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14 hrs ago | Canada.com
The B.C. Lions' defence, he is told, is putting up numbers that are, in franchise terms, historic. Not only No.
14 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal
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.
18 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal
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.
19 hrs ago | CBC News
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.
19 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com
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.
19 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun
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.
Yesterday | Star Phoenix
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.
Yesterday | CFL.ca
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.
Yesterday | JD Supra
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.
Yesterday | CFL.ca
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.
Yesterday | CBC News
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:13 pm
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