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    McGill, Concordia and Montréal will hold on-line...

    McGill, Concordia and Montréal will hold on-line fall session.

    Articles in French

    https://www.journaldemontreal.com/2020/05/13/montreal-des-universitaires-attendront-lhiver
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  2. A Blocker Moves to the Pandemic’s Front Line

    Very good article and video in Sports Illustrated on LDT with many links. With the pics in the article, best to read it at the link below.
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  3. Patriots Trade Rob Gronkowski To Bucs So He Can Play With Tom Brady

    Great to see :D

    https://www.huffpost.com/entry/rob-gronkowski-traded-tampa-tom-brady_n_5e9f5facc5b629ba3ee435ce
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    In a financial pinch, survival is the name of...

    In a financial pinch, survival is the name of game. In order to survive, you have to look back at your primary mission.

    In this case, the mission is to remain an institution of higher learning.
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    Chloroquine Study in Brazil Halted After 11...

    Chloroquine Study in Brazil Halted After 11 Patients Died

    https://www.democracynow.org/2020/4/13/headlines/chloroquine_study_in_brazil_halted_after_patients_develop_irregular_heart_rate
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    Well, we all saw that coming... In this...

    Well, we all saw that coming...



    In this situation, USports is hardly in a position to call for a $150K deposit and 30% of revenues. My guess is they'll make a counteroffer to Laval calling for...
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    Poll: We should had have a bet on this... :D

    We should had have a bet on this... :D
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    U SPORTS STRATEGIC PLan 2019-2024

    U SPORTS STRATEGIC PLan 2019-2024

    It's out.

    https://usports.ca/uploads/hq/By_Laws-Policies-Procedures/Strategic_Plan/2019-2024/USports_StrategicPlan19_digital_EN_FINAL.pdf
  9. Anthony Calvillo ???

    Anthony Calvillo ???
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    Poll: My guess: Date we find out, based on previous...

    My guess:

    Date we find out, based on previous years: February 22, 2020
    Location will be announced by a friend of mine: Jacques Tanguay.
    Location of the game: Saskatoon in QC (Laval)
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    Did the CFL get their answer?

    Did the CFL get their answer?
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    Luckily, the "lunatic fringe" for all of the AUS...

    Luckily, the "lunatic fringe" for all of the AUS is limited to only one fan: 23 + 1... :evil:
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    Reality check

    Discussions about Northern 8, super-league and tiering make for a nice way to kill time in the off-season. Reality is: 0 % chance of happening. Not because of costs or anything else relating to the...
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    Yea! I'm a slow learner... :cool:

    Yea! I'm a slow learner... :cool:
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    I know what you're saying, and I don't blame the...

    I know what you're saying, and I don't blame the Laval org or Laval fans.

    My point is that it's out of Laval's hands. Laval cannot decide where the next VC will be held. Only USports has that...
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    Based on what happened in the last few years,...

    Based on what happened in the last few years, Laval will again bail out USports and hold the VC in 2020.

    "You people" are such suckers to think that USports can come up witn a viable plan for a...
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    Laval should categorically indicate no interest...

    Laval should categorically indicate no interest whatsoever to host the VC in 2020 and force the hand of USports to make a decision on its own for a change.
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    Yes and no. Private monies to programs come...

    Yes and no.

    Private monies to programs come with strings attached. For example, years ago, St.Fx alumni made a major contribution specifically to get turf to replace the potato field. St.Fx...
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    How to fix the BYE problem: For the 2020...

    How to fix the BYE problem:

    For the 2020 season, the AUS conference should notify USports that AUS football will end with the Loney Bowl game as it makes no sense to be humiliated year in and year...
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    Reality check

    What everybody seems to forget is that AUS teams play for local interest, and local interest they get. On a pro-rata basis, attendance to games beats all other conferences. Streaming coverage is,...
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    Coaches, whether it be HC, OC or DC coaches,...

    Coaches, whether it be HC, OC or DC coaches, ALWAYS will travel to meet players referred to them. I first met Bloomer when he came to London to recruit my kid, on a referral by John Darnell, who was...
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    Very good post & a good reflection of the...

    Very good post & a good reflection of the situation.

    Nevertheless, I would like to add some specifics on your "needs" outlined below:



    Extending on my conversation with Coach Waterman a...
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    They're going to set a record on penalties

    They're going to set a record on penalties
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    McGill got their first down with 3 minutes left...

