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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


Blue Bombers add former BC Lions, Minnesota Vikings running back

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have signed former BC Lions and Minnesota Vikings running back Bradley Randle.

The 24-year-old Anaheim, Calif., native appeared in one game with the Lions in 2014, his first CFL season. 50 more words


A Tale of Two Empires

For the first 29 years of BC Lions 61 years in the CFL, the team played at Empire Stadium, an outdoor venue at the PNE site at Hastings Park. 623 more words


Lions add to QB depth with Greg McGhee

“I swear I heard someone call you the QB whisperer the other day”

Lions head coach Jeff Tedford laughs that one off. He’s sitting in his office Friday afternoon, the day after signing Howard QB Greg McGhee.  562 more words