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The Calgary Stampeders beat the Toronto Argonauts 40-33 with a tremendous second half Saturday, but another starting quarterback in the CFL is injured. Trailing by 19 points at halftime, Calgary rallied with four touchdowns and a pair of two-point converts to remain atop both the CFL and West Division standings at 10-1.
Dexter McCoil celebrates after scoring two touchdowns and getting two interceptions in the Edmonton Eskimos' 41 - 27 victory over the Toronto Argonauts at Commonwealth Stadium on Aug. 23, 2014. That was Dexter McCoil's first reaction when the Edmonton Eskimos told him he was going to play linebacker this season.
Rick Hansen welcomed The Countess of Wessex to the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre Sunday for a tour showcasing ground-breaking innovations in spinal cord injury care and research. Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano.
Toronto Argonauts owner David Braley has people kicking the tires of the franchise he hopes to sell, but his top priority is securing the team a lease at BMO Field. The Argos and B.C. Lions - the CFL teams Braley owns - have been for sale since last September when the 73-year-old Hamilton businessman stated he'd sell one or both by his 75th birthday.
According to a report from the Toronto Star, Argonauts owner David Braley who also owns the BC Lions says there are two new potential buyers for the Argonauts. Braley said he was approached two weeks ago by a potential buyer looking to set the Argos up as a not-for-profit organization, a model similar to the ones used successfully by the Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and Edmonton Eskimos, according to the report.
TORONTO Jon Cornish, Taylor Reed and Terrell Sinkfield were named the Canadian Football League Players of the Week for Week 12 of the 2014 Canadian Football League season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges including: former Canadian Football League players Matt Dunigan and Duane Forde of TSN, and Pierre Vercheval of RDS.
Grigsby, who has churned out 647 yards this season for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, has seen his lead atop the CFL rushing standings dwindle each week as Cornish has picked up steam. The Calgary Stampeders star hasn't spent much time talking about the rushing race because it was something he saw as too far down the road.
Calgary Stampeders Drew Tate, right Nik Lewis celebrate during their game against the Toronto Argos at McMahon Stadium in Calgary on September 13, 2014. The Calgary Stampeders were whipped in the first half, allowing the visiting Toronto Argonauts to jump out to a 26-point lead as Ricky Ray threw four touchdown passes.
Roughriders running back Anthony Allen, middle, ran for 158 yards and scored two touchdowns in his team's 31-10 season-opening win over the visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats. Saskatchewan enters Sunday's game at Hamilton with the CFL's top rushing attack this season at 150.6 yards per game.
Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.
And they now also have a miracle comeback they can talk about for generations of football fans in this city. True to form, the Argonauts coughed up a 29-10 first-half lead to fall 40-33 to the Stampeders on Saturday night in a cool but snow-free game at McMahon Stadium.
It's true that Andre Durie's excruciating discomfort this summer was different than the pain he'd gone through before. It was more existential than physical, in comparison to what he'd battled through in the past.
Argonauts slotback Andre Durie, here getting chased down by Stampeders linebacker Deron Mayo at McMahon Stadium last season, returns from a broken clavicle for Saturday's game in Calgary. In their particular trade, that's nothing less than everything.
Off to the best start of any quarterback in the history of the CFL, Bo Levi Mitchell will try to guide his Calgary Stampeders to new heights as they entertain the Toronto Argonauts at McMahon Stadium on Saturday night. You can catch all the action on TSN1, TSN3, TSN4 and TSN5 or listen live on TSN Radio 1050 Toronto starting at 7pm et/4pm pt.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats fans leave the east grandstand following the annual CFL Labour Day Classic against the Toronto Argonauts and the inaugural game at the new Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ont., Monday, September 1, 2014. Hamilton Tiger-Cats fans leave the east grandstand following the annual CFL Labour Day Classic against the Toronto Argonauts and the inaugural game at the new Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ont., Monday, September 1, 2014.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 04:03 am
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