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CFL Team To Hand Out Free Tickets To Upcoming Games After Losing Guaranteed Win
Published August 26, 2014
SNOOZE BUTTON: In Winnipeg, Paul Friesen wonders if anyone else notices the CFL "has become difficult to watch many nights, downright boring on others." Scoring is "at a 29-year-low," as teams have "combined for 45.8 points per game, down nearly a full touchdown per game from last year." CFL Commissioner Mark Cohon has acknowledged TV viewership is "down from last season." Cohon: “We started off the season up against the World Cup, which is obviously an international phenomenon and continues to grow. But the numbers are starting to pick up" (WINNIPEG SUN, 8/26).