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Calgary Stampeders' Derek Dennis blocks Gabriel Knapton of the Montreal Alouettes as Jerome Messam runs the ball during CFL football in Calgary on Oct. 15, 2016. (AL CHAREST/POSTMEDIA)

Messam and Dennis share tragic bond

TORONTO — The bond between Jerome Messam and Derek Dennis began as Miami Dolphins way back in 2012, and continued when they were reunited as Calgary Stampeders late last season.

Calgary Stampeders running back Jerome Messam video chats with his girlfriend as he shops for a Stampeders toque for her in the Stamps Store at McMahon Stadium on Monday November 21, 2016. The Stamps are heading to Toronto tomorrow ahead of the Grey Cup next weekend.

Who'll be watching the 104th Grey Cup?

In the wake of a savage beatdown in Calgary and an Ottawa game played in a snow globe, the 104th Grey Cup’s participants are set for Sunday: it will be the Stampeders (16-2-1) versus the Redblacks (9-9-1).

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brett Cecil. (Veronica Henri/Toronto Sun)

Jays losing reliever Cecil

When it comes to the always welcome left-handed help out of the bullpen, the Blue Jays got some grief on Saturday rather than relief.

Sweden's Jimmie Ericsson (left) tries to slow down Canada's Jonathan Toews during the first period in the gold medal game at the Bolshoy Ice Dome at the Sochi Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 23, 2014. (Al Charest/Postmedia/Files)

NHL GMs will address Olympic issues

Even with International Ice Hockey Federation president Rene Fasel claiming his organization is accruing enough money to cover insurance and travel costs for National Hockey League players to go to the 2018 Winter Olympics, there are some key questions that remain.

Canucks fans had reason to celebrate on Saturday. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Joyful weekend for sports fans

Vancouver sports fans got a brief respite from the cold November rain Sunday, as both home teams fashioned storybook come-from-behind endings that gave the much-beleaguered local supporters something they haven’t had for awhile: joy.

Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan sits on the bench against the Sacramento Kings on Nov. 6, 2016. (Craig Robertson/Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network)

'It's a mockery, it's a joke': Raps on Trump

Russell Westbrook was one of the topics du jour after Raptors shootaround on Wednesday morning, but something else also received equal attention – reaction to Donald Trump's stunning presidential victory on Tuesday night.

Toronto Raptors DeMar DeRozan listens on the bench ion the dying moments of the game as a defensive play is set against the Denver Nuggets in Toronto on Oct. 31, 2016. (Jack Boland/Toronto Sun/Postmedia Network)

DeRozan proving doubters wrong

If there is one thing DeMar DeRozan loves — besides simply playing basketball — it is proving his legion of critics wrong. He doesn’t do it maliciously and won’t rub mistakes in their faces, but every time he makes someone think twice about something they wrote or said about him, DeRozan smiles.