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  1. Nichols will start for Bombers on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers aren't good at a lot of things but they've been very good at one thing over the last two decades - changing quarterbacks. On Sunday, Drew Willy-the man who has long been designated as the team's starter, the man everyone within the organization believed would lead the team back to playoff contention-was told he'd been benched.

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  2. Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67Read the original story

    Saturday | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... quarterbacks. Green enrolled at Iowa, too, and played running back for the Hawkeyes from 1968-70. He played for the BC Lions in Canada in 1971 before returning to coach in college, beginning at Dayton in 1973 and gradually climbing to bigger ...

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  3. Sun's Vecchio thrives in the trenchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Kelowna Capital News

    Michele Vecchio does more than just tolerate the grit, grime and sweat that comes with being an offensive lineman-he thrives on it. The 21-year-old Kelowna native's penchant for trench warfare just might explain why the Okanagan Sun veteran is regarded as one of the elite O-linemen in all of Canadian junior football.

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  4. Dennis Green, Former NFL Coach, Dies at 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | SFGate

    ... Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Green played football for the Iowa Hawkeyes in college and went to play briefly for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He then turned to coaching in 1981, first with college football at Northwestern and Stanford, ...

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  5. Pedersen: Lemon trade could pay immediate dividendsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | CFL.ca

    The 26-year old quarterback from Alva, Oklahoma - who wears #8 for the Saskatchewan Roughriders - will be the latest starting quarterback for the Green & White. Gale has been given the nod due to an ankle injury to Darian Durant which has caused the star pivot to miss Friday's home game against the Ottawa REDBLACKS .

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  6. Calgary news, weather and traffic for July 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | CBC News

    Good morning, Calgary! It's clear and 14 C in Calgary at 6 a.m. Here's what's happening in your city this morning. We're expecting a slightly cooler day today with a high of 24 C expected.

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  7. Stampeders top Bombers 33-18Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CKNW News Talk 980

    ... pass. 33-18 Stamps. That would be your final score. The Stampeders move to 2-1-1 and the Bombers drop to 1-4. The BC Lions are in town for Week 6 of the CFL Season taking on the Calgary Stampeders at McMahon Stadium. Surrey RCMP say they have "dealt ...

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  8. Undefeated Redblacks say Regina remains a tough place to winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Lethbridge Herald

    Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Chris Jones talks to one of his player during second half CFL action against the B.C. Lions in Regina on July 16th, 2016. The Ottawa Redblacks know the worst thing they could do is underestimate the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

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  9. Bulletin Board July 21 to 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Prince George Citizen

    ... 5:30 p.m. the Prince George Legion branch No. 43, 1116 Sixth Avenue, presents a special event where guests can meet BC Lions alumni Geroy Simon and JR LaRose at 5:30 p.m. where they will sign autographs and pose for pictures. Autographed hats will ...

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  10. Nye: Wally didn't need to change; he just needed to be WallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | CFL.ca

    ... speaks for itself. Last week's comeback win in Saskatchewan was an eye opener for this columnist about why the BC Lions are again leading the pack in the West. They were the team that came in to Saskatchewan in 2008 and pushed the Riders around the ...

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  11. Football Border Wars tryout Aug. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Prince George Citizen

    ... Heights, Nechako Valley (Vanderhoof) and Correlieu (Quesnel). As a result of Rositano's connection with former BC Lions running back Cory Philpot, now head coach of the Vancouver Trojans junior team, D.P. Todd has acquired used shoulder pads and ...

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  12. Game Notes: A look at Week 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CFL.ca

    It's a question among many to keep in mind heading into Week 5 of play in the CFL, as the 2016 season is headed towards uncharted waters when it comes to visiting team success. So far the visitors are 12-3-1 this season as only Calgary, BC and Edmonton have mounted home wins.

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  13. Saskatchewan Roughriders aim to trample Ottawa RedBlacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Globe and Mail

    Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Trevor Harris throws against the Toronto Argonauts during the first half of CFL football action in Toronto on July 13, 2016. Ottawa Redblacks quarterback Trevor Harris throws against the Toronto Argonauts during the first half of CFL football action in Toronto on July 13, 2016.

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  14. Orlando City players eager to learn from new coach Jason KreisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Orlando Sentinel

    Orlando City's Cyle Larin, left, and Vancouver Whitecaps' Andrew Jacobson vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday July 16, 2016. Orlando City's Cyle Larin, left, and Vancouver Whitecaps' Andrew Jacobson vie for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer game in Vancouver, British Columbia, Saturday July 16, 2016.

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  15. Lions' Brooks among eight players fined following Week 4Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CFL.ca

    The Canadian Football League announced Wednesday that eight players have been fined following Week 4, including BC Lions defensive tackle Mic'hael Brooks. Brooks was fined for a low hit to Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant after the Lions' 40-27 win over the Riders in Regina.

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  16. Riders face difficult challenge trying to derail high-flying RedblacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Weyburn This Week

    Now it's Chris Jones's turn to try and ground Trevor Harris and the Ottawa Redblacks' high-powered offence. The Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach will have his hands full with Harris and his dangerous complement of receivers when the Redblacks visit the Roughriders on Friday.

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  17. Tielmann impressing in the California watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The water polo star has one final shot at NCAA glory with the UCLA Bruins this January, but still remembers her first foray into the sport with the Fraser Valley Water Polo Club . "I did swimming with the Abby Whalers first," she said.

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  18. Report: Jones confirms Gale to start FridayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | CFL.ca

    It appears Mitchell Gale will be right back in the Riders' huddle on Friday night, as Head Coach and General Manager Chris Jones has told CTV's Lee Jones that Gale will start vs. the REDBLACKS. The Riders bench boss confirmed the news a day after saying it's highly unlikely Darian Durant will play in Week 5, as the veteran pivot continues to heal from an ankle injury that sidelined him during a 40-27 Week 4 loss to the BC Lions.

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  19. Argos bring back quarterback McPhersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Stratford City Gazette

    ... in 2012. The six-foot-six, 255-pound Chicago native joins the Argos after spending part of the 2015 season on the BC Lions practice roster, following stints in the NFL with the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills. The Argonauts also announced ...

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  20. Toronto Argonauts bring back short-yardage specialist Adrian McPhersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Brandon Sun

    ... in 2012. The six-foot-six, 255-pound Chicago native joins the Argos after spending part of the 2015 season on the BC Lions practice roster, following stints in the NFL with the New England Patriots and Buffalo Bills. The Argonauts also announced ...

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