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Saskatchewan Roughrider’s Cody Fajardo welcomes baby boy to the family
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Saskatchewan Roughrider’s Cody Fajardo welcomes baby boy to the family

Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo confirmed Wednesday morning he was officially a father. In a tweet, Fajardo and his wife Laura announced their baby boy Luca was born on Sept. 14, at 1:42 a.m. He said everyone was healthy and safe.Baby Luca Arrived Sept 14th at 1:42 AM. Mom & baby are happy & healthy. @LauraV_Fajardo is as tough as they come she was absolutely amazing. God really blessed us with this little one! To everyone that has reached out & showered us with love & prayers we can’t thank you enough.— Cody Fajardo (@CodyFajardo17) September 14, 2022 Story continues below advertisement On Tuesday, Fajardo was seen leaving the field with cheers from teammates, as his wife was ready to have the baby.The Roughriders a...
Labour Day Classic tale of the tape: Tiger-Cats vs. Argonauts – Hamilton
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Labour Day Classic tale of the tape: Tiger-Cats vs. Argonauts – Hamilton

The struggling Hamilton Tiger-Cats are hoping history repeats itself when they host the Toronto Argonauts in the annual Labour Day Classic on Monday afternoon. Hamilton (3-8) enters the game on a two-game losing streak, including a 37-20 defeat by the Argos (5-5) at BMO Field on August 26.Monday’s pre-game show on 900 CHML radio begins at 12 p.m. Kickoff is at 1 p.m. Read more: Hamilton Tiger-Cats stumble in second half again, lose big to Argos Read More Hamilton Tiger-Cats stumble in second half again, lose big to Argos With starting QB Dane Evans nursing an injury to his throwing shoulder and backup pivot Matthew Shiltz on the injured list with a wrist injury...
Elks run over Redblacks in 30-12 win in Ottawa
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Elks run over Redblacks in 30-12 win in Ottawa

It wasn’t the start the Edmonton Elks would have wanted, but a dominant second half leading to a win did the job to snap a three-game skid. Quarterback Taylor Cornelius threw two touchdown passes and the Elks (3-7) scored 21 unanswered points in the second half for a 30-12 comeback win over the Ottawa Redblacks on Friday.READ MORE: Edmonton Elks begin a home-and-home set with the Redblacks in Ottawa“In the first half, they were giving us a lot of exotic looks we’d never seen before, so we had to get them out of doing that by speeding up the tempo, and that showed in the second half,” said Cornelius.“We got on a roll and were moving the ball very well in the second half. I wish we would have done that in the first half, but we’ll take this win and prepare for next week when we play...
Edmonton Elks induct 3 veteran players to Wall of Honour – Edmonton
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Edmonton Elks induct 3 veteran players to Wall of Honour – Edmonton

The Edmonton Elks will induct three veteran players into their Wall of Honour during Saturday’s game against the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Former players, Ed Jones, Joe Hollimon and Jim Germany were all part of the team’s five-in-a-row Grey Cup era between 1978 and 1982. Tonight they will receive the high honour for their major contributions to the team during those winning years.Jones’ defensive efforts were particularly impactful on the team’s consecutive championship wins.“It’s a great honour, it’s something that… all players look forward to possibly have their name enshrined on the wall or in the hall of fame,” Jones told Global News Mornings. “It’s something we all talked about 20-30 years ago and I’m glad it came to fruition.” Read more: Edmonton Elks have ent...
Bombers move to 9-0, take down Alouettes 35-20 – Winnipeg
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Bombers move to 9-0, take down Alouettes 35-20 – Winnipeg

Thanks to a strong second half on Thursday night, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers finished the first half of their 2022 CFL season unbeaten. Winnipeg scored 28 points in the second half, en route to a 35-20 win over the Montreal Alouettes to move to 9-0 on the season.Despite throwing three interceptions, Bombers QB Zach Collaros did enough to get his team the win throwing for 210 yards and 2 touchdowns.It was a rough start for the Bombers offence as Collaros was intercepted on the game’s first drive by Als DB Wesley Sutton, giving Montreal great field position. But the home team would be held to a 24-yard David Côté field goal.With just under a minute to play in the first quarter, Collaros was sacked and fumbled the football and Montreal recovered in Winnipeg territory. As the game move...
Collaros chucks four TD’s as Winnipeg beats Calgary to remain undefeated
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Collaros chucks four TD’s as Winnipeg beats Calgary to remain undefeated

Another week, another win for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (8-0). Nic Demski and Dalton Schoen hauled in two touchdown passes each from quarterback Zach Collaros, as the Bombers picked up a 35-28 victory over the Calgary Stampeders (4-2) at McMahon Stadium on Saturday.Collaros threw for 270 yards and four total TD’s without tossing an interception.Calgary’s Bo-Levi Mitchell completed 20 passes for a total of 204 yards.Stampeders’ running back Ka’Deem Carey scored a pair of touchdowns himself while romping for 92 yards on 14 carries.The Stampeders began the game by chewing up nearly five minutes of clock with an impressive nine-play drive.The home team’s opening drive ended with a 25-yard boot for three points off the foot of Rene Peredes. Story continues below advertisement ...
Hamilton Tiger-Cats secure pivotal victory over Montreal Alouettes – Hamilton
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Hamilton Tiger-Cats secure pivotal victory over Montreal Alouettes – Hamilton

The Hamilton Tiger-Cats started a pivotal six-game stretch of the season with a nail-biting 24-17 victory over the Montreal Alouettes Thursday night at Tim Hortons Field. Ticats quarterback Dane Evans completed 13-of-18 passes for 206 yards and one touchdown while Hamilton’s defence held Montreal’s offence in check for most of the game and forced two turnovers.Hamilton did most of its damage on offence while going into the wind in the third quarter as they outscored the Alouettes 14-0 in the period thanks to touchdowns by receiver Steven Dunbar Jr. and running back Don Jackson. Read more: Cody Fajardo will start for Roughriders in Week 8 tilt with BC Lions About five minutes after halftime, Dunbar Jr. hauled in a short pass from Evans and ran 40 yards for hi...