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Tiger-Cats Clinch Playoff Berth and Home Playoff Game with Overtime

October 21, 2016 - The Hamilton Tiger-Cats defeated the Ottawa Redblacks 39-36 in overtime on Friday night at TD Place Stadium, clinching a spot in the 104th Grey Cup Playoffs and also guaranteeing a home playoff date for the fourth consecutive season. With two games remaining in the CFL's 2016 regular season, the Tiger-Cats (7-9-0, 14 points) trail the Redblacks (7-8-1, 15 points) by one point and can finish no worse than second in the CFL's East Division. The Tiger-Cats have now made the playoffs in four consecutive seasons and seven time... Full Story

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Eskimos Leading CFL in National TV Ratings

October 21, 2016 - TORONTO - With three weeks left in the 2016 season, the Canadian Football League (CFL) today released figures headlined by the Edmonton Eskimos, with the reigning Grey Cup champion taking over the lead in league TV ratings. The Eskimos are now leading the league in overall national TV ratings* this season with an average audience of 649,000 viewers, followed by the Saskatchewan Roughriders (average audience of 627,000 viewers), and the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (average audience of 615,000 viewers). To date, CFL on TSN rat... Full Story

This Week in the CFL - Week 18

October 20, 2016 - Week 18 opens in the nation's capital where the REDBLACKS tangle with the Tiger-Cats once again on Friday night. The two teams will complete the home-and-home series (Ottawa won last week's bout in Hamilton 30-29) with East Division playoff implications on the line. Henry Burris looks to build on his impressive performance as Hamilton goes with Jeremiah Masoli. At 9pm ET on Friday, Toronto travels West to take on Calgary and their current 15-game unbeaten streak. Toronto will look to keep their playoff hopes alive and bec... Full Story

2017 Gladiators Schedule Released, Season Tickets to Go on Sale

October 19, 2016 - ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Duke City Gladiators are gearing up for their 3rd season in Albuquerque as the 2017 season schedule has been officially released by the Champions Indoor Football league (CIF). The Gladiators 12-game football schedule features 7 home dates with their first regular season game on March 4th at Dodge City. Since the completion of the 2016 season, there have been many developments at the league level in preparation for 2017 which includes the league expanding. The CIF has expanded to be the largest i... Full Story

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