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  1. Prep roundup: Royal had banner day in girls soccer and wrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | LA Daily News

    The Royal girls soccer team captured the Buena Tournament, beating Moorpark 2-1 in the semifinals and host Buena 1-0 in the final thanks to the heroics of freshman Zoe Hasenauer. “That is big for us,” Royal girls soccer coach Kevin Corley said.

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  2. Late Dick Thornton, former Argo, was truly one of the greatsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SLAM! Sports

    Dick Thornton, like Pat Burns, should have been in the Hall of Fame when he was still alive, before cancer took him. And that would have meant so much to him.

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  3. Colourful Bomber Tricky Dick Thornton diesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | My Manitoba.com

    One of the greatest Winnipeg Blue Bombers of all-time, and perhaps the greatest never to have made the Canadian Football Hall of Fame, Tricky Dick Thornton passed away on Friday at age 75. He had been living in Florida, battling lung cancer for many years, when he died quietly. He is survived by his wife Lhyn, daughters Lisa and Ashley, son Ricky, and grandsons Trey and Josh.

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  4. Doug Robinson: Free speech only when it's good PRRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Deseret News

    ... for not taking a stand on social issues, so let them. Nobody mentioned free speech when the Canadian Football League fined Calgary receiver Maurice Price for tweeting his opinion after openly gay football player Michael Sam was drafted by the Rams ...

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  5. Former Argo "Tricky Dick" Thornton dead of cancer at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | InsideHalton.com

    When he decided he wanted to switch positions and play quarterback in the pros, he hired a kid to run through the bleachers with a sign that read, "Thornton For Quarterback." When he was upset about Argo running back Leon McQuay fumbling away the 1971 Grey Cup to Calgary, he penned a mournful, angry poem called "Stardom Denied," which he had published.

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  6. Former Argonaut Dick Thornton dead at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Toronto Star

    Dick Thornton, who starred with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Toronto Argonauts, died Friday night after battling lung cancer. He was 75. The Chicago native, whose nickname was Tricky, won two Grey Cups with Winnipeg before being traded to Toronto in '67.

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  7. Life & Times: Dentist, dog trainer and former Edmonton Eskimo was 'curiosity, plus'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Edmonton Journal

    Wearing a pair of antlers and a sweater with the words "Pet Me" sewn on each side, Kane makes rounds through the departure lounge at Edmonton International Airport. Stubby tail wagging, the six-year-old Doberman licks one wide-eyed baby on the cheek, then plants a kiss on the chin of a teen as she kneels to hug him.

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  8. The CFL mourns the passing of 'Tricky' Dick ThorntonRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber and Toronto Argonaut Dick Thornton, who won two Grey Cups with Winnipeg in the 1960s, has died at age 75 after a bout with lung cancer. Thornton, who played as a defensive back, wide receiver, quarterback and running back, was part of the Blue Bombers' Grey Cup winning teams in 1961 and 1962 and made it to the CFL championship game with Winnipeg in 1965 and again with Toronto in 1971.

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  9. Dick Thornton, former CFL player, passes away at 75Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBC News

    Dick Thornton, who starred with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Toronto Argonauts, died Friday night after battling lung cancer. He was 75. The Chicago native, whose nickname was Tricky, won two Grey Cups with Winnipeg before being traded to Toronto in '67.

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  10. Officially back intact, Rider D-line hungry for moreRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CFL.ca

    After winning a third Grey Cup ring last year, Ricky Foley seriously contemplated retirement. Instead, the 32-year-old Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive end returned to the field in 2014 and had one of the best seasons of his career.

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  11. Chapdelaine fits Chamblin's templateRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Star Phoenix

    Before interviewing prospective offensive co-ordinators, Corey Chamblin flashed back to a time when he was on the other end of the process. Chamblin was interviewed by Saskatchewan Roughriders general manager Brendan Taman before being named the CFL team's head coach on Dec. 15, 2011.

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  12. Jeff Tedford says he's been "good to go" for two monthsRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Bucs Nation

    Jeff Tedford is now the head coach of the CFL's BC Lions. As such, he had to give an introductory press conference in which he revealed that his heart surgery really wasn't that big of a deal.

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  13. New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Boston College vs. Penn State: Three Of Four ESPN Analysts Like The EaglesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | BC Interruption

    Bowl predictions for the ESPN ACC Blog's panel of experts are in, and three of ESPN's four ACC experts like the Eagles to pull out the victory over the Nittany Lions . Everyone agrees that points will be at a premium.

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  14. Former Blue Bomber, Argo Dick Thornton diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CottageCountryNow.ca

    Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber and Toronto Argonaut Dick Thornton, who won two Grey Cups with Winnipeg in the 1960s, has died at age 75. Thornton, who played as a defensive back, wide receiver, quarterback and running back, was part of the Blue Bombers' Grey Cup winning teams in 1961 and 1962 and made it to the CFL championship game with Winnipeg in 1965 and again with Toronto in 1971. "We are very sorry to hear this sad news, and our organization offers our deepest condolences to Mr. Thornton's family during this time," the Blue Bombers said in an email.

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  15. Tedford eager to get startedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Tedford, who played six seasons as a quarterback from 1983-88 with Hamilton, Calgary, Saskatchewan and Winnipeg, was named head coach of the B.C. Lions Friday. He replaces Mike Benevides.

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  16. Argonauts mourn loss of 'Tricky' Dick ThorntonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SLAM! Sports

    One of the most popular players in Argonauts history has passed away. 'Tricky' Dick Thornton died Friday night after a battle with lung cancer.

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  17. Tedford named Lions head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    According to the Canadian Press on Friday, former Calgary Stampeders quarterback Jeff Tedford was named the head coach of the British Columbia Lions . Tedford played for the Stampeders in the 1986 season and completed 17 of 34 passes for 277 yards and three touchdowns.

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  18. Dec 19 11:34 PM Bucs' Tedford, healthy, lands with CFL's B.C. LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | St. Petersburg Times

    Two weeks after he was released from his contract by the Bucs, former offensive coordinator Jeff Tedford was formally introduced Friday as the new head coach of the CFL's B.C. Lions, saying he's healthy and eager to return to coaching. Tedford, 53, underwent a surgical procedure in August to insert two stents near his heart, and after a few weeks of uncertainty, he was placed on indefinite medical leave on Sept.

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  19. The BC Lions have new head coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CKNW News Talk 980

    The BC Lions have officially announced Jeff Tedford as the new head coach of the team. He becomes the 25th man to have the job in franchise history.

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  20. Jeff Tedford takes over as coach of BC LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Paradise Post

    The former University of California coach took over as head coach of the B.C. Lions on Friday. He replaced Mike Benevides, fired following B.C.'s 50-17 loss to Montreal in the East Division semifinal.

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