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Sunday | MSNBC

Recalling when a CFL club outspent Jerry Jones

Yes, on April 20, 1991, the Toronto Argonauts signed Notre Dame wide receiver Raghib "Rocket" Ismail to a four-year contract worth up to $26.2 million with $18.2 million in guarantees, according to published reports.


Related Topix: Canada, Canadian Football League, Sports

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Football: Malleo has different approach as QB coach

LAWRENCE Of the human anatomical parts presumed critical in the rise or demise of a quarterback arm, eyes, brain, heart Chris Malleo spends much of a 90-minute, 100-throw tutoring session focused on the feet.


Related Topix: New Jersey High School Football, New Jersey High School Sports, High School Sports, Canadian Football League, Canada,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

USA Today

8 other NFL stars who played in the Canadian Football League

The 36-year-old former Pro Bowl receiver and reality show star signed a contract with the Montreal Alouettes Thursday , making him the latest former NFL player to attempt to resurrect his career up north.


Related Topix: Montreal Alouettes, Canada, Calgary Stampeders

Wed Apr 16, 2014

How the 1974 NFL Draft altered history for the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers

Forty years later, former Browns offensive lineman Doug Dieken still cannot make sense of the franchise's approach to the 1974 NFL draft , one that altered the course of football history, the club's fortunes and those of its greatest rival.


Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Alex Mack, NFL Players, Pittsburgh Steelers, Canadian Football League, Canada,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Beach Metro Community News

Fox celebrates a century of film

Some neighbours had opposed the new development at Queen and Beech Avenue. Pious citizens looked down on moving picture palaces as vulgar dens of iniquity every since Thomas Edison recorded The Kiss in 1896.


Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

Boatmen ink 2013 Draft pick Adjei

The Toronto Argonauts announced Tuesday that they has signed former CFL draft pick WR Natey Adjei, non-import LB/LS Jake Reinhart and import DB Kent Richardson.


Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Sports, Kent Richardson, NFL Players

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

New defensive guru looks only at future

If you were thinking getting fired from his last job after just five games had humbled Gary Etcheverry, well, think again.


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

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Clint Dempsey tops Michael Bradley, Jermain Defoe on MLS salary scale

Figures released Thursday by the MLS Players Union show that Toronto is home to three of the 12 players in the league making million-dollar-plus salaries in 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Clint Dempsey, Soccer Players, Michael Bradley, Obafemi Martins, Dwayne De Rosario, Canadian Football League, Canada, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Stampeders announce new award

According to the Calgary Stampeders website on Wednesday, the Calgary Stampeders will be presenting a new award on Monday, April 14. The award will be the Herm Harrison Memorial Award and will go to the Stampeder who shows exemplary service within his community.


Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canada, Canadian Football League,

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Lions defensive back Ryan Phillips brings his game

If there was any doubt that Prince George of Cambridge would be the star of the Royal family's tour of Australia and New Zealand, it was removed the moment the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge stepped off the plane in [] Defensive back Ryan Phillips at the B.C. Lions practice in Surrey on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Canadian Football League, BC Lions, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Montreal Alouettes

Power Rankings: Stamps top off-season list

Calgary Stampeders Final 2013 Ranking: 1 Head Coach and General Manager John Hufnagel was surgeon-like in his off-season moves, re-signing 11 of his 17 pending free agents.


Related Topix: Calgary Stampeders, Canadian Football League, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Edmonton Eskimos, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, BC Lions

The Winnipeg Free Press

McDiarmid to coach linebackers

A special teams assistant with the Saskatchewan Roughriders last season, he has 10 years of experience in the CFL.


Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, BC Lions, Montreal Alouettes, Calgary Stampeders, Nic Grigsby

Nanaimo Daily News

Toronto Argonauts release veteran defensive tackle Khalif Mitchell

The CFL club didn't provide a reason for the move but a league source requesting anonymity said it was to allow Mitchell to pursue NFL opportunities.


Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Sports, NFL Football, Khalif Mitchell, San Francisco 49ers, NFL Players, BC Lions

Bears agree to terms with former Argos long-snapper Rempel

Rempel has spent most of his career with the Toronto Argonauts and became a free agent in February.


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

Mon Apr 07, 2014

NBC Chicago

Bears Sign Long Snapper to 3-Year Contract

The Chicago Bears haven't had to bring in a full-time long snapper since the 1990s, but it appears that they've done just that on Monday as it was announced by the team that they had inked Chad Rempel to a three-year contract.


Related Topix: Sports, Patrick Mannelly, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, NFL Players, Canadian Football League, Canada, Montreal Alouettes

Lions add QB Jyles; close to extending All-Star DB Phillips

"Steven has a lot of experience in our league as both a starter and a back-up and we expect him to provide a significant level of competition for the quarterbacks we have under contract," said Lions general manager and vice president of football operations, Wally Buono, in a statement.


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

Thunder Bay's Source

Making the squad

Mar Lyon performs during her audition for the Toronto Argonauts cheerleading squad.


Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada,

Stock Assessment: Dunk's look at the defence

It's time to check in on the 2014 Canadian Draft prospects stock market. A large number of athletes worked out for Canadian Football League scouts during the last full week of March.


Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada,

Sun Apr 06, 2014

The Toronto Star

Rob Ford not kept out of ACC lounge because of BMO Field vote: MLSE

Mayor Rob Ford was not denied access to an exclusive lounge at the Air Canada Centre Saturday night because he voted against Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment's plan to expand BMO field, according to an MLSE spokesman.


Related Topix: Canada, Canadian Football League,

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Star Phoenix

Extension talks continue with Durant

Dan Vertlieb, Durant's representative, told the Leader-Post on Friday that "we are pleased with the progress that has been made.'


Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, BC Lions, Hamilton Tiger Cats