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A football with the CFL logo sits on a chair during a press conference in Winnipeg, Friday, November 27, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Former defensive lineman Klassen tackling retirement as he did opposing quarterbacks

Klassen spent seven CFL seasons with Montreal, Calgary and Ottawa

 

Boston College tight end Jake Burt (84) dives into the end zone for a touchdown over Richmond defensive back Daniel Jones (23) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, in Boston. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Mary Schwalm

Hamilton Tiger-Cats take tight end Jake Burt first overall in CFL draft

Hamilton Tiger-Cats take tight end Jake Burt first overall in CFL draft

 

Canadian linebacker Stevens not closing the door on possibly playing in CFL this year

Canadian linebacker Stevens not closing the door on possibly playing in CFL this year

 

CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie addresses the media during the State of the League news conference at Grey Cup week in Edmonton, Friday, November 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Canadian football organizations present Ambrosie with rules suggestions in XFL talks

Canadian football organizations present Ambrosie with rules suggestions in XFL talks

CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie addresses the media during the State of the League news conference at Grey Cup week in Edmonton, Friday, November 23, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Tennessee wide receiver Josh Palmer of Tennessee makes a catch in front of Georgia defensive back DJ Daniel during American Team practice Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Mobile, Ala., for the Senior Bowl college football game. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthew Hinton

Tennessee receiver Palmer assumes top spot in final CFL scouting bureau top-20 list

Tennessee receiver Palmer assumes top spot in final CFL scouting bureau top-20 list

Tennessee wide receiver Josh Palmer of Tennessee makes a catch in front of Georgia defensive back DJ Daniel during American Team practice Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021, in Mobile, Ala., for the Senior Bowl college football game. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Matthew Hinton
The D.C. Defenders, right, line up against the Seattle Dragons for the opening kickoff of the opening football game of the XFL season, in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. Despite heated social media discussion in Canada, talks between the CFL and XFL haven't addressed what rules could be implemented in a potential partnership. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Stephen Whyno

CFL commissioner Ambrosie says talks with XFL have centred around business, not rules

CFL commissioner Ambrosie says talks with XFL have centred around business, not rules

The D.C. Defenders, right, line up against the Seattle Dragons for the opening kickoff of the opening football game of the XFL season, in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. Despite heated social media discussion in Canada, talks between the CFL and XFL haven't addressed what rules could be implemented in a potential partnership. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Stephen Whyno

Federal government’s extension of CEWS in budget is some good news for CFL franchises

Federal government’s extension of CEWS in budget is some good news for CFL franchises

CFL teams select four Australian punters in the first round of league’s global draft

CFL teams select four Australian punters in the first round of league’s global draft

In this Feb. 5, 2021, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a ceremony as part of Super Bowl 55 in Tampa, Fla.The Montreal Alouettes are embracing the possibility of NFL games being played in their city.NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday the league has set its sights on playing in Canada as part of it expanding its regular season from 16 games to 17.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Charlie Riedel

Montreal Alouttes embrace possibility of NFL games being played in CFL team’s city

Montreal Alouttes embrace possibility of NFL games being played in CFL team’s city

In this Feb. 5, 2021, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks during a ceremony as part of Super Bowl 55 in Tampa, Fla.The Montreal Alouettes are embracing the possibility of NFL games being played in their city.NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Tuesday the league has set its sights on playing in Canada as part of it expanding its regular season from 16 games to 17.  THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Charlie Riedel
Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Trevor Harris (7) hands off to C.J. Gable (2) against the Calgary Stampeders during first half CFL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday September 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.

