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Burris named first-ballot inductee into Canadian Football Hall of Fame

For one of the few times in his life, Henry Burris was left speechless.

The 18-year veteran quarterback headlines the Canadian Football Hall of Fame's 2020 class that was unveiled Thursday. Burris, 45, got the nod in his first year of eligibility, becoming just the 21st player ever to do so but second in as many years after Calgary running back Jon Cornish in 2019.

Williams patiently waiting for CFL season

Jordan Williams isn’t allowing the COVID-19 pandemic dampen his enthusiasm of starting his pro football career with the B.C. Lions.

The six-foot, 232-pound linebacker was the first player taken in last month’s CFL draft. Under normal circumstances, Williams would currently be in training camp learning the ropes under fist-year Lions head coach Rick Campbell.

Ambrosie looks to keep CFL fans informed

TORONTO—Randy Ambrosie hasn't forgotten about CFL fans during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The league's commissioner will hold a video town hall question-and-answer session with football supporters tomorrow at noon ET on the league's website.

Ambrosie said it's important to him to keep CFL fans engaged and informed during the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Ticats roll to convincing road win over Argonauts

TORONTO—Jeremiah Masoli and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' offence found themselves Saturday night.

Masoli threw three TD passes and ran for another as Hamilton's offence rolled up 604 net yards in a lopsided 64-14 road win over the Toronto Argonauts. The unit mustered just 230 yards in the Ticats' 23-17 season-opening victory over Saskatchewan last week.