ESPN+ Will Stream CFL Opener Thursday

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While new Pro football leagues like the revived USFL rise to meet the American demand for football ESPN+, which has been streaming 60 plus CFL games since 2019 will kick off the season Thursday with a matchup featuring the Montreal Alouettes as they travel to Calgary to take on the Stampeders.

It will be one of 61 games the subscription streamer will feature.

From June through November, CFL games will take place on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, with the addition of four Monday games—all on holidays; one game on Independence Day (July 4), two games on Labor Day (September 5) and one game on Canadian Thanksgiving (October 10)—all available on either ESPN+, ESPN2 or ESPNEWS. Following playoff coverage, which will be announced at a later date.

ESPN2 will wrap up the season on Sunday, November 20, with the 109th Grey Cup. ESPN will simulcast production from The Sports Network (TSN), Canada’s leading sports network.

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