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Terry Jones: B.C. Lions benefit from continuity, despite loss of five players to NFL

REGINA — To the casual fan, there may be and aspect of angst about Wally Buono’s B.C. Lions.

They lost star Adam Bighill on defence and… 770 more words

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Calvillo, Simon headline '17 Canadian Football Hall of Fame inductees

They spent their CFL careers on different squads but quarterback Anthony Calvillo and receiver Geroy Simon will now forever be teammates.

The record-setting performers headline a solid 2017 class named for induction into the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. 733 more words

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B.C. Lions sign three American defensive players, including former Panther Alexander

VANCOUVER — Defensive lineman Frank Alexander, a three-time offender of the NFL’s drug policy, signed with the B.C. Lions on Tuesday.

The Lions also signed linebacker Micah Awe and defensive back Matt Smalley have signed with the team. 65 more words

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Lions tackle “locker-room talk” in anti-violence initiative at Okanagan schools

One in three women will be sexually or physically assaulted in their lifetime.

It’s a shocking statistic and one that two BC Lions football players used at Southern Okanagan Secondary School in Oliver today to underscore the importance of ending violence against women. 433 more words

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A thousand Delta students and B.C. Lion Lulay participate in anti-bullying flash mob

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NORTH DELTA — More than 1,000 students from six North Delta schools will participate in an anti-bullying flash mob on Tuesday, along with BC Lion Travis Lulay. 203 more words

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers lose linebackers to free agency

WINNIPEG — Free agent linebackers Khalil Bass and Tony Burnett have left the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for new teams.

Bass landed with the Ottawa RedBlacks after not receiving a new offer from the Bombers. 61 more words

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CFL Week set to launch in Regina

The CFL is breaking 17 years of tradition and moving its biggest off-season event, the national players’ combine, west to Saskatchewan.

The league will host the combine, part of the CFL Week event, from March 21-26 in Regina. 178 more words

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