Articles posted in March 2010

Hamilton: That Other Stadium Debate

Published on March 26, 2010

While I have followed the stadium debate in Ottawa closely, I let the situation in Hamilton fall off my radar after the awarding of the 2015 Pan-Am Games. I revisited the Ti-Cats’ situation after hearing Scott Mitchell on the Fan’s Prime Time Sports on Monday. I needed to get back up to speed in order to complete the Stadium Status page, and digging into the Hamilton situation motivated me to complete this new page.

The new status page will be an up to date document on the state of all CFL and potential CFL stadiums. It is meant to provide the latest summary of stadium discussions, proposals and projects affecting the CFL. I will try to keep the page up-to-date, but sometimes news on stadium construction and improvements can slip by me. If you find any information out-of-date or incorrect, please bring it to my attention and pass on any resources which update the situation.

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Scoring a Touchdown in Atlantic Canada

Published on March 18, 2010

I failed to link to the announcement on ticket sales for the Sept. 26 Touchdown Atlantic game between the Edmonton Eskimos and Toronto Argonauts. A special pre-sale occurs March 24 for individuals and families with general ticket sales available March 25. Monctonians should take advantage of the pre-sale if they want to guarantee themselves a seat. The CFL has done a good job keeping ticket prices reasonable for a one game excursion to a small stadium. The game is to be preceded by a week of activities, bringing a small festival atmosphere to the event.

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Archive Video: Commercials

Published on March 2, 2010

We’ve gone through the option year window, the release of the 2010 schedule and the start of free agency. We still have the Evaluation Camp, Canadian College Draft and training camps to come. How do we bide our time until the season starts? Well, cflwatcher has sent along some more archive video and I have extracted some old CFL commercials from the late 1980’s. Enjoy.

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