31 Results for month: 07/2016
OTTAWA – The 105th Grey Cup presented by Shaw is coming to Ottawa in 2017.
“We’re bringing Canada’s cup to Canada’s capital in the year we all celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday,” said Jeffrey L. Orridge, Commissioner of the Canadian Football League.
“It’s going to be very special for our fans and our league and, most ...
WINNIPEG, MB., July 29, 2016 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce Milt Stegall as the fourth inductee to the Ring of Honour presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba (IBAM) at Investors Group Field.
An overwhelming popular vote with the fans, Stegall was one of the greatest players in Canadian Football League history. A nine-time CFL ...
A.C. Leonard, Jamaal Westerman fined following Week 5
Thursday, July 28, 2016 — TORONTO (July 28, 2016) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today:
Winnipeg Blue Bomber Jamaal Westerman was fined for a for an unnecessary hit to a vulnerable player (Bo Levi Mitchell) in the game against the Calgary Stampeders.
Saskatchewan Roughrider ...
Thursday, July 28, 2016 — With a quarter of the season now in the books, CFL teams can feel an even greater sense of urgency to turn it up, or turn it around.
Tonight in Edmonton, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers hope a change at quarterback will result in a change of fortune, when Matt Nichols leads their offense against the defending Grey Cup ...
July 28, 2016
The 2016 season marks the 40th anniversary of Ottawa’s last Grey Cup victory. In 1976, the Ottawa Rough Riders defeated Saskatchewan 23-20 with a last minute touchdown by Tony Gabriel. He hauled in a 24-yard pass from Tom Clements in the end zone, a play that’s simply remembers as “The Catch” in CFL lore … legend, really.
July 26, 2016
The BC Lions Football Club is pleased to announce that former Leo greats Cory Mantyka and Jason Clermont have been selected as this year’s Wall of Fame inductees and will be honoured during halftime when the Lions take on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Saturday, August 13 presented by TELUS.
“As British Columbia’s most successful ...
Herb Zurkowsky, Montreal Gazette
More from Herb Zurkowsky, Montreal Gazette
Published on: July 15, 2016 | Last Updated: July 15, 2016 4:20 PM EDT
"To be honest, retirement has been good and bad. If you don't plan for retirement, things can easily turn tragic," says former Alouettes offensive-lineman Paul Lambert. Marie-France Coallier / ...
Alumni July 21, 2016
by Terry Jones, PostMedia
In this first of three special features, we throwback to Eskimos receiving legend Jason Tucker.
When you are a big time Texas rancher with a thousand head of cattle, it’s tough to combine a career as a professional football coach.
Jason Tucker managed to do it with the Saskatchewan Roughri...
by Ed Tait
July 11, 2016
Ken Ploen wasn’t always bigger than life in this town. It’s surely an odd statement to make now about the Winnipeg Blue Bombers legend, especially after all these years have passed.
It feels like he’s been revered in these parts as an icon forever. And seemingly no one single adjective has ever been ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 — Week 5 features some intriguing streaks, a match-up of opposites, and two teams looking to reverse recent fortunes.
The Calgary Stampeders have won 13 straight games that have followed a bye week and hope to extend that run when they visit a Winnipeg Blue Bombers squad determined to post their first home win.