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Fever, Empire Meet Again, This Time in Spokane

April 28, 2016 - The Tri-Cities Fever and Spokane Empire get ready for their third match-up of the 2016 season, less than a week after their last meeting. The Fever at 3-5 on the season visit the Empire at Spokane Arena on Friday night. Tri-Cities is 0-2 against the Spokane this season, the most recent loss a 52-39 loss last Saturday night at the Toyota Center. "This team keeps fighting," said quarterback Pat McCain after the loss. "We just need to keep getting better and clean up some of our mistakes." There was no doubt about the ... Full Story

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Portland Steel Add Three to Bolster Roster; Sign Former Oregon Standout QB Darron Thomas

April 28, 2016 - Portland, Ore. - The Portland Steel have added three members to their roster. They have signed quarterback Darron Thomas, offensive/defensive lineman Junior Salt and acquired offensive lineman Duke Robinson in a trade with the Jacksonville Sharks, general manager and head coach Ron James announced today. Thomas (6-3, 215) in his third AFL season out of the University of Oregon. Appearing in 22 games with Portland, he has completed 114 of 217 passes for 1,237 yards with 25 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. He has added 46 r... Full Story

Minicamp Report - Day 2

April 28, 2016 - West Palm Beach - Following a short night's sleep, the Montreal Alouettes were back at work Thursday morning at Oxbridge Academy, in West Palm Beach, FL. Videos of interviews and photos of this practice are available on the Montreal Alouettes Dropbox page available HERE or at Great guest speakers All while assimilating new plays and working hard in 30 degree Celsius weather, the Alouettes players had the opportunity to listen to inspiring words from special guest speakers. First off, ... Full Story

Stamps Sign Receivers Norzil, Harper and Nixon

April 28, 2016 - The Calgary Stampeders have signed three receivers - national Matthew Norzil and internationals Josh Harper and Jamal Nixon - as free agents. As per team policy, terms of the agreements were not disclosed. Calgary first signed Norzil on Oct. 13, 2015, and he was placed on the practice roster. He was selected by the Toronto Argonauts in the fourth round (30th overall) of the 2015 CFL Canadian Draft. Norzil attended training camp with the Argos and then signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders on July 23, 2015. Norzil pl... Full Story

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