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B.C. Lions sign veteran starter Vernon Adams Jr. to contract extension

B.C. Lions sign veteran starter Vernon Adams Jr. to contract extension

Feb 21, 2024 / 10:05 am

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions signed starter Vernon Adams Jr. to a contract extension Wednesday that will keep him with the CFL club through the 2026 season....

Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-sign veteran receiver White to two-year deal

Hamilton Tiger-Cats re-sign veteran receiver White to two-year deal

Feb 20, 2024 / 11:34 am

HAMILTON — Tim White is remaining with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Hamilton re-signed the veteran receiver to a two-year deal Tuesday. White became a free agent...

Veteran cornerback Edwards-Cooper understands why he's with Roughriders

Veteran cornerback Edwards-Cooper understands why he's with Roughriders

Feb 19, 2024 / 11:58 am

Jalon Edwards-Cooper understands clearly why he's with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The veteran cornerback was among seven players Saskatchewan signed last...

Longtime Ticats star linebacker Simoni Lawrence retires from football

Longtime Ticats star linebacker Simoni Lawrence retires from football

Feb 15, 2024 / 7:45 am

He's done with football, but Simoni Lawrence will forever remain part of Hamilton. The star linebacker announced his CFL retirement Thursday. Lawrence, 35,...

Argos lose Hendrix, Barlow to Ticats in free agency but re-sign towering Oakman

Argos lose Hendrix, Barlow to Ticats in free agency but re-sign towering Oakman

Feb 14, 2024 / 3:10 pm

They lost elements of their pass rush but the Toronto Argonauts did keep a huge presence in the middle of their defensive line. Toronto re-signed towering...

Roughriders feeling good about early work in free agency after disappointing seasons

Roughriders feeling good about early work in free agency after disappointing seasons

Feb 14, 2024 / 3:08 pm

REGINA — After back-to-back disappointing seasons, Saskatchewan Roughriders general manager Jeremy O’Day knew changes had to be made when the CFL free...

Bombers feeling pinch after signing Oliveira, Schoen to lucrative contracts

Bombers feeling pinch after signing Oliveira, Schoen to lucrative contracts

Feb 14, 2024 / 12:08 pm

WINNIPEG — Kyle Walters suddenly realized that the cupboard was almost bare after convincing the two most coveted free agents to return to the Winnipeg Blue...

Montreal Alouettes sign CFL veteran defensive lineman Dylan Wynn

Montreal Alouettes sign CFL veteran defensive lineman Dylan Wynn

Feb 14, 2024 / 10:17 am

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes signed veteran American defensive tackle Dylan Wynn on Wednesday. The six-foot-two, 290-pound Wynn has spent the last four...

Toronto Argonauts sign running backs Daniel Adeboboye and Ka'Deem Carey

Toronto Argonauts sign running backs Daniel Adeboboye and Ka'Deem Carey

Feb 14, 2024 / 7:06 am

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts signed Canadian running back Daniel Adeboboye to a contract extension Wednesday. The 24-year-old is expected to see more...

Hamilton Tiger-Cats sign former Toronto defensive linemen Hendrix, Barlow

Hamilton Tiger-Cats sign former Toronto defensive linemen Hendrix, Barlow

Feb 14, 2024 / 7:04 am

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats have signed American defensive linemen Dewayne Hendrix and Brandon Barlow to two-year contracts. The moves came Wednesday,...

Ken Ploen, two-way star who led Winnipeg to four Grey Cups, dead at 88

Ken Ploen, two-way star who led Winnipeg to four Grey Cups, dead at 88

Feb 13, 2024 / 3:54 pm

WINNIPEG — Ken Ploen, a two-way star who led the Winnipeg Blue Bombers to four Grey Cup titles, has died at 88. The Blue Bombers confirmed Ploen's death in a...

Saskatchewan Roughriders open CFL free agency with a huge bang

Saskatchewan Roughriders open CFL free agency with a huge bang

Feb 13, 2024 / 3:07 pm

Jeremy O'Day opened CFL free agency with a huge bang. The Saskatchewan Roughriders general manager signed seven players on Tuesday. Included was running back...

CFL all-star Jamal Peters among three players signed by Hamilton Tiger-Cats

CFL all-star Jamal Peters among three players signed by Hamilton Tiger-Cats

Feb 13, 2024 / 12:13 pm

HAMILTON — The Hamilton Tiger-Cats signed free-agent defensive back Jamal Peters and receiver Luther Hakunavanhu while re-signing receiver Terry Godwin II on...

Toronto Argonauts sign Canadian free agents Tunde Adeleke, Fraser Sopik

Toronto Argonauts sign Canadian free agents Tunde Adeleke, Fraser Sopik

Feb 13, 2024 / 12:11 pm

TORONTO — The Toronto Argonauts shored up their Canadian content on the opening day of CFL free agency. Toronto signed defensive backs Tunde Adeleke and...

B.C. Lions sign free agents Robertson Prukop and Harty to one-year deals

B.C. Lions sign free agents Robertson Prukop and Harty to one-year deals

Feb 13, 2024 / 11:41 am

VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions didn't waste any time trying to fill the void created by the departure of all-star defensive lineman Mathieu Betts. Betts, the...

Grey Cup-champion Alouettes sign four in CFL free agency

Grey Cup-champion Alouettes sign four in CFL free agency

Feb 13, 2024 / 11:29 am

MONTREAL — The Montreal Alouettes signed defensive linemen Derek Wiggan and Isaac Adeyemi-Berglund, running back Sean Thomas Erlington and receiver Tevin...

Edmonton Elks sign special-teams dynamo Javon Leake

Edmonton Elks sign special-teams dynamo Javon Leake

Feb 13, 2024 / 10:55 am

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Elks signed American kick-returner Javon Leake on Tuesday. The move became official shortly after Leake hit the CFL's open market....

Saskatchewan Roughriders add punch to running attack by signing A.J. Ouellette

Saskatchewan Roughriders add punch to running attack by signing A.J. Ouellette

Feb 13, 2024 / 10:29 am

REGINA — The Saskatchewan Roughriders have added some punch to their running attack in the form of A.J. Ouellette. The former Toronto Argonaut, a sparkplug on...

Calgary Stampeders sign defensive back Houston to two-year contract

Calgary Stampeders sign defensive back Houston to two-year contract

Feb 13, 2024 / 9:40 am

CALGARY — The Calgary Stampeders signed American defensive back Demerio Houston to a two-year contract Tuesday. Calgary reached an agreement in principle with...

CFL free-agent period set to open after busy window negotiating period

CFL free-agent period set to open after busy window negotiating period

Feb 12, 2024 / 1:35 pm

CFL free agency is set to open Tuesday with much of the guesswork seemingly having already been done. Many pending free agents reached agreements in principle...

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