Whoa, Canada: Examining the NFL talent pipeline emerging up north

By Brad Gagnon | CBSSports.com There was a time when the NBA was strictly a league of Americans, with only a few exceptions — Dirk Nowitzki, Steve Nash, Tony Parker, Dikembe Mutombo, Vlade Divac and Hedo Türkoglu among the most notable. But the … Continue reading


NY Giants sign CFL offensive lineman Brett Jones

BY RALPH VACCHIANO Like most Canadian kids, Brett Jones grew up playing hockey. He just dreamed of playing professionally in a different sport. “When I was in university in Canada, my goal was always to try to play in the NFL,” … Continue reading


Stampeders centre Brett Jones kicks off NFL auditions

By: IAN HAMILTON, POSTMEDIA NEWS  Brett Jones left Regina on Sunday en route to Florida, but he’s not vacationing. The Calgary Stampeders centre and University of Regina Rams alumnus was headed for Tampa Bay, where he’s to work out for the … Continue reading

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Nine league all-stars could become free agents

By Andrew Bucholtz | 55 Yard Line When the 2015 CFL free agency period begins February 10, it could be a feeding frenzy. Some notable players change teams every year, but this year is looking like a particularly strong one in terms of … Continue reading