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Brain of late B.C. Lions star Rick Klassen to be studied by concussion researchers

Former B.C. Lions defensive lineman Rick Klassen was no stranger to giving and taking hits.

During his stellar CFL career, Klassen, who passed away from cancer at age 57 earlier this month… 354 more words


Kendrick Ings Signs With Tampa Bay Buccaneers

On Wednesday, the Tampa Bay Storm announced that former wide receiver and kick returner Kendrick Ings signed with the National Football League’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers… 190 more words

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Former B.C. Lions standout Rick Klassen dies at 57 following battle with cancer

VANCOUVER – Defensive lineman Rick Klassen, who played 10 seasons in the CFL including nine with the B.C. Lions, has died at 57 following a battle with cancer. 206 more words


Mike Beamish: Head's fine, says Lions' Manny Arceneaux

Many players envision reaching football’s biggest stage, but few have travelled the quixotic road to get there that Doug McNeil of the B.C. Lions has. 856 more words

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CFL breaks with tradition, moving CFL combine from Toronto to Regina

The CFL is breaking with 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 20-26 in Regina. 88 more words


Tuesday Morning QB (Division Semi-Finals)

The CFL often gets a bad rap for being a secondary league that can’t land the best prospects in the game because of their lack of funds. 920 more words


Willes' Musings: Coach Buono has Jennings' back

Following a day in which the Vancouver Canucks and B.C. Lions both won in exciting fashion, here’s another thrill for you: the musings and meditations on the world of sports. 1,132 more words