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Tight-knit Stampeders ready for unraveling Alouettes

In Calgary, there is continuity.

In Montreal, there is chaos.

Calgary: A close-knit football team that considers itself to be one big, happy family.

Montreal: Peacekeepers are needed to keep the starting quarterback and the top receiver from beating each other senseless. 680 more words

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Cruickshank: Transaction leaves Stamps lineman glum – and looking for a roommate

Another successful weekend, another stretch of well-deserved rest.

Except this session of shuteye gets interrupted.

Ja’Gared Davis’s roommate – who also happens to be his cousin, his close friend, his fellow defender, his former college teammate – is shattering the morning’s peace by banging on the bedroom door. 804 more words

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Five battles to watch as the Stampeders take on the Eskimos

Every Labour Day Classic is memorable in its own way.

Some moreso than others.

Take last year’s not-so-thriller.

The Stamps won the defensive tilt 16-7 and fans probably recall very little, other than Esks LB Deon Lacey staring down Stamps QB Bo Levi Mitchell. 557 more words

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Man Gets 17 Years In Fatal Maplewood Bar Assault

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A St. Paul man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for a fatal attack at a Maplewood bar. 110 more words


Calgary Stampeders secondary enjoy picks in mock game

Sure, it didn’t count for real.

Heck, it wasn’t even a pre-season game.

But a pick is a pick.

And Josh Bell is not about to throw it back. 599 more words

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Calgary Stampeders veteran Brandon Smith's off-season marked by weddings and divorces

Brandon Smith spent the first few days of his ninth CFL training camp watching his cousin get married in Mexico.

On the opposite side of the coin, the veteran defensive back spent the first few weeks of his off-season watching the Calgary Stampeders divorce two of his good friends. 790 more words

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