30
Jul
2021
Posted by: In: Alouettes, Alouettes owner, Canada, CFL, Football, Montreal, Montreal Alouettes, Montreal football, news, Sidney Spiegel, Sidney Spiegel death, Sports

CFL, Alouettes confirm jointly that Montreal co-owner Sidney Spiegel has passed away – Montreal

The COVID-19 pandemic robbed the Montreal Alouettes of a 2020 season and co-owner Sidney Spiegel the chance to see his franchise play. Spiegel died Wednesday in Toronto. Both the Alouettes and CFL confirmed Siegel’s passing in separate statements Friday. Spiegel’s age wasn’t divulged. But he was listed as being 89…
31
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: BC, Calgary, Canada, Canadian Football League, CFL, Edmonton, Football, Hamilton, Montreal, Sports, Toronto, XFL

CFL, XFL face plenty of hurdles if they want to join forces and form a partnership

The CFL and XFL are continuing their talks on a potential partnership and ways to grow the game. However, Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson, a co-owner of the American-based XFL, gave the impression the two sides are much further along with a recent tweet. “We’ll figure out a smart season…
16
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Canadian Football League, CFL, CFL Football, CFLPA, Coronavirus impact on CFL, COVID-19 impact on CFL, Football, Possible partnership between CFL and XFL, Sports, UFPA, United Football Players Association

CFL dismisses social media report that 2021 and 2022 seasons might be cancelled

The CFL has denied a claim from the United Football Players Association suggesting the league will likely cancel its 2021 and ’22 seasons. The UFPA made the claim Tuesday in an update posted on Twitter regarding the CFL-XFL partnership. Last week, the two leagues announced jointly they were entering…
10
Mar
2021
Posted by: In: Canadian Football League, CFL, Dwayne Johnson, Football, Randy Ambrosie, Sports, The Rock, Vince McMahon, Wade Miller, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Winnipeg Sports, WWE, XFL

Winnipeg Blue Bombers boss says CFL, XFL talks could be good news for league – Winnipeg

Discussions between the CFL and XFL about a potential partnership are underway, and the president of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers says it could be very good news overall for the Canadian league. The two sides say they are looking to identify opportunities for the leagues to collaborate, innovate and…
21
Dec
2018
Posted by: In: Atlantic Schooners, Canadian Football League, CFL, Football, Halifax, Sports

Atlantic Schooners say business details, stadium drawings coming soon

Proponents for Halifax’s proposed CFL team say they have now sold more than 6,000 season-ticket applications – and will present more business details to city hall as early as today. Halifax Schooners founding partner Anthony LeBlanc says that level of ticket sales is in line with what the organization expected.…