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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).

Inset: Stampeders defensive back Mylan Hicks. A polcie investigator at the scene of the fatal shooting early Sunday morning outside of a Calgary nightclub

Charge laid in Mylan Hicks slaying

Calgary police say one man has been charged in relation to the nightclub shooting that left Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks dead.Nelson Tony Lugela, 19, of Calgary is charged with second-degree murder.Two other suspects were taken into custody following the shooting early Sunday but have been released from custody.

Many BC Lions fans find it too expensive to live close enough to see games live. POSTMEDIA

Cost of Vancouver keeps Lions fans away

The BC Lions improving to 8-3 this past weekend before another paltry crowd has the town wondering why fans still aren’t flocking to the stadium. The Leos are an exciting bunch again, putting a winning product on the field. Wasn’t that supposed to fix the problem?

Tom Brady will lead the New England Patriots to a Super Bowl victory. GETTY IMAGES

Fearless NFL predictions from VanGuy

After an offseason that featured the retirements of Peyton Manning and Calvin Johnson, the denouement of the interminable Deflategate, and a franchise return to Los Angeles, the NFL season finally gets underway Thursday night with a Super Bowl 50 rematch of the Carolina Panthers at the Denver Broncos.

Don Cherry gave his take on the Colin Kaepernick controversy. (Postmedia Network/Files)

Cherry questions Kaepernick's motives

Don Cherry has decided to wade into the fallout over San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit down during the U.S. anthem in his team's first three NFL preseason games.

Trump's brand of politics is nothing new and have a real chance of taking root in Canada (Getty Images).

NFL throws penalty flag on Trump claims

National Football League training camps opened last week and it didn’t take long for a controversy to erupt from an unlikely source — Donald Trump claims there is a conspiracy between the league and the Democrats to keep viewers from seeing him debate Hillary Clinton.

Regina is a hostile city to play in for road teams. GETTY IMAGES

BC Lions in tough in Regina

This is a tough situation for a BC Lions team coming off a complete loss in all three aspects of the game at home — heading into the most hostile city in the CFL, Regina.