Can the Calgary Stampeders Earn Top Spot in the West?

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Once again, the Calgary Stampeders and the B.C. Lions are going head-to-head for first place in the West. Many say the Stampeders aren’t nearly as strong as the standings suggest and that the Lions are the better team. Some even say B.C. is favoured to win the Grey Cup. Do the numbers lie? Can the Calgary […] READ MORE




What to Expect When You Expect to Win: Stampeders vs. Lions

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Yes, it seems early to talk about first place in the CFL West division. But Friday night’s game between the Calgary Stampeders and the B.C. Lions is important because the winner takes first place in the West. And that’s always the goal. Here are the expectations in the important Stampeders vs. Lions clash. Both the […] READ MORE


The Good, the Bad and the Ugly From the Calgary Stampeders Tie

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Friday night ended up being an exciting one for week three of the CFL as two games went into overtime. When a game ends in a tie, it’s always a bit of a disappointment because obviously, no one wins. And for the Calgary Stampeders, a 26-26 stalemate ended up being a good outcome from a […] READ MORE



CFL Season Starting Earlier: An Endless Debate

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As the 2016 CFL pre-season kicks off this weekend, thoughts of whether the CFL season should start and, therefore, end earlier always seem to arise. So at Last Word on Sports, we thought it would be fun to spark a friendly debate about the CFL season starting earlier. The CFL season has kicked off in […] READ MORE


Calgary Stampeders 2016 CFL Draft Review

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The Calgary Stampeders 2016 CFL draft resulted in seven picks in eight rounds. The Stampeders had some huge holes to fill on their defensive and receiving rosters after a tumultuous off-season filled with departures and retirements. How did the Stamps do? 1st Round, 6th Overall: LB Alex Singleton (Montana State) 2nd Round, 15th Overall: WR […] READ MORE