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BC Lions spread important message at Kelowna school

KELOWNA – Black Mountain Elementary school was buzzing with excitement Thursday afternoon as two B.C. Lions players visited the students.

Linebacker Jason Arakgi and defensive back Matt McGarva spent the afternoon spreading an important message about energy conservation. 223 more words


Extra points pushed back 20 yards under new CFL rule changes

TORONTO – Scott Milanovich and other CFL coaches will have much more to consider this season.

The league’s board of governors approved several significant rule changes Wednesday, including pushing converts back 20 yards while moving up two-point attempts two yards. 804 more words


Benevides doubts he'll ever get over disappointment of being fired by Lions

TORONTO – Time hasn’t cured what ails Mike Benevides and he doubts it ever will.

The longtime CFL coach is attending the league’s national combine this weekend working again with TSN. 615 more words


Paul McCallum, Ryan Phillips returning to the Lions' den

Paul McCallum will be back for another season — his 23rd — in the Canadian Football League in 2015, as the B.C. Lions announced today that a pair of veterans will be returning to the den. 180 more words

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Bob Ackles: A football life

Kadie Smith

In his more than 50 years in football, 40 of them in BC, Bob Ackles saw and did it all. Cliché saying, but in Bob’s case, it really is true. 723 more words


The New Food Offerings at BC Place

Fans at BC Place Stadium are in for a treat this season. The iconic building has revamped their food offerings. Some highlights include local, sustainable sushi, pork belly sandwiches and a craft beer bar – The Thirsty Pigeon. 207 more words


Joltin' Joe: On taking hits and playing with grit

In December 1981, then University of California Golden Bears coach Joe Kapp made a promise to his team that he would quit drinking his favoured tequila until the team reached the Rose Bowl. 711 more words