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  1. Blue honour larger-than-life legend GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Legendary former Bombers head coach Bud Grant does a double take as he examines a statue of himself at IGF. THE Blue Bombers unveiled a bronze statue of former head coach Bud Grant outside the main entrance to Investors Group Field Thursday.

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  2. Games should remind us of what Canada is all aboutRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    They are going to play O Canada in Ottawa tonight and then they will play a game of Canadian football with our country tuning in from coast to coast. We can join together in a football stadium and in our living rooms from Summerside to Victoria and all points in between.

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  3. Empathizing with those in povertyRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Times-Herald

    Police Chief Rick Bourassa talks about his experience with the Poverty Costs Challenge at Riverside Mission on Oct. 23, 2014. Times-Herald reporter Nathan Liewicki shares his experience during the Poverty Costs Challenge at Riverside Mission on Oct. 23, 2014.

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  4. Former PV, Butte star Jordan Rodgers catches on in CFLRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Paradise Post

    SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA >> Jordan Rodgers' latest pro football adventure has taken him to Canada - and he might have found a team that wants to keep him for a while. The 26-year-old Chico native has joined the B.C. Lions of the Canadian Football League as a practice roster player.

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  5. Rider InsiderRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Weyburn This Week

    At 9-7, they've lost four games in a row including Sunday's 24-19 home loss to Edmonton which clinched second place in the CFL West for the Eskimos. With first place going to the Calgary Stampeders the night before, we now know the Green & White will be heading on the road for the 2014 CFL playoffs.

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  6. RedBlacks, Senators hope to be part of Ottawa's healing processRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    On Wednesday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins played the Canadian national anthem before their game against the Philadelphia Flyers, paying tribute to a Canadian soldier killed in Ottawa earlier in the day. On Wednesday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins played the Canadian national anthem before their game against the Philadelphia Flyers, paying tribute to a Canadian soldier killed in Ottawa earlier in the day.

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  7. 2014 CFL.ca Game Notes: A look at Week 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | CFL.ca

    The landscape in the East Division changed over the last week but didn't get any less complicated, as the Montreal Alouettes took down the Toronto Argonauts to set up an intriguing slate of Week 18 games. The West on the other hand was secured by the Stamps and Eskimos, who will both host home playoff games, but still allows for some movement as teams battle for third and fourth spots in the division.

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  8. Stampeders' Eric Rogers ready for debutRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

    It continued as an undrafted free-agent in Dallas Cowboys training camp last season, where he rubbed shoulders and ran routes with receivers such as Dez Bryant. Throw in a two-month off-season stint on the Ottawa RedBlacks roster, a cameo in the Arena Football League with the Portland Thunder and, finally, three-and-a-half months of scout team reps with the Calgary Stampeders this summer, and you can see why the 23-year-old is excited to be on verge of making his Canadian Football League debut against the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Friday night at McMahon Stadium .

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  9. RedBlacks healing through footballRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

    Ottawa RedBlacks quarterback Henry Burris can't wait to play Friday night's game against the Montreal Alouettes -- just to prove that, like a football team, Canada bends, but it will never break. Bad guys can run around our city, our home, with guns and cause horrible grief, but we still stand on guard.

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  10. Blue Bombers honour Bud Grant with statueRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    He's one of the greatest football coaches of all time and now former Blue Bomber Bud Grant's legacy is cemented in Winnipeg. "Most statues of this variety are when people are dead and I'm not dead yet," said Bud Grant.

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  11. Campbell: Tragedy sets perspective for REDBLACKSRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    On a day when a rookie like Danny O'Brien should have been excited about finally getting his chance for some real playing time at quarterback, he and his Ottawa REDBLACKS teammates had real life issues at the forefront of their thoughts, joining an entire city and country in wondering about the scope of terrorist activities going on less than 10 kilometres away. The REDBLACKS took to the practice field late Wednesday morning, just slightly an hour after a radicalized man opened fire and killed an innocent soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa.

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  12. RedBlacks put pride on the line against surging AlouettesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    Ottawa has been eliminated from playoff contention but the team can still play spoiler against division rival Montreal. Ottawa has been eliminated from playoff contention but the team can still play spoiler against division rival Montreal.

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  13. Stampeders find other means of motivation for game against RoughridersRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    It looked like a juicy game on the CFL schedule back in June: the Saskatchewan Roughriders at the Calgary Stampeders on Friday. The defending Grey Cup champions back at McMahon Stadium to face the 14-4 team they upset there to win last year's West Division final.

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  14. Jordan Rodgers catches on with B.C. Lions of Canadian Football LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Jordan Rodgers, who played quarterback at Pleasant Valley High School and Butte College, throws at practice with the B.C. Lions in Surrey, British Columbia. SURREY, BRITISH COLUMBIA >> Jordan Rodgers' latest pro football adventure has taken him to Canada - and he might have found a team that wants to keep him for a while.

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  15. Former Winnipeg Blue Bombers legendary coach Bud Grant wishes he still had that trench coat.Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The legendary Bud Grant was on hand at Investors Group Field this morning as the club unveiled a new bronze likeness of a man widely acknowledged as the greatest head coach in the history of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The 86-year-old Grant said he had just one regret as he looked up at the larger than life statue, which depicts Grant in a familiar sideline pose.

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  16. REDBLACKS to honour fallen soldiers Friday, TD Place to have enhanced securityRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | CFRA

    The Ottawa REDBLACKS will be holding a ceremony before Friday night's home game honouring Corporal Nathan Cirillo and Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent. As fate would have it, the REDBLACKS are facing the Montreal Alouettes.

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  17. Redblacks, Sens hope to lift Ottawa's spiritsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    On Friday night, the CFL's Ottawa Redblacks will return to the field. The NHL's Senators will take the ice Saturday.

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  18. Stingy defence gives Lions a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | 24 Hours

    Adam Bighill and the rest of the Lions defence might just be good enough to give B.C. a chance at an extended playoff run. REUTERS The B.C. Lions defence have gone three straight weeks without giving up a touchdown.

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  19. Hall of Fame night: Klassen's career started in SardisRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Former BC Lion Rick Klassen got his football start locally, playing community and then high school football at Sardis secondary school. During the first period intermission of a BCHL game between the Chilliwack Chiefs and Alberni Valley Bulldogs, worthy recipients will be honoured with an on-ice ceremony.

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  20. Back at it: Foley becoming an elite pass rusher once againRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    The Saskatchewan Roughriders' veteran defensive end is fifth overall in sacks with 11, just one off his career-best. Foley, 32, of Courtice, Ont., was named the league's top Canadian in 2009 when he recorded a CFL-high 12 sacks while with the BC Lions.

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