Football News

Eskimos' linebacker takes on thief Jul 21, 2009 - 10:33 am PST
A linebacker with the Edmonton Eskimos football team made his first sack of the season early Tuesday morning when he and another man chased down a purse snatcher and held him down until police arrived. CBC

Lions QB Jackson wins CFL honour Jul 21, 2009 - 6:11 am PST
Backup quarterback Jarious Jackson was named the CFL's offensive player of the week on Tuesday. CBC

No quit in Ticats' working class heroes Jul 20, 2009 - 4:34 pm PST
A never-say-die outlook on their pro football dreams makes new Tiger-Cats Dave Stala and DeAndra' Cobb true sons of Hamilton - one literally and the other spiritually. CBC

Vick released from federal custody Jul 20, 2009 - 1:51 pm PST
An attorney on Monday said former NFL quarterback Michael Vick has been released from federal custody after spending 20 months in federal custody for financing a dog fighting operation. CBC

Domed stadium best for Roughriders: study Jul 20, 2009 - 7:44 am PST
A government -sponsored concept study is recommending a domed stadium to replace Regina's Mosaic Stadium, home to the CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders. CBC

Ticats add depth in linebacker Pope Jul 20, 2009 - 5:29 am PST
The Hamilton Tiger-Cats added to their linebacking corps Monday by signing former Miami Dolphin Derrick Pope. CBC

Defence powers Stampeders past Argos Jul 17, 2009 - 6:06 pm PST
After dropping their first two games of the season, the Calgary Stampeders scored 31 second-half points and racked up three defensive touchdowns en route to a 44-9 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Friday in front of a hometown crowd. CBC

CFL fines Argos Belli, Shell: report Jul 17, 2009 - 1:06 pm PST
The CFL reportedly handed out fines to Adriano Belli and Lin-J Shell for on-field incidents during the first half of Toronto's 46-36 loss last Saturday to the Saskatchewan Roughriders. CBC

Lions quarterback OK after apparent head injury Jul 17, 2009 - 8:49 am PST
Having suffered an apparent head injury in Thursday night's game against the Edmonton Eskimos, B.C. Lions quarterback Buck Pierce is expected at practice on Monday. CBC

Jackson, Lions jolt Eskimos Jul 16, 2009 - 6:03 pm PST
Jarious Jackson replaced injured starter Buck Pierce and passed for 362 yards and four touchdowns as the British Columbia Lions mauled the Edmonton Eskimos 40-22 on Thursday night. CBC