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Upside Down Under: Longer, wider, faster. . .

There’s a program in the Canadian Football League called Touchdown Atlantic in which two of the nine teams in the CFL give up one date a season to play a game in Atlantic Canada. It was created because of a strong interest to put an expansion team in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Halifax has wanted a CFL team since the early 1980s when a focus committee created the name Atlantic Schooners. In the pas...