Wolitarsky has pair of TDs, Bombers down Lions 33-23 in season opener

Drew Wolitarsky reeled in a pair of touchdowns Saturday, helping his Winnipeg Blue Bombers to a 33-23 road victory over the B.C. Lions. The game marked the season opener for both teams. Bombers (1-0) quarterback Matt Nichols tossed for 184…

Saskatchewan Roughriders sign international QB Bryan Bennett

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have signed international quarterback Bryan Bennett. This comes after the Roughriders lost starting quarterback Zach Collaros and backup quarterback Cody Fajardo to injury during their first regular season game in Hamilton against the Tiger-Cats on Thursday. Story…

Revamped B.C. Lions set to battle veteran Winnipeg Blue Bombers at season opener

DeVone Claybrooks knows there’s a big question hanging over his B.C. Lions as they enter the regular season. With so many new pieces, can the Lions come together as a single, cohesive unit? For Claybrooks, who’s in his first year…

Calgary’s Michael Klukas to live childhood ambition in Stampeders opener

The dream never died for Michael Klukas. Born and raised in Calgary, he often imagined himself running out of McMahon Stadium’s tunnel wearing a jersey with a galloping horse on it. “A million times,” Klukas said Friday. That vision becomes…

New-look Eskimos kick off regular season Friday night against Alouettes

Feb. 12 marked the opening day of free agency in the CFL. For the Edmonton Eskimos, it marked the end of an era and the beginning of a new one. Story continues below After six seasons with the green and…

5 things to watch for in the Stampeders season opener

The Calgary Stampeders open another CFL season at home, with one main difference this year — they’re defending Grey Cup champions. Here are five things to watch for in Saturday’s Calgary Stampeders season opener against the Ottawa Redblacks: Grey Cup…

Head shot overshadows Tiger-Cats’ season opening win over Roughriders

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats started the 2019 CFL season Thursday night with a 23-17 victory over the visiting Saskatchewan Roughriders. Frankie Williams’ 68-yard punt return for a touchdown midway through the third quarter gave Hamilton a 17-13 lead, and a lead…

Edmonton Eskimos relying on aggression under new defensive co-ordinator

For all of the changes to their roster, the most significant difference with the Edmonton Eskimos this season will be their approach on defence under new co-ordinator Phillip Lolley, starting against the Montreal Alouettes at Commonwealth Stadium on Friday. Lolley,…