Izinyon gets Toronto combine invite

January 25, 2020 | Staff
Linebacker David Izinyon was selected from the first-ever British American football combine and will attend the CFL combine in Toronto in March.

Italy’s Lorenzo Dalle Piagge earns invite to CFL combine

January 25, 2020 | Staff
Italian defensive lineman Lorenzo Dalle Piagee will take part in this year’s CFL combine in Toronto after a strong showing at the CFL global combine in Florence, Italy.