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CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie Says XFL ‘part company as friends’

Today CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie gave his State of the League address to members of the media ahead of this weekend’s 108th Grey Cup. He also took questions from the reporters, and the topic of the XFL came up. ” I think the conversations we had with the XFL...
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Watch Live: CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie gives state of the league address

After the pandemic forced the CFL to cancel the 2020 season, the league rebounded to successfully pull off a season and Grey Cup playoff in 2021. Ahead of the championship game Sunday in Hamilton, commissioner Randy Ambrosie will speak to the media about the highs and lows of the season and the future of the CFL.
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Ready to go: CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie sizes up ’21 season

After a season without football and all of the uncertainty that the pandemic has brought to our lives in general over the last year, CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie happily took a moment on Monday, June 14 to enjoy the good news. With the CFL confirming it will get underway on...

O’Leary: Randy Ambrosie on Aug. 5 kickoff, XFL talks and more

Wednesday felt like a bad news/good news day. The bad news, that the 2021 CFL season has had its start date pushed back to Aug. 5, will feature 14 games and that the Grey Cup will be played on Dec. 12 in Hamilton can feel like a gut punch. The hope, as Canada fights its way through a third wave of COVID-19, is that the country is strongly emerging from the pandemic by August and that normalcy — a word we’ve been socially distanced from for 13 months now — will be settling in from BC all the way to Newfoundland.

Q&A: Randy Ambrosie on the CFL's return to play plans for 2021

So we now know when the CFL season will start — sort of. The league is targeting a 14-game season beginning on Aug. 5. The 108th Grey Cup and its festivities will be held in the second weekend of December with the big game kicking off Dec. 12 in Hamilton.

CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie Talks Season Delay, XFL Discussions

Earlier today the CFL officially announced what we all knew, that the league would be postponing the start of its upcoming 2021 season. As of now, the CFL is targeting a return-to-play on August 5th, with the Grey Cup being pushed out until December 12th. The league is looking to facilitate a 14-game season, but that could change if the start-date gets delayed again.

CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie Gives Update on XFL Talks

CFL writer Chris O’Leary got a chance to talk to CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie about today’s league announcement regarding the start of the Canadian Football League’s 2021 season. He was also asked to give an update on the XFL/CFL talks. “Our discussions with the XFL have been very positive. What...

CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie Discusses XFL Collaboration

Last month the football world was rocked on both sides of the border when news of a possible collaboration between the CFL and XFL was confirmed. When the announcement was made, there wasn’t much to work with. Basically, they announced that they were talking about talking. Since then, we’ve seen a large amount of CFL insiders come out to say that they believe there is more to these discussions than is known.

CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie On How Talks Started, Working With The XFL

Justin Dunk of 3DownNation caught up with CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie to talk about this week’s announcement. They talk about how the conversation between the leagues got started and where things are moving forward. Randy Ambrosie On How Talks Started. “We ended up having this conversation with the ownership group...

Roger Goodell encouraged Randy Ambrosie to do ‘everything necessary to build the biggest, strongest football league’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to see his CFL counterpart Randy Ambrosie lead the three-down league to its full potential. Ambrosie shared his takeaways from a conversation which took place approximately three years ago, by his estimation, with Goodell. “When I sat with him he did say something that really...

Randy Ambrosie believes the CFL has done more work on its business plan ‘than the league has done in 50 years’

CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie has stated multiple times since the 2020 season was cancelled that the CFL wanted to reset its business model. “We’ve done more work on that than the league has done in 50 years. We’re going to make substantial improvements to our business model starting this year and running through years to come,” Ambrosie said on The Green Zone.

Randy Ambrosie insists CFL is ‘full throttle’ on plans for complete 2021 season

Over the course of the last year, CFL fans have bemoaned a lack of discernable movement or open communication on the prospect of a 2021 season. Worry not, because CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie broke his silence on Thursday to insist that, just like a souped up Harley, plans for the upcoming season are ‘full throttle’.