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New coach Popp looks to tweak, not wholesale change, the Alouettes

This is how the end came for Alouettes head coach Tom Higgins — a decent, caring and dignified man. Sitting on the team bus, returning home from the airport following a victory the night before at Vancouver, owner Robert Wetenhall advised Higgins he was being relieved of his duties. 894 more words

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Alouettes admit they have a curse to break in B.C.

VANCOUVER — And so, it seems, it has started already — as it does every season, without fail, when the Alouettes come to this place, the Bermuda Triangle of the Canadian Football League for them. 911 more words

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Sam aside, Alouettes continue to struggle offensively

One problem — perhaps distraction would be more appropriate — has been eradicated from the Alouettes with news on Friday evening Michael Sam was leaving the team for the second time in three months… 846 more words

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The Snap: Alouettes' notebook

OTTAWA – Alouettes linebacker Chip Cox was incensed to learn, earlier this week, he had been fined by the Canadian Football League for excessive and inappropriate conduct towards officials following last Saturday’s loss to the Stampeders at Calgary. 1,093 more words

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Michael Sam joins Alouettes on road trip, could play in Ottawa

OTTAWA — The occasions have been rare when there has been so much anticipation, so much publicity, surrounding a Canadian Football League player, one who hasn’t even stepped on the field to play a meaningful down in a game. 888 more words

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The Snap: Alouettes' notebook

It has always seemed the Alouettes – even when they were winning Grey Cups – didn’t receive the respect they felt they earned.

And it happened again this week, when TSN released a list of its 50 top players as voted upon by football experts from that network along with football writers across Canada. 860 more words

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Alouettes have potential but are also unproven as they kick off CFL season

For Marc-Olivier Brouillette, the word is potential.

“I think we’ve got a lot of potential to be great. We have the pieces. It’s just a matter of all those pieces coming together,” the Alouettes’ veteran safety said. 956 more words

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