Single Point Links posted in September 2016

Stadium Topic No Issue in Halifax Election

Published on September 25, 2016 4:43 PM

Maybe someday versus never are essentially the same stance, and won’t put the issue in front of the populace this election. Without any commitment from Halifax and the maritimes, for reasons of their own, on a non-binding stadium timeline and milestones to achieve means the region drops to the bottom of sites for a 10th franchise. Doesn’t rule them out forever, nor does it mean things can’t change, but at this time there is neither public, political nor corporate support needed to do what is necessary.

Fines Steady in Week 13 At Two

Published on September 23, 2016 12:09 AM

Including a maximum fine to Terrence Campbell for a hit to the head of a player in a vulnerable position.

Vancouver Cost of Living Lions Attendance Secret

Published on September 14, 2016 10:02 PM

Someone finally gets to the root of an issue that has been brewing for the Lions for a few years. Would the Lions be better off with a stadium near their practice facility in Surrey? They may have to wait a while before things shake out in the city.

Week 12 Adds Two Fines

Published on September 14, 2016 9:48 PM

Returning to pre-Labour Day rivalry numbers, two players are fined for on-field infractions in Week 12.

One Suspension, One Rumoured Fine

Published on September 11, 2016 10:28 AM

The first suspension under the revamped drug policy instituted before the season, but very little commentary (or even I-told-you-so) for the league and CFLPA. Quick to criticize, never to praise.

There is also the rumour a fine will be announced for the RedBlacks for a roster violation (participation of a six game injured list player).

Update: Fine confirmed.

Four Fined Following Week 11

Published on September 8, 2016 10:00 PM

Labour Day weekend games, with emotions running high, leads to four players fined for tourist and other illegal hits in Week 11.

Normie Kwong: 1929-2016

Published on September 3, 2016 10:38 PM

The last of the Alberta giants, Norm blazed trails his whole life. Little more needs to be said. My condolences to the Kwong family.