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Is Calgary Stampeders veteran Fred Bennett in danger of losing his starting job?

Away from the white lines, Ciante Evans is as quiet as a field mouse.

His play at field cornerback, however, has been noisy.

Loud enough, in fact, that Calgary Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson has been giving him half of veteran Fred Bennett’s practice reps this week. 722 more words

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Prescott cleared of DUI, speeding charges

By JOEL COLEMAN

sports@starkvilledailynews.com

Former Mississippi State and current Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott was cleared Wednesday in Starkville Municipal Court on charges of driving under the influence and speeding stemming from a March arrest. 420 more words

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Former Bulldog Sirmones killed

By JOEL COLEMAN

sports@starkvilledailynews.com

Former Mississippi State tight end C.J. Sirmones Jr. was shot and killed Tuesday night in Tennessee.

According to a release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department, officers were dispatched to a scene where, upon arrival, deputies encountered Yancey Williams who stated he had shot Sirmones during an argument. 230 more words

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Putting the 'sore' in Sorensen, Eskimos centre played through pain

It’s not every week a player finishes a game he gets hurt in, only to wind up on the long-term injured list afterward.

But that’s how things have played out for Edmonton Eskimos centre Justin Sorensen, who played the final three quarters of Saturday’s 37-31 loss to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats with a separated shoulder. 215 more words

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Fantasy Football Sleepers Breakouts and Busts

By: Jason Gandhi, Joe Marra, Dan Magers, Michael Bailey, and Dylan Stagge

Sleeper- someone who we think will exceed expectations and their ADP (average draft position) is lower than it should be… 866 more words

Stampeders veteran LB returning to pre-injury form

Joe Burnett saw the big numbers Keon Raymond put up.

Now he’s putting up a few of his own.

“He left huge shoes for me to fill,” the Calgary Stampeders new SAM linebacker said of replacing Raymond, who left for Toronto in free agency. 679 more words

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Alouettes' Bede stays confident despite erratic start to season

It was, in the words of Boris Bede, a beautiful day. The sun was shining and the temperature was high on the field at Stade Hébert. 961 more words

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