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Streveler: ‘I really can’t say enough about my time in the CFL’
Posted on 19 September 2020 | 2:30 pm

After his first game in the NFL, former Winnipeg Blue Bombers QB Chris Streveler was thankful for his time in the CFL. BlueBombers.com's Ed Tait explains.

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LIVESTREAM Poland: Bialystok Lowlanders @ Bydgoszcz Archers, Sept. 19, 17:20 CET (11:20 CET)
Posted on 19 September 2020 | 6:49 am

In a clash of the unbeatens, the 1-0 Bialystok Lowlanders will take on the hometown Bydgoszcz Archers (1-0), Saturday, September 19 as Poland’s Liga Futbolu Amerykańskiego, LFA, rolls into its third weekend of play in this shortened 2020 season. Both teams come into this game undefeated and both teams will have new quarterbacks for this game. […]

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LIVESTREAM Sweden: Carlstad Crusaders @ Örebro Black Knights, Sept. 19, 15:30 CET (09:00 ET)
Posted on 19 September 2020 | 5:30 am

The Swedish Superserien is back this Saturday with the 3-1 Carlstad Crusaders visiting the Örebro Black Knights (1-3). Both teams have had some ups and downs this season but are looking to get pivotal win this week. The Carlstad Crusaders go into this game with a 3-1 record with their only loss coming in week one […]

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LIVESTREAM Sweden: Uppsala 86ers @ Stockholm Mean Machines, Sept. 19, 14:45 CET (08:45 ET)
Posted on 19 September 2020 | 5:00 am

This weekend in Stockholm, the Uppsala 86ers will be visiting the Stockholm Mean Machines as the Swedish Superserien heads into the final two rounds of play. This game will be a first and worst place matchup as the Mean Machines are undefeated and the 86ers are winless. This is a chance for the Mean Machines […]

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Nye: What Bombers, Riders fans are missing this time of year
Posted on 18 September 2020 | 7:00 pm

It's this time of the year that Riders and Bombers fans are actually missing each other as CFL.ca's Jamie Nye explains.

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Dayna Spiring proud, humbled to be first woman on Grey Cup
Posted on 18 September 2020 | 6:00 pm

Dayna Spiring, the Chair of the Winnipeg Football Club Board of Directors, joined The Waggle this week to talk about making history as the first woman to have her name on the Grey Cup.

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Simon finding creative ways to scout despite cancelled season
Posted on 18 September 2020 | 3:00 pm

Geroy Simon is finding creative ways to scout players during this extended off-season as BCLions.com's Matt Baker finds out in the latest episode of the 1st and Now podcast.

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Canadian writer and Stockholm Mean Machines WR Ben von Jagow finds inspiration in European football
Posted on 18 September 2020 | 6:58 am

The story of the young writer pinching pennies and taking odd jobs to make ends meet is a staple of modern media, one told to us in many different forms. In print, film and television, the struggling storyteller awaits their big break as a barista, a bartender, a teller or clerk. Perhaps it’s time to […]

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Matchups in Sweden in pivotal 5th round of play
Posted on 18 September 2020 | 5:51 am

With just two weekends remaining in regular season play, the Swedish Superserien hits a critical stage with the top three spots still up for grabs. This weekend’s games will be pivotal. So far though, it has been the defending champion Stockholm Mean Machines who have looked the most impressive, winning all four of their games. They […]

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Ferguson: Missing U SPORTS football this fall
Posted on 17 September 2020 | 7:00 pm

All fans of the Canadian game are missing football right now including at the U SPORTS level. CFL.ca's Marshall Ferguson writes.

