26 Results for month: 10/2016

In Memory of CFL Alumni Douglas Pyzer

Douglas passed away peacefully at Sunnybrook Veterans Centre on Tuesday, October 25, 2016, at the age of 93. Dear father of Jeannie Miklos (Bob), Doug Pyzer (Sandy) and Linda Adam (Tom). Loving grandfather of Chaundra Miklos (Shawn), Ryan Miklos (Natasha), Jim Pyzer (Evelyn), David Pyzer (Michelle), Kerry Brouwez (Jay), Andrew Lumley (Shelby), Aaron ... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 18

Bighill and Venable fined following Week 18. Thursday, October 27, 2016 — TORONTO (October 27, 2016) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: BC Lion Adam Bighill was fined for a low hit to Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly. Montreal Alouette Winston Venable was fined for leading with the crown of his helmet on a hit ... More

This week in the CFL – #19

Thursday, October 27, 2016 — Tim Hortons Field is the site of #Week19’s opening game when Edmonton comes to Hamilton on Friday, which could be a playoff preview. Edmonton will be looking to bounce back and keep their hopes of hosting a playoff game alive, while Hamilton still has eyes on the East Division crown. On Saturday Ottawa travels ... More

Jeff Avery and Russ Jackson named recipients of CFL 2017 Alumni Man of the Year Award

August 4, 2017 Ottawa REDBLACKS OTTAWA-GATINEAU – Ottawa Rough Rider Alumni members Jeff Avery and Russ Jackson have been named co-winners of the CFL 2017 Alumni Man of the Year Award, Leo Ezerins, Executive Director of the CFL Alumni Association (CFLAA), announced Friday. The CFLAA will present this prestigious award to ... More

CFL Community Comes Together To Help Barron Miles & His Wife Jennifer

October 24, 2016 CFL community starts Go Fund Me page. Link and more information below… CFL Fans, one of our own needs our help and you’re stepping up already to help former CFL player & current Edmonton Eskimos Coach… From a Go Fund Me page started by the CFL community… Barron Miles, a former CFL player and now coach, along ... More

Durrell to Chair Ottawa Grey Cup Festival

October 21, 2016 Ottawa REDBLACKS Photo | Ottawa Business Journal The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) today announced that former Ottawa Mayor, Jim Durrell, will Chair Ottawa’s 2017 Grey Cup Festival.  The Grey Cup Festival 2017 is a series of events and activities that take place during the week prior to the Grey Cup ... More

The Doug Brown Story

October 18, 2016  Ed Tait @EdTaitWFC The first thing anyone in football noticed about Doug Brown was always the obvious: his 6-foot-8 frame and his long arms forever had coaches drooling about his potential. So yes, genetics gave the big man a heckuva head start on his hall of fame career. But what wasn’t visible for many ... More

THIS WEEK IN THE CFL – WEEK 18

Thursday, October 20, 2016 — Week 18 opens in the nation’s capital where the REDBLACKS tangle with the Tiger-Cats once again on Friday night. The two teams will complete the home-and-home series (Ottawa won last week’s bout in Hamilton 30-29) with East Division playoff implications on the line. Henry Burris looks to build on his impressive performa... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 17

Wilson and Robertson fined following Week 17 Wednesday, October 19, 2016 — TORONTO (October 19, 2016) – The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Calgary Stampeder Spencer Wilson was fined for a dangerous block on Montreal Alouettes defensive lineman Jesse Joseph. Toronto Argonaut Tracy Robertson was fined for a low hit to ... More

Argos unveil new ticket prices for 104th Grey Cup presented by Shaw

Argonauts.ca Staff TORONTO – The Toronto Argonauts Football Club today unveiled new ticket prices for certain sections of the stadium for the 104th Grey Cup presented by Shaw so fans can cap an incredible year in Toronto sports with one of Canada’s ultimate sports experiences. Under the new pricing, tickets start at $89 and thousands more ... More