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Roughriders under CFL's salary cap

Regina Leader-Post - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
“This demonstrates that the salary management system that was implemented in 2007 is working, and that teams are adhering to the system that is designed to preserve competitive balance, as well as cost certainty in the Canadian Football League,” CFL ...
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NFL officials to work CFL games; CFL refs to get NFL training

ESPN - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
After a season filled with high-profile controversies, a group of NFL game officials will work Canadian Football League games this summer as part of a collaboration, the leagues announced Friday morning.

New Canadian Football League Player Health and Safety Measures for 2016 Season

Marketwired (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
The Canadian Football League (CFL) and Canadian Football League Players' Association (CFLPA) announced today a number of Player Health and Safety initiatives for the 2016 season and beyond.
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Drug Testing in Place for 2016 Canadian Football League Season

Marketwired (press release) - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
Expanded testing for performance enhancing drugs will be in place for the upcoming 2016 season, the Canadian Football League (CFL) and Canadian Football League Players' Association (CFLPA) announced today. "We're pleased that our persistence has ...
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Riders' defensive tackle George announces retirement - ‎7 hours ago‎
REGINA - International defensive lineman Tearrius George is retiring from the Canadian Football League, the Saskatchewan Roughriders announced today.

Bypassed in NFL draft, could Vernon Adams and Everett Golson be headed to the CFL?

Yahoo Sports (blog) - ‎May 2, 2016‎
CHICAGO - Playing quarterback in the National Football League is akin to finding the proverbial needle in the haystack. And that's even if you've been through a highly-regarded apprenticeship program.

Veteran Glenn says he could see Canadian Bridge being CFL starter

Times Colonist - ‎4 hours ago‎
Montreal Alouettes' quarterback Brandon Bridge throws a pass during first half CFL football action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders, in Montreal, on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015.

Dan Barnes: CFL's off-season gets passing grade

Edmonton Journal - ‎May 2, 2016‎
What's more, Winnipeg announced a profit of $7 million from hosting the 2015 Grey Cup, and a number like that reflects well on the league.
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Abou-Mechrek: CFL teams face unique challenges with the draft

Regina Leader-Post - ‎May 2, 2016‎
University of Manitoba Bisons defensive tackle David Onyemata, shown running a drill for NFL scouts in Winnipeg in March, is the best player available in the May 10 CFL draft in the opinion of columnist Mike Abou-Mechrek. Brian Donogh / Winnipeg Sun.

CFL announces new player health and safety measures

BC Lions - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
TORONTO - The Canadian Football League (CFL) and Canadian Football League Players' Association (CFLPA) announced Thursday a number of player health and safety initiatives for the 2016 season and beyond.

Valkyries have record number of players as interest in women's football grows

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Saskatoon Valkyries running back Julene Friesen moves the ball against the Edmonton Storm during a Western Women's Canadian Football League (WWCFL) exhibition game at SMF field on Saturday, April 30, 2016. Liam Richards / Saskatoon StarPhoenix.

Breaking Camp: One player to know about from every mini-camp - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
Above all, though, coaches and managers got a chance to evaluate some of the rookies they signed this off-season: to see them live and in some cases match up against CFL veterans. Roster spots going into training camp are valuable; a lot of thought ...

Severe neck injury ends career of ex-Alouette Hefney

Montreal Gazette - ‎4 hours ago‎
And not one was that he had just completed the final play of a six-year Canadian Football League career. “I can tell you exactly what was going through my mind.

Instant Impact: The CFL Draft can provide immediate help - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Looking back through the last five talent grabs, there were players selected who immediately played at a high level as rookies. The 2011-2015 drafts produced a Most Outstanding Rookie and multiple CFL Divisional All-Stars in their first year playing ...
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CFL quarterback prospect Buckley, Olympic swimmer Masse win BLG Awards

MetroNews Canada - ‎22 hours ago‎
CFL football player and Olympic bobsledder Jesse Lumsden, Olympic women's hockey team goaltender Kim St. Pierre and Olympic heptathlete Jessica Zelinka are among previous recipients of the awards, which are sponsored by the law firm Borden Ladner ...

CFL's Alouettes holding open tryouts here Saturday

Mooresville Tribune - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League will hold open player tryouts on Saturday at the Mooresville High School stadium.
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Onyemata takes top spot in CFL Scouting Bureau final rankings - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
TORONTO - The Canadian Football League Scouting Bureau has released its third and final rankings of the top-20 eligible prospects for the 2016 CFL Canadian Draft that's taking place on May 10, 2016. The list features a new number one in town, as David ...

Could Vernon Adams End Up in the CFL?

Addicted to Quack - ‎7 hours ago‎
Vernon Adams is working hard to make things happen in the NFL, but if he doesn't catch on in Seattle or elsewhere in the league, should he go a bit further north and give Canadian football a try? That's what Jamie Thomas of Yahoo Sports Canada asks ...

'I am what I am:' Inuit Kiviaq was pioneer in sport, law and politics

Times Colonist - ‎6 hours ago‎
In 1955, he briefly played halfback with Edmonton's Canadian Football League team - the only Inuk to have ever been an Eskimo.

Two Toronto-area schools pull sports teams' indigenous imagery

The Globe and Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
The National Football League team has come under pressure to change its name and image, which is seen as offensive. The team's owner, Daniel Snyder, has been openly intractable on the issue.