CFL Potential Winners and Losers in 2020 ‘Labour Day Season’

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Yesterday the CFL provided a much-needed public update to the state of its 2020 season. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie’s message had three key points: a potential season start date, the cancellation of Touchdown Atlantic, and a new Grey Cup host (possibly). Debating over the likelihood of the 2020 season being played would be endless, so hypothetically […] READ MORE


Winners and Losers of the 2020 CFL Draft

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Draft day has come and gone, and 73 Canadians have been signed to the CFL. To discuss the good and the bad, here are the 2020 CFL Draft winners and losers. READ MORE


CFL Revisit: BC vs. Winnipeg – 2010 Thanksgiving Thriller

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“Deon Beasley takes it to the end zone… and flips out… and so does this stadium!” It’s one of Rod Black’s memorable CFL calls, coming on the final play of a 2010 walk-off Winnipeg Blue Bombers win over the B.C. Lions. For those who don’t remember, this berserk game is from October 11, 2010 — […] READ MORE


CFL Gambling 101

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If you follow my CFL writing, you know I’m not afraid of suggesting as well as placing a gambling wager or two. Well, technically 439 wagers over the past three regular seasons. Gambling lesson number one: you have to spend money to make money. The proof is in the pudding for me; I’ve hit at […] READ MORE


Top 10 CFL Teams of the Decade

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Over the past decade, one CFL dynasty came to an end right before another took off. To no surprise, both had the key ingredient in a star quarterback; first Anthony Calvillo for Montreal and now Bo Levi Mitchell in Calgary. Both pivots enjoyed at least one CFL championship in the last 10 years, and both […] READ MORE


Nik’s Picks Week 21 2019

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Nik’s Picks – Week 21 CFL Predictions Last week’s Nik’s Picks. Nik’s Picks Week 21 YouTube video. Friday Montreal Alouettes @ Ottawa Redblacks: Montreal is only resting a few starters Friday, which spells trouble for Ottawa. That said, it’s not expected that the Als will keep key players like Vernon Adams Jr. in for the full […] READ MORE


Nik’s Picks Week 19 2019

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Nik’s Picks – Week 19 CFL Predictions Last week’s Nik’s Picks Nik’s Picks Week 19 YouTube video Friday Toronto Argonauts @ Montreal Alouettes: If McLeod Bethel-Thompson were playing the full 60, the Argos would be a nice upset pick. Montreal can’t move in the standings and Bethel-Thompson’s Argos shredded the Als defence for 438 passing yards […] READ MORE


Nik’s Picks Week 18 2019

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Nik’s Picks – Week 18 CFL Predictions Last week’s Nik’s Picks Nik’s Picks Week 18 YouTube video Friday Ottawa Redblacks @ Toronto Argonauts: With both teams out of the playoffs and new players inserted in each lineup, this game’s more of a tryout. Under centre, McLeod Bethel-Thompson is back for the Argos after torching Ottawa’s defence […] READ MORE


Nik’s Picks Week 17 2019

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Nik’s Picks – Week 17 CFL Predictions Last week’s Nik’s Picks Nik’s Picks Week 17 YouTube video Friday Edmonton Eskimos @ Hamilton Tiger-Cats: The Eskimos failed to slow down Bralon Addison and Brandon Banks two weeks ago, and there’s little reason to believe Edmonton can stop the pair in a place where the Ti-Cats haven’t lost […] READ MORE


CFL Studs and Duds: Weeks 13 through 16

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With the playoff picture settling and the weather getting chillier, it’s time to highlight September’s CFL Studs and Duds, featuring some stand out individuals, a diehard European fan, a locker room night club, entertaining soundbites, free-falling teams and a devastating arrest. CFL Studs Dane Evans Between Dane Evans, Cody Fajardo, and Vernon Adams Jr. the […] READ MORE