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  1. Cauz: Making sense of one of the all-time greatest upsetsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    Be honest, you were nervous for Henry Burris after that first pass, weren't you? Considering the final result of the 104th Grey Cup, that opening statement sounds ridiculous, but just remember what was going on about 15 minutes before kickoff. I know that may be hard to do after we all witnessed nearly four hours of back and forth play, a combined 852 passing yards , seven turnovers and too-many-to-count replays and reviews, but the entire football world was wondering if Burris would even play in the game after injuring his knee in warm-ups.

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  2. Mayor Naheed Nenshi dons Ottawa Redblacks jersey at city hall after Stamps lossRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    ... Jim Watson. "A bet is a bet is a bet," said Nenshi. "Nothing can take away from the tremendous season the Calgary Stampeders had but I've got to admit, like most Calgarians, I've got a giant soft spot for Henry Burris, so while I'm sad for the ...

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  3. Redblacks Grey Cup win is Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi's lossRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Nenshi owes Ottawa Mayor There may be some salted caramel doughnuts from Calgary's Jelly Modern showing up on Watson's doorstep, as well. in recent days - he bet with Quebec City mayor Regis Labeaume over the Vanier Cup game between the University of Calgary Dinos and the Laval Rouge et Or.

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  4. Band Perry, Blue Rodeo, classic rock on tap for Stampede 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    The Medicine Hat Exhibition & Stampede have announced the lineup for the Night Show performances at the 130th Stampede next year. On July 26, The Stampeders, 54-40 and Glass Tiger will take the stage for a Canadian classic rock showcase concert.

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  5. Nenshi pays up for Stampeders Grey Cup lossRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CKNW News Talk 980

    Calgary's mayor appeared in city council chambers this morning wearing an Ottawa Redblacks jersey to make good on his grey cup bet with Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson. As part of the bet, Naheed Nenshi had to recite a poem written by the Ottawa mayor.

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  6. Lions extend RB, return ace Rainey through 2018Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    ... season marks in Lions' history. His two punt return touchdowns on the year both came against the Calgary Stampeders with a 72-yard effort in Week 1 and a 95-yard romp on July 29. As an offensive weapon, he struck for the Lions' longest run of the ...

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  7. Steinberg's MMQB: From 104 to No. 4Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    A little reflection usually helps you appreciate things a little more. That's certainly the case when it comes to the 104th Grey Cup.

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  8. Grey Cup win, Newfoundland roots: Ottawa Redblacks owner credits home with successRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | CBC News

    The Canadian Football League's Ottawa Redblacks won the Grey Cup in thrilling fashion Sunday, and the football team's majority owner says growing up in Newfoundland played an important role in his success. Jeff Hunt was born in Stephenville, and he's still celebrating in Ottawa after the Redblacks won 39-33 in overtime over the Calgary Stampeders.

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  9. Road rage ends in McKnight's death; criticism of case loomsRead the original story

    Saturday | 680News

    A road rage incident possibly sparked by a driver cutting off another on a nearby bridge spiraled into a shooting that left a CFL player dead, authorities said, amid criticism the shooter was allowed to go free. Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Joe McKnight, 28, was shot Thursday afternoon in Terrytown, across the Mississippi River from New Orleans.

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  10. 'This is murder': McKnight's road rage death draws criticism after shooter freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | Canada.com

    Balloons, flowers and stuffed animals well-wishers left at the intersection where CFL player Joe McKnight was shot Thursday and killed during a road rage incident in Terrytown, La., Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. HARVEY, La.

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  11. Sheriff: McKnight shooting was 'road rage'; defends caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The Chronicle-Journal

    The shooting death of a CFL player in a New Orleans suburb was a "road rage" incident that began on a nearby bridge, a sheriff said Friday, as he urged against a rush to judgment and defended his handling of the case. Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Joe McKnight was shot Thursday afternoon in Terrytown, across the Mississippi River from New Orleans.

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  12. Joe McKnight shooting was 'road rage,' sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | CTV

    The shooting death of a CFL player in a New Orleans suburb was a "road rage" incident that began on a nearby bridge, a sheriff said Friday, as he urged against a rush to judgment and defended his handling of the case. Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Joe McKnight was shot Thursday afternoon in Terrytown, across the Mississippi River from New Orleans.

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  13. Suspect in CFL player Joe McKnight shooting released, no charges yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The London Free Press

    The body of CFL player Joe McKnight lies between the shooter's vehicle, at left, and his Audi SUV at right as the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigates the scene in Terrytown, La., Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. The shooting death of a CFL player in a New Orleans suburb was a "road rage" incident that started on a nearby bridge, a sheriff said Friday, as he urged against a rush to judgment and defended his handling of the case.

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  14. Joe McKnight shooting suspect released, not formally chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | GlobalNews

    WATCH ABOVE: NAACP leaders and community activists in New Orleans are calling for answers from local law enforcement after Ronald Gasser, the man suspected of shooting and killing former Saskatchewan Roughriders player Joe McKnight, was released. The man who shot Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Joe McKnight was released from custody overnight, authorities said Friday, saying they'll be meeting with the district attorney's office to discuss the case.

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  15. Suspect in shooting of Roughriders' Joe McKnight releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The Globe and Mail

    Former NFL player McKnight has been shot to death following an argument at an intersection with another motorist. Former NFL player McKnight has been shot to death following an argument at an intersection with another motorist.

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  16. Dwayne JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | The Washington Post

    ... <.a <." Johnson said. Instead, he ended up going undrafted by the NFL and signing briefly with the CFL's Calgary Stampeders in 1995. But Johnson failed to flourish. "I think about it all the time: What if I had been a little better at football?" ...

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  17. Suspect in shooting death of Roughriders' Joe McKnight released...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Canada.com

    The body of former NFL player Joe McKnight lies between the shooter's vehicle at left and his Audi SUV at right as the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office investigates the scene in Terrytown, La., Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. The man who shot Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Joe McKnight was released from custody overnight, authorities said Friday, saying they'll be meeting with the district attorney's office to discuss the case.

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  18. Work begins for Stamps to keep dominant squad togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | CFL.ca

    Over the past few days, much time and effort has been spent by fans and members of the media trying to put the Calgary Stampeders' 2016 season into perspective. Add it all up and what do you get? If there are any answers to that stumper, head coach Dave Dickenson isn't sweating it.

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  19. View From The Cheap Seats - Grey Cup a definite classicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    ... was a classic that was never supposed to be one. The 2016 Grey Cup had its story line, the front-running Calgary Stampeders led by league MVP Bo Levi Mitchell at the helm as the best pivot in CFL, versus the old-timer Henry Burris shepherding an ...

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  20. Roughriders' Joe McKnight shot dead in road rage argumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The London Free Press

    ... organization at this difficult time." McKnight is the second CFLer to be killed this year. On Sept. 25, Calgary Stampeders defensive back Mylan Hicks was shot and killed outside a Calgary nightclub. McKnight attended the University of Southern ...

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