New Edmonton Eskimos coach has very little down time as he returns to CFL

It’s shaping up to be a hectic off-season for Scott Milanovich. The 46-year-old native of Butler, Pa., finished his third season in the NFL as Jacksonville’s quarterback coach last month. But Milanovich didn’t make vacation plans following the Jaguars’ season-ending…

Alberta’s Chuba Hubbard becomes 2nd player in Oklahoma State University history to rush for 2,000 yards in a season

Chuba Hubbard, a running back from Sherwood Park, Alta., reached another milestone in his NCAA football career on Friday despite Texas A & M beating him and his Oklahoma State University teammates 24-21 in the Texas Bowl. Hubbard rushed for…

Edmonton Oilers’ sellout streak ends as all pro-sports leagues struggle with declining attendance

It was a good run while it lasted. Over 13 years, the Edmonton Oilers sold out 549 consecutive games. The last six games have had somewhere between 1,000 and 1,300 empty seats. Lance Colak has been a season seat holder…

Winnipeg, Alberta? Oakland Raider’s inaccurate shirt prompts collective eye-roll from ‘Peggers

It was a tweet meant to spark some love on social media in Winnipeg, but instead added to our already large inferiority complex. The Oakland Raiders and the Green Bay Packers landed in Winnipeg Wednesday to prepare for a Thursday…

Williams grateful for time with Edmonton Eskimos as Bills give him second chance in NFL

Receiver Duke Williams doesn’t blink an eye when reminded he’s participating in the Buffalo Bills’ rookie camp three days short of his 27th birthday. “I feel like I’m 21,” Williams said, breaking into a wide grin Friday after spending the…

Former Edmonton Eskimos understand what New England Patriots are trying to achieve

The New England Patriots will look to rise above the hate and earn a record sixth Super Bowl title on Sunday. If anyone can understand what the Patriots are going through, it has to be members of the Edmonton Eskimos‘…