Articles posted in October 2010

What’s in a Name?

Published on October 16, 2010

A while back I linked to a story where it was revealed that due to a Saskatchewan Roughrider veto it was unlikely the Ottawa franchise would return with the moniker Rough Riders. In that Single Point link I expressed my displeasure with this and poked some tongue-in-cheek fun at the Roughriders over the decision. This touched off a storm of comments (one, which by CFLdb standards…) supporting the Roughriders decision. While I was aware of the “single Roughrider” supporters and have seen their numbers on comments and forums, it still disappoints me so many people hold this opinion. It embarrasses me to think Canadians feel that not having to explain why two teams have similar names (it is not that hard) is better than being true to the history of our league and our country.

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FAQ Revamped

Published on October 11, 2010

A short post to draw attention to the newly revamped FAQ. To make it an easier read, answers have been split into their own topic pages. All questions still appear on the main FAQ page. Just in time too, because new topics and questions have been added, bringing the total number of "questions" answered to 37.

Check it out and send along any feedback you have or ask a question if the FAQ is still missing something.