274 Results for tag: CFL

Over 130 Jumpstart kids take to the field with CFL Players and Ottawa Mayor

Over 130 Jumpstart kids take to the field with CFL Players and Ottawa Mayor Thursday, November 23, 2017 — OTTAWA – On Friday, November 24, over 130 local Jumpstart kids aged 8-14 will participate in a football skills session led by 10 current CFL players at the RA Centre. Upon arrival, the kids will be greeted by Mayor Jim Watson, Jumpstart ... More

Sunday’s Electrifying CFL Eastern and Western Finals are Watched by 1.4 Million Canadians on TSN and RDS

– Toronto’s last-minute win over Saskatchewan in the Eastern Final draws 1.5 million viewers, up 25% over last year, while Calgary’s victory over Edmonton in the Western Final attracts 1.4 million viewers, up 15% year-over-year – Tuesday, November 21, 2017 — TORONTO (November 21, 2017) – Sunday’s nail-biting CFL PLAYOFFS doubleheader ... More

3 Key Tips For Getting to A Healthy Weight

By Adam Bisby on November 10, 2017 Did you hear the one about the couple who discussed their living wills while watching the big game? Him: “I never want to exist in a vegetative state, dependent on some machine and taking fluids from a bottle.” Her: “Guess we better unplug the TV and pour your beer down the drain!” Turn off the game and waste ... More

Avery, Calcutt to be inducted into Canadian Football Hall of Fame

November 15, 2017 Ottawa REDBLACKS The Football Reporters of Canada have announced their 2017 inductees into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. Well-known Ottawa radio broadcasters Jeff Avery and Ernie Calcutt will be inducted during an FRC ceremony before the 105th Grey Cup game in the nation’s capital. Avery, a former Ottawa ... More

LIFE AFTER FOOTBALL – RANDY CHEVRIER

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 GEORGE JOHNSON YOUR STAMPS AUTHORITY The 41-year-old rookie found himself drifting in and out, somewhere between sleep and waking, keyed up but flagging, when the moment they all anticipate, are all forced to confront, arrived. “Actual fires,’’ reports Randy Chevrier, “are down the list in terms ... More

105TH GREY CUP DIVISION FINAL MATCHUPS SET

Sunday, November 12, 2017 — EF: Saskatchewan Roughriders at Toronto Argonauts WF: Edmonton Eskimos at Calgary Stampeders TORONTO (November 12, 2017) – Following the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ 31-20 victory against the Ottawa REDBLACKS and the Edmonton Eskimos’ 39-32 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, the Division Final matchups ... More

How to Get Motivated by Your Better Half

By Adam Bisby on November 8, 2017 Have you ever trash-talked while playing Monopoly? Revved your engine at a red light? If so, you may have something in common with Orlando Bowen. As a linebacker with the Toronto Argonauts and Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Orlando was renowned for his competitive fire. Thirteen years after retiring from the CFL, little has ... More

SHAW CFL AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

TSN’s James Duthie to host Shaw CFL Awards on Thursday, November 23 in Ottawa Wednesday, November 8, 2017 — TORONTO (November 9, 2017) – Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly and Toronto Argonauts quarterback Ricky Ray will both vie for the league’s top individual honour, the Most Outstanding Player award. The Canadian Football League ... More

FLUTIE BROTHERS BAND HEADLINES GREY CUP VIP TAILGATE PARTY PRESENTED BY CASINO LAC-LEAMY

NOVEMBER 7, 2017 OTTAWA REDBLACKS The 105th Grey Cup Festival organizing committee today announced that the Flutie Brothers Band, featuring Canadian Football Hall of Fame inductees Doug and Darren Flutie, will perform at the Grey Cup VIP Tailgate Party, presented by Casino Lac-Leamy, on the afternoon of November 26. “I’m ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 20

Wilder, Okpalaugo and Ray named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, November 7, 2017 — TORONTO (November 7th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Tristan Okpalaugo and Ricky Ray were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 20 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... More