No sports executive ever wants to hear that anything with any connection to their team was "raided by federal agents". That's something several CFL teams are going to have to deal with this week, though, following an apparent FBI raid on Florida training facility All-Star Sports. The facility has prominent connections to both the NFL and CFL, including serving as an offseason training spot for players and a tryout venue for CFL teams. Its website includes a testimonial video from Calgary Stampeders head coach/general manager John Hufnagel (interspersed with video footage from a workout the Stampeders held at the facility). "We're having a football camp and I'd just like to thank all the people from All-Star Sports Camp for making it a great success for us," Hufnagel says in the video.
No date is given for that video, but a November 2008 post on the facility's news page congratulating the Stampeders for their Grey Cup victory mentions that they held a camp at All-Star Sports in earlyRead More »from CFL offseason camp facility raided by FBI agents