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3 hrs ago | CFL.ca

"Classic" might return in traditional Labour Day game

July 24 marked the first meeting of the season between the Edmonton Eskimos and the Calgary Stampeders.

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Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canada, Canadian Football League

7 hrs ago | CBC News

Fire breaks out at Tim Hortons Field 2 days before Labour Day Classic

A fire broke out in a mechanical room at Hamilton's Tim Hortons Field early Saturday morning as crews scurry to ready the new stadium for its inaugural game, the CFL's annual Labour Day Classic between the hometown Tiger-Cats and the Toronto Argonauts.

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

7 hrs ago | 900 CHML AM

Tim Horton's Field hit by small fire

There has been a small fire at Tim Horton's Field but it is not expected to have any impact on whether or not the stadium is ready in time for Monday's Labour Day Classic between the Ticats and Argos.

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

10 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

One-sided rivalry

Tempers flared during last year's Banjo Bowl at Investors Group Field. The game was unusual because the Bombers actually pulled out a victory.

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Related Topix: Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Canadian Football League, Winnipeg Blue Bombers

14 hrs ago | Red Deer Advocate

Green, Rodgers score as Alouettes beat Redblacks 20-10, end 6-game losing run

Ottawa Redblacks slotback Marcus Henry is tackled by Montreal Alouettes linebacker Bear Woods during fourth quarter CFL football action Friday, August 29, 2014 in Montreal.

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Related Topix: Montreal Alouettes, Canada, Canadian Football League

14 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

Green, Rodgers score as Als top Ottawa 20-10

The losing run is over for the Montreal Alouettes, who look like they've found their starting quarterback halfway through the CFL season.

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Related Topix: Montreal Alouettes, Canada, Canadian Football League

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBC News

Last long weekend of summer jam-packed with things to do

The Labour Day long weekend, the last three-day weekend of the summer, is jam-packed with all sorts of events.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Saskatchewan Roughriders

The Winnipeg Free Press

Bombers QB ready to play despite banging throwing hand

QB Drew Willy took most of the reps Friday and threw the ball with the hand he injured Thursday with no problems.

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

The Winnipeg Free Press

Ex-Bison admits PED use

U of M Bisons football coach Brian Dobie says the CFL failing to honour CIS suspensions sends the wrong message to young football players eager and willing to do almost anything to make the CFL.

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

CBC News

Olympian wants to help tackle homophobia in sports ahead of pride parade

In his first taste of the Olympics, John Fennell felt isolated and alone following the controversy over lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights in Sochi last February.

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Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, Canada, Sports, Michael Sam, NFL Players,

SLAM! Sports

Argonauts' Durie aims for return against Ticats

Argos' Andre Durie, out since the second game of the season with a broken collarbone, is expected to return Monday in Hamilton, but only if there is no risk of aggravating the injury.

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

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Lifestyles

Stampeder receiver Maurice Price wants to recapture Labour Day magic

The last Labour Day game was a banner one for Stampeders receiver Maurice Price with three touchdown catches totalling 165 yards.

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Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, Canada, Edmonton Eskimos

DurhamRegion.com

Alouettes face Redblacks in must-win game

It's early in the CFL season to talk of a "must win" game, but that's how it may be for the Montreal Alouettes.

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Related Topix: Montreal Alouettes, Canada, Canadian Football League, Saskatchewan Roughriders

InsideHalton.com

Dressler another hurdle Bombers must overcome

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers haven't managed to beat the Saskatchewan Roughriders on the Labour Day weekend in nine years, and the return of receiver Weston Dressler to the Saskatchewan lineup certainly isn't improving their chances this Sunday.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Sports, Weston Dressler, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, NFL Players, Calgary Stampeders

Brandon Sun

Bombers quarterback Willy says he gets his competitive nature from his mother

The bar was set pretty high for Drew Willy when it came to excelling at sports, but the competitive fire that burns inside the Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback didn't come from his male role models.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, BC Lions, Sports, NCAA Sports, MAC Football, Saskatchewan Roughriders

MSNBC

Gordon asks Browns for permission to go to CFL

Receiver Josh Gordon is suspended from the NFL. But that doesn't necessarily mean he won't be playing football this year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Josh Gordon, Pacman Jones, Toronto Argonauts, Canadian Football League, Canada

CFL.ca

Cauz: My thoughts on Bodog's Grey Cup odds Pt. 2

Let me start by saying I am not an employee of Bodog nor am I receiving any compensation for this column.

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Related Topix: Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Canadian Football League

Western Wheel

08/27/14Football a Labour of love for ex-Falcon

Calgary Stampeder Anthony Parker heads up field against the Ottawa RedBlacks at McMahon Stadium on Aug. 9. The Foothills Comp grad is having a breakout year and is looking forward to Monday's Labour Day Classic.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Canada.com

Redblacks make contract offer to free agent receiver Dressler

Weston Dressler was cut from the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and is now being courted to return to the CFL.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Weston Dressler, NFL Players, Canadian Football League, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Toronto Argonauts

Brandon Sun

Expansion Redblacks make contract offer to free agent receiver Dressler

Redblacks general manager Marcel Desjardins said Wednesday he has made a contract offer to the former Saskatchewan Roughriders star, who cleared NFL waivers Tuesday after being released by the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football

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