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  1. Construction zoneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    They've upgraded their Canadian talent, threw money around like oil barons in free agency and beefed up the behemoths in front of quarterback Drew Willy. BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS files Second-year head coach Mike O Shea should have a better collection of Canadian talent at his disposal in 2015.

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  2. Mini-Shaq ready to rumble at Lions' rookie campRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Scarborough, Ontario native Shaquille Murray-Lawrence holds the current record for the longest name in the history of Nevada-Las Vegas Rebels football -- 23 characters. But, at five-foot-eight, the pocket-sized running back could be the shortest player at B.C. Lions rookie camp.

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  3. Sam signing draws shrugs from Montreal's gay communityRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The London Free Press

    On the day after the historic signing, a man in a Montreal Alouettes T-shirt is walking along the cordoned off strip of Sainte-Catherine St., known as Le Village Gai. If there was any kind of feel-good celebration in The Gay Village after Sam's signing with the Alouettes, it was anything but apparent on Wednesday afternoon.

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  4. Rookies report to Lions as training camp nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | 24 Hours

    Lions RB Shaquille Murray-Lawrence, seen here at right during the CFL Combine, says the Leos were one of his favourite teams growing up. POSTMEDIA NETWORK Shaquille Murray-Lawrence strolled through the BC Lions locker room wearing a tuque embroidered with his "Shaq Mu" nickname.

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  5. TSN announces pre-season broadcast scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    The CFL ON TSN heads north as live coverage of the most-northern game in CFL history highlights the network's pre-season schedule. TSN, the exclusive broadcaster of the CFL, travels to SMS Equipment Stadium at Shell Place as the Edmonton Eskimos take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Fort McMurray on Saturday, June 13 at 10 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3.

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  6. Son of Lions' Grey Cup winner looking to make impression ahead of training campRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    Maxx Forde was in the building when the B.C. Lions hoisted the 1994 Grey Cup. He just doesn't remember much of the game.

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  7. Winnipeg Blue Bombers kick off 2015 rookie campRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBC News

    After a busy off-season of work on the free-agent market and what they hope is a productive Canadian college draft, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers kicked-off another year with the start of rookie camp Wednesday afternoon at the University of Manitoba. Among those reporting for duty were offensive lineman Suhk Chungh, the second overall pick in the draft and the team's quarterback corps including starter Drew Willy.

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  8. Inside the CFLRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Medincine Hat News

    After defeating Ottawa Sept. 21 last year, the defending champion Saskatchewan Roughriders were 8-2.

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  9. Yale boys move on to semifinals at rugby provincialsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The Yale Lions demolished Lord Tweedsmuir in the AAA BC Provincial Championships Wednesday afternoon to book a place in the semifinals. The third-seeded Fraser Valley Champion Lions were invincible in shutting out the Surrey school 46-0 during the first day of provincial rugby action at Rotary Stadium and Exhibition Field.

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  10. Son of Lionsa Grey Cup winner looking to make impression ahead of training campRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Medincine Hat News

    Maxx Forde was in the building when the B.C. Lions hoisted the 1994 Grey Cup. He just doesn't remember much of the game.

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  11. SEC to 'substantially' increase fines for rushing the fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004. Now, a decade later, those penalties are going up.

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  12. Alouettes sign three draft picks including Joseph, RubyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    The Montreal Alouettes announced on Wednesday that the club has signed three of its draft picks, including Laval, Que. native defensive end Jesse Joseph.

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  13. Waggoner, Richards among six Bomber rookie signingsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers added six rookies to their roster just in time for the start of rookie camp on Wednesday, including second round pick Addison Richards and first round Supplemental Draft pick Garrett Waggoner. Four internationals were also among those added, including defensive backs Dominique Franks and Shaquille Richardson along with receivers Greg Childs and David Gettis, Franks is a veteran of five NFL seasons, originally drafted by Atlanta in the fifth round, 135th overall, in the 2010 NFL Draft.

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  14. Canadian Content: Tracking national QBs in campRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    Three Canadian quarterbacks already have contracts while several others will participate in camp through the QB internship program, as Canadian content under centre becomes a key theme across CFL training camps. Brandon Bridge and Andrew Buckley have already made waves this off-season after being drafted in the 2015 CFL Draft by Montreal and Calgary respectively and earning contracts.

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  15. V.I. Raiders grad wins Wally Buono AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Nanaimo's Dylan Chapdelaine received the Wally Buono Award on Saturday at a ceremony at the Nanaimo Sports Hall of Fame. Chapdelaine, a linebacker, is the fourth Raiders grad to win the award, which goes to an outstanding Canadian Junior Football League player who demonstrates leadership on and off the field.

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  16. Former Alabama QB Blake Sims lands in CFLRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Sporting News

    Sims, who threw for 3,487 yards and 28 touchdowns last season for Nick Saban after playing behind AJ McCarron in previous seasons, signed a three-year deal with the CFL's Toronto Argonauts on Wednesday. Sims had post-draft tryouts with the Packers at quarterback and Redskins as a running back, but left both franchises without a deal.

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  17. Two more draft picks and four Americans sign with BombersRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    With rookie camp getting underway Wednesday, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers announced the addition of six players to the club's roster, including a pair of Canadians chosen in the recent CFL draft and CFL supplemental draft. All were expected to suit up for Day 1 of rookie camp.

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  18. Alabama's Blake Sims Signs 3-Year Deal With CFL's Toronto ArgonautsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Roll Bama Roll

    The versatile Blake Sims has a home again Pack a sweater, Blake! After bad fits with the Washington Redskins and Green Bay Packers, ex-Alabama QB Blake Sims has found a home, for three years at least, in the wide-open Canadian Football League, where his athleticism may have a chance to shine. The ex-Alabama quarterback has signed a three-year contract with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League, a source confirmed to AL.com.

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  19. Illinois couple celebrates birth of 100th grandchildRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    A western Illinois couple recently celebrated the birth of their 100th grandchild. Leo and Ruth Zanger of Quincy have 53 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

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  20. Police: Man, 57, shot in Auburn Mall parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

    Auburn police are investigating after a man was shot outside the Auburn Mall late Tuesday afternoon, ABC 33/40 has learned. According to police, officers responded to a report of a shooting in the mall's parking lot around 6 p.m. Upon arriving, they found a 57-year-old man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

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