Tag: Football

Canadian Sports Rivalries – UBC Thunderbirds vs Simon Fraser Red Leafs

Canadian Sports Rivalries – UBC Thunderbirds vs Simon Fraser Red Leafs

On December 2nd 2022, British Columbia’s college football rivalry returns after a twelve years hiatus, as the University of British Columbia will face Simon Fraser University at Terry Fox Field in Burnaby. As well as being a contest for British Columbia supremacy, this rivalry is also a rivalry that transcends governing sports bodies and even … Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – UBC Thunderbirds vs Simon Fraser Red Leafs

Top Ten U Sports Football Teams – Week 8

Top Ten U Sports Football Teams – Week 8

With all four conferences back in action, the top ten ranking has returned for week eight! There were some surprising results, previous top ten entries Alberta and Sherbrooke lost to the previously winless Calgary and McGill respectively, and elite teams like Western and Queen’s played in closer games than was expected. We’re well into the … Continue reading Top Ten U Sports Football Teams – Week 8

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Montreal Vs Quebec City

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Montreal Vs Quebec City

It’s January 2022, and the provincial government of Quebec will be meeting with the National Hockey League to discuss the possibility of bringing a professional hockey team back to the city of Quebec for the first time since 1995. In a time whern just seven percent of NHL players are from Quebec, part of the … Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Montreal Vs Quebec City

Biggest Canadian Sports Collapses Since 2002

Biggest Canadian Sports Collapses Since 2002

In sports, the story of the comeback often goes hand in hand with the collapse. To choke away a lead, or failing to show up when it really matters is always a dramatic/shocking experience for fans to go through, and Canada isn’t short of big collapses in the last twenty years. From hockey and soccer, … Continue reading Biggest Canadian Sports Collapses Since 2002

How The 2022 U Sports Football Season Is Shaping Up – Post Thanksgiving

How The 2022 U Sports Football Season Is Shaping Up – Post Thanksgiving

With the West on bye this week, we’re taking a break from Top Ten rankings this week to instead take a look at the state of play in the four conferences. It’s been a great U Sports football season up to this point, and before we gear up for the final weeks of the regular … Continue reading How The 2022 U Sports Football Season Is Shaping Up – Post Thanksgiving

Alouette Fans Thankful For Contender As Team Faces Ottawa

Alouette Fans Thankful For Contender As Team Faces Ottawa

As the CFL Thanksgiving weekend comes to an end in Montreal, Alouette fans have a lot to be grateful for. While it may be too soon for the Als to plan to take flight to Regina the weekend before U.S. Thanksgiving, the birds are a real contender for the 109th Grey Cup. FACT:  Since beginning the … Continue reading Alouette Fans Thankful For Contender As Team Faces Ottawa

NFL Tier Ranking Following Week 4

NFL Tier Ranking Following Week 4

Then there was one. One undefeated team remains in the NFL following Week 4 and it is your Philadelphia Eagles. Thankfully for the Eagles, Jacksonville has presented themselves as a quality team this year, (thanks Urban,) so they got a signature win over a good team. This got me thinking of how well the last … Continue reading NFL Tier Ranking Following Week 4

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Waterloo Warriors vs Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks

Canadian Sports Rivalries – Waterloo Warriors vs Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks

October 30th, 2021. In the Southern Ontario city of Waterloo, the two local collegiate football teams take to the turf of Warrior Field in a match that with big playoff consequences on the line! For the second time in the season, the Wildrid Laurier Golden Hawks will take on the Waterloo Warriors in a game … Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Waterloo Warriors vs Wilfrid Laurier Golden Hawks

Top Ten U Sports Football Teams – Week 6

Top Ten U Sports Football Teams – Week 6

Six weeks into the season, things are starting to look a little clearer in the U Sports landscape. Teams are starting to separate themselves in the OUA, RSEQ looks to have a clear top three, and Canada West and AUS will be a dogfight from here on out for seeding. Canada West has a conference-wide … Continue reading Top Ten U Sports Football Teams – Week 6

Adding More Expansion Teams To The CFL, CPL and CEBL 

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