Roughriders vs Rough Riders: How the CFL Had Two Teams With The Same Name - Sports Are Dumb #4
CFL 1980 WINNIPEG BLUEBOMBERS AT OTTAWA ROUGHRIDERS
CFL 1987 TORONTO ARGONAUTS AT OTTAWA ROUGHRIDERS
CFL 1993 SACRAMENTO GOLDMINERS AT OTTAWA ROUGHRIDERS
CFL: Ottawa Rough Riders Brawl (1993)
The Ottawa Rough Riders were a Canadian Football League team based in Ottawa, Ontario, founded in 1876. Formerly one of the oldest and longest lived professional sports teams in North America, the Rough Riders won the Grey Cup championship nine times. Their most dominant era was the 1960s and 1970s, a period in which they won five Grey Cups. The team's fortunes waned in the 1980s and 1990s and they ultimately ceased operations following the 1996 season. Five years later, a new CFL team known as the Ottawa Renegades was founded, though they suspended operations in 2006. The Ottawa Redblacks, who own the Rough Riders intellectual properties, joined the league in 2014.
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