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Oklahoma St. coach Gundy apologizes for wearing OAN T-shirt

Oklahoma St. coach Gundy apologizes for wearing OAN T-shirt

  • Jun 16, 2020
In this file photo, B.C. Lions’ Bryan Burnham (16) dives across the goal line to score a touchdown in front of Toronto Argonauts’ Trumaine Washington, back, after making a reception during first half CFL football action in Vancouver, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

B.C. Lions players Burnham, Johnson admit they feel safer in Canada than in U.S.

B.C. Lions players Bryan Burnham and Micah Johnson say they feel safer…

In this file photo, B.C. Lions’ Bryan Burnham (16) dives across the goal line to score a touchdown in front of Toronto Argonauts’ Trumaine Washington, back, after making a reception during first half CFL football action in Vancouver, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Canadian Football League commissioner Randy Ambrosie will appear via videoconference during a panel on arts, culture, sports and charitable organizations, in a May 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

CFL commissioner set to discuss league’s issues during government meeting

OTTAWA — Canadian Football League commissioner Randy Ambrosie will be back in…

Canadian Football League commissioner Randy Ambrosie will appear via videoconference during a panel on arts, culture, sports and charitable organizations, in a May 7, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard blows a kiss to Oklahoma State fans after their 34-27 win over Iowa State in an NCAA college football game in Ames, Iowa. Hubbard of the Oklahoma State Cowboys captured the Jon Cornish Trophy on Tuesday as the top Canadian in the NCAA football ranks. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Matthew Putney

Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard named Cornish Award recipient

Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard named Cornish Award recipient

In this Oct. 26, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard blows a kiss to Oklahoma State fans after their 34-27 win over Iowa State in an NCAA college football game in Ames, Iowa. Hubbard of the Oklahoma State Cowboys captured the Jon Cornish Trophy on Tuesday as the top Canadian in the NCAA football ranks. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Matthew Putney
Ottawa Redblacks’ Dominique Rhymes, left, looks on as Calgary Stampeders’ Tre Roberson, catches a pass meant for him during first half CFL football action in Calgary, Saturday, June 15, 2019. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Calgary Stampeders sign American quarterback Jake Maier

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders have signed American quarterback Jake Maier. The…

Ottawa Redblacks’ Dominique Rhymes, left, looks on as Calgary Stampeders’ Tre Roberson, catches a pass meant for him during first half CFL football action in Calgary, Saturday, June 15, 2019. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Jordan Williams hasn’t played football since 2017 when he finished second in tackles at East Carolina with 89, in an April 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

B.C. Lions trade up to take linebacker Williams with first overall pick in draft

TORONTO — The B.C. Lions ensured Jordan Williams began his CFL tenure…

Jordan Williams hasn’t played football since 2017 when he finished second in tackles at East Carolina with 89, in an April 30, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
CPL joins CFL in asking Ottawa for financial assistance during pandemic

CPL joins CFL in asking Ottawa for financial assistance during pandemic

CPL joins CFL in asking Ottawa for financial assistance during pandemic

CPL joins CFL in asking Ottawa for financial assistance during pandemic

Alberta offensive lineman O’Donnell agrees to terms with Indianapolis Colts

Alberta offensive lineman O’Donnell agrees to terms with Indianapolis Colts

The CFL and CFL Players’ Association have halted discussions on potential contingency plans for the 2020, in an April 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

CFL, CFLPA at odds regarding potential suspension of operation this season

TORONTO — Brian Ramsay looked to set the record straight Friday. The…

The CFL and CFL Players’ Association have halted discussions on potential contingency plans for the 2020, in an April 24, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Nathan Rourke, of Oakville, Ont., is eligible for both the NFL and CFL drafts this month, in an April 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian Rourke looking forward to getting shot at playing pro football

Nathan Rourke isn’t fretting about his uncertain football future. The Oakville, Ont.,…

Nathan Rourke, of Oakville, Ont., is eligible for both the NFL and CFL drafts this month, in an April 17, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Veteran linebacker Marcus Ball remains intent on playing in 2020, in an April 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Veteran linebacker Marcus Ball not ready to call it a career just yet

Marcus Ball isn’t finished with football just yet. The veteran linebacker says…

Veteran linebacker Marcus Ball remains intent on playing in 2020, in an April 2, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Trevor Harris (7) makes the throw against the Saskatchewan Roughriders during first half CFL action in Edmonton on October 26, 2019. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Montreal Alouettes re-sign veteran Canadian long-snapper Martin Bedard

The Montreal Alouettes re-signed Canadian long-snapper Martin Bedard to a two-year contract…

Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Trevor Harris (7) makes the throw against the Saskatchewan Roughriders during first half CFL action in Edmonton on October 26, 2019. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Matt Nichols signed a three-year deal with the Toronto Argonauts on Feb. 6, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Veteran quarterback Matt Nichols signs contract with Toronto Argonauts

TORONTO — Matt Nichols wasn’t out of work long. According to a…

Matt Nichols signed a three-year deal with the Toronto Argonauts on Feb. 6, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after scoring against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Chiefs beat 49ers 31-20 to win Super Bowl 54

Kansas City scores 21 unanswered points in fourth quarter

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) celebrates after scoring against the San Francisco 49ers during the first half of the NFL Super Bowl 54 football game Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Bell Canada’s Super Bowl broadcast on Sunday including Canadian commercials will be the only feed, in a Jan. 31, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadian advertisers change up Super Bowl strategies following CRTC case

TORONTO — Canadian advertisers say Super Bowl marketing is being shaken up…

Bell Canada’s Super Bowl broadcast on Sunday including Canadian commercials will be the only feed, in a Jan. 31, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Willson one of just 15 Canadian-born players to have played in Super Bowl

Willson one of just 15 Canadian-born players to have played in Super Bowl

Luke Willson has experienced the best, and worst, of playing in the…

Willson one of just 15 Canadian-born players to have played in Super Bowl
Burrow, LSU cap Heisman season, beat Clemson 42-25 for title

Burrow, LSU cap Heisman season, beat Clemson 42-25 for title

NEW ORLEANS — Joe Burrow threw five touchdown passes, ran for another…

Burrow, LSU cap Heisman season, beat Clemson 42-25 for title