Aug 21

Willes’ Musings: On the Lions, Whitecaps and Mariners, oh my!

It’s always a great day when the Red Sox beat the Yankees and this will make your day even better, the Monday morning musings and meditations on the world of sports. — Don’t know where he goes from here — remember Octavio Rivero scored five goals in his first six games with the Whitecaps — […]

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Aug 21

Harris on pace to eclipse 1,000-yards — on ground and in air

Andrew Harris is well on his way to becoming a four-time CFL all-star.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers tailback is also entering previously uncharted territory with his 495 rushing yards on 90 ……

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Aug 21

Backup Coates proves he’s game-ready

How good was Matt Coates’ performance as an injury replacement for wide receiver Julian Feoli-Gudino in the first half Thursday night? Seamless, you could say. Almost as if Feoli-Gudino never …

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Aug 20

Chick is gone. Who will be next for Ticats?

Veteran John Chick was traded to the Edmonton Eskimos Sunday.

In a mostly empty Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ locker-room after their demoralizing 37-18 loss to the Ottawa Redblacks Friday night, defensive end John Chick talked about what had to happen next for a team that was still winless on the season.

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Aug 20

Vanstone: Roughriders hoping for sunny days ahead

Definition of a drought: Monday’s total solar eclipse will be the third such occurrence, globally, since the Saskatchewan Roughriders last won a CFL West Division road game. Talk about a period of darkness! Since defeating the host Winnipeg Blue Bombers 30-24 on Sept. 7, 2014, Saskatchewan has lost 15 consecutive away games against divisional rivals […]

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Aug 20

Rams’ Bryce excited about Year 2

Steve Bryce fielded a first-place team in his first year as the University of Regina Rams’ head coach. Following that auspicious start, there is the need for refinement. “I think you hope to get more fine-tuned as the time goes by,” Bryce says. “There’s that whole adage that ‘a wise man learns from his mistakes.’ […]

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Aug 20

Thunder will be up for the game in Hamilton

The Regina Thunder is preparing for a new kind of aerial game. Regina’s PFC team will soon hit the skies for Sunday’s CJFL inter-conference matchup with the host Hamilton Hurricanes. “It’s definitely going to be a unique experience for everybody,” fifth-year Thunder head coach Scott MacAulay said. “We’ve never flown to play a football game. […]

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Aug 20

Terry Jones: Is Eskimos vs. Roughriders The Big Game or just The Next Game?

Back in the 1960s, radio broadcaster Bryan Hall used to feature founding Edmonton Eskimos executive member Henry Singer on the pre-game shows. Local haberdasher Singer cared. Really, really cared. He used to get himself so lathered up every week about …

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Aug 20

Edmonton Eskimos acquire pass rusher John Chick from Hamilton Tiger-Cats

The injury-ridden Edmonton Eskimos have relied on the next man up all season, but now, they’ve brought in help from outside the team.The Canadian Football League’s leading team, which sports a record of 7-1, traded a second-round pick in 2018 on Sunday…

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Aug 20

Alouettes face uphill battle after missed opportunity in Toronto

These Alouettes do appear to enjoy living dangerously, don’t they? Once again, they seem to be in a precarious position, unable to seize an opportunity and walk through the front door when it had been opened.

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Aug 20

Thunder hits Wildcats with lightning during PFC rout

The Regina Thunder proved a point — to the tune of 55 points — during its second game of the 2017 PFC season. Regina rebounded from a Week 1 loss to the visiting Saskatoon Hilltops, who won 37-20 on Aug. 12, by downing the Edmonton Wildcats 55-7 on Saturday at Mosaic Stadium. “It felt really […]

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Aug 20

Ricky Ray brilliant in return against Alouettes

If there’s a will, there’s a Ray.

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Aug 20

Offensive stars Jerome Messam, Bo Levi Mitchell banged up for Calgary Stampeders

VANCOUVER – The talk this week surrounding the Calgary Stampeders is going to focus on two things.

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Aug 20

5 things we learned from Calgary Stampeders win over host B.C. Lions

VANCOUVER – It wasn’t pretty, but there are no judges in the CFL to award points for presentation.

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Aug 19

Alouettes stave off shutout in third quarter against Argonauts, 38-6

It began with a holding penalty against Luc Brodeur-Jourdain on the Alouettes’ first offensive play. And it went downhill from there.

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Aug 19

Five things we learned: Blue Bombers 33, Eskimos 26

The Edmonton Eskimos roster has been beaten up
almost beyond recognition. At the same time, they had
been consistently finding ways to win despite injuries
piling on to key positions to the point where, for as deep
as the talent runs on this roster…

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Aug 19

Latest win a huge relief for Redblacks

OTTAWA — It’s not like the Ottawa
Redblacks are throwing a party for
themselves today.

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Aug 19

The Snap: Alouettes’ notebook

TORONTO – It seemed inconsequential at the time, in those early days of training camp back in June, when Samuel Giguère sustained a hamstring injury. Who could have anticipated it would sideline him for more than two months? But now, as the Alouettes prepare for their eighth regular-season game Saturday afternoon against the Toronto Argonauts […]

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Aug 19

Ticats loss to RedBlacks was more than just a few minutes

The Tiger-Cats are still alive, but only mathematically

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Aug 19

Calgary Stampeders win close one over host B.C. Lions

VANCOUVER — The Calgary Stampeders won’t
play the way they did Friday and get many more
wins this season.

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