    McGill got their first down with 3 minutes left in the first half. You can't win games that way...
  25. Well deserved bye thé rugby ladies

    Well deserved bye thé rugby ladies
  26. Thread: StFX at MTA

    by la Tuque
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    Really disappointing for X fans. However, on...

    Really disappointing for X fans.

    However, on the hunting front, we "connected" less than 2 hours after the season opened. Pics to follow:)1167
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    Game now scheduled for 7 pm Friday due to...

    Game now scheduled for 7 pm Friday due to forecasted weatheré
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    I love my X-Men. They represent many of my...

    I love my X-Men. They represent many of my values. My twin and I have no known enemy. We cheer for many teams and have close friends across the CIS.

    That's why I was far from surprised with the...
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    I was at the game. X relied on their signature...

    I was at the game. X relied on their signature game plan to lose: Run - Pass - Punt :rolleyes:
  30. Got a bunch of 3 lbs lobsters, among piles of...

    Got a bunch of 3 lbs lobsters, among piles of other sea foods :)

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  31. I was at Acadia U yesterday :)

    I was at Acadia U yesterday :)
  32. Aug 17 Pre-season SMU @ X. I'll be there :D

    Aug 17

    Pre-season SMU @ X. I'll be there :D
  33. Great post. But what you failed to mention is...

    Great post.

    But what you failed to mention is that Ambrosie used to play for SMU while getting a BA in marketing allen keys for left hand users, then was hired by the AD as their PR guy attached...
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    I believe so but not sure. That vas before my...

    I believe so but not sure. That vas before my time. 24 or Pog should know
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    Wow again. I watched Adam play his last 2 years...

    Wow again. I watched Adam play his last 2 years at X & he is a tough MF :D. I thought he would stick with Hamilton...
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    WOW! Last time I spoke with Richard Karikari, he...

    WOW! Last time I spoke with Richard Karikari, he said he was way too busy with his business to get involved with USports football, and I didn't know he was on the UofT staff last year.

    Great...
  37. Thread: as always

    by la Tuque
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    Hey Boysda. You have a happy 4th of July, Eh! ...

    Hey Boysda. You have a happy 4th of July, Eh!

    I feel your pain in seeing things disintegrate down there, Eh!!!
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    IMRO, the main factor in recent years has been...

    IMRO, the main factor in recent years has been injuries.

    Personally, I would not let my kid play football today. He played in the early 2000s and sustained injuries which left sequels he'll...
  39. How much is a CFL practice roster player paid?...

    How much is a CFL practice roster player paid? What is the salary of a CFL practice roster player? Are CFL practice roster salaries included in the salary cap? Are CFL active or practice roster...
  40. Fishing season has started and I'll soon...

    Fishing season has started and I'll soon disappear in the woods till mid-July.

    I have posted before my concerns about the drain of maritime football talents to the mainland. Well, as of May 5, it...
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    Fishing season has started and I'll soon...

    Fishing season has started and I'll soon disappear in the woods till mid-July...

    My bad - wrong thread :o
  42. Is Sylven the two-four of Laval??? :evil:

    Is Sylven the two-four of Laval??? :evil:
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    Hopefully, the "University sport strategic plan...

    Hopefully, the "University sport strategic plan 2013-2018" will be updated and posted on their web site. But I'm not holding my breath... :cool:

    https://usports.ca/hq
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    Gee. What an interesting thread. Only members...

    Gee. What an interesting thread. Only members with negative comments dare to post. Sad.

    You don't seem to know the reality of players at Canadian universities during the off season. What can a QB...
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    The LOGO scandal by the X-Men... Wish those...

    The LOGO scandal by the X-Men...

    Wish those threads were still available... :D
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    Vanier 2020 & 2021 - Where???

    Today's announcement: GREY CUP

    2020: Sask
    2021: Hamilton.

    SO, WHERE will the 2020 & 2021 Vanier Cup be held?

    My bet: Laval in 2020, Hamilton in 2021.
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    Soon in QC, you'll be allowed to join the army...

    Soon in QC, you'll be allowed to join the army but not smoke a joint. Just saying...
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    There is a back story dating back to the 2016 -...

    There is a back story dating back to the 2016 - -2017 season:
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    Yep...1099

    Yep...1099
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    As a true CIS football fan, I practically never...

    As a true CIS football fan, I practically never watch US college football, but there was so much hype on this game that I decided to watch it.

    As a renowned armchair quaterback, I paid close...
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