• The Canadian Press

    CFL all-star defensive back Garry Peters signs extension with B.C. Lions

    VANCOUVER — The B.C. Lions signed American defensive back Garry Peters to a two-year contract extension Thursday. Peters was slated to become a free agent Feb. 14. Peters was a CFL all-star last season after registering a team and career high of five interceptions. He also had 44 tackles and three special-teams tackles. Peters joined the Lions as a free agent in 2018 after starting his CFL career with Edmonton (2016-17). He has appeared in 87 regular-season games, recording 285 tackles, 17 speci

  • The Canadian Press

    Roughriders Sankey, Lanier will be listening to other CFL free-agent offers

    TORONTO — Saskatchewan Roughriders Darnell Sankey and Anthony Lanier II will be among the CFL players entering the league's negotiation window this weekend. Sankey, a middle linebacker, and Lanier, a defensive lineman, are both slated to become CFL free agents Feb. 14. They could still re-sign with Saskatchewan but, according to two league sources, neither will before Sunday when the negotiation window opens. Sankey, 28, registered a CFL-leading 120 tackles last season, his first with Saskatchew

  • The Canadian Press

    Chandler Worthy signs contract extension with the Montreal Alouettes

    American receiver/returner Chandler Worthy signed a two-year contract extension with the Montreal Alouettes on Wednesday. Worthy was scheduled to become a free agent Feb. 14. The five-foot-eight, 177-pound Worthy had 47 punt returns for 547 yards (11.6-yard average) in 15 regular-season games last season. He also had 51 kickoff returns _ taking two back for touchdowns — for 1,220 yards (23.9-yard average). Worthy joined the Alouettes after spending time with the Toronto Argonauts (2017-2021). "I

  • The Canadian Press

    Canadian defensive back Thomas garnering plenty of NCAA football interest

    Add Ole Miss to the increasing number of American universities interested in Canadian Isaiah Thomas. The University of Mississippi made a scholarship offer Tuesday to the six-foot-three, 197-pound Thomas, who played safety last season at Clearwater Academy International, a private school serving pre-Kindergarten through to Grade 12. The Rebels became the 15th school to make an offer to Thomas, joining the likes of Miami, Florida, Florida State, Auburn, Cincinnati, Boston College and Penn State.