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Rouge White and Blue Podcast: Genesis of two American CFL fans.

December 8, 201639 min
One of the questions Rouge, White & Blue CFL Podcasts co-hosts Os Davis and Joe Pritchard get asked all the time (okay, not *all* the time, but often enough to be noticed) is “How did you get into tCFL football in the first place?” It’s a reasonable question, as neither is from Canada or has actually resided there for any extended period of time. So though the RWB is taking a bye week following the Grey Cup, we’re presenting this rerun of an episode which ran at the podcast’s original home at a now moribund-unto-defunct website called CFL Pass. We got a lot of compliments on this one, particularly from our Canadian followers at that time, who appreciated a completely different viewpoint of Their Game. Os and Joe’s experiences of the CFL neatly parallel greater trends in broadcasting and evolution in technology. From dependence on snowy TV broadcasts and obscure highlight/blooper-reel VCR tapes to getting season-long coverage on ESPN/ESPN3 and good ol’ Twitter, we’ve managed to enjoy

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