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  1. Saskatchewan Roughriders sign veteran receiver Weston Dressler to extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Brandon Sun

    The veteran slotback signed a four-year contract extension with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Friday. Dressler was slated to become a free agent Feb. 10. That means Saskatchewan will have two of its three biggest names under contract when free agency begins.

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  2. Running back Jerome Messam hopeful he can remain with Saskatchewan RoughridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Brandon Sun

    He's not patient by nature, but the business of pro football has taught Jerome Messam how to play the waiting game. The Saskatchewan running back is scheduled to become a free agent Feb. 10. Although talks between Messam's agent, Montreal-based Darren Gill, and the Roughriders are continuing, the 29-year-old Toronto native isn't worrying about the uncertainty surrounding where he'll be next season.

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  3. Messam hoping to remain with RidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | InsideHalton.com

    Saskatchewan Roughriders running back Jerome Messam runs the ball against the Montreal Alouettes during the fourth quarter of CFL football action in Regina on August 16, 2014. The business of pro football has taught Jerome Messam how to be more a patient man.

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  4. Weston Dressler re-signs with Saskatchewan Roughriders for four yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Canada.com

    The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced Friday afternoon that the Bismarck, N.D., native agreed to a four-year contract extension to remain with the Green and White. " actually came more from my end,'' Dressler said during a media conference at Mosaic Stadium.

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  5. #12North: B.C. big part of 'Blue Friday' festivities for Seattle SeahawksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | GlobalNews

    WATCH: Is the adoption of the Seattle Seahawks by BC football fans a marketing opportunity for BC? Jill Bennett reports. As Seattle prepares to take on the New England Patriots in Arizona on Sunday, a B.C. based army of 12s is ready to cheer on their team.

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  6. Riders ink Weston Dressler to a four-year contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | GlobalNews

    The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced Friday they have re-signed all-star receiver Weston Dressler to a four-year contract extension. After a brief stint in the NFL with the Kansas City Chiefs Dressler re-signed with the Riders in 2014.

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  7. Roughriders sign veteran receiver Weston Dressler to extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | The Globe and Mail

    Saskatchewan Roughriders' Weston Dressler runs the ball against the Calgary Stampeders during first half CFL football action in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. Saskatchewan Roughriders' Weston Dressler runs the ball against the Calgary Stampeders during first half CFL football action in Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

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  8. 4 more years: Weston Dressler returning to Saskatchewan RoughridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | CBC News

    Despite his 5-7 frame, the speedy receiver has been one of the most productive receivers in Canadian football, recording more than 1,000 yards in five of his seven seasons. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines .

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  9. Watson deal gives Blue flexibilityWalters needed cap room to chase prime free agents Heenan, HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Thursday may go down as the day Blue Bombers GM Kyle Walters gave himself a chance land the non-import free agent offensive lineman Winnipeg so desperately needs. Walters off-loaded injury-prone veteran receiver Cory Watson and his salary to the Saskatchewan Roughriders in a major cash swing that puts the Bombers in an even better position to chase the likes of Riders tackle Ben Heenan or Toronto Argonauts offensive lineman Tyler Holmes when free agency officially begins on Feb. 10. There will be lots of competition for Heenan and Holmes but Walters has positioned himself to be in the fight.

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  10. Argos keep o-line in tact with signing of HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | CFL.ca

    The Toronto Argonauts Football Club is pleased to announce that national OL Tyler Holmes, who was scheduled to become a free agent on February 10, has extended his contract with the club through the 2016 season. Commented Argonauts General Manager, Jim Barker, "Tyler is one of the premier young offensive linemen in our League.

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  11. Injury plagued Thunder drop back-to-back gamesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Airdrie City View

    Following its 4-3 loss to league-leading Blackfalds Wranglers on Jan. 23, Airdrie Techmation Thunder Head Coach Josh Zimmer described his team as being in a dogfight for the coveted second place spot that guarantees a first round bye in the playoffs. The Thunder dropped its second consecutive Heritage Junior Hockey League tilt by a score of 4-2 to the Stettler Lightning on Jan. 25, which has reduced its lead for second place to a single point over the Mountainview Colts with only four games remaining on the regular season slate.

