Canadian Sports Rivalries – Edmonton Vs Calgary

It’s January 22nd, 2022. The Edmonton Oilers are playing at home in the National Hockey League against the Calgary Flames. Despite both teams' recent downturns in form, the Flames and Oilers have been in playoff contention so far all season, and both teams will look at a rivalry game as the perfect opportunity to not… Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Edmonton Vs Calgary

O’Connor Sees More Canadian QBs Emerging in Future

When taking a historical look at the Canadian Football League, one of the things that stands out is that more Americans than Canadians have played the key position of quarterback. Overall, there have been eight Canadian quarterbacks who have started in the CFL since its establishment in 1958. And if you add the years prior… Continue reading O’Connor Sees More Canadian QBs Emerging in Future

4 Ways the CFL Can Improve Popularity

We all love the CFL and its distinctly Canadian identity, but the game could be in much better shape when you compare it to the major four North American sports, especially with the younger generations. While some people will argue that those people don't matter, the reality is that they do, and probably more than… Continue reading 4 Ways the CFL Can Improve Popularity

5 Bold Predictions For the CFL Off-Season

Things move at a break-neck pace in the Canadian Football League both on and off the field and that becomes especially true in the offseason. It's both a blessing and a curse, but any player could be on the move at any time. This offseason is already shaping up to be one of the more… Continue reading 5 Bold Predictions For the CFL Off-Season

What Should the CFL Do With the Ratio Rule?

When it comes to Canadian Football League fans, something that they seem to be as passionate about as sticking to three downs is the ratio. It is the system based on nationalities that the CFL uses to compile a team’s roster. Although it wasn’t called such then, the ratio had its origins way back in… Continue reading What Should the CFL Do With the Ratio Rule?

2021 CFL Power Rankings Revisited

This past Canadian Football League season, you saw 13th Man Sports put out weekly power rankings for the first time. Those rankings were among the most popular things on the website and brought heaps of conversation about who was too high or perhaps too low. As you can see in the graph below, it was… Continue reading 2021 CFL Power Rankings Revisited

Stampeders Need More From Bo Levi Mitchell in 2022

After a pulsating Grey Cup final, the 2021 CFL season has officially wrapped up. Throughout the season the Winnipeg Blue Bombers were the talk of the town as they completely dominated the league. But there was another team making headlines for reasons we’re much less accustomed to. The Calgary Stampeders, the most consistent team in… Continue reading Stampeders Need More From Bo Levi Mitchell in 2022

Calgary Stampeders Free Agency 2022

The Canadian Football League offseason has already begun, and we know that it can be difficult to follow along. 13th Man Sports looks to provide you with all of the information that you could need to be updated as often as possible. If you’re looking for Calgary Stampeders free agency news, you have come to… Continue reading Calgary Stampeders Free Agency 2022

Fan Frenzy Over Report CFL May go to 4 Downs

Social media has been abuzz over what may lie ahead for the Canadian Football League following a report that the powers-that-be are expected to take a good hard look at the game during the offseason, including whether to opt for four downs. Prior to the Grey Cup, TSN’s Farhan Lalji and Dave Naylor reported that… Continue reading Fan Frenzy Over Report CFL May go to 4 Downs

Aussies Make CFL Playoff History

The 2021 Canadian Football League season has chartered new territory for Australian players. For starters, seven players from down under were drafted in the CFL Global Draft. That is the highest number ever, and of them, five made the cut for teams’ active and practice rosters. They included punters Jake Ford (B.C.), Cody Grace (Calgary),… Continue reading Aussies Make CFL Playoff History