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Sun, 23 Jul 2017 00:19:34 GMT



The Province

Fun, frenetic, CFL football on full display in Lions' win
The Province
The B.C. Lions were whooping it up after winning one of those uniquely CFL regular-season classics, a game that was a beautiful mess. Laughing, moppy-haired toddlers were bouncing around the room. Players gathered for a team picture. And while Travis ...

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 23:07:00 GMT



Lions pick up wild 45-42 victory over Blue Bombers
The Globe and Mail
“Man, CFL football's fun. I'm enjoying it.” The winning kick was set up after Ronnie Yell intercepted Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols and returned the ball to Winnipeg's 35 with 1:21 remaining. After two running plays, Long – who the Lions kept in ...

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:07:21 GMT



Winnipeg Sun

Fourth quarter follies for Bombers
Winnipeg Sun
Justin Medlock Winnipeg Blue Bombers' kicker Justin Medlock reacts after missing a field goal attempt that would have tied the game on the final play against the B.C. Lions during the second half of a CFL football game in Vancouver, B.C., on Friday ...

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 22:02:10 GMT



Ottawa Citizen

Dinged-up Redblacks pondering minor changes for game against Argos
Ottawa Citizen
I did it a lot in college and in my first (Canadian Football League) year, and I think I can have success doing it.” One thing you find with the Redblacks is a positive vibe around the locker room, even after the team was winless (0-3-1) in its first ...

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:39:00 GMT



Edmonton Sun

Terry Jones: Eskimos have reason to feel good about themselves
Edmonton Sun
The Jason Maas team will be going into Friday's biggest game of the season prior to Labour Day against the B.C. Lions with that 4-0 record and the suspicion that a special season will about to unfold if they can win this football game. With the Lions ...

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 21:00:36 GMT



This CFL onside kick on a field goal is the craziest football play in a while
The Comeback (blog)
Fake field goals where you pass instead are one thing, but what about kicking the ball to your own team? That's what the Winnipeg Blue Bombers pulled off against the B.C. Lions in CFL action Friday. With less than a minute left in the first half and ...

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 16:05:43 GMT



CFL.ca

Nichols: Mistakes kept Bombers from closing the deal
CFL.ca
We were up 42-27 and have got to find a way to close out that football game,” said Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols. “It came down to probably 10 pretty decent mistakes that equal to losing a football game. “We all took turns doing it… I had one too.

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:58:19 GMT



National Post

Jason Botchford: Lions fans looking for a good time, whatever that means
National Post
He's doing this to create a legacy for B.C. Lions football and the CFL. Taking his time to get that right is the right thing to do.” The right owner could be right next door. The Aquilini family was linked to the Lions in February in a Postmedia News ...

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 15:02:13 GMT



Tar Heel Blog (blog)

UNC All-Time Football Top 25 Countdown: No. 14 Darian Durant
Tar Heel Blog (blog)
... the CFL Draft. Durant's stats for his entire career in the CFL can be viewed here. Regardless of how his career proceeds from this point, Durant has established himself as a legend in the CFL and will always be remembered for his success at North ...

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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:05:00 GMT



Winnipeg Free Press

Superstitions and rituals part of game-day experience
Winnipeg Free Press
"I always text them 'game day' and then they always come back with 'you ready for some football?'" he said. "Or usually it's just something positive." The tradition started when Bryant first joined the CFL, with the Calgary Stampeders in 2010. After ...


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