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December 21, 2018 2:16 PM Halifax Schooners say business details, stadium drawings coming soon

HALIFAX—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. He says the group expected to submit 120

December 5, 2018 7:16 PM Singer Tom Cochrane to invest in Halifax CFL bid, ownership group says

HALIFAX—The group trying to land a CFL franchise for Halifax says singer-songwriter Tom Cochrane has confirmed his intention to invest in the newly named Atlantic Schooners. A short statement from the ownership group says the Manitoba-born Cochrane, a multiple Juno Award winner, has been a long-time friend of Bruce Bowser, one of the group’s founding 105

November 26, 2018 2:16 PM How about a World Cup of Canadian Football?

The Grey Cup was great (when isn’t it). Appointment watching, really. Happy for Bo Levi Mitchell and the Calgary Stampeders. And how about those Ottawa Redblacks. The Ottawa Senators are the only team in the NHL who can say the CFL team in their city is cutting their grass. Good for the Lumberjacks. I know this is a hockey blog, but in honour of the Grey Cup – and they did look like they were skating 101

November 22, 2018 12:28 AM Grey Cup coaches Dickenson, Campbell are a mutual admiration society

For the second time in three years, the Calgary Stampeders will face the Ottawa Redblacks in the CFL title game. In 2016, Campbell’s Redblacks earned the stunning 39-33 overtime overtime win. The Stampeders return for the third straight year but are 0-2 under Dickenson. However both opened the Grey Cup coaches news conference by taking care of business 113

November 11, 2018 9:26 PM Hamilton Tiger-Cats rout B.C. Lions in East Division semifinal

Masoli, the East Division nominee for the CFL’s outstanding player award, helped Hamilton emphatically snap a three-game losing streak. The Ticats were the last team to reach the East final after losing their final three regular-season games, doing so in 2015. Masoli finished 14-of-19 passes for 259 yards and three TDs before giving way to Dane Evans 90

November 9, 2018 5:00 AM CFL picks: Tiger-Cats, Roughriders should feed off of home crowds

The last time the two teams met in the playoffs was in 2003 when Saskatchewan earned a 37-21 road victory. The Riders also beat the Bombers in the 2007 Grey Cup in Toronto. Home field should be a big advantage for Saskatchewan, which was 6-3 at Mosaic Field before its rabid fans. Winnipeg was 4-5-0 on the road. The Tiger-Cats (8-10) head into the East semifinal 125

November 8, 2018 4:49 PM Quarterbacks Masoli, Mitchell named finalists for CFL’s top player award

Mitchell, who won the award in 2016, threw a CFL-high 35 touchdown passes this season. The native of Katy, Texas, helped Calgary (13-5) finish atop the West Division standings. Masoli finished second among CFL passers with 5,209 yards in his first full season as Hamilton’s starter. He helped the Ticats (8-10) earn second in the East Division with a league-high 82

October 24, 2018 11:28 PM Saskatchewan Roughriders will present the surging B.C. Lions with a solid road test

The Lions opened the season dropping their first five road games before snapping that dubious streak with a 32-14 win over the Montreal Alouettes on Sept. 14. Since then, B.C. has won two of its last three contests away from B.C. Place Stadium. B.C. (9-7) will have its road mettle put to the test Saturday when it visits Saskatchewan (11-6). The Roughriders’ 103

October 19, 2018 10:32 PM Argos quarterback James Franklin has rushing records in sight

Franklin will make his second straight start Saturday and sixth of the season for Toronto, which has dropped seven straight and been eliminated from post-season contention. Franklin is the only Argos quarterback under contract for 2019. “I think he’s doing some really good things,” Trestman said. “He’s shown he can make some dynamic plays and throws 84

October 18, 2018 9:40 PM CFL picks: B.C. Lions, Travis Lulay face win-and-you’re-in scenario

Back in August, Reilly threw for 302 yards with two TDs against the Lions. but he also had two interceptions and ran for just one yard. Anchored by its defence, B.C. rallied from a 20-10 halftime deficit to earn the victory. Newcomer Tyrell Sutton was instrumental in B.C.’s win against Calgary last weekend. Sutton rushed for 106 yards and two touchdowns 100