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1 hr ago | CBS Local

7 Professional Wrestlers Who Played NFL Football

One common knock against professional wrestling is that it's fake. Maybe so, in some ways.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Montreal Alouettes, Canada

3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Stampeders, Eskimos square off to decide top spot in CFL's overall standings

The Calgary Stampeders host the Edmonton Eskimos on Monday to kick off their annual Labour Day home-and-home series.

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

3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Hamilton Tiger-Cats take quarterback Zach Collaros off the six-game injured list

The CFL club announced it has pulled Collaros off the six-game injured list and that he practised with the team Wednesday at Tim Hortons Field.

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

4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Bombers name four to hall of fame

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced the 2014 Hall of Fame inductees today, including former player Jim Heighton, left, and former board member/club historian Bill Morton.

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

8 hrs ago | CFL.ca

Irving: O'Shea feels Bombers have 'the right guys'

When Blue Bomber head coach Mike O'Shea met the media for the first time since the teams hard-fought 24-16 win over Montreal last week, he was bombarded with as many questions about NFL cuts as he was about the team's 6-3 record midway through the CFL season.

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Related Topix: Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders

12 hrs ago | CFL.ca

Esks keep rolling despite adversity

Linebacker Dexter McCoil scored a pair of touchdowns and backup quarterback Matt Nichols was solid when called upon as the Eskimos held on to win their third game in a row, defeating the Toronto Argos 41-27.

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Related Topix: Edmonton Eskimos, Canada, Canadian Football League, Toronto Argonauts

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Canada.com

Blue Jays keep unravelling at the wrong time

Only one of Toronto's major professional sports franchises has won a title this century.

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Related Topix: Canada, Toronto Argonauts, Canadian Football League

CBC News

Professional athletes to march in Calgary pride parade

There will some extra muscle on display during this year's Calgary pride parade with the participation of several professional and Olympic athletes.

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Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, Canada, Sports, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, Sean Monahan, Mark Giordano, NHL Players

The Globe and Mail

Argos don't expect Chad Owens to be ready for Labour Day game

Toronto Argonauts Chad Owens puts on his helmet during team practice ahead of the 100th Grey Cup championship CFL game in Toronto, November 22, 2012.

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

CBC News

CFL announces slotback Dressler has cleared NFL waivers

The CFL announced Tuesday that Dressler had cleared NFL waivers and therefore was an unrestricted free agent.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders

Brandon Sun

Calgary Stampeders receiver West named CFL's offensive player of week

Receiver Joe West, who helped the Calgary Stampeders beat the Ottawa Redblacks just hours after learning his brother had been murdered, was named the CFL's offensive player of the week.

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Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canada, Edmonton Eskimos, Toronto Argonauts

CBC News

Cheeky Riders sign taunting Bombers pops up in Winnipeg

The Saskatchewan Roughriders threw some shade at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers with new billboards ahead of the Labour Day Classic on Sunday.

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

The Winnipeg Free Press

Susan Krepart spearheaded the Magnus Hay Formula Drive for Winnipeg...

Susan Krepart spearheaded the Magnus Hay Formula Drive for Winnipeg Harvest and raised over $26,000 in cash and $10,000 worth of baby formula.

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

The Winnipeg Free Press

Bombers hard-pressed to make room for Hall

David T. Foster III / Charlotte Observer / MCT Bombers coach Mike Oi 1 2Shea doesni 1 2t know if there would be a spot on the Blue and Gold for Alex Hall , now that the clubi 1 2s former sack leader has been cut by the Carolina Panthers.

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

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Star Phoenix

Dogs get their day for a dip

B.C. Lions president-CEO Dennis Skulsky's brazen guarantee of a victory fell flat, thanks in part to the efforts of a backup quarterback who shall now be dubbed The Guaran-Tino.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, BC Lions

The Washington Post

McGhee savoring his last run with Howard

On a typically muggy late August morning last week, the Howard football team was winding down practice when Coach Gary Harrell blew his whistle and called for players to gather for wind sprints.

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

Sporting Life

Blades to cut up the form book

Nick Hext and Ben Coley preview Tuesday's Capital One Cup ties with Sheffield United and Southampton among their fancies.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, BC Lions, Canada

CFL.ca

Back to their roots: Als unveil CFL Signature Uniform

Founded in 1942 in the Dishforth region of England, the 425 Squadron - the original birds of prey - was the first ever French Canadian unit as well as the 5th bombing unit in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Montreal Alouettes, Canada

Star Phoenix

Man hospitalized with stab wounds

B.C. Lions president-CEO Dennis Skulsky's brazen guarantee of a victory fell flat, thanks in part to the efforts of a backup quarterback who shall now be dubbed The Guaran-Tino.

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Related Topix: BC Lions, Canada, Canadian Football League

The Winnipeg Free Press

Last dance for Yantz

MIKE DEAL photos / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS University of Manitoba Bisons quarterback Jordan Yantz lit up the CIS last season, throwing a nation-high 25 touchdown passes against just six interceptions.

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Related Topix: Canada, Toronto Argonauts, Canadian Football League

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