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



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


Jeremiah Masoli Earned his way to Fame, and Johnny Manziel Lost His

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Johnny Manziel is well on his way to becoming an afterthought in the football world, while Jeremiah Masoli, a quarterback with a similar past, is entering his prime. Johnny Manziel’s Career The sad story began at Tivy High School near San Antonio, Texas. Manziel was evidently athletic from the beginning of his high school career, […] READ MORE


Revisiting the 2009 Saskatchewan Roughriders

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To pass some time over an off-season that feels as though it’s taking forever, I wanted to revisit some teams of the past in anticipation of the 2019 season. And what better way to kick this off than the 2009 Saskatchewan Roughriders. Ten years removed from their Grey Cup appearance, and it just so happens […] READ MORE


Christmas Wishlist for Each CFL Team

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It’s never too early to start thinking about next season, especially when you’re a CFL fan. It helps when the schedule was released, just in time for the holiday season. However, the levels of uncertainty for each club has never been higher in recent memory. The off-season has brought with it our elite quarterbacks, Bo […] READ MORE