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  1. O'Shea says third-stringer Robert Marve is Winnipeg's quarterback of the presentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Brandon Sun

    Blue Bombers head coach Mike O'Shea said this week the former third-string quarterback will get his second pro start when Calgary visits on Saturday - and be the guy for the foreseeable future. "It's nice when you hear that from the boss man," Marve said Friday after the team's walk-through practice.

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  2. Terry Fox legacy still runs strong at 35Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Canada.com

    Terry Fox made the opening kickoff at an Ottawa Rough Riders game on July 1, 1980, as his Marathon of Hope passed through Ottawa. This Sunday, his brother, Darrell, will mark the 35th anniversary of Terry's run by participating in the opening kickoff at the RedBlacks game.

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  3. Goodyear retiring Spirit of America blimp, rolling out new non-blimpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Globe and Mail

    Goodyear's Spirit of America blimp floats near Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. It was deflated and disassembled earlier this month after a farewell flight across California.

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  4. Riders head to Ottawa looking to end losing streakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Walker was the third player released this week following defensive back Brandon McDonald, Ottawa's leading tackler, and punter Andy Wilder. Walker was a popular player, but 28-year-old's productivity was below management's expectations.

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  5. The man in the stands: Dancing Gabe book tells untold story of local legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CBC News

    Dancing Gabe has been a fixture at pro sports games in Winnipeg for more than 30 years, and now an author is setting out to tell his story. Born Gabriel Langois in 1963, the local legend is known for cheering and grooving in the stands at Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Winnipeg Jets and Winnipeg Goldeyes games.

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  6. Preview: Argos face Esks looking to spoil Franklin's debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CFL.ca

    The Argonauts head back out west to take on the Eskimos in a Week 1 rematch. Can they grab another win or will the Eskimos even up the series? In late June, the Toronto Argonauts hosted the Edmonton Eskimos in the Northern Kickoff in Fort McMurray and cruised to a 26-11 victory.

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  7. Jones on Franklin's Debut: 'He's earned the opportunity'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CFL.ca

    The 24-year-old will become the fourth quarterback to make his professional starting debut this season on Friday night, as the Eskimos look for a spark on offence against one of the league's hottest teams. But while Head Coach Chris Jones could have easily turned the reins over to Franklin right away after Mike Reilly suffered a serious knee injury in the Esks' season-opener, the second-year head coach wanted to be certain his rookie quarterback was ready.

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  8. Littlechief dazzles during performance at Mosaic StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Lifestyles

    Littlechief, who hails from the White Bear First Nations, sang the national anthem before the Saskatchewan Roughriders' 34-31 loss to the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday evening. While the winless Riders couldn't deliver a victory for their loyal fans, Littlechief did deliver a rousing rendition of O Canada that delighted the crowd .

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  9. Unamba challenged en route to RidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Star Phoenix

    It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Clark Kent - aka Superman - on the runway at the Regina International Airport? And he works for Batman's Wayne ... Average weekly earnings for non-farm employees in Saskatchewan rose by 0.1 per cent - less than a dollar - to $980.91, in the 12 months since June 2014, a new report says. Yovani Gallardo earned his 100th career victory, Delino DeShields had a part in all the Texas runs even without an RBI and the Rangers stopped the Toronto Blue Jays' five-game winning streak Thursday.

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  10. EKSTROM: Brian Peters' Career Full of TransitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | KXXR-FM Minneapolis

    The NFL is one of the only professional leagues without a true farm system. There's not a natural pipeline to the big show unless you're rostered by one of its 32 teams.

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  11. Winnipeg Harvest asks for help at Blue Bombers home game SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CBC News

    The Blue Bombers take on the Calgary Stampeders at Investors Group Field on Saturday at 5 p.m. A Winnipeg non-profit organization is asking Blue Bombers fans headed to the game on Saturday to bring donations of non-perishable food items. Winnipeg Harvest is always looking for food contributions, but that need is even greater in the summer when they see a decline in food coming through their door.

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  12. 5 things to do in Edmonton this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CBC News

    The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra will perform in the Hawrelak Park Amphitheatre nightly from Thursday through to Sunday. There are several ways for you to kick off your shoes and take in art under the sky this weekend.

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  13. The Maclean's Quiz: Space editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | MacLeans

    We go where no Maclean's Quiz has gone before-to space. But based on the Maclean's Genius Peter Dyakowski's score, he's already been there.

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  14. Nye: Bombers look to rebound after bye weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | CFL.ca

    When you get a week off, it's a welcome relief to the daily grind. A time to spend time with family, friends, sleep in and completely unplug from the everyday stress.

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  15. Tournament remembers athletic brothersRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Western Wheel

    The sun definitely came up in Turner Valley as 32 golfers hit the links to remember a pair of fun-loving athletic brothers. The first annual ACon-TyTy Memorial Golf Tournament was held Saturday at the Turner Valley Golf Course in memory of Alex Conrad who passed away at the age of 25 on Aug. 22, 2011 and his older brother Tyler who died at 30 from a heart attack just over a year later.

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  16. Don Burrell named provincial U-18 football coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | My Manitoba.com

    Don Burrell has never been more excited. The former Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive back and assistant coach has been appointed Football Manitoba's new U-18 head coach.

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  17. Mertile goes on the defensiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Regina Leader Post

    There aren't many times when Junior Mertile's history as an offensive player resurfaces, but Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive co-ordinator Greg Quick thought he saw flashes of it Saturday. "Maybe when he picked up the ball and took it to the end zone," the coach said with a chuckle Thursday, referring to the touchdown Mertile scored during a 34-31 CFL loss to the Calgary Stampeders at Mosaic Stadium.

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  18. UND consider adopting Roughriders handleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Regina Leader Post

    University of North Dakota students, faculty, alumni and stakeholders have been disputing the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo for more than a decade. Saskatchewan Roughriders slotback Weston Dressler, a former UND football star, isn't sure how to react to the potential of sharing the nickname.

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  19. Rams receivers ready to step upRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Regina Leader Post

    For two seasons, Mitchell Picton watched and learned from the University of Regina Rams' veteran receivers. Now it's Picton's turn to help lead the way.

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  20. Five things to watch in Friday's Eskimos-Argos contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Edmonton Journal

    We are experts at what fails when it comes to building bike lanes. If it doesn't work, if it's destined to fail, that's our specialty.

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