142 Results for tag: Football
December 8th, 2017
by Angus Reid
" Colleagues are a wonderful thing. But mentors, that’s where the real work gets done. " - Junot Diaz
My pro football
career did not exactly have a smooth start. I was a first-round draft pick of the Toronto Argonauts, who ended up cutting me at the end of training camp. That ...
Saturday, January 13, 2018 — BANFF, Alta (January 13, 2018) —The prevention, assessment and management of concussions remains a major focus as the Canadian Football
League (CFL) wraps up a two-day conference on player health and safety today.
“Our team presidents and general managers devoted much of their winter meetings earlier ...
January 8, 2018
by Ed Tait/Winnipeg Blue Bombers
We begin by trotting out an old sports cliché: ‘Records are meant to be broken.’
It’s primarily a true statement, of course, especially as athletes these days get bigger, stronger, faster and pay more attention to the science of training and taking care of their bodies.
But some records, ...
"Why 5:59?” – “Because it’s harder than starting at 6” - - Coach Sean Leveroos
By Angus Reid
There’s a great scene in Rocky Balboa (aka Rocky 6) but you won’t find it in the standard movie. You have to dig and find the bonus scenes – do it, it’s worth it. I am self-confessed Rockyaholic. I mean ...
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Troy Dickey, who was a receiver with the 1995 Saskatchewan Roughriders and caught two touchdown passes in arguably the biggest win in Arizona Wildcats football
history, has died. Dickey suffered a major stroke Dec. 30.
Dickey caught 68 passes for 847 yards and nine touchdowns after transferring to the ...
January 5, 2018
By Rob Vanstone, Regina Leader-Post
Dan Rashovich’s hands stick out like a sore thumb.
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Damaged digits are a lasting reminder of 16 years as a linebacker and ...
January 4, 2018
REGINA — After an 11-year CFL career, veteran receiver Chris Getzlaf has decided to hang up his cleats.
The 34-year-old was with the Saskatchewan Roughriders for eight seasons before departing in 2016, landing a deal with the rival Edmonton Eskimos. After his release from the Esks in 2017, he ...