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Bad blood? Exchange between coaches 'wasn't ... complimentary' following Stampeders win over Roughriders

REGINA — The Oscar-worthy drama may have a sequel.

After both Saskatchewan Roughriders president/CEO Craig Reynolds and GM/head coach Chris Jones spoke to the media Friday to address the hefty Canadian Football League fine handed down for roster violations — a charge that some blamed on Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell for tweeting accusations that turned out to be true — many thought the soap opera was coming to an end. 949 more words

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Calgary Stampeders notebook: Jerome Messam loses axe battle, wins weekly CFL award

Once in a while, football players have an axe to grind with a coach.

In this situation, the Calgary Stampeders coaches were handing the players axes to throw. 822 more words

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Five things we learned in the Calgary Stampeders' Week 7 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders

With eight minutes remaining, the Calgary Stampeders had a four-point lead on the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Over the final half-quarter, however, the universe righted itself, Las Vegas oddsmakers’ predictions came true, and the home side poured it on with 16 unanswered points to walk away with a 35-15 win. 768 more words

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If nothing else, the Saskatchewan Roughriders are consistent on defence

The Saskatchewan Roughriders were destined to make history during their much-ballyhooed Farewell Season … but like this?

For only the second time since the franchise’s inception, the Roughriders have allowed 29 points in each of their first six regular-season games. 735 more words

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Saskatchewan Roughriders fall to 1-5 with 35-15 loss to the Calgary Stampeders

The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ record fell to 1-5 on Thursday night when they lost 35-15 to the host Calgary Stampeders in CFL action.

The Stampeders outscored Saskatchewan 19-3 in the second half at McMahon Stadium, putting the game away with two fourth-quarter touchdowns. 401 more words

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Riders' preparations among five storylines versus Stampeders

1. Fire it up

Some of the Saskatchewan Roughriders talked about not being prepared before Friday’s 41-3 loss to the Montreal Alouettes. The Riders looked that way as the Alouettes dominated them from their opening drive, on which Montreal scored a touchdown. 485 more words

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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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