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2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

LaFrance gets his chance to shine

BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Manitoba running back Kienan LaFrance is finally in the spotlight for the ninth-ranked Bisons. By the scoreboard alone, it sure looks like Kienan LaFrance is riding a strong start, perched atop the Canada West Conference with four touchdowns in two tilts.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

CFL.ca

Argos haunted by usual demons in loss to Stamps

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.

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

Edmonton Journal

McCoil finds success at new football position

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tulsa Golden Hurricane NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Dexter McCoil, University of Tulsa NCAA, Canadian Football League, Canada, Edmonton Eskimos,

Vancouver Sun

Argos owner David Braley wants to secure lease at Toronto's BMO Field

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.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, BC Lions

InsideHalton.com

Braley looks to secure lease at BMO Field

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.

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TSN.ca

Report: Braley says he has two new offers for Argonauts

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.

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

CFL.ca

Cornish takes home two Player of the Week honours

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.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Sports, Southern Methodist Mustangs NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, Southern Methodist University NCAA, NCAA Football, Taylor Reed, Calgary Stampeders, Hamilton Tiger Cats

CBC News

CFL | Malcolm Kelly CFL Power Rankings: Week 12 Sep 15, 2014 |

Argonauts head coach Scott Milanovich watched his team blow a 26-point lead to the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday. CBC Sports football contributor Malcolm Kelly breaks down the balance of power in the Canadian Football League on a weekly basis.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Calgary Stampeders, Edmonton Eskimos, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Sports, Opinion

Mon Sep 15, 2014

SLAM! Sports

Stampeders star Jon Cornish eyes CFL rushing title

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.

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

SLAM! Sports

Ticats QB Zach Collaros coming into his own

Tiger-Cats QB Zach Collaros throws the ball past a jumping Roughriders defensive back Macho Harris during CFL action on Sunday in Hamilton. The Tiger-Cats went on to pound Saskatchewan 28-3.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Canada.com

Stamps lose key players but win big over Argos

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.

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CBC News

Tiger-Cats focused on stopping Roughriders' run game

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.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Hamilton Tiger Cats, Canada, Saskatchewan Roughriders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, Calgary Stampeders, Montreal Alouettes

Vancouver Sun

Glenn stays healthy, leads Lions to win over Blue Bombers

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.

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

TSN.ca

Hogan: Argos duo survives bye week adventure

Professional football players are used to being graded for their on-field performances. Two members of the Toronto Argonauts are happy their recent off-field exploits weren't under the same scrutiny.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Sports, NFL Players, Chad Rempel, Chicago Bears, NFL Football

Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Toronto Star

Argos fall apart in second-half as Stampeders rally for win

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.

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CFL.ca

Landry: After grueling summer, Durie gets back at it

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.

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Related Topix: Canada, Canadian Football League, Calgary Stampeders

Canada.com

Johnson: Argos out of sorts this season

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.

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TSN.ca

Argonauts hit road seeking upset of Stampeders on TSN

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.

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Related Topix: Canadian Football League, Canada, Calgary Stampeders, Sports, NCAA Sports, Eastern Washington Eagles NCAA Football, NCAA Football, Eastern Washington University NCAA, Edmonton Eskimos, Hamilton Tiger Cats

The Globe and Mail

Tim Hortons Field delay was because of engineering mistake, union officials say

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.

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The Globe and Mail

Eskimos win big over Alouettes thanks to big fourth quarter from QB Reilly

Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly makes the pass against the Montreal Alouettes during first half action in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday September 12, 2014. Edmonton Eskimos quarterback Mike Reilly makes the pass against the Montreal Alouettes during first half action in Edmonton, Alta., on Friday September 12, 2014.

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