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Montreal Alouettes linebacker Muamba named CFL's outstanding Canadian

Montreal Alouettes linebacker Muamba named CFL's outstanding Canadian

CALGARY — Montreal Alouettes linebacker Henoc Muamba captured the CFL's top Canadian award Thursday night. Muamba received the honour at the CFL's awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine league head coaches.
Orlondo Steinuaer of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats named CFL's coach of the year

Orlondo Steinuaer of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats named CFL's coach of the year

CALGARY — Orlondo Steinuaer of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats is the CFL's coach of the year. Steinauer received the honour Thursday night at the CFL's awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine league head coaches.

Humphries formally selected for USA Bobsled's national team

Kaillie Humphries is officially part of USA Bobsled's national team. The two-time Olympic champion for Canada was selected Thursday night as a member of the U.S. team for this season.
Western Mustangs quarterback Chris Merchant captures Hec Crighton Trophy

Western Mustangs quarterback Chris Merchant captures Hec Crighton Trophy

QUEBEC — Western Mustangs quarterback Chris Merchant has been named the top player in Canadian university football this year. Merchant captured the Hec Crighton Trophy on Thursday night at the U Sports football awards.
Bombers' Willie Jefferson named CFL's outstanding defensive player

Bombers' Willie Jefferson named CFL's outstanding defensive player

CALGARY — Defensive end Willie Jefferson of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers is the CFL's top defensive player.
Hamilton Ticats' Frankie Williams named CFL's top special-teams performer

Hamilton Ticats' Frankie Williams named CFL's top special-teams performer

CALGARY — Frankie Williams of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats was named the CFL's top special-teams performer Thursday night.
Hamilton Ticats veteran tackle Chris Van Zeyl named CFL's top lineman

Hamilton Ticats veteran tackle Chris Van Zeyl named CFL's top lineman

CALGARY — Tackle Chris Van Zeyl of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats was named the CFL's top lineman Thursday night.
Stampeders linebacker Nate Holley captures CFL's top rookie honour

Stampeders linebacker Nate Holley captures CFL's top rookie honour

Calgary Stampeders linebacker Nate Holley was named the CFL's top rookie Thursday night. Holley received the honour at the league's awards banquet in voting conducted by the Football Reporters of Canada and nine CFL head coaches.
Canada wins doubles match to advance to Davis Cup semifinals

Canada wins doubles match to advance to Davis Cup semifinals

MADRID — Canada has advanced to the semifinals at the Davis Cup Finals. Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont.
Homegrown Winnipeg Blue Bombers keen to end their city's Grey Cup drought

Homegrown Winnipeg Blue Bombers keen to end their city's Grey Cup drought

CALGARY — The local talent on the Winnipeg Blue Bombers roster made decisions to come home during their football careers.