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Articles are in depth commentary on CFL topics, often with a researched and historical perspective.

July 3rd 2015 at 1:36 PM by dbo

Two recipients, each to receive a copy of Home Again: Canadian Football 1995–2014 by Frank Cosentino, were drawn today for the promotion that ended June 30th. @BrantStock and @RobMeekel were the lucky recipients.

Even though the threshold (50+ entries) for two books to be given away was not reached, I decided to give away a second copy any way. I thank all the participants and congratulate Brant and Rob on their selection, with their books on the way to them today.

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July 2nd 2015 at 12:21 PM by dbo

It was hinted when Shaw was announced as Grey Cup and player achievement awards presenting sponsor that there might be a shakeup here, but I’m a little surprised at the replacement. It seems like corporate spin out of the CFL in response to the criticism over a lack of offence. Now they can just appoint all offensive players as the top performers of the week.

We’ll see how it resonates with the younger generation they are courting to “watch” the game from the social plazas and tweet for their team’s player as top performer of the week. My worry is popularity may initially surge, but there is not much depth to these fans.

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