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14 hrs ago | Canada.com

Cam Cole: Lions' Big D pounds point home

The B.C. Lions' defence, he is told, is putting up numbers that are, in franchise terms, historic. Not only No.

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Related Topix: BC Lions, Canada, Canadian Football League

14 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: Eskimos benefit from Troy University factory

Growing up on an acreage outside of Sherwood Park, Andrew Ference and his older sister Jennifer were never allowed to eat and run. "We always had family dinners and long conversations," the Edmonton Oilers' captain says after climbing stairs along the North Saskatchewan River last week.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Edmonton Eskimos, Sports, Troy State University NCAA, Troy Trojans NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Brandon Boudreaux, Mario Addison, DeMarcus Ware, NFL Players, Hamilton Tiger Cats

18 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

McCoil finds success at new football position

Dexter McCoil celebrates after scoring two touchdowns and getting two interceptions in the Edmonton Eskimos' 41 - 27 victory over the Toronto Argonauts at Commonwealth Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014. That was Dexter McCoil's first reaction when the Edmonton Eskimos told him he was going to play linebacker this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tulsa Golden Hurricane NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Dexter McCoil, University of Tulsa NCAA, Canadian Football League, Canada, Edmonton Eskimos, Toronto Argonauts

19 hrs ago | CBC News

Argos owner Braley says priority is securing BMO Field lease

Toronto Argonauts owner David Braley has people kicking the tires of the franchise he hopes to sell, but his top priority is securing the team a lease at BMO Field. Toronto Argonauts owner David Braley has people kicking the tires of the franchise he hopes to sell, but his top priority is securing the team a lease at BMO Field.

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Related Topix: Toronto Argonauts, Canadian Football League, Canada, BC Lions

19 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

Braley looks to secure lease at BMO Field

Toronto Argonauts owner David Braley has people kicking the tires of the franchise he hopes to sell, but his top priority is securing the team a lease at BMO Field. The Argos and B.C. Lions - the CFL teams Braley owns - have been for sale since last September when the 73-year-old Hamilton businessman stated he'd sell one or both by his 75th birthday.

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Related Topix: Toronto Argonauts, Canadian Football League, Canada, BC Lions

19 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Argos owner David Braley wants to secure lease at Toronto's BMO Field

Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.

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Related Topix: Toronto Argonauts, Canadian Football League, Canada, BC Lions

Yesterday | Star Phoenix

Five lessons learned from Riders' loss

As Jamila Bibi embraced Sahana Yeasmin, her fierce ally and caring friend, she was whisked away by two Canadian Boarder Services Agency officers early Tuesday morning at the Saskatoon airport, ... Queen's Bench Justice Alison Rothery left room for little doubt when she tossed out a lawsuit filed by 39 plaintiffs to void a collaboration agreement between the northern Village of Pinehouse and two... The average price of rural land in the Saskatoon vicinity has increased by as much as 165 per cent in the past seven years. CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kevin Harvick, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Tony Stewart, Racing, Canadian Football League, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Hamilton Tiger Cats

Yesterday | CFL.ca

Stand By Me: Chamblin, Riders back Sunseri

The Green and White saw their seven game win streak come to end with a thud as they were beaten 28-3 by the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Sunday afternoon. Head Coach Corey Chamblin says it was just one of those days and he knew early on, it could be a day they would rather forget.

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Related Topix: Hamilton Tiger Cats, Canada, Canadian Football League

Yesterday | JD Supra

NFL needs to dust off that'ol Code of Conduct and reintroduce themselves

Who doesn't love football? NFL or CFL, when our favourite team runs onto the field, we start cheering at the television. Second on the headlines for us in BC is weather Travis Lulay will return to the BC Lions with yet another shoulder injury.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, BC Lions, Canada, Sports, Ray Rice, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens

Yesterday | CFL.ca

Pinty's Power Rankings: Lions on the prowl

Calgary Stampeders Week 11 Ranking: 1 After Ricky Ray lit them up for four first-half touchdown passes, the Stampeders rallied from 26 points down for a wild 40-33 win over the Argos. Now they're forced to deal with key injuries to quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell and on the defensive line, but Saturday's performance proved this team should be able to overcome anything.