Veteran running back C.J. Gable signs with Ticats, then announces his CFL retirement

Veteran running back C.J. Gable signs with Ticats, then announces his CFL retirement

Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Trevor Harris (7) hands off to C.J. Gable (2) against the Calgary Stampeders during first half CFL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday September 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.
Edmonton Eskimos' coach Hugh Campbell is carried on the shoulders of team members after the Eskimos won their fifth straight Grey Cup by defeating the Toronto Argonauts in Toronto on November 28, 1982. THE CANADIAN PRESS

Campbell says teamwork was key element of Edmonton’s five straight Grey Cup victories

Campbell says teamwork was key element of Edmonton’s five straight Grey Cup victories

Edmonton Eskimos' coach Hugh Campbell is carried on the shoulders of team members after the Eskimos won their fifth straight Grey Cup by defeating the Toronto Argonauts in Toronto on November 28, 1982. THE CANADIAN PRESS

Former Toronto Argonauts lineman Chris Schultz remembered as a gentle giant

Former Toronto Argonauts lineman Chris Schultz remembered as a gentle giant

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie attends a a news conference in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The CFL faces more challenges in its 2021 return than it did last year when it was forced to cancel its season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

CFL will have to appease more levels of government to get 2021 protocols approved

CFL will have to appease more levels of government to get 2021 protocols approved

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie attends a a news conference in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The CFL faces more challenges in its 2021 return than it did last year when it was forced to cancel its season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Calgary Stampeders quarterback Nick Arbuckle (9) attempts to throw the ball under pressure from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes (39) during first half CFL action in Regina on Saturday, July 6, 2019. The Calgary Stampeders defeated the Saskatchewan Roughriders 37-10. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith

Toronto Argonauts continue busy week by signing two sack specialists

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts significantly upgraded their defensive line on Thursday,…

Calgary Stampeders quarterback Nick Arbuckle (9) attempts to throw the ball under pressure from Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive lineman Charleston Hughes (39) during first half CFL action in Regina on Saturday, July 6, 2019. The Calgary Stampeders defeated the Saskatchewan Roughriders 37-10. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Matt Smith
Calgary Stampeders quarterback Nick Arbuckle hands off to Don Jackson during first half CFL football action against the Montreal Alouettes in Calgary on August 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal

‘A really crazy adventure:’ Arbuckle happy to be with Argonauts after eventful 2020

‘A really crazy adventure:’ Arbuckle happy to be with Argonauts after eventful 2020

Calgary Stampeders quarterback Nick Arbuckle hands off to Don Jackson during first half CFL football action against the Montreal Alouettes in Calgary on August 17, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Larry MacDougal
Edmonton General Manager Brock Sunderland speaks to media after being knocked out of the Eastern final on Sunday, in Edmonton on November 18, 2019. Edmonton has hired Jaime Elizondo as its head coach and offensive co-ordinator. The move reunites Elizondo with Sunderland after the pair worked together in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.

Edmonton Football Team hires Jaime Elizondo as new head coach/offensive co-ordinator

Edmonton Football Team hires Jaime Elizondo as new head coach/offensive co-ordinator

Edmonton General Manager Brock Sunderland speaks to media after being knocked out of the Eastern final on Sunday, in Edmonton on November 18, 2019. Edmonton has hired Jaime Elizondo as its head coach and offensive co-ordinator. The move reunites Elizondo with Sunderland after the pair worked together in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.
Calgary Stampeders' John Hufnagel is honoured with the Hugh Campbell Distinguished Leadership Award at the CFL Awards during the CFL's Grey Cup week in Calgary on November 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Global pandemic creating no shortage of challenges for CFL teams entering free agency

Global pandemic creating no shortage of challenges for CFL teams entering free agency

Calgary Stampeders' John Hufnagel is honoured with the Hugh Campbell Distinguished Leadership Award at the CFL Awards during the CFL's Grey Cup week in Calgary on November 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Artavis Scott (1) runs a drill during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Michael Conroy

Roughriders sign former Clemson Tigers wide receiver Artavis Scott

Roughriders sign former Clemson Tigers wide receiver Artavis Scott

Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Artavis Scott (1) runs a drill during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Indianapolis, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP -Michael Conroy
Hamilton Tiger Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli tries to fend off Saskatchewan Roughrider Zack Evans during first half CFL football game action in Hamilton on Thursday, June 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli signs extension with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli signs extension with Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Hamilton Tiger Cats quarterback Jeremiah Masoli tries to fend off Saskatchewan Roughrider Zack Evans during first half CFL football game action in Hamilton on Thursday, June 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power

Former CFL player,-coach Brady understands historical significance of NFL promotion

Former CFL player,-coach Brady understands historical significance of NFL promotion