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Statement by U of T Head Coach Greg Delaval regarding Job Offer

Statement by U of T Head Coach Greg Delaval regarding Job Offer

March 11, 2010 at 11:32 amby 0 comments

The Montreal Alouettes contacted me based on a recommendation from Craig Dickenson, a friend of mine and former special teams coordinator with the Calgary Stampeders. Craig recommended me for the Stampeders job and the Alouettes position after he left. I let the Alouettes know that I was honored to haveRead More

ADDITIONAL RECRUITS COMMIT TO VARSITY BLUES FOOTBALL, U OF T

ADDITIONAL RECRUITS COMMIT TO VARSITY BLUES FOOTBALL, U OF T

March 11, 2010 at 7:41 amby 0 comments

The Varsity Blues football program is pleased to announce six additional student-athletes that have made known their intentions and committed to play and pursue an education at the University of Toronto in the fall of 2010. “With new recruits being announced today and still more to come, I couldn’t beRead More

2010 Football Canada Cup schedule released

2010 Football Canada Cup schedule released

March 11, 2010 at 7:17 amby 0 comments

Football Canada has released the schedule for the 2010 “Football Canada Cup”. This year’s tournament will be played in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, July 10 to 17. Football Canada in partnership with Football Nova Scotia will be hosting the tournament which changed its age format to a Under 18 one forRead More

Argos acquire 2 Quarterbacks

March 11, 2010 at 6:53 amby 0 comments

The Argonauts’ roster is no longer a quarterback-free zone. The Canadian Football League team swung a deal with the Saskatchewan Roughriders Tuesday that brings former West Texas A&M starter Dalton Bell to Toronto in return for a fifth-round pick in this year’s draft. But it’s only the beginning for aRead More

Cleveland Browns release QB Derek Anderson

March 10, 2010 at 1:27 amby 0 comments

The Cleveland Browns released former Pro Bowl quarterback Derek Anderson, the team announced Tuesday. New team president Mike Holmgren said it would be a “long shot” that both Anderson and Brady Quinn would be on the roster. A major reason for choosing Quinn was Anderson’s contract required a $2 millionRead More

Commissioner Cohon in Moncton Today to Announce Further ‘Touchdown Atlantic’ Details

March 9, 2010 at 8:06 pmby 0 comments

Canadian Football League Commissioner Mark Cohon is in Moncton, New Brunswick today to unveil new details about the CFL’s Touchdown Atlantic game this Fall. And as fans who have registered to receive all the latest news about Touchdown Atlantic, we wanted to share it with you first. Now that theRead More

ARGOS CONSIDERING FIRST OVERALL PICK AS CFL E-CAMP OPENS FRIDAY IN TORONTO

March 9, 2010 at 9:46 amby 0 comments

ARGOS CONSIDERING FIRST OVERALL PICK AS CFL E-CAMP OPENS FRIDAY IN TORONTO Strong Canadian draft class, some top Canadian QBs, strut their stuff for league execs TORONTO, Ontario (Monday, March 8) – The Toronto Argonauts are bound to be the most interested observers when members of the 2010 Canadian DraftRead More

2010 CFL EVALUATION CAMP SCHEDULE

2010 CFL EVALUATION CAMP SCHEDULE

March 9, 2010 at 9:42 amby 0 comments

2010 CFL EVALUATION CAMP SCHEDULE TORONTO, Ontario (March 8, 2010) – Selected members of the 2010 Canadian Draft class will showcase their skills this weekend in Toronto at the Canadian Football League (CFL) Evaluation Camp. The event puts draft eligible Canadian prospects through a series of speed and strength testsRead More

CFL E-camp opens Friday

March 9, 2010 at 6:37 amby 0 comments

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts are bound to be the most interested observers when members of the 2010 Canadian Draft class showcase their skills at the Canadian Football League (CFL) Evaluation Camp that begins Friday, March 12 and runs through the weekend. The Argos have the first overall pick inRead More

Top TE NFL 2010 Draft

March 8, 2010 at 1:24 amby 0 comments

1. Jermaine Gresham, Oklahoma – Scouting Report Height: 6-5. Weight: 261. Projected 40 Time: 4.64. Combine 40 Time: 4.76. Benchx225: 20. Vertical: 35. Arm: 34 3/4. Projected Round (2010): 1-2. 9/12/09: Jermaine Gresham is out for the year to repair torn carilage in his right knee. Gresham could still beRead More

NAFL – TriCity Thunder announce new GM & Head Coach

March 7, 2010 at 12:12 pmby 0 comments

North American Football League (Semi-Pro) team from the Tri-City area (Kitchener / Waterloo / Cambridge) announce new head coach for 2010 season. NOTE: The Tri-City Thunder play in the “Central Lakes Division” of the NAFL along with the London Silverbacks. For more info on the NAFL visit www.nafl.org.