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Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, Canada, BC Lions, Edmonton Eskimos, Montreal Alouettes, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Yesterday | CBC News

New Hamilton stadium will have drinking fountains after all

A stadium employee takes a rest after carrying a case of bottled water up the stairs at Hamilton's Tim Hortons Field during the CFL Labour Day Classic. After a public outcry, the city has decided to pay to add water fountains at the stadium.

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Related Topix: Hamilton Tiger Cats, Canada, Canadian Football League

Yesterday | Sporting News

Chad Johnson wants to play for Canadiens, fight Bruins players

Chad Johnson plays for the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL these days and in an effort to endear himself to his new hometown crowd, the former NFL star receiver posted on Twitter that he wants to suit up for the Canadiens so he can fight members of the Boston Bruins. Johnson said he wanted to don a sweater in order to fight Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chra and left winger Milan Lucic.

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Related Topix: Montreal Alouettes, Canada, Canadian Football League, Sports

Mon Sep 15, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Stampeders star Jon Cornish eyes CFL rushing title

Grigsby, who has churned out 647 yards this season for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, has seen his lead atop the CFL rushing standings dwindle each week as Cornish has picked up steam. The Calgary Stampeders star hasn't spent much time talking about the rushing race because it was something he saw as too far down the road.

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Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canada, Canadian Football League, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Toronto Argonauts

Canada.com

Stamps trio takes fight against domestic abuse to local schools

Calgary Stampeder Randy Chevrier, left and Anthony Parker, pose in the hallway at St. Mary's high school where they helped launch Leading Change: The Alberta CFL Project, which raises awareness of violence and abuse against women. It's the video seen around the world, an endless replay of a burly professional football player dropping a small woman with a brutal left hook, then dragging her unconscious out of an elevator.

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Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canada, Canadian Football League

CFL.ca

Glenn's big day ends Lions' touchdown drought

Glenn threw for 261 yards and two TDs as the Lions downed the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 26-9 over the weekend at B.C. Place Stadium. The Lions failed to score a touchdown in their 7-5 win a week earlier over Ottawa.

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Related Topix: BC Lions, Canada, Canadian Football League, Winnipeg Blue Bombers

SLAM! Sports

Sink or swim time for Toronto Argonauts

There are losses that reveal an inability to make a play when a game is on the line, losses when an opponent is flat-out superior, in rare cases a loss is produced by some moment of misfortune or unlucky bounce. And there are losses such as the one the Argos would experience Saturday night, a 40-33 setback to the Stamps that remains difficult to digest and dissect, even with the benefit of hindsight and reflection.

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Related Topix: Canada, Toronto Argonauts, Canadian Football League

SLAM! Sports

Ticats QB Zach Collaros coming into his own

Tiger-Cats QB Zach Collaros throws the ball past a jumping Roughriders defensive back Macho Harris during CFL action on Sunday in Hamilton. The Tiger-Cats went on to pound Saskatchewan 28-3.

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Related Topix: Hamilton Tiger Cats, Canada, Canadian Football League, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Toronto Argonauts

Edmonton Journal

Quarterbacks endangered species in CFL

B.C. Lions quarterback Kevin Glenn has been able to stay clear of the injury epidemic which has resulted in several quarterbacks going down in the CFL this season. Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press CALGARY - All the pivotal injuries seem to be complete coincidence, but it's clear now 2014 is the year of the quarterback injury.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, BC Lions, Canada, Calgary Stampeders, Saskatchewan Roughriders

PhysOrg Weblog

The 'hidden injury' in sports: research sheds light on concussions

Star receiver Charles-Antoine Sinotte suffered a concussion during his last home game for the McGill Redmen in 2010. "It was like nothing I had experienced before," recalls Sinotte.

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Related Topix: Montreal Alouettes, Canada, Canadian Football League

900 CHML AM

Water stations to be added to stadium

General Manager of Public Works Gerry Davis confirms that water filling stations will be installed after the city received complaints about water fountains being left out of the original design of Tim Horton's Field. Davis says they'll be added in time for next summer's Pan Am Games and for the 2015 Tiger Cat's season.

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Related Topix: Hamilton Tiger Cats, Canada, Canadian Football League

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