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1 hr ago | Star Phoenix

Taman juggling Riders' roster

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. says it had US$340 million of net income in the first quarter, down from the same time last year but better than the company had expected at the beginning of 2014... Mahood is an associate professor at the University of Saskatchewan's medical college.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Sports, Cricket

1 hr ago | CFL.ca

Backfield depth: Argos sign RB Steve Slaton

The Toronto Argonauts announced Thursday morning the signing of 28-year-old speedy import running back Steve Slaton.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Houston Texans, Steve Slaton, Miami Dolphins, NFL Players, Toronto Argonauts, Canadian Football League, Canada

1 hr ago | CFL.ca

Higgins likes what he sees from Als early on

With mini-camp officially in the books, there is plenty of optimism surrounding the Montreal Alouettes, especially on the offensive side of the ball.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Montreal Alouettes, Canada

4 hrs ago | GlobalNews

Saskatoon minor football camp attracts more than youth

Maybe it's the success of the Roughriders, possibly Saskatchewan-born players making an impact in the CFL, part of the reasons.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers

8 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

Sessions to take part in second annual Kicks & Ties Gala in Myrtle Beach

NBA point guard Ramon Sessions, who played with the Charlotte Bobcats this season before being traded to the Milwaukee Bucks, is among a handful of athletes with ties to the Myrtle Beach area who will be featured speakers Saturday at the second annual Kicks & Ties Gala at the Marina Inn at Grande Dunes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Track And Field, Summer Olympic, Olympic Athletics, Amber Campbell, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, Canada

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: Tour of Alberta a winner before it begins

Looking for a great place to eat? Search the Journal's archive of restaraunt reviews, organized by cuisine, location, and average price! As it prepares for its second spin round the province, the Tour of Alberta cycling race is gaining traction in a variety of ways.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympic Cycling, Summer Olympic, Rohan Dennis, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ryder Hesjedal, Edmonton Eskimos, Canadian Football League, Canada, Discovery Channel, Cycling, Tour de France

Langley Advance

Langley Rams hope to be Lions

Juniors who starred with the Langley Rams last season hope to kick off their professional football careers with a strong showing at the BC Lions evaluation camp.

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Related Topix: BC Lions, Canada, Canadian Football League

Southwest Booster

Getzlaf shares insights and inspiration during visits to Southwest

Saskatchewan Roughrider receiver Chris Getzlaf has made a series of appearance in the Southwest over the past two year, including delivering anti-bullying messages in area schools.

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Related Topix: BC Lions, Canada, Canadian Football League

Star Phoenix

Riders facing fine after exceeding salary cap

Karim Benzema scored to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win over title holder Bayern Munich Wednesday and a slight advantage in their Champions League semifinal.

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Related Topix: Sports, Karim Benzema, Soccer Players, Real Madrid, World Soccer, More Sports, Canadian Football League, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders

MLive.com

Saginaw Sting playmaker CJ Tarver signs with Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League

"It couldn't happen to a better guy or a guy who wanted it more," said Saginaw Sting co-owner and Director of Football Operations Stuart Schweigert.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Winnipeg Blue Bombers

CFL.ca

7 of 8 teams under the 2013 salary cap

An extensive audit process has confirmed seven of eight teams were under the Canadian Football League's salary cap, the CFL announced today.

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Related Topix: Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders

CBC News

Roughriders lone CFL team to exceed salary cap

General manager Brendan Taman and the Roughriders were the only CFL club to exceed the $4.4 million salary cap last season and will be fined $17,975, or one dollar for each dollar it was over the cap.

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Related Topix: Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Canadian Football League

MacLeans

The Quiz: You vs. 'Canada's Smartest Person'

Welcome back to the Maclean's Quiz, a weekly diversion designed to test your trivia skills.

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Related Topix: Hamilton Tiger Cats, Canada, Canadian Football League

BleacherReport

Chad Johnson In, Tim Tebow Still out with Montreal Alouettes

Former NFL receiver Chad Johnson stirred up headlines this week with the announcement that the man once known as "Ochocinco" had signed a deal with the Montreal While Johnson is an enigmatic sports personality and draws attention wherever he goes and for whatever he does, the reality is that he has been out of the game for two years and, at age 36, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Montreal Alouettes, Canada, Canadian Football League, Toronto Argonauts

Regina Leader Post

Rams' Ryan Wellman signs with Roughriders

University of Regina Rams defensive end Ryan Wellman, left, brings down Tyler Lewis with the University of Alberta Golden Bears in October 2012.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders

The Winnipeg Free Press

bombers draft -- first round busts

Ed Tait/Paul Wiecek stories Winnipeg Free Press June 18 2013 Winnipeg Blue Bombers SB Jade Etienne at practice Wednesday at Canad Inns Stadium - See Paul Wiecek storyi 1 2i 1 2i 1 2i 1 2i 1 2 September 12, 2012 Number 10 Henoc Muamba Winnipeg Blue Bomber, talks to the media after Bomber practice Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Canada, Canadian Football League, Winnipeg Blue Bombers

KHQ-TV Spokane

Shock Talk: JT Fitzgerald

Spokane Shock defensive back and special teams standout JT Fitzgerald joined John Collett in the SWX Studio for another edition of Shock Talk powered by VPI Home Solutions on Tuesday, April 22. Fitzgerald is making his Arena Football League debut this season with the Shock, even though he is a familiar face with those associated with the franchise.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, BC Lions, Canada

The Winnipeg Free Press

CFL's draft class of 2014

The CFL Scouting Bureau on Tuesday released its final rankings in advance of next month's 2014 CFL Draft.

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Related Topix: Canada, Canadian Football League, Winnipeg Blue Bombers

Deseret News

Rock On: Lighten up, Gordon

So let's see. Hayward made $3.5 million last year. He will triple that with his next contract.

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Related Topix: Montreal Alouettes, Canada, Canadian Football League

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Hamilton Mountain News

Tiger-Cats look to score on field and in pocketbook this year

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats are eyeing a financially winning season in 2014 after announcing a $5 million investment into the $145.7-million Tim Hortons Field.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Hamilton Tiger Cats, Canada

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