Were the BC Lions Expectations too High?

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Heading into their bye week, the general mood on the West Coast is that of disappointment and frustration. The BC Lions expectations heading into the 2019 season was that of a high octane offence and a solid defence led by head coach DeVone Claybrooks. However, at 1-6 reality has set in that this team isn’t […] READ MORE



The Toronto Argonauts 2018 Season Recap

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The Toronto Argonauts season finished exactly one week ago, a loss against the Ottawa Redblacks to drop them to 4-14 for the season. The Argonauts missed the playoffs for the second time in three years and just one year removed from winning the 2017 Grey Cup in unbelievable fashion against the Calgary Stampeders. The Argonauts […] READ MORE


What to Watch For in Toronto Argonauts Final Games

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It’s been a bit of a surprise at how poorly the Toronto Argonauts season has gone to this point. Perhaps one could make the argument that they wouldn’t be as good as 2017 as soon as Ricky Ray went down. The counterpoint to that would be the two quarterbacks behind Ray in James Franklin and […] READ MORE


Brett Lauther, Roughriders Grind out Victory

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As they always say, it wasn’t pretty but a win is a win. Brett Lauther continued his magnificent season going 3/3 on all of his attempts including a 56-yard game winning field goal with 1:20 left in the fourth. While the offence saw improvements from last week’s rough outing against Ottawa, the second half saw […] READ MORE


The Chris Jones Conundrum

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It’s certainly getting more difficult for Saskatchewan Roughrider fans to gripe about Chris Jones. Since setting the CFL off upon the release of Duron Carter on August 11th, Chris Jones and the Riders have put together a four-game winning streak that has firmly placed them in the playoff hunt. It’s a difficult task unpacking the […] READ MORE


CFL Studs and Duds Weeks 9 through 12

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Two prairie teams trending in different directions, fun celebrations, an emerging young Alouettes quarterback, Duron Carter’s departure, and Matt Nichols controversy. Here are the studs and duds from the past four weeks of CFL action. CFL Studs Saskatchewan Roughriders Three-straight wins over divisional opponents have propelled the Riders into second place in the CFL. Three wins […] READ MORE


Duron Carter is the Jolt the Toronto Argonauts Need

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Duron Carter has a new CFL home. The uber-talented wide receiver has landed with the Toronto Argonauts after a few weeks as a free agent following his surprising release at the hands of Chris Jones and the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Carter has now been let go by two CFL teams, with the Montreal Alouettes being his […] READ MORE


Duron to Toronto: Chunky & the Man CFL Podcast 31

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Last Word on Sports is proud to present its CFL Podcast, Chunky & the Man. Each week our hosts will look around the Canadian Football League, and bring you the latest news and analysis. They will also strive to bring you in-depth interviews with great guests connected to the CFL. The show is available every Monday […] READ MORE


Revamped Saskatchewan Roughriders Face Difficult Test

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After a tumultuous bye week, the revamped Saskatchewan Roughriders are back in action Sunday for a battle against the undefeated Stampeders. The Riders did themselves no favours last time these teams met, digging themselves a 24-0 hole in the first quarter. A lot has changed since then. This matchup will be a telltale sign if […] READ MORE