Christion Jones cut from CFL’s Eskimos after anti-gay Twitter rant

The CFL’s Edmonton Eskimos cut running back Christion Jones on Sunday, a day after the former Alabama receiver posted a series of homophobic comments on Twitter. Jones, 27, fired off several anti-gay tweets Saturday, writing in one, “Man ain’t suppose to be with a man. A women [sic] is not suppose to be with another […]

CFL fan sports his team’s colours on prosthetic eye

Winnipeg Blue Bombers supporters may need to step up their fandom after a recent move by a fan of the rival Saskatchewan Roughriders. Riders fan Jim Boychuk wears his team’s green logo in a unique way – on his prosthetic eye. “I was just in the doctor’s office getting fit for another one, and as […]

Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Brady Oliveira undergoes ankle surgery

Rookie Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Brady Oliveira has undergone successful ankle surgery following an injury in the club’s 28-21 win over the Edmonton Eskimos Thursday. Oliveira suffered the injury while working on the kick return team in the second quarter, blocking for Charles Nelson, when he got twisted up near the sideline. “It’s a […]

Saskatchewan Roughriders QB Zach Collaros looking forward to return to Hamilton

It’s been over a year, but Zach Collaros hasn’t forgotten being traded by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Related Long-time friends now teammates on Saskatchewan Roughriders punt team Brendon LaBatte’s versatility proves its value on Roughriders offensive line Collaros spent four seasons in Hamilton before being dealt to Saskatchewan on Jan. 3, 2018. And with the Roughriders opening the […]

Blue Bombers select German linebacker in CFL European Draft

The CFL 2.0 initiative continued Thursday with the league’s first ever European Draft. Each of the nine teams selected one of the 18 eligible players who attended last month’s CFL National Combine in Toronto. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers had the second pick and chose German Linebacker Thiadric Hansen. The 26-year-old native of the northern port […]

Manitoba Bisons’ Shai Ross steals show at CFL’s Western Regional Combine

Manitoba Bisons’ receiver Shai Ross improved his stock for the upcoming CFL Draft on Monday. After getting put through physical testing at the CFL’s Western Regional Combine in Edmonton, Ross was one of only three players invited back to the national combine later this month. “It feels absolutely amazing,” Ross said. “It’s kind of surreal. […]