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Fireworks and more in store for Fanfest

May
30
,
2016
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A new season bring a new look and an improved Fanfest in Kamloops. The City of Kamloops, in partnership with B.C. Lions Football Club, hosts the sixth annual B.C. Lions Fanfest Saturday, June 4. Fans of all ages are welcome to join in the...

Lions back for three-week training round

May
24
,
2016
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It’s springtime and the Lions’ roar approaches. The B.C. Lions return to Kamloops for their seventh consecutive spring training camp starting Thursday, May 26.   Under returning head coach Wally Buono, the rookie camp...

Stop, Eskimos, stop: Inuit group wants Edmonton CFL team to change name

November
27
,
2015
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EDMONTON — Canada's national Inuit organization says the storied Edmonton Eskimos Canadian Football League franchise should change its name. "It isn't right for any team to be named after an ethnic...

Edmonton Eskimos to meet Ottawa Redblacks in 103rd Grey Cup

November
23
,
2015
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The Edmonton Eskimos will meet the Ottawa Redblacks in the 103rd Grey Cup after both clubs won their respective division finals on Sunday. Edmonton will be making its 25th appearance in the Grey Cup and first since winning it in...

Tom Brady says comments that he hopes Trump will win presidency were taken out of context

September
29
,
2015
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BOSTON — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says his comments that he hopes Donald Trump will win the presidency were taken out of context and an example of why he tries to say as little as possible when speaking publicly. Brady...

Brady beats NFL in 'Deflategate' case

September
3
,
2015
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NEW YORK — A federal judge deflated "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy that the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. U.S. District Judge...

Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford dies suddenly at age 84

August
9
,
2015
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NEW YORK — Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford has died. He was 84. In a statement released by NBC News on Sunday, his family said Gifford died suddenly at his Connecticut home of natural causes that morning. His wife, Kathie Lee...

CFL seeks to combat violence against women with new league initiative

August
7
,
2015
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Players and employees of the CFL will undergo yearly mandatory training on violence against women as part of a new league initiative. The CFL unveiled its policy on violence against women in Vancouver on Thursday, with an emphasis on...