Julius Peppers and the Chicago Bears agreed on a six-year deal

March 6, 2010 at 8:44 amby 0 comments

The contract is worth $91.5 million with $42 million guaranteed. Peppers will make $40.5 million over the first three years. The number could increase if he makes the Pro Bowl, records a certain number of sacks or is defensive player of the year. The Bears have made no secret ofRead More

Arizona trades Anquan Boldin to Baltimore Ravens

March 6, 2010 at 5:57 amby 0 comments

The Arizona Cardinals have traded receiver Anquan Boldin to the Baltimore Ravens for third and fourth round draft picks. Boldin, who was entering the final year of his contract, agreed to a three-year, $25 million extension with the Ravens, ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter reported. He has four years, $28Read More

Marc Trestman wins CFL Coach of Year Award

Marc Trestman wins CFL Coach of Year Award

March 5, 2010 at 6:51 pmby 0 comments

Trestman was named the CFL’s coach of the year at a luncheon Friday. Trestman secured the honour ahead of Marcel Bellefeuille of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Ken Miller of the Saskatchewan Roughriders in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada. Trestman, a finalist for the award last year, guidedRead More

Top 20 NCAA players to watch in 2010

March 5, 2010 at 2:50 pmby 0 comments

1. Mark Ingram – RB – Alabama Anytime you win a Heisman trophy, you can expect to be under the microscope the most. Just ask Tim Tebow, who was always one of the most scrutinized players after winning that award. This is the year that Ingram’s every move will beRead More

Mock NFL Draft 2010 results

March 5, 2010 at 12:30 pmby 0 comments

ST. LOUIS RAMS: NDAMUKONG SUH, DT, NEBRASKA Scouting Report Washington’s Jake Locker would have been the slam-dunk pick for St. Louis but he decided to stay in school for his senior season, which complicates things for the Rams. Do they now address their defense with Nebraska’s Ndamukong Suh, who mostRead More

Football backers huddle to revive Ravens

Football backers huddle to revive Ravens

March 4, 2010 at 1:41 pmby 0 comments

Ten years ago, Carleton’s football program ended with a whimper and Ravens alum have been in a flap about it ever since. In recent weeks, there has been growing support for football’s return, but will it be enough to get the team up and running? David McDonald tackles the issueRead More

Marshall, Dumervil, Orton among five tendered by Broncos

March 4, 2010 at 9:41 amby 0 comments

The Denver Broncos are doing everything they can to keep Pro Bowl pass rusher Elvis Dumervil in blue and orange. Brandon Marshall, not so much. On Wednesday, the Broncos slapped a first- and third-round tender on Dumervil, who led the league in sacks last season. Other teams would have toRead More

Olympic organizers huddle over ‘Footballs’ future

March 3, 2010 at 1:28 pmby 0 comments

For 16 days the world was captivated by sports like curling, the biathlon, figure skating and hockey. But are we ready for some Olympic football, too? Not yet, and maybe not anytime soon. But the idea “is not crazy,” says Scott Hallenbeck, the executive director of USA Football. In fact,Read More

84 attend first Team Ontario – West tryout

84 attend first Team Ontario – West tryout

March 3, 2010 at 1:26 amby 0 comments

Team Ontario U-18 West Head Coach Rob Underhill could barely contain his excitement at the number players who attended the first tryout for his 2010 Football Canada Cup entry. “I hope this is an indicator of the interest in the program this year. It was clearly a big first stepRead More

E-Camp: Bruno Lapointe, Buffalo Bull

E-Camp: Bruno Lapointe, Buffalo Bull

March 2, 2010 at 9:54 pmby 0 comments

He hails from Sainte-Justine, Quebec, a small village (population: 1,800) that is also the hometown and setting of the well-known Canadian short story “The Hockey Sweater” by Roch Carrier. CHARITABLE SIDE “Football is my passion but doing work in the community helps me to understand that that is not theRead More

Dalhousie Football…Undefeated Since 1976

Dalhousie Football…Undefeated Since 1976

March 2, 2010 at 3:41 pmby 0 comments

Are you ready for some football? Some 34 years after the Tigers varsity football program folded, a group of Dalhousie loyalists and local football enthusiasts is spearheading an effort to bring it back, not at the varsity level but as a “club” team. A notice sent to Dalnews Saturday reads:Read More

2011 Pro Bowl to be played before Super Bowl, again

March 2, 2010 at 1:43 pmby 0 comments

The Pro Bowl will be played before the Super Bowl when it returns to Honolulu next year. The Hawaii Tourism Authority and the NFL announced Tuesday that the game will be at Aloha Stadium on Jan. 30, the Sunday before the Super Bowl in Arlington, Texas. The Pro Bowl hadRead More