26 Results for month: 09/2017

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 14

Thursday, September 28, 2017 — TORONTO (September 28, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Ottawa REDBLACKS defensive lineman Zack Evans was fined for a high hit on Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols. Saskatchewan Roughriders receiver Duron Carter was fined for violating the League’s social media policy. ... More

THIS WEEK IN THE CFL – WEEK 15

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 — Week 15 has a two double-headers on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, the opening game is in Ottawa where the Saskatchewan Roughriders visit TD Place at 7 p.m. ET. Ottawa is a point behind the East Division leading Argonauts while Saskatchewan is looking to get back to their winning way after a defeat at home versus ... More

Former Rider Gene Makowsky reflects on influential coaches

Regina / 980 CJME Britton Gray September 26, 2017 Coaches are being recognized this week for the role they play in athletes’ lives both on and off the field. National Coaches Week runs Sept. 23-30, and offered a chance for a former Rider to say thanks. Gene Makowsky is now the Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport, but has been led by many ... More

STATEMENT FROM THE CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE ON THE STATUS OF JOHNNY MANZIEL

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 — TORONTO (September 27, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) has released the following statement: After an extensive process of due diligence and an in-person meeting with Mr. Manziel, the Commissioner has decided that he will not register any contract for Mr. Manziel for this season. However, Mr. Manziel ... More

SHAW CFL TOP PERFORMERS – WEEK 14

Wilder Jr., Adams and Davis named Shaw CFL Top Performers Tuesday, September 26, 2017 — TORONTO (September 26th, 2017) – James Wilder Jr., Darvin Adams and Ja’Gared Davis were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 14 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their ... More

Cal Murphy | Heart of a Champion

September 21, 2017 Ed Tait  Winnipeg Blue Bombers He was ‘Kindly Cal’ to most and ‘Crusty Cal’ to others. Truth be known, Cal Murphy could often be both. And that was certainly the case during his days with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, during which the club appeared in five Grey Cups – winning three times – and never missed ... More

THIS WEEK IN THE CFL – WEEK 14

Thursday, September 21, 2017 — Week 14 begins in Winnipeg at 8 p.m. ET when the Ottawa REDBLACKS visit Investors Group Field in the first game of a Friday double-header. The Blue Bombers will try to extend their home winning streak to five games while the REDBLACKS are looking to split the season series. Winnipeg won the first game in Week 7 33-30 ... More

‘CFL FOOTBALL FRENZY’ MOBILE GAME: MADE FOR KIDS, FUN FOR EVERYONE

New ‘CFL Football Frenzy’ arcade app game is now available for download Thursday, September 21, 2017 — TORONTO, ON (September 21, 2017) – Today, the Canadian Football League (CFL) is launching a fast-paced shoot-out style arcade game available for download on mobile and tablet devices. Built for the young fan (8-14) or the young at heart, ... More

PLAYER DISCIPLINE – WEEK 13

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 — TORONTO (September 20, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Following a disciplinary hearing, BC Lions linebacker Micah Awe received a maximum fine for leading with the crown of his helmet on high hits to Calgary Stampeders running backs Jerome Messam and Roy Finch. BC Lions running back ... More

For CFL legend Tony Gabriel, The Catch leads to The Crutch

September 18th, 2017 Scott Radley - Hamilton Spectator Decades later his winning catch is still one of the most famous plays in league history. He'd caught this pass before. The touchdown grab he made in the final seconds of the 1976 Grey Cup game won his Ottawa Rough Riders the title, and cemented his reputation as one of the legends of Canadian ... More