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CFL betting: odds favor Saskatchewan to repeat as Grey Cup champs

They don’t have a team and haven’t played a game but you can bet on the expansion Ottawa RedBlacks to win the CFL championship next season. Not surprisingly, the latest incarnation of Canadian Football in Ottawa is the biggest longshot in odds to win the 2014 Grey Cup. The reigning champs, crowned last weekend after demolishing the Hamilton Tiger Cats, are the Saskatchewan...
Via Odds Shark
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Two CFL Players Fined After Making Anti-Gay Comments Aimed At Michael Sam

The overall response to Michael Sam’s announcement that his is a homosexual athlete was very positive, however there were others who made derogatory comments. Montreal Alouettes wide receiver Arland Bruce and Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive tackle Bryant Turner Jr. were outspoken on Sam’s coming out party. Bruce shared this message on his Twitter: Yow!!!!! Mr/MSam you scared...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Alouettes release Bruce weeks after Sam comment

The Montreal Alouettes released Arland Bruce on Wednesday, two weeks after the receiver was fined by the Canadian Football League for Twitter comments about openly gay NFL prospect Michael Sam. Bruce misspelled the word ''gay'' in his message that urged Sam to ''man up'' and get on his knees and ''submit to God fully.'' Bruce later apologized. Bruce is three-time CFL all-star and...
Via AP on Fox
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Aaron Hunt Embodies Sportsmanship, Tells Ref To Change Bad Call (Video)

Winning is neither everything nor the only thing, as far as Aaron Hunt is concerned. The German soccer player is basking in widespread praise for his stunning display of sportsmanship (or “fair play”) during a Bundesliga game between Nürnberg and Werder Bremen on Saturday. Werder Bremen was leading 2-0 in the 75th minute when referee Hunt Manuel Graefe awarded Werder Bremen...
Via NESN.com
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Garcia Named QBs Coach of Montreal Alouettes

Jeff Garcia is taking his talents back to the Canadian Football League. The 44-year-old’s career has now gone full circle after spending his first five years of professional football in Canada. The Montreal Alouettes have announced that Garcia has joined their coaching staff. Via @MTLAlouettes “We welcome Jeff to our organization and to the offensive coaching staff,” GM Jim...
Via Gridiron Grit
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: CFL team reveals new uniforms with plaid helmets

Last week we highlighted a fast-growing trend that’s sweeping across the college football landscape with the release of college football’s 10 best new uniforms for 2014, Now it appears the trend is impacting the CFL as well. The Ottawa Redblacks of the Canadian Football League have decided to get in on the action by unveiling some bold new uniforms on Monday, which includes...
Via Gridiron Grit
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Former CFL All-Star sues league over lack of concussion protection

The debate over concussions and football is ongoing ... north of the border, too. TSN.ca reported on Wednesday that former CFL All-Star wide receiver Arland Bruce has filed a lawsuit claiming the league has not done enough to ensure its players receive a new state-of-the-art helmet, particularly those who have already suffered concussions. Bruce's suit revolves around Riddell's Revolution...
Via Fox Sports
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Woflsburg sell midfielder Aaron Hunt to Hamburg

Wolfsburg have confirmed the sale of Aaron Hunt to Hamburg on a busy day of transfer activity at the northern Germany club. Following the sale of Kevin De Bruyne to Manchester City on Sunday, the Wolves bought Julian Draxler, Dante and Ismail Azzaoui on Monday and have now allowed Hunt to leave after only a year at the club. “I would like to thank (director of sport) Klaus Allofs...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Cahoon named BYU receivers coach

PROVO, Utah (AP) Ben Cahoon has been hired as the new BYU receivers coach, coach Kalani Sitake announced Wednesday. Cahoon played the position at BYU from 1995-97 and coached the Cougars' receivers from 2011-12. He played 13 years in the Canadian Football League with Montreal and finished as the league's all-time receptions leader with 1,017 catches. Cahoon was named the CFL...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU hires CFL HOFer Ben Cahoon as WR coach

BYU first-year head caoch Kalani Sitake has hired former Cougar and Canadian Football League Hall of Famer Ben Cahoon as his wide receivers coach, according to an official statement that was reported by NBC Sports. “I’m excited to announce Ben as the receivers coach at BYU,” Sitake said in a statement. “Ben is one of the most prolific receivers in CFL history and has a great...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Can South Carolina capitalize on two recent decommitments?

Could South Carolina be primed to snag two recent decommitments? 2016 prospects Korey Banks and Aaron Thompson both reneged on their pledges to North Carolina and Maryland, respectively. Via a report from The State, the Gamecocks are heavily involved with both as signing day rapidly approaches. Both Banks and Thompson visited South Carolina officially this past weekend. Prior to...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Talented WR Korey Banks commits to USC on signing day

South Carolina went into signing day wanting to upgrade it's talent within the skill position group. With multiple targets remaining on the board, Korey Banks Jr. decided to jump into the Gamecocks' boat. The Georgia receiver committed to -- and will sign with -- the Gamecocks on Wednesday. A former UNC pledge, he decided to ink with South Carolina over the likes of North Carolina...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

South Carolina Gets Letter Of Intent From Three-Star WR Korey Banks.

National Signing Day 2016Korey Banks. Image via thecrescentbuzz.com.Tyrone, GA. high school wide receiver Korey Banks announced Wednesday Morning that he will be signing his letter of intent with South Carolina.Banks had previously been committed to North Carolina, but announced that he had decommitted from the Tar Heels on Monday.247Sports grades Banks as a composite three-star...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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