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Sat, 27 May 2017 03:02:05 GMT



Toronto Sun

Tall Woods works hard
Toronto Sun
He grew up in B.C., where high school kids are exposed to four-down football. Woods was selected with the Argos' first pick, 10th overall, in this year's CFL draft. Woods had a distinguished NCAA career at Idaho and immediately began to research ...


Sat, 27 May 2017 01:53:43 GMT



Canoe

Focus on fundamentals for Stampeders offensive line
Canoe
Injuries tend to strike the Stamps o-line harder than other teams, after all, and after a off-season that saw Derek Dennis, the CFL's Most Outstanding Offensive Lineman last year, leave for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, there's an opportunity for a ...

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Sat, 27 May 2017 01:24:21 GMT



Globalnews.ca

Edmonton Eskimos are busy on the eve of training camp
Globalnews.ca
The Edmonton Eskimos new vice-president of football and general manager had a very busy day Friday as his team prepares to open training camp this weekend. ... The 34 year old is heading into his 11th CFL season, second with the Eskimos. Getzlaf had ...

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Sat, 27 May 2017 01:04:43 GMT



Canoe

CFL title chase begins now for Bombers
Canoe
Though born and raised in Brampton, Ont., Ekakitie played four years of four-down football at the University of Iowa and has found the adjustment noticeable now that he's back north of the border. “There's a couple of things we do here that if I did ...

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Sat, 27 May 2017 00:59:46 GMT



Saturday Down South

Former Mizzou QB Maty Mauk has interesting battle ahead in CFL training camp
Saturday Down South
The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced on Thursday that they had signed the former Missouri quarterback ahead of training camp, which begins on Sunday. It's a step in the right direction for Mauk's hopes of playing football at the highest level, but he ...


Fri, 26 May 2017 23:45:37 GMT



Calgary Herald

Calgary Stampeders wait on first round draft pick Randy Colling
Calgary Herald
They traded up in the CFL Draft to select him with the sixth overall pick, and with both Junior Turner and Quinn Smith expected to miss the start of the season with injuries it seemed possible that the 26-year-old Colling would be able to step in ...

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Fri, 26 May 2017 23:11:47 GMT



TSN

Argos RB Kackert retires from CFL
TSN
With gratitude, from this point forward, I will only say, "I used to play football.'' **** **** More thanks to come... **** **** @johanyjutras. A post shared by Chad Kackert (@chadkackert) on May 26, 2017 at 2:05pm PDT. Over four seasons in the CFL ...

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Fri, 26 May 2017 23:08:00 GMT



The Daily Courier (subscription)

Free agent slotback Chris Getzlaf re-signs with Edmonton Eskimos
The Daily Courier (subscription)
Calgary Stampeders Jamar Wall (29) blocks the football on Edmonton Eskimos Chris Getzlaf (89) during second half CFL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday September 10, 2016. Free agent slotback Getzlaf re-signed with the Edmonton Eskimos on Friday ...

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Fri, 26 May 2017 21:22:18 GMT



Toronto Star

Argonauts dig deeper after relaunch letdown
Toronto Star
The CFL isn't alone in trying to convert a major-market team's glorious history into sustained ticket sales. Attendance is down at New York Yankees games even though the iconic club entered this weekend leading the American League East. While the Bronx ...

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Fri, 26 May 2017 21:08:37 GMT



Winnipeg Sun

Bombers looking for a leader at middle linebacker
Winnipeg Sun
When the Bombers selected Faith Ekakitie first overall in the CFL draft this month it had to make Rupert Butcher sit up and take notice. Butcher, who ... This is a resilient football team, physical like I said, from what I know, and Matt led the ...

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