Adding More Expansion Teams To The CFL, CPL and CEBL 

Funnily enough, since the first time we published an article like this, two of the possible cities I suggested did indeed get teams! In the Canadian Elite Basketball League, (CEBL) both Calgary and Vancouver will have teams for the 2023 season. No promises about replicating such good fortune, but here’s hoping! Same as before, here… Continue reading Adding More Expansion Teams To The CFL, CPL and CEBL 

CFL Positional Rankings After Week 16

It's been awhile since I've really sat down and analyzed the positional rankings for the CFL. For a good majority of the season I have felt pretty safe about where things fall. Winnipeg good, East bad, Edmonton/Ottawa really bad. The usual. These last few weeks however I think we are starting to see a shift… Continue reading CFL Positional Rankings After Week 16

Thursday Through Saturday, NFL & CFL Picks

I'm waiting on some NFL injury information before I complete the Sunday/Monday NFL picks. So this week I'm going to give you the Thursday NFL pick and the CFL full-scale in this column. Then, I will put out a separate piece with the rest of the NFL "Weekly 5" prior to Sunday. Thursday Night NFL… Continue reading Thursday Through Saturday, NFL & CFL Picks

CFL Power Rankings – Week 15

It’s been a few weeks, but we’re back with the 13th Man Sports CFL Power Rankings. We all got together and put together our lists, and here is the consensus of how we think the league is looking as we approach the business end of the 2022 CFL! Where does the time go? 9. Ottawa… Continue reading CFL Power Rankings – Week 15

CFL Odds ‘n Ends Week 15 picks

Last week was a real nail biter once again.  It was the final two games of the weekend that pulled us back to 2-2.  Unfortunately, we suffered only the 3rd loss of the season for Play of the Week (11-3), so we didn’t quite make break even on the cash side for week 14. This… Continue reading CFL Odds ‘n Ends Week 15 picks

Odds ‘n Ends — CFL bets, week 14

Well, it was another positive revenue week for Odds 'n Ends in the CFL thanks to the two outcomes of the Labour Day games. Had we not seen a four point second half in Regina, we would have had another overwhelming week. With the Play of the Week sitting at 11-2, it's been a pretty… Continue reading Odds ‘n Ends — CFL bets, week 14

Top Ten Rivalries In Canadian Sport

Canada is a sports nation, and as such loves its rivalries with as much passion and excitement as anywhere in the world! With many sports are prominent in Canada such as Hockey, Soccer and Football, and numerous factors go into making each rivalry special. It was difficult to pick just ten rivalries, but without further… Continue reading Top Ten Rivalries In Canadian Sport

Labour Day Weekend, Odds n Ends

Ottawa at Montreal Despite whatever is going on in Montreal, the Alouettes are coming off both a bye-week and two important wins. The Redblacks won their last outing as well.  And, that victory came on the road. Do the Redblacks have a legitimate shot at winning back-to-back games?  Maybe, but I'm betting it won't happen… Continue reading Labour Day Weekend, Odds n Ends

Terry Williams “Happy” Despite Potentially Reduced Role

The Nation's capital has been foaming at the mouth to see 2021's Most Outstanding Special Teams Player of the Year award winner, DeVonte Dedmon back on the field after he was released by the Miami Dolphins, but lost in the excitement has been what it means for Terry Williams, who has been handling the Redblacks'… Continue reading Terry Williams “Happy” Despite Potentially Reduced Role

Lorenzo Mauldin’s Humble Hunger Paying Off

With a 1-8 record for the 2022 season, there haven't been too many reasons to be hopeful for the Ottawa Redblacks. The bad news started early, and has been frequently, and with injuries to Kwaku Boateng in training camp and then Praise Martin-Oguike a couple of weeks later left people wondering how the Redblacks' pass… Continue reading Lorenzo Mauldin’s Humble Hunger Paying Off