Franchise sales, CFL 2.0 top of mind during commissioner Randy Ambrosie’s state-of-the-league address

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie was long on optimism for the league’s future Friday, but short on substance regarding cures for what ails it. Related News Ambrosie held a wide-ranging discussion with reporters in his third state-of-the-league address. He gushed about…

Potential Edmonton Eskimos name change is not imminent

The Edmonton Eskimos have no immediate plans to change their name. The CFL franchise has spent the past couple of years speaking with Inuit leaders and conducting research on the impact of the Eskimos name on the Inuit community. And…

CFL rules committee recommends second challenge for head coaches

If a CFL head coach’s first challenge is successful, the league’s rules committee is recommending he get a second one this season. Darren Hackwood, the CFL’s senior director of officiating, said Friday’s recommendation came the result of commissioner Randy Ambrosie’s…

Both sides say positive tone starts CFL bargaining talks

It’s been quiet and that is probably a good thing. The second week of talks geared at getting a new collective bargaining agreement between the Canadian Football League and the CFL Players Association finished up this past Monday and Tuesday…

Eskimos’ season-ticket holders speak to CFL commissioner as ‘Randy’s Road Trip’ hits Edmonton

It’s year two of Randy Ambrosie’s cross-country, off-season trek. The Canadian Football League commissioner refers to it as “Randy’s Road Trip” and on Thursday, the 2019 version landed in Edmonton so he could speak with close to 200 Eskimos season-ticket…

CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie on the future of Grey Cup planning

November 23 2018 10:50am CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie speaks about how they are changing how the Grey Cup festival is planned to be more coordinated and organized. ‘ }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+””; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=…