Archive for the ‘CFL’ Category

A Rumors And Rants History Lesson: Frank Filchock

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

He was a celebrated college hero from my beloved alma mater I had never heard of.  A quarterback so good he stole playing time from Hall of Famer Sammy Baugh.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II only to come home and play a major role in one of ...

Makin’ It Rain Blue Bombers

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

The news that Adam "Pacman" Jones signed a one-year deal with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers probably has my great uncle in a tizzy. Why? Because he's been a Blue Bombers season ticket holder for more than 20 years.  My grandparents are Canadian. Grandpa born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Grandma born in ...