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Stampeders RB overcame career setbacks to embrace starting role in CFL

The scowl has become part of the persona.

The intimidating 6-foot-3, 254-pound presence is part of it, too.

Same with the brash attitude that can rub those who don’t know him the wrong way. 2,008 more words

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Stampeders' Jerome Messam, Bombers' Andrew Harris carrying the Canadian running back mantle

WINNIPEG — You can call them ratio breakers.

You can call them two of the best running backs in the league.

You can call them keys to their respective football teams’ hopes in 2016. 858 more words

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Tyler Crapigna getting his kicks in with the Saskatchewan Roughriders

Size doesn’t matter to Tyler Crapigna.

The 5-foot-7 Saskatchewan Roughriders placekicker — one of the CFL’s shortest players — simply shrugs when fielding persistent questions about his height. 685 more words

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Calgary Stampeders, Ottawa Redblacks play to CFL's first tie game since 2009

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Redblacks and Calgary Stampeders were left with mixed emotions following a rare 26-26 tie Friday night.

The last tie game in the CFL was back in 2009 between Calgary and Saskatchewan. 639 more words

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Stampeders battle RedBlacks to 26-26 tie

OTTAWA — It was expected to be a close game.

Expectations were met.

And then some.

For the second year in a row inside TD Place, the Calgary Stampeders and Ottawa RedBlacks couldn’t solve anything in 60 minutes of football. 949 more words

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Stampeders say there are lessons to be learned from Duron Carter incident

Marquay McDaniel had to check the channel.

An avid basketball fan, the Calgary Stampeders receiver was pretty sure he had already been witness to the Cleveland Cavaliers stealing the NBA crown away from the Golden State Warriors a couple weeks ago. 883 more words

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Calgary Stampeders outscore Winnipeg Blue Bombers 36-22 to give rookie head coach Dave Dickenson first win

As storm clouds hovered ominously above McMahon Stadium the entire night, Thunder and Lightning took centre stage.

Instead of filling the Calgary skies, however, they filled up the box score during the Stampeders home opener against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. 586 more words

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