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Calgary Stampeders look to get ground game going for CFL playoffs

Calgary Stampeders look to get ground game going for CFL playoffs

CALGARY — When the weather outside is frightful, football teams need to be able to run the ball. Looking beyond Saturday's regular-season finale in Vancouver where Mother Nature won't matter inside B.C.
Former Maple Leafs GM and longtime NHL executive Jim Gregory dies at 83

Former Maple Leafs GM and longtime NHL executive Jim Gregory dies at 83

TORONTO — Struggling to find traction early in his career, Lanny McDonald remembers being summoned into Jim Gregory's office at Maple Leaf Gardens. McDonald, the No.
Bombers award winners feel Harris should be top Canadian despite positive drug test

Bombers award winners feel Harris should be top Canadian despite positive drug test

WINNIPEG — Willie Jefferson and Mike Miller both put an asterisk beside one of their Winnipeg Blue Bombers awards on Wednesday.
Canadian Denis Shapovalov upsets Fabio Fognini

Canadian Denis Shapovalov upsets Fabio Fognini

PARIS — Canada's Denis Shapovalov is off to the third round of the Paris Masters after recording his first win over a top-15 player since March. Shapovalov, from Richmond Hill, Ont., upset No.
Canadian Olympian Newman drops misdemeanour charges against Steelers linebacker

Canadian Olympian Newman drops misdemeanour charges against Steelers linebacker

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Former CFL head coach Charlie Taaffe passes away after battle with cancer

Former CFL head coach Charlie Taaffe passes away after battle with cancer

TORONTO — Charlie Taaffe, who twice was the CFL's coach of the year with the Montreal Alouettes, has died. He was 69. Taaffe's sister, Mary Bowen, said on social media that Taaffe died after a short battle with cancer. Taaffe, a native of Albany, N.
Fajardo, Banks among team nominees for CFL's outstanding player award

Fajardo, Banks among team nominees for CFL's outstanding player award

TORONTO — The CFL's leading passer and top receiver were unanimous selections for the league's top individual award.
Mexican American Football League to hold first-ever Canadian draft Friday

Mexican American Football League to hold first-ever Canadian draft Friday

TORONTO — Mexico's Liga de Futbol Americano Professional (LFA) will hold its first-ever Canadian draft Friday. The draft is part of the LFA's partnership with the CFL, which was formally agreed upon last November in Edmonton.
NHL Noteboook: Carlson's flying start, Ovie's advice, 'The Michigan'

NHL Noteboook: Carlson's flying start, Ovie's advice, 'The Michigan'

Todd Reirden has crossed paths with some great defencemen in his day. The head coach of the Washington Capitals played alongside Chris Pronger in St. Louis and worked with Kris Letang as an assistant in Pittsburgh.
Fajardo looks to lead Roughriders to first in West Division standings

Fajardo looks to lead Roughriders to first in West Division standings

With one more regular-season win, Cody Fajardo and the Saskatchewan Roughriders can clinch top spot in the West Division and secure a well-earned week off.