CFL Beat: Week 6

Lots of news around the league this week! Including the best kind of news... the juicy gossip! Crime, money, drama and intrigue! All the best kind of stuff to keep you entertained during these, the dog days of summer. Despite a much stronger start to their season than they've enjoyed

CFL Beat: Week 5

It's week 2 of summer vacation, and I'm already stressed that I'm not doing enough with my time off. Goddamnit. You working stiffs, of course, have zero pity for my plight, which is to be entirely expected. At least I'm not slacking on my beer-drinking responsbilities! In league news this week:

CFL Beat: Week 4

God, do I ever love this whole not working during the summertime deal. You really gotta try it. All you need to enjoy it is a career change into education, and a willingness to be patient with what is, at times, a soul-crushing and draconian system for both students and

CFL Beat: Week 3

School's out! We (Beerguyrob and myself, mostly) made it! Huzzah! Time to head up to the cottage and do nothing but drink 12 hours a day for this whole long weekend. Happy early birthday, Canada. A pretty quiet week this week in league news: After getting suspended two games for his

CFL Beat: Week 2

Hi again everyone. School's almost wrapped up in Ontario, and I luckily found time to sneak this into my busy schedule as I currently work through over 400 pages of student essays and exams that I have to mark this week. I hate my life. The good news is that

CFL Beat: Week 1

We've finally arrived at Week 1 of the regular season! Buckle up with a few Molsons and a bag of all-dressed chips and make yourself comfy for the summer of 2019, folks. In league news this week: The Montreal Alouettes remain a major point of concern for the CFL. The team

CFL Beat: West Division Preview

We're now just a week away from the kickoff to the 2019 CFL season! Last week, I previewed the four teams from the CFL's East Division - Hamilton, Montreal, Ottawa, and Toronto; this week I'll be bringing you a quick overview of each of the five West Division teams. Reminder

CFL Beat: East Division Preview

Another year, another set of team previews! As per usual, this week features the four East Division teams, while next week features the five teams of the West Division. If you'd like to study up before making your picks in this year's [DFO] CFL Pick 'Em Pool, I highly recommending

CFL Beat: Your 2019 Season Overview

Hello all - after almost six months away, the CFL Beat makes its glorious return this week! I'm looking forward to another year of covering the ridiculous sport of Canadian football for all of you; the season kicks off earlier than ever this year, with Week 1 games starting on

CFL Beat: Your 2018 Season Wrap-Up

Hard to believe we have another season in the books - this one really seemed to fly by for me! There's going to be a fair bit of change on the way for the CFL's 2019 season; with the current CBA set to expire before training camps open in May,

CFL Beat: Playoffs – Grey Cup

We're down to the final weekend of the 2018 CFL season! It's been a treat to write about this crazy, strange league once again for you this year, and I look forward to checking in with you one final time next week before I take my annual December sabbatical. With

CFL Beat: Playoffs – Division Finals

With only three games left to play in 2018, there's not much left to say about the season. The winner of each of these games this weekend will face each other in Edmonton, Alberta for the 106th Grey Cup championship game; as of right now, Ottawa and Calgary, both top