CFL football

Los Angeles Chargers running back Austin Ekeler (30) celebrates after scoring the winning touchdown during overtime in an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 08, 2019 - 9:26 pm
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Austin Ekeler has been a solid backup to Melvin Gordon in the Los Angeles Chargers' backfield the past two seasons, but he hasn't gotten much attention while sitting behind one of the top rushers in the league. Ekeler isn't going to be overlooked any longer after his...
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Officials assess the location where the CFL goal post holes were, before an NFL preseason football game between the Oakland Raiders and the Green Bay Packers in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. In the NFL the field goal posts are located at the back of the end zone and the Canadian Football League has the posts at the front of the end zone. (John Woods/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 22, 2019 - 9:07 pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers are playing their exhibition game in Canada on a shortened field out of concern for the safety of the players. The game in Winnipeg on Thursday night is being played on an 80-yard field with the goal lines starting at the 10-yard...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2000 file photo Kansas City Chiefs head coach Gunther Cunningham watches his team during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Kansas City, Mo. Cunningham, who emigrated from postwar Germany as a child and then dedicated his life to football, has died after a brief illness. He was 72. Cunningham’s wife, Rene, said in a statement that he died Saturday, May 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Cliff Schiappa, file)
May 13, 2019 - 4:26 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Gunther Cunningham's life would have been vastly different had his family not emigrated from postwar Germany, settling in California when he was a young boy. For one thing, he almost certainly never would have dedicated his life to football. Yet Cunningham would go on to...
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FILE - In this July 23, 2018, file photo, Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel speaks to the media after practice in Montreal. Manziel has been signed by the Alliance of American Football and will join the Memphis Express. The quarterback's rights belonged to San Antonio of the spring league, but that team declined to sign him and Manziel then was free to join any of the other seven clubs. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
March 16, 2019 - 9:55 pm
Johnny Football is heading to Memphis to resume his football career. Johnny Manziel signed with the Alliance of American Football on Saturday night and will join the Memphis Express. The quarterback's rights belonged to San Antonio of the spring league, but that team declined to sign him and...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 file photo, Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel throws a pass during warmups before a CFL football game against the BC Lions in Montreal. Johnny Manziel’s time in the Canadian Football League is over. The CFL terminated the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner’s contract with the Montreal Alouettes on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. The league also informed the eight other teams that it wouldn’t register a contract for Manziel if any tried to sign him. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
February 27, 2019 - 4:08 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel's time in the Canadian Football League is over. The CFL terminated the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner's contract with the Montreal Alouettes on Wednesday. The league also informed the eight other teams that it wouldn't register a contract for Manziel if any tried to sign...
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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2007, file photo, Art Briles answers questions after being introduced as the new coach of the Baylor University football team during a press conference in Waco, Texas. Southern Mississippi has decided not to hire Art Briles after interviewing the former Baylor football coach, a decision Golden Eagles coach Jay Hopson disagrees with. The school released a statement Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, from President Rodney D. Bennett and interim athletics director Jeff Mitchell saying “following that meeting (with Briles), we informed him that he is not a candidate.”(AP Photo/Duane A. Laverty, File)
February 06, 2019 - 11:03 am
Southern Mississippi administrators and football coach Jay Hopson disagree on whether the school should hire former Baylor head coach Art Briles for a position on the Golden Eagles' football staff. Hopson believes they should. President Rodney D. Bennett and interim athletics director Jeff Mitchell...
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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars Nathaniel Hackett offensive coordinator speaks with reporters after NFL football practice in Jacksonville, Fla. Jaguars have fired Hackett on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, the day after the team's seventh consecutive loss. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File)
November 26, 2018 - 6:44 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars sacked offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett and quarterback Blake Bortles one day after the team's seventh consecutive loss. Coach Doug Marrone fired Hackett and benched Bortles on Monday, making sweeping changes to one of the league's worst...
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Calgary Stampeders' Alex Singleton hoists the Grey Cup after the Stampeders defeated the Ottawa Redblacks during the Canadian Football League Grey Cup in Edmonton, Alberta, Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)
November 25, 2018 - 11:06 pm
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Terry Williams and Bo Levi Mitchell helped the Calgary Stampeders end their Grey Cup misery. Williams had a Grey Cup-record 97-yard punt return for a touchdown and Calgary beat the Ottawa Redblacks 27-16 on Sunday night after falling short the previous two years in the...
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August 15, 2018 - 4:50 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Johnny Manziel was placed under the Canadian Football League's concussion protocol Wednesday. The Montreal Alouettes quarterback was hit at the goal line last weekend, leading to a fumble that a teammate recovered for a touchdown in a 24-17 loss at Ottawa. Manziel completed the game...
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Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) passes during first-half CFL football game action against the Ottawa Redblacks in Ottawa, Ontario, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 11, 2018 - 10:18 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Johnny Manziel eliminated the interceptions but couldn't generate enough offense for the Montreal Alouettes in a 24-17 loss to the Ottawa Redblacks on Saturday night. After throwing four first-half interceptions last week in his Montreal debut, Manziel was 16 of 26 for 168...
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