Single Point Links posted in May 2019

Both Parties Ratify CBA

Published on May 22, 2019 10:36 PM

Major changes and added complexity listed in media reports citing unnamed sources, but the details is where the true understanding is and those are all unknown (to us) right now.

Eskimos Report $2.8 Million Profit for 2018

Published on May 7, 2019 9:00 PM

The most interesting item in this report is the information provided on the new Grey Cup revenue sharing agreement. From a $7.1 million profit for the 2019 Grey Cup, the host Eskimos took home $3 million, leaving $4.1 million to be distributed to the remaining 8 teams ($512K/each). As a non-host over the next five years, the Eskimos estimate they will receive $600-800K per year in Grey Cup distributions.

Grey Cup Trophy Gets Base Redesign

Published on May 3, 2019 10:14 PM

Hinted to after the 100th Grey Cup, the new design maintains the silhouette but adds functionality to allow the annual plaques to be removed. Starting in 2020, the addition of a new plaque will result in the removal of another, starting with the first, 1909’s. This seems logical, but also wrong. Starting at a middle point is too much work, so the next year will be the last to see the 1909 plaque.