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Terry Jones: Eskimos' denial sent championship hopes down the river

So much was right. So much was wrong.

It was the story of the game. And it was the story of their season.

The defending Grey Cup champion Edmonton Eskimos, packed for 10 days, are headed home after two because GM Ed Hervey failed to find the talent for the defensive secondary. 811 more words

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High five getting its own stat, just not at Commonwealth Stadium

You’ve got to hand it to the Phoenix Suns.

In the ongoing endeavour to exploit any and every little competitive advantage in professional sports, the NBA club is delving outside the regular realm of statistical study. 796 more words

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"A lot of emotion" for Eskimos' Mike Benevides in win against former team

The Edmonton Eskimos won Friday night because it’s what they’re paid to do.

They won because they’re the defending champions and they needed to get themselves back in the playoff mix. 709 more words

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Eskimos first-year head coach wants nothing more than to beat Wally Buono's B.C. Lions

When you look at it in black and white, it’s no contest.

On one sideline, you have the B.C. Lions led by the most winning CFL head coach of all time, Wally Buono and his record of 262-142-3 (.649 win percentage). 621 more words

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Eskimos vs. Stampeders notes: Hard feelings carry over ... Labour Day replay ... Running back gets right

CALGARY – There was no love lost between the Edmonton Eskimos and Calgary Stampeders heading into Monday’s Labour Day Classic.

Not after the last time these two teams met, anyway. 863 more words

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Edmonton Eskimos look to avoid becoming another statistic of Calgary Stampeders QB

CALGARY – The Edmonton Eskimos know Bo.

When they take to the field at McMahon Stadium for Monday’s Labour Day Classic, the defending Grey Cup champions will be facing a first-place Calgary Stampeders squad led by Bo Levi Mitchell, whose .826 win percentage as a starting quarterback is No. 744 more words

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Live mics a bug in Eskimos' ear ahead of Labour Day Classic

It might only be Labour Day week, but you can’t blame Mike Benevides if it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

After all, the CFL handed the Edmonton Eskimos defensive co-ordinator an absolute gift heading into Monday’s Labour Day Classic (1 p.m., TSN, 630 CHED). 579 more words

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