Controversy Over Lumberjack Celebration Engulfs Grey Cup

In what’s probably the most Canadian sentence I will ever write, the Edmonton Eskimos have successfully lobbied the Canadian Football League to restrict the Ottawa Redblacks from bringing along the loggersports team that traditionally saws off a celebratory log slice after touchdowns. The Grey Cup takes place this… »Today 12:55pm11/29/15 12:55pm


MRA Brings Human Rights Complaint Against CFL Team For Anti-DV Campaign

The CFL's Toronto Argonauts are supporters of the White Ribbon Campaign, a domestic-violence prevention initiative formed in response to the 1989 École Polytechnique Massacre, where 14 women at a Montreal university were murdered by a man who claimed that he was "fighting feminism." It is, not surprisingly, focused on… »1/26/15 2:03pm1/26/15 2:03pm

Well, I Guess We're Watching The Grey Cup

As a Canadian, you have a few innate responsibilities. In April you pay your taxes, in November you buy a poppy, in January you watch the World Juniors, and when the Grey Cup comes around, you watch it. Even if your team isn't in it. Even if you're not a CFL fan. The Grey Cup is a transcendent, once-a-year television… »11/30/14 6:45pm11/30/14 6:45pm

Every Game Was Terrible: The Year The CFL Failed To Conquer America

Imagine fall Sunday afternoons without the NFL. No tailgate parties, no televisions to shout at, no games whatsoever. Nothing. Now imagine you're an executive for a television company that had just agreed to fork over hundreds of millions of dollars for broadcast rights to a league that has no games to show. You've… »1/10/14 2:20pm1/10/14 2:20pm