CFL

  • Toronto Maple Leafs v Montreal Canadiens

    My Grey Cup Memory: 97th Grey Cup

    All CFL fans have that one Grey Cup game that they will never forget, whether it’s because of the score, the plays, the people they watched it with – or maybe because it...

  • Uteck Bowl

    Montreal Carabins Finally Emerging as Stars

    There’s an old African expression that says, “calm seas don’t make good sailors.” Many sports teams have proven the truth of this expression over the years. For a team to get to...

  • Nov 4 2010- Picture of Danny Brannagan, (6) for Cox column. Argo practice at Holy Trinity Catholic S

    Danny Brannagan Is In No Man’s Land

    Somewhere, his football career ruined, Danny Brannagan is doing something else. Do you remember Danny Brannagan?  He was once a star quarterback at the Canadian University level for the Queen’s Golden...

  • GreyCup

    The Mysterious CFL Box

    Since Grey Cup Week is upon us, I would like to relate a CFL story that happened to me in the mid-1980s. Back then I worked for the Ontario Provincial Government...

  • Buffalo Bills Vs Seattle Seahawks

    Will Football Snobs Be Rewarded with a Toronto NFL Team?

    There is a group of people who would like to see CFL football destroyed in Toronto. They’re a large group of football “fans” who claim that the CFL is “minor” league...

  • Toronto Argonauts v Montreal Alouettes

    Ricky Ray Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

    The following Press Release comes to us from the Toronto Argonauts: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 24, 2014 TORONTO ARGONAUTS STATEMENT – RICKY RAY Toronto – Quarterback Ricky Ray underwent successful surgery...

  • CFL Awards

    Who Is To Blame For Canadian Quarterbacking?

    Despite Mark Cohon’s many achievements during his tenure as Commissioner, there are still several long-term problems that need to be addressed in the CFL. One is expanding the league in Canada...

  • CFL Calgary stadium

    CFL West Division Final Preview: Calgary Stampeders

    For many reasons the 2014 CFL West Division Final will be a statement game for the Calgary Stampeders. A win will throw them into the Grey Cup, something the Calgary faithful wants...

  • Division Semifinals - BC Lions v Montreal Alouettes

    CFL East Division Final Preview: Montreal Alouettes

    In front of 15,000 freezing fans last week at Molson Stadium, the Montreal Alouettes declawed the visiting BC Lions from the West, 50-17. From start to finish, the Alouettes soared high,...

  • CFL Ticats Filer

    CFL East Division Final Preview: Hamilton Tiger-Cats

    Like most of the rest of the East, Hamilton is a phoenix rising from the ashes: after a terrible start, the Tiger-Cats did a sharp about-face and took on all comers after...

  • CFL Edmonton Bowman

    CFL West Division Final Preview: Edmonton Eskimos

    Although Edmonton won the divisional semi-final game against Saskatchewan by a healthy six-point margin, there are some serious question marks around the team as they head into the divisional final. It was...

  • Kansas City Chiefs v Atlanta Falcons

    CFL Players Are not Athlete Celebrities

    On a cold Monday morning in downtown Montreal, the first snow of the season is falling, and the commuters file out of metro stations to a slap of cold hitting their uncovered...

  • Toronto Argonauts v Hamilton Tiger-cats

    Time For The CFL to Pay Up with a Hamilton Grey Cup

    Lost in this year’s excitement about the return of a franchise to Ottawa and the opening of a new Hamilton stadium is an ugly episode in the CFL’s recent history. A...

  • Uteck Bowl

    2014 Uteck Bowl Comes With a Few Surprises

    The route to the 50th Vanier Cup has been one filled with surprises. Many expected a 2014 Uteck Bowl this Saturday with a Calgary vs. Laval match-up, a rematch of the 2013 Vanier Cup....

  • Hamilton Tiger-Cats v Ottawa RedBlacks

    CFL Quarterbacking: An Era Has Passed

    A while ago, I published an article about the changing face of CFL quarterbacking.  This article might be considered Part II. The ousting of B.C. and Saskatchewan from the CFL playoffs...

  • Ottawa Redblacks v Montreal Alouettes

    The 2015 CFL – Reasons for Looking Forward

    The coming year does not seem to have any special significance for the CFL, certainly in comparison with the current year. The return of football to Ottawa and a new stadium...

  • CFL Lions Benevides

    B.C. Lions Fire Head Coach Benevides

    The first of many changes for football clubs looking for answers has happened, and very quickly: Lions GM Wally Buono has announced today that Mike Benevides will pay for the Lions’...

  • Saskatchewan Roughriders v Winnipeg Blue Bombers

    Saskatchewan’s Off Season Shopping List: A Backup Quarterback

    The loss of Drew Willy to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers proved to be the most significant setback for the defending Grey Cup Champion, the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Their season can be divided...

  • Calgary Stampeders v Edmonton Eskimos

    “Burn the Ship” – The GM’s Job

    At the end of the 2013 season Wally Buono, B.C. Lions General Manager, summed up what needed to be done in one simple sentence: “Burn the Ship.” And he did. Unfortunately,...

  • BC Lions v Calgary Stampeders

    B.C. Lions Letter Not an Apology – but it’s Close

    Yesterday B.C. Lions President Dennis Skulsky sent a letter to all season ticket holders. In the letter, he did everything but apologize for the team’s performance this year. The text of...

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