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
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On November 10th, 2019, the Montreal Alouettes were gearing up for a playoff game for the first time since 2014. Their opponents are a familiar postseason foe for Montreal going back as far as the 1950s; the Edmonton Eskimos (now known and will be referred to as the Edmonton Elks). Despite being in different divisions … Continue reading Canadian Sports Rivalries – Edmonton Elks Vs Montreal Alouettes
On March 29th, the CFL announced the return of Touchdown Atlantic this season in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, marking the first time a regular-season CFL game will be played in the province. The league will be hoping this will bring the potential Atlantic Schooners expansion team one step closer to playing a down and expanding the … Continue reading What Made the Baltimore Stallions So Successful?
Although the Canadian Football League as we know it today was only formed in 1958, the history of competing for Canadian Football's biggest prize stretches as far back as 1909. For well over a hundred years, Canada’s biggest teams have competed for the sport's biggest prize, but that doesn’t mean that the underdogs haven’t had … Continue reading Sarnia Imperials – The Last Amateur Grey Cup Champions
All season long, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers were the class of the Canadian Football League. Their run through the regular season was dominant and they came into the playoffs as heavy favourites to take home the league's highest honour, the Grey Cup. On Sunday night, they came back to beat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in their … Continue reading Blue Bombers Cap Off Dominant Season With Grey Cup
You ever heard the phrase about waiting a long time for a bus, and then two show up at once? On Sunday, Hamilton’s Tim Hortons Field will be hosting its first-ever Grey Cup and it's set to host it again in 2023. But Sunday's game will also be played 25 years since the last time … Continue reading Previous Modern-Era Grey Cups Held in Hamilton
Grey Cup 108 brings us a rematch of the 2019 Grey Cup game in Calgary, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. We don't need to remind everyone of how that game went, the Blue Bombers dominant play all season long has made it so no one has forgotten, but this matchup is one … Continue reading How Do the Tiger-Cats and Blue Bombers Match Up?
The 108th Grey Cup will take place on Sunday evening in Hamilton with the Tiger-Cats and Winnipeg Blue Bombers going at it for the second consecutive season, but things are far from settled with the Tiger-Cats backfield. Typically when you get to the Grey Cup, you have a well-established starter, but in Hamilton's case, who … Continue reading Tiger-Cats Choice at Quarberback Should be Easy