The Game that Never Was: Parker, Hunsinger, and the 1954 Grey Cup

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Exclusive to Last Word on Sports – an excerpt from the new book on CFL history, Heroes of the CFL: 1955-75, by Matthew Bin and Kevin Myles. The focus of this excerpt is the 1954 Grey Cup. Sixty-five years ago, the Edmonton Eskimos met the heavily-favoured Montreal Alouettes in the 1954 Grey Cup game at […] READ MORE


CFL Week 17 Power Rankings

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These CFL Week 17 power rankings may have been the easiest week to do in quite some time. With some of the outcomes this weekend, the contenders seem to be separating themselves from the pretenders. Then again, it’s the CFL where quite literally, anything can happen. Just because you are playing well, or not playing […] READ MORE


The Race for First in the CFL West Division

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The CFL West Division continues to be the cream of the crop year after year. And while the East finally has two legitimate contenders heading into the last five games of the season, the West still holds all the cards. Winnipeg, Calgary and Saskatchewan are all vying for the number one seed in the CFL […] READ MORE


Is the Edmonton Eskimos Playoff Spot Actually Secure?

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This weekend the Edmonton Eskimos dropped their fifth game in a row as Hamilton defeated them on their home field as a last-second field goal banged off the uprights and in. They now have a record of 6-7 and suddenly don’t appear to be a shoo-in for the playoffs; as they appeared just a couple […] READ MORE


CFL Week 7 Power Rankings

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That’s a wrap. Just like that, one-third of the 2019 CFL season is already complete, so because of this here are the Week 7 CFL power rankings. There have been several storylines through this young season. However, none of which has had more attention, for all the wrong reasons, then the health of the CFL […] READ MORE


CFL Week 6 Power Rankings

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With Week 6 of the CFL season in the books, it’s time to update these power rankings. However, with mostly predictable outcomes this past week, the rankings will not show much movement this week. So let’s get to it. 1) Winnipeg Blue Bombers (5-0)      Last Week Ranking: 1 This Bombers team just keeps […] READ MORE


CFL Week 4 Power Rankings

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With Week 4 officially in the books, it’s time to update my CFL power rankings. Week 4 brought its own uniqueness to the CFL season with a little bit of everything. From a controversial rouge for the win to a dominating victory for the defending champs, the week was once again filled with intrigue. This […] READ MORE


CFL Week 3 Power Rankings

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It is time once again for the CFL power rankings, Week 3 edition. Let’s take this opportunity to reflect on the past week and take a look at how each team stacks up moving forward. Week 3 of the CFL season did not disappoint. From a premier match-up to an improbable comeback, to summer storms, […] READ MORE


Each CFL West Division Team’s Biggest Obstacle

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We are oh-so-close to the kick-off of the 2019 regular season. Prediction articles are well underway, overreactions to pre-season games have Twitter flooded with hot takes from every fanbase but the general mood is that of excitement. The entire league received a facelift (not just the New Era uniforms) as many players found new homes […] READ MORE


Mike Reilly in Control of His CFL Future

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It is unlikely that there has been a busier off-season in CFL history than this one right now. From the Mexico combine and draft to numerous coaching moves and important free agent signings, this off-season has not disappointed. But it is not over yet. Not even close. The current CBA is set to expire on […] READ MORE