Archive for June, 2006

CFL Pool Preview Report – Week 3

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006 by Jon

The first bye week of the CFL season occurs in Week 3 but that does not make picking the winners any easier. With three games this week, we can’t do worse than last week.

Our Record Last Week: 0-4
Our Record Overall: 2-6

CFL Introduces SMS and Instant Replay for 2006 Season

Wednesday, June 28th, 2006 by Jon

All signs pointed to no Salary Management System (SMS) in the CFL for 2006. A plan introduced in January and initially approved by the board of governors, it was rejected by the board when to be formally ratified in May.

CFL Pool Preview Report – Week 2

Tuesday, June 20th, 2006 by Jon

Week 2 of the CFL season features the back-end of home-and-home series in the West while the East’s winless teams try to bounce back against some tough competition.

Our Record Last Week: 2-2
Our Record Overall: 2-2

CFL Goodies

Monday, June 19th, 2006 by Jon

CBC has released CFL team wallpapers with the team logo and individual schedule displayed. Despite their small size, I thought some may find them useful.

Sportsnet has brought back the Canadian Football Survivor contest. Pick one winner every week. You only have 3 lives. Make it to the end of the season to win prizes. Join the OvertimeCentral group with the password cfl2006.

Overtime Central also has available for download a complete monthly calendar for the 2006 CFL season in PDF format.


Update: has CFL Wallpaper as well, although slightly outdated (anyone for Roughrider wallpaper with Nealon Greene as the feature player, or Renegade wallpaper?), they are available in slightly larger sizes and are linked here for completeness.

CFL Pool Preview Report – Week 1

Saturday, June 10th, 2006 by Jon

Week 1 of the CFL season sees some key rivalry matchups in the East and West divisions.

OC Jottings

No jottings in the last 7 days. Here is a random jotting.

  • June 30, 2007
    Montreal Ready to Help Alouettes With Stadium Expansion → After going to the media to force a meeting with the Montreal Mayor, Alouettes President Larry Smith seems confident the city will meet their commitments for $4.3 million for a $29.3 million stadium expansion project. The Bill 22 amusement tax will complicate things, but if the Alouettes can’t get that money directed to them to expand a stadium that is necessary for their survival, then Montreal doesn’t want the economic benefit of the team in Montreal. #
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