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In Alberta, players for the CFL's Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stampeders are talking to students about domestic abuse. Calgary's Anthony Parker talks to Affan Chowdhry about the NFL's Ray Rice scandal and his personal connection to domestic violence.
Just as he does to opposing tailbacks, B.C.'s Solomon Elimimian plans to hunt down and smash the CFL's tackling record as well. Even though it's an individual record in possibly the ultimate team game, Elimimian makes no bones about it.
The Calgary Stampeders beat the Toronto Argonauts 40-33 with a tremendous second half Saturday, but another starting quarterback in the CFL is injured. Trailing by 19 points at halftime, Calgary rallied with four touchdowns and a pair of two-point converts to remain atop both the CFL and West Division standings at 10-1.
TORONTO Jon Cornish, Taylor Reed and Terrell Sinkfield were named the Canadian Football League Players of the Week for Week 12 of the 2014 Canadian Football League season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges including: former Canadian Football League players Matt Dunigan and Duane Forde of TSN, and Pierre Vercheval of RDS.
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.
Check out pictures from the Kaleido Family Arts Festival held Sept. 13, 2014 on Alberta Avenue.
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.
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.
Another week of football is in the books. Miss anything over the past few days? Don't worry, CFL.ca's Replay has got you covered.
Munoz recorded 243 tackles in three seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos, before departing to the NFL. He was recently released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and now joins the REDBLACKS' active roster on the heels of back-to-back 88-tackle seasons in the CFL.
Calgary Stampeders Drew Tate, right Nik Lewis celebrate during their game against the Toronto Argos at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on September 13, 2014. The Calgary Stampeders were whipped in the first half, allowing the visiting Toronto Argonauts to jump out to a 26-point lead as Ricky Ray threw four touchdown passes.
CFL.ca Staff #SSKvsHAM HAMILTON -- A rematch of last year's Grey Cup Championship caps off Week 12 in the CFL, as the Saskatchewan Roughriders visit brand new Tim Horton's Field for a meeting with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats on Sunday afternoon. The Ticats' last few visits to Regina have been memorable ones, although for all the wrong reasons.
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. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.
And they now also have a miracle comeback they can talk about for generations of football fans in this city. True to form, the Argonauts coughed up a 29-10 first-half lead to fall 40-33 to the Stampeders on Saturday night in a cool but snow-free game at McMahon Stadium.
It was a moment that could easily be swept over in an entire fourth quarter that served as a momentum swing, but Tyler Thomas was a microcosm of his team's performance on Friday night. The Edmonton Eskimos' running back and return man has had his ups and downs this year, his first in the Canadian Football League.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 01:24 pm
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