• The Canadian Press

    Lions QB Rourke throws record-setting 436 yards, B.C. dominates Toronto Argos 44-3

    VANCOUVER — Even after setting a CFL record, B.C. Lions quarterback Nathan Rourke saw room for improvement. The 24-year-old native of Victoria, B.C., threw for 436 yards on Saturday, powering the Lions to a dominant 44-3 victory over the Toronto Argonauts. It was the most passing yards a Canadian quarterback has ever put up in a CFL game, eclipsing the 427-yard mark set by Gerry Dattilio in 1981. "I'm just a distributor of the football out there. Those guys are getting in the right positions and

  • The Canadian Press

    Sports scoreboard for Saturday, June 25

    Saturday's Games (All times Eastern) CFL Calgary 30 Edmonton 23 B.C. 44 Toronto 3 --- MEMORIAL CUP Round-Robin (At Saint John, N.B.) Saint John 5 Shawinigan 3 --- AHL Calder Cup Final Best-of-Seven Series Chicago 3 Springfield 0 (Chicago wins series 4-1) --- MLB AMERICAN LEAGUE Houston 3 N.Y. Yankees 0 Baltimore 6 Chicago White Sox 2 Oakland 9 Kansas City 7 Boston 4 Cleveland 2 Seattle 5 L.A. Angels 3 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 5 Chicago Cubs 3 N.Y. Mets 5 Miami 3 San Francisco 9 Cincinnati 2 Atl

  • The Canadian Press

    Mitchell throws for over 300 yards for Stampeders in 30-23 win over winless Elks

    CALGARY — Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell validated a late decision to play and Malik Henry overcame a couple early gaffes with the go-ahead touchdown for the Calgary Stampeders in a 30-23 win over the visiting Edmonton Elks on Saturday. Mitchell, a game-time decision to start because of a sore foot, threw for 321 yards and a touchdown in his 150th career CFL start. The 32-year-old Texan completed 21 of his 28 pass attempts. Calgary head coach Dave Dickenson had made the decision to start backup Ja

  • The Canadian Press

    Blue Bombers stay unbeaten with 26-12 win over Tiger-Cats

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive lineman Willie Jefferson was understated about his fourth-quarter interception for a touchdown Friday. The veteran snared a tipped pass by Hamilton quarterback Dane Evans to help seal Winnipeg's 26-12 win over the visiting Tiger-Cats. The Bombers (3-0) remained unbeaten to start the CFL season, while the Ticats were winless in three starts. “It was a good night. A good night at the office,” Jefferson said. “Offence, defence, special teams came out and did what we