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Now opponents, Collaros, Nichols reflect on championship ride
Posted on 23 November 2020 | 7:00 pm

Zach Collaros and Matt Nichols will be forever linked as teammates on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 2019 Grey Cup championship side. And while the pair are no longer sharing the same quarterback room – what with the Bombers having hitched their wagon to Collaros and Nichols having moved on to the Toronto Argonauts – they […]

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Steinberg’s MMQB: Five All-Decade no-brainers
Posted on 23 November 2020 | 2:30 pm

The unveiling of the first ever CFL All-Decade Team presented by LeoVegas was one of the crown jewels of a really fun Grey Cup Unite week. I had the privilege of being on the media voting committee, so it was fun to see how my votes differed from the final product. With so many good […]

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Fujitsu Frontiers lock up 8th straight X Bowl berth with win over the Elecom Kobie Finies
Posted on 23 November 2020 | 6:00 am

Nothing in football comes easy. You’ll just have to forgive the Fujitsu Frontiers for making it look that way. The reigning Japanese champions ensured a chance to defend their crown Sunday, downing the Elecom Kobie Finies 34-3 to clinch their eighth consecutive X Bowl appearance. It was a game in which the result never seemed […]

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LIVESTREAM Japan: Nojima Sagamihara Rise v. IBM Big Blue, Nov. 23, 14:00 (06:00 CET, 12 midnight ET)
Posted on 22 November 2020 | 3:15 pm

The final weekend of play in Japan’s XLeague regular season winds up November 23 with the 1-1 Nojima Sagamihara Rise taking on the 0-2 IBM Big Blue. Nojima is coming off a 17-14 win over the Elecom Kobe Finies while IBM dropped their second in a row in a 41-21 loss to the Fujitsu Frontiers. […]

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O’Leary: On GC Sunday, we look ahead to next November
Posted on 22 November 2020 | 11:00 am

As Grey Cup Sunday arrives, we should all take on the mantra that every team in the league does at the start of the season. Let's all try to get to Hamilton in 2021.

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Dacia Vienna Vikings Women set amazing record – 18 straight national titles
Posted on 22 November 2020 | 6:30 am

The Dacia Vienna Vikings women’s elite team continued to be an unstoppable force in 2020, capturing the Austrian championship for the 18th straight time and demolishing the opposition in the process. The championship final in this shortened season was indicative of the dominance of the Vikings women.  A combined Danube Dragons/Amstetten Thunder squad was blanked […]

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Ireland: Dublin Rebels gain the services of import QB Ty Henry
Posted on 22 November 2020 | 6:00 am

The Dublin Rebels who play in Ireland’s top league have received offensive reinforcement as American quarterback/linebacker Ty Henry has joined the club. The 6′ ½”, 225 pound Henry who calls Centennial, Colorado home and attended Western State Colorado University, is a veteran of international football. This past, shortened season in Spain he played quarterback for […]

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Obic Seagulls give up yards but not inches to clinch X Bowl berth over Panasonic Impulse
Posted on 22 November 2020 | 5:30 am

Anthony Lawrence was going to be the hero. All game long, the University of San Diego quarterback had methodically picked apart the Obic Seagulls defense by going 34 of 46 for 331 yards passing and on the final drive he’d gained 37 yards himself to march the Panasonic Impulse to the goal line in the […]

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Uniquely Hamilton: Ticats introduce 108th Grey Cup brand
Posted on 22 November 2020 | 1:45 am

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats, in collaboration with the Canadian Football League, have unveiled the 108th Grey Cup and 2021 Grey Cup Festival brands

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Spain will host the 2021 International Federation of American Football Flag Football World Championships
Posted on 20 November 2020 | 12:21 pm

The International Federation of American Football (IFAF) today announced that Spain will host the 2021 IFAF Men’s and Women’s Flag World Championships. Palma, Spain, located on the island of Mallorca – the largest of the country’s Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea – will be the site of the 10th IFAF Flag World Championships from […]

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Fujitsu Frontiers QB Michael Birdsong finds his football fit in Japan
Posted on 20 November 2020 | 8:37 am

Michael Birdsong took his time chasing the pro football dream, but could never really find his fit. In college he bounced around, starting at James Madison before a coaching change wrote him out of the system, prevented by injury from taking over at Marshall, and finally finishing his career at Tennessee Tech. He did the […]

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Colorful CFL coach Jeff Reinebold recalls his football ‘missionary work’ in NFL Europe
Posted on 19 November 2020 | 7:19 am

The future is global. It’s a sentiment that has been expressed by every major sports league and after decades of lagging behind the rest, the game of American football is growing at an unprecedented rate internationally. More international players are playing in college than ever before, the CFL is providing opportunities for a new wave […]

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