Coronavirus: CFL commissioner not counting on specific funding from federal government

Commissioner Randy Ambrosie continues to work with the federal government, but isn’t banking on CFL-specific funding to help the league through the COVID-19 pandemic.The CFL approached Ottawa last month for financial assistance. The league’s three-part proposal called for $30 million...

CFL looking at September start, Regina no longer guaranteed 2020 Grey Cup host

Saskatchewan may have to wait until 2022 to host the Grey Cup.The 2020 Grey Cup was initially awarded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders in 2019, but due to the uncertainty surrounding the CFL season caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it’s been...

Winnipeg Blue Bombers add ex-XFL’er, offensive lineman to roster

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced a pair of signings on Monday.The Bombers added American defensive back Ranthony Texada and American offensive lineman Nolan Ulizio.Twenty-four-year-old Texada spent part of the 2019 Canadian Football League season with the Ottawa Redblacks but did...

CPL joins CFL in asking feds for financial assistance during COVID-19 pandemic

The Canadian Premier League has joined the Canadian Football League in asking the federal government for financial assistance during the global pandemic.The eight-team pro soccer league has asked Ottawa for “short-term financing” of $15 million, saying it is working “on...

Canadian Football League asks government for $150M in assistance amid COVID-19

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 28, 2020 7:50 pm Updated April 28, 2020 9:33 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Canadian Football League is asking the federal government...

CFL Players’ Association prepares players for life after football

While Solomon Elimimian is getting ready for his 11th season in the CFL, the Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker and current Canadian Football League Players’ Association president is also preparing himself, and others, for life after football. Related News “Everything is not...

CFL player’s assocation seeks answers from league as COVID-19 shutdown continues

The Canadian Football League Players’ Association is asking for more cooperation from the league during the COVID-19 pandemic.CFLPA president and Saskatchewan Roughriders linebacker Solomon Elimimian said the CFL and the players’ association were having regular conversations on how to deal...

CFL commissioner remains hopeful for football in 2020

For once, the ball isn’t in Randy Ambrosie’s hands — neither the football nor the crystal ball.However, the Canadian Football League (CFL) commissioner is trying to remain optimistic without knowing what’s ahead for his league.“What we’ve learned is that the...

Winnipeg Blue Bombers forced to cut salaries, staff due to coronavirus pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has made for some tough decisions for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.With the start of the CFL season already postponed due to the coronavirus, the Bombers were forced to cut both staff and salaries. READ MORE: Blue Bombers...

Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber Kevin Glenn says family member has novel coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit close to home for former CFL quarterback Kevin Glenn.Glenn suggested Tuesday night on social media that a family member had been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus and is on a ventilator.“So I’m watching the news...
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