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  1. Vanstone: Leafs, Argos have a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Regina Leader Post

    George Cope, CEO of Bell Canada, Jeffrey Orridge, CFL commissioner, and Larry Tanenbaum, MLSE chairman, pose at BMO Field following a press conference in Toronto on Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Bell and MLSE have purchased the Toronto Argonauts plan to relocate the team to BMO Field.

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  2. Jeremy O'Day has high hopes for Toronto ArgonautsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Regina Leader Post

    Having started his career with the Toronto Argonauts, Jeremy O'Day has some knowledge about the CFL's place in Canada's largest city. On Wednesday, O'Day - now the Saskatchewan Roughriders' assistant general manager - was optimistic that the ownership change announced earlier in the day in Toronto will help stabilize the Argos.

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  3. Saskatchewan Roughriders' offensive line has holes to fill | VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Regina Leader Post

    The CFL's Saskatchewan Roughriders head into training camp with questions on the offensive line, notably at centre and tackle. Leader-Post's Rob Vanstone and Ian Hamilton discuss the position ahead of the team's training camp.

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  4. Rider veteran Neal Hughes' retirement draws a crowd | VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Regina Leader Post

    Former Saskatchewan Roughriders president-CEO Jim Hopson, ex-players like Dan Farthing, Gene Makowsky, Mike McCullough and Scott Schultz, and current players such as Anthony Allen, Weston Dressler, Chris Getzlaf and Scott McHenry were on hand as Hughes announced his retirement from the CFL. "It's surreal," the 34-year-old Regina product said when asked about the makeup of the audience inside Mosaic Stadium's Green and White Lounge.

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  5. Babcock aims to put Maple Leafs 'back on the map'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Globe and Mail

    Toronto Maple Leafs' new head coach Mike Babcock laughs during a press conference in Toronto on Thursday, May 21, 2015. Toronto Maple Leafs' new head coach Mike Babcock laughs during a press conference in Toronto on Thursday, May 21, 2015.

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  6. Neal Hughes hangs up his cleatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Star Phoenix

    The 34-year-old Regina product, who was a fan of the Saskatchewan Roughriders long before he started playing for the CFL team, is set to return to his previous role as a supporter. "I probably won't be attending too many games or getting season tickets just yet, just because I want to spend time with my family," Hughes said Tuesday.

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  7. By the Numbers: CFL Supplemental DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CFL.ca

    TORONTO Even though the CFL Draft has come and gone there is still new Canadian talent hoping their name will be called. The CFL Supplemental Draft features a much smaller draft pool to choose from because of its nature.

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  8. Bell Canada and Kilmer Group to acquire the ArgosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CFL.ca

    Bell Canada and Larry Tanenbaum's Kilmer Group announced their agreement to jointly acquire the Toronto Argonauts Football Club of the Canadian Football League from sports entrepreneur David Braley on Wednesday. Financial terms of the transaction, expected to close on December 31, 2015, were not disclosed.

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  9. Argos to make major announcement at 1:30 p.m. ETRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CFL.ca

    The Toronto Argonauts have scheduled a 1:30 p.m. ET press conference, when they'll be expected to announce the sale of the team and a move to BMO Field in 2016 according to various media reports. The press conference can be watched live in its entirety on TSN, TSN.ca and TSN GO while additional coverage can be found on CFL.ca throughout the day.

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  10. Silvertips expect Matthews to make decision this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | HeraldNet

    The Everett Silvertips continue to play the waiting game with regards to Auston Matthews. However, the Tips believe they won't have to wait much longer before finding out whether they'll have the services of the superstar prospect next season.

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  11. Earl Marriott Mariners edged by Yale in rugby finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Peace Arch News

    After years of losing to the Earl Marriott Mariners in the finals of the Fraser Valley AAA senior boys rugby championships, Abbotsford's Yale Lions finally got the better of their South Surrey rivals, winning the title game Wednesday night, 14-10. "It was everything you'd want in a rugby game.

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  12. Two Dinos selected in first round of 2015 CFL DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Examiner.com

    According to the Canadian Football League on Tuesday, two University of Calgary Dinos were drafted in the first round of the 2015 Canadian Football League draft. With the second overall pick, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers selected offensive lineman Sukh Chung from Port Coquitlam, British Columbia.

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  13. Stampeders make trade with Blue BombersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Examiner.com

    According to the Canadian Press on Tuesday, the Calgary Stampeders have traded defensive back Ryan Mouton to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for offensive lineman Zebrie Sanders. Both players are American born.

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  14. Saskatchewan Roughriders veteran Neal Hughes retiringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | CBC News

    The 11-year veteran fullback debuted with the Saskatchewan Roughriders in July 2004 and played 140 regular season games with the club. "Growing up watching the Riders from section 205 and being on the field playing for a team you grew up dreaming of playing for it's unbelievable," Hughes said to a room full of past and present teammates at a press conference this morning.

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  15. Football Player Apologizes for Anti-Semitic TweetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    A football player in Canada who was fined by the Canadian Football League and his team over anti-Semitic tweets has apologized for his action, The Canadian Press reports. Khalif Mitchell, a defensive lineman for the Montreal Alouettes, was fined an undisclosed amount last week for "tweets violating the league's social media policy" after he tweeted a link to a 2015 YouTube video titled "The greatest lie ever told The Holocaust," which called the murder of 6 million Jews an "alleged" act.

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  16. Four football players play in Senior Bowl in ReginaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Weyburn Review

    Quinten Ruckaber, Logan Mainil and Zach Neilmeyer represented Weyburn during the 31st annual Football Saskatchewan Ed Henick senior bowls, held May 18 at Mosaic Stadium in Regina. The three players played with Team South, which won over Team North 37-13.

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  17. Doug Brown to host KidSport camp on SaturdayRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | My Manitoba.com

    On Saturday, May 23, Winnipeg Blue Bombers hall of fame defensive tackle Doug Brown will host the Doug Brown KidSport Winnipeg Football Camp for any athlete from across Manitoba who received funding from KidSport in 2014/15 to play football. Brown, along with a number of current and former CFL players, including Mike Renaud, Obby Khan, Jon Oosterhuis, Donny Oramasionwu, Jason Vega, Shawn Gallant, Carl Fitzgerald, Louis Richardson, Chris Greaves and Rory Kohlert, are volunteering their time to act as mentors for approximately 100 children.

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  18. Toronto Argonauts sale, stadium move just the first step on team's long road to relevanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Canada.com

    For years, the lament that has followed the cash-poor, attendance-challenged, forever-in-doubt Toronto Argonauts would only make sense to someone familiar with the team's unique circumstances. If only, its supporters would say, we had a smaller stadium .

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  19. Ewu WR Cory Mitchell To Join Brother In CalgaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Former Eastern Washington University football wide receiver Cory Mitchell will reunite with his younger brother after Mitchell signed a free agent contract last week with the Calgary Stampeders of the Canadian Football League. He started 18 of the 46 games he played in four seasons as an Eagle, with 101 career catches and 10 touchdowns, and a 17.6 average per kickoff return.

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  20. Argonauts announce sale, move to BMO FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CBC News

    Bell and MLSE chairman Larry Tanenbaum announced Wednesday that they have purchased the CFL team and will relocate it to BMO Field. The team can start play at the lakefront soccer stadium as early as next season, pending renovations to accommodate football.

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