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Danish semifinals offer two thrilling matchups
Posted on 17 September 2020 | 8:18 am

The Danish National League has reached the semifinal stage and the biggest surprise is seeing the defending champion Triangle Razorbacks heading into the weekend as the lowest seed. The Copenhagen Towers finished the shortened regular season undefeated with a 4-0 record. Behind them in second are the Søllerød Gold Diggers (3-1) followed by the AaB 89ers […]

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Matchups in Poland include a battle of the unbeatens
Posted on 17 September 2020 | 5:50 am

The Polish Liga Futbolu Amerykańskiego, LFA, rolls into its third weekend of play in this shortened 2020 season with the defending champion Wroclaw Panthers unbeaten in two games and looking overpowering this early in the season. This week’s two games have the 1-0 Bydgoszcz Archers playing host to the 1-0 Bialystok Lowlanders and the 1-1 Tychy […]

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The best NFL players never to play in the postseason
Posted on 17 September 2020 | 4:30 am

By Sam Robinson Sometimes quality play occurs for non-contending teams. Hall of Famers, at least one future Hall of Famer and select All-Pros never suited up for a playoff game. Here are the best talents since 1965 who either went their entire careers as regular-season-only players or have thus far done so. (This list does not […]

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New offensive stats leaders in Sweden after 4th week of play
Posted on 16 September 2020 | 5:00 am

The stats picture in the Swedish Superserien underwent a shakeup this past week as the Stockholm Mean Machines were knocked out of top spot in two of the three key offensive categories.. The four teams in the league this year – the Stockholm Mean Machines, Carlstad Crusaders, Örebro Black Knights and Uppsala 86ers – have passed the midpoint […]

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XFL: The Positives And Negatives For The League’s Future
Posted on 15 September 2020 | 6:57 am

By MIke Mitchell The XFL’s success hinges on many different factors. The league has some clear-cut positives and negatives working for and against its long term future. The XFL is back under new ownership. RedBird Capital Partners, Gerry Cardinale, Dany Garcia, and Dwayne Johnson are bullish on the league’s prospects for the future, but the XFL will face many hurdles before […]

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Poland: Tychy Falcons earn stifling shutout win over Warsaw Mets
Posted on 15 September 2020 | 5:12 am

The Tychy Falcons evened their season record at 1-1 after eking out a 16-0 win over the host Warsaw Mets Sunday in a defensive battle as Poland’s Liga Futbolu Amerykańskiego wound up its second round of play The Falcons scored touchdowns in the first and fourth quarters with a third quarter field goal to blank […]

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NFL threatens discipline for coaches not wearing masks on sidelines
Posted on 15 September 2020 | 4:30 am

By Kevin Seifert, ESPN Staff Writer The NFL sent a memo Monday morning to reinforce its requirement that coaches wear face coverings at all times on the sidelines during games, threatening discipline for those who don’t comply. The sharply worded message, written by executive vice president of football operations Troy Vincent, came in response to […]

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Stadiums quiet but college football, shows of unity go on
Posted on 15 September 2020 | 4:01 am

By Eric Olson The first big weekend of college football was mostly stripped of the pageantry that is at the heart of the game. The stands were empty, or attendance was limited, because of a pandemic that has disrupted the season. That didn’t stop shows of support for the fight against racial injustice. Players for […]

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Stockholm Mean Machines halt late surge, power past Örebro Black Knights in Sweden
Posted on 14 September 2020 | 5:43 am

Just when it looked like the Örebro Black Knights had a burst of life late in the game against the Stockholm Mean Machines scoring two touchdowns in the space of 30 seconds, and were poised to perhaps steal a game, the Mean Machines snuffed it out. With Stockholm leading 30-22 but the Black Knights in possession […]

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Racial injustice themes fill empty NFL stadiums
Posted on 14 September 2020 | 4:05 am

By Jimmy Golen Jason Myers kicked off to start the Seahawks’ season-opener against the Falcons, and the ball sailed through the end zone for a touchback. No one moved a step. Instead, the players all dropped to one knee. After years of pleading with the NFL to act against systemic racism, they were willing to […]

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Dacia Vienna Vikings dominate from the air to take decisive lead in Austrian Championship Series
Posted on 13 September 2020 | 6:10 am

In a COVID-19 world, we’ve all gotten used to putting up with a little buffering. Slow connections, frozen screens, and those all too familiar “can you hear me” video calls have become our new reality. It seems that reality has seeped into football because, after struggling out of the gate last week, the Dacia Vienna […]

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