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  12. Argonauts sign starting guard Tyler Holmes to contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2013 | CTV

    Toronto selected the six-foot-four 305-pound lineman with the seventh overall pick in the 2011 CFL draft. He joined the Argos in September 2013 and started all 18 regular-season games last season at left guard.

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  13. Contract talks progressing between Riders, DresslerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | Star Phoenix

    The Conservative government will soon release new anti-terrorism laws that in the words of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, "are designed to help authorities stop planned attacks, get threats off our streets... It's been a long 10 or so months of planning and construction for Darryl Robson, but the finish line is just around the corner. TORONTO - It is getting to the point now where it looks like the Toronto Maple Leafs may never win another game this season.

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  14. Matt O'Donnell expected to re-join the Cincinnati BengalsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | Cincy Jungle

    According to a TSN report by Dave Naylor, the Bengals are expected to re-sign offensive lineman Matt O'Donnell -- who is a former college free agent with the Bengals. He's being let out of his CFL contract to make the move.

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  15. Watson deal gives Blue flexibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 30 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Thursday may go down as the day Blue Bombers GM Kyle Walters gave himself a chance land the non-import free agent offensive lineman Winnipeg so desperately needs. Walters off-loaded injury-prone veteran receiver Cory Watson and his salary to the Saskatchewan Roughriders in a major cash swing that puts the Bombers in an even better position to chase the likes of Riders tackle Ben Heenan or Toronto Argonauts offensive lineman Tyler Holmes when free agency officially begins on Feb. 10. There will be lots of competition for Heenan and Holmes but Walters has positioned himself to be in the fight.

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  16. Alouettes name Anthony Calvillo QB coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | SLAM! Sports

    The Alouettes named Anthony Calvillo, the CFL's all-time passing leader, as receivers coach Thursday. He was hired in December but the Als didn't reveal his title until after hiring an offensive coordinator, who turned out to be another ex-QB, Turk Schonert.

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  17. Lions sign NFL veteran Austin CollieRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | SLAM! Sports

    Collie, who spent the majority of his five seasons in the NFL with the Indianapolis Colts, was reportedly close to signing a deal with the Montreal Alouettes earlier this week, making his signing with B.C. a bit of a surprise. "I'm excited to be joining the Lions and very much look forward to playing in the CFL," Collie said in a release.

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  18. VANSTONE: Livingstone shares super bond with SeahawkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Star Phoenix

    In the beginning, they meant well. Like the voice on the first tee box of the Waste Management Phoenix Open when Tiger Woods, after receiving a warm ovation, launched his tee shot... NEW YORK, N.Y. - Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose avalanche of music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s overwhelmed critical mockery and made him an Oscar-nominated... Singer Carla Bruni, actress Catherine Deneuve and burlesque performer Dita Von Teese were among regulars attending the specular displays at Paris' haute couture week Wednesday.

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  19. Things coming together in big way for tiny Harvest ChristianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Daily Herald

    A program that first played in the IHSA state tournament series in 2012 has suddenly become state ranked and stands poised to win the school's first regional championship in girls basketball next month when it is the top seed in its own Class 1A regional that begins Feb. 9. But before this 19-5 season could happen, the chemistry had to be developed and there wasn't all that long to get it done at the tiny school on Elgin's west side. The Lions had the makings of a decent team coming back, with senior scoring machine Kylee Knox and developing 6-foot-1 junior Rachel Oostdyk coming back from a team that went 15-11 last season under coach Kelly Friestad.

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  20. 01/29/15Injury plagued Thunder drop back-to-back gamesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Airdrie City View

    Following its 4-3 loss to league-leading Blackfalds Wranglers on Jan. 23, Airdrie Techmation Thunder Head Coach Josh Zimmer described his team as being in a dogfight for the coveted second place spot that guarantees a first round bye in the playoffs. The Thunder dropped its second consecutive Heritage Junior Hockey League tilt by a score of 4-2 to the Stettler Lightning on Jan. 25, which has reduced its lead for second place to a single point over the Mountainview Colts with only four games remaining on the regular season slate.

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