Calgary Stampeders

LULAY GOING WITH CALGARY TO WIN

OTTAWA – The late game of last Sunday’s playoff twin-bill was enough to sway Travis Lulay.<p>“Calgary,’’ is the pre-kickoff prediction of the B.C. Lions …

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Sex Before the Game? Dickenson flips the script on the Media

Calgary Stampeders head coach Dave Dickenson and Toronto Argonauts head coach Marc Trestman answer the annual Jim Shaky Hunt Memorial Question.

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Stamps touchdown horse banned from Grey Cup

For a second Grey Cup in a row, there won’t be a horse galloping the sidelines to celebrate Stampeder touchdowns.<p>The long-standing Calgary tradition …

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WHAT COULD HAVE BEEN

OTTAWA – Sunday, they go call-for-call, adjustment-for-adjustment, decision-for-decision.<p>As mano-a-mano as it gets when you’re stapled to the …

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LIVE: Head coaches press conference

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Eskimos GM Sunderland stands behind Maas' call

EDMONTON — Head coach Jason Maas has the full support of Edmonton Eskimos general manager Brock Sunderland and both men have already moved on from …

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Akeem Haynes thinks he can be the CFL's fastest man

Olympic sprinter trading in his track spikes to chase his gridiron dream<p>Akeem Haynes moonlights as an author of self-help books that encourage people …

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Stamps hope to learn from “overconfidence” in Grey Cup loss to Redblacks

How did the mighty lose to the middling in last year’s Grey Cup game?<p>How was it that the Calgary Stampeders, after a 15-2-1 season, fell to an Ottawa …

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An unexpected Grey Cup favourite?

OTTAWA — The Calgary Stampeders may be a seven-point betting favourite, but the CFL Simulation has other ideas.<p>The odds have been revealed and in an …

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Playbook: Nichols played in pain, Canada slowly losing NHL, Armia sticking with Jets, and more ...

Top picks<p>Winnipeg Jets winger Joel Armia.<p><b>Black and Blue QB:</b> Bombers starter Nichols played semifinal with broken finger on throwing hand, strained …

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How the Toronto Argonauts went from CFL worst to the Grey Cup

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 07: Head coach Marc Trestman of the Chicago Bears talks to a referee during a game against the Buffalo Bills at Soldier Field …

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Frenzied week begins with arrival of Grey Cup in Ottawa

OTTAWA – Grey Cup week has officially begun in the nation’s capital with the arrival of the Cup on Parliament Hill, carried atop a Canadian Forces …

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Francis: When the questions get tougher, Messam gets rolling

OTTAWA — Calgary Stampeders fans better hope Jerome Messam wakes up angry on Grey Cup Sunday.<p>Whether someone pulls a hotel fire alarm in the middle …

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Smilin’ Hank and The Lucky Black Cowboy Hat

OTTAWA — Exactly one year ago to the very day, we saw a black stetson and its owner Henry Burris fly off to Toronto and end a 40-year drought that …

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Argonauts touch down in Ottawa calm and collected

The Toronto Argonauts have touched down at the 105th Grey Cup presented by Shaw, their physical journey in some ways imitating their figurative …

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Grey Cup's always been fun for Henry Burris

Standing on Parliament Hill on Tuesday shortly after noon, with the Grey Cup in the background, Henry Burris laughs.<p>Asked about the fun and games …

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Black and Blue, driving for gold

Nichols can’t remember the exact moment during the Oct. 6 home game against Hamilton when his finger was broken, though he has a rough idea.<p>It could …

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Redblacks’ GM has plenty on his plate Grey Cup Week

After two straight Grey Cup appearances — and a Canadian Football League championship in 2016 — Ottawa Redblacks GM Marcel Desjardins will be doing …

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Stadium crew chief says Ottawa is ready for any Grey Cup eventuality

Mike Cerha describes the CFL championship contest as "a Redblacks game on steroids" in terms of stadium operations.<p>The football field at TD Place …

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Stamps notes: Grey Cup a family affair, to a point

OTTAWA – Family comes first, always.<p>Just maybe not during Grey Cup week. As the Calgary Stampeders arrived in Ottawa on Tuesday afternoon to prepare …

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Bergman back in the Grey Cup

If there are higher powers controlling the fate of pro pigskin, they've smiled on Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman/Teeterville native Shane …

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Stamps rookies have their eye on landing championship ring

It’s been at the top of Jameer Thurman’s to-do list and, lo and behold, here it is.<p>“I have never been a part of championship game, this is my first …

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Podskee Wee Wee, Episode 95

On this week’s episode, Mike and I share some fun news with everyone about some changes to the show and some additions to the Podskee Wee Wee brand. …

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It's a Snap Blog: Championship Chic

The players and coaching staff left Tuesday for Ottawa to contend for the 105th Grey Cup Championship. And if the old adage “look good, play good” …

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Former Laurier linebacker prepares for Grey Cup

The 2016 Yates Cup champion with the Laurier Golden Hawks now has a chance at something much bigger — the 105th Grey Cup.<p>The linebacker, who has …

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Time for redemption – the Stampeders in the 2017 Grey Cup Final

Redemption. It’s ll about that one word for the Calgary Stampeders.<p>The whole 2017 season has been about redeeming how the 2016 season finished. A lot …

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Riders coach says tough to blame crossover when 0-2 start left team in a hole

Saskatchewan head coach and GM Chris Jones said Monday that there's no point blaming the CFL playoff structure for the Roughriders' exit from the …

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Stampeders leaving last year behind as they land in Ottawa

The Calgary Stampeders speak to the media about their focus on this year's Grey Cup as they land in the nation's capital Tuesday afternoon.

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Stamps coach urges players to stick to routine during Grey Cup week

The hoopla surrounding the Grey Cup game is something Dave Dickenson believes everyone should enjoy, but to a point.<p>“The thing about it with the …

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Edmonton Eskimos’ promising backup quarterback looks ahead

James Franklin just spent three years backing up Mike Reilly, and with his contract set to expire in February, it's a foregone conclusion there won't …

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