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Roughriders fall to Ticats after QB Collaros injured early in CFL opener

Frankie Williams' 68-yard punt return TD sparked the Hamilton Tiger-Cats to a 23-17 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the CFL regular-season opener for both teams Thursday night.
Preview

Unsettled Alouettes centre of attention as CFL readies for opening weekend

After an unsettled off-season, the Montreal Alouettes can look forward to the welcomed distraction of actually playing football.

Female officials get historic assignment working CFL exhibition game

Emily Clarke and Georgina Paull will become the first female officials to work in a CFL game when the Calgary Stampeders host the Saskatchewan Roughriders at McMahon Stadium.
NBA FINALS

How do Raptors stop Stephen Curry? Hit him where it hurts, says Fred VanVleet

Toronto Raptors guard Fred VanVleet says there's no player in the NBA who puts more pressure on opposing defences from the perimeter than Golden State's Stephen Curry. And one way to stop him, VanVleet says, is trying to get into Curry's grill.

Hinchcliffe's past in rear view as he gears up for this year's Indy 500

The Honda Indy Toronto will forever be special to Canadian driver James Hinchcliffe, but even it can't hold a candle to "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." That's the term often used to describe the Indianapolis 500. For many, though, it's simply, "The 500."

CFL, players' union reach tentative deal on new CBA

The CFL on Wednesday announced it has come to terms with the players' association on a new collective agreement, subject to approval by the league's board of governors and a ratification vote by the players.

CFL, players' union working around the clock to hammer out new CBA

According to a pair of sources, the CFL and the Players' Association met into the night Monday and got a head start on talks early Tuesday morning, with the expectation that negotiations will again go into the night. The collective bargaining agreement expires Saturday.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM preparing for training camp to open on time

Kyle Walters is generally a pessimist by his own admission, but the Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM is optimistic CFL training camps will open without a hitch.

Argos QB Ricky Ray announces end to illustrious CFL career

Veteran quarterback Ricky Ray, 39, retired Wednesday after 17 years in pro football, including 16 in the CFL. The decision wasn't a surprise, given the Toronto Argonauts pivot was coming off a season-ending neck injury.

Blue Bombers GM feels fortunate to have landed lineman Jonathan Kongbo

After some anxious moments, Winnipeg Blue Bombers GM Kyle Walters landed two players he coveted in Thursday night's CFL draft — Windsor offensive lineman Drew Desjarlais then Tennessee defensive lineman Jonathan Kongbo.

Argos would need 'shocking' offer to deal No. 1 overall pick

It's a career first that Jim Popp would rather not have. On Thursday night, the Toronto Argonauts GM will make the opening selection of the CFL draft for the first time in his 20-plus-year tenure in the league.

CFL, players start talking money as CBA deadline looms

The CFL and its players have started talking money as the two sides met for the first time since April 9 in the process toward a new collective bargaining agreement.

CFL players vote more than 97 per cent in favour of strike

CFL players have given their bargaining unit a strong endorsement heading into the next round of collective bargaining with the league.

Terry Greer finally gets CFL's Hall of Fame call after more than 30 years

It's taken more than 30 years, but Terry Greer and Condredge Holloway are together again. Greer, 61, headlines the 2019 class named for induction into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame on Wednesday at BMO Field. He joins former Toronto Argonauts teammate Holloway, who entered the hallowed shrine in 1999.

CFL, players to return to negotiating table on April 29

Talks between the CFL and its players on a new collective bargaining agreement will resume on April 29. The CFLPA has recommended to its players to forego reporting to training camp on May 19 if a new agreement hasn't been reached.