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2011-08-15 06:48:00

LONDON, August 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Research Now recently conducted a poll among 1,000 Canadian respondents aged 18 and over who are members of the Web Perspectives panel, to find out respondents' opinions on which team will become the 2011 Grey Cup champion. The poll found that most people are uncertain about the outcome of this year's match up. When asked 'which team do you think will win', 39% of Canadian respondents replied that they are not sure. The percentage...

2008-11-23 20:48:59

Sandro DeAngelis kicked five field goals for Calgary, which beat the Montreal Alouettes 22-14 Sunday for the Canadian Football League Grey Cup title. Two of DeAngelis' kicks, from 50 and 30 yards, came in the fourth quarter. Stampeders' quarterback Henry Burris passed for 328 yards and a score. Burris also ran for 79 yards. Avon Cobourne scored a touchdown and Damon Duval kicked two field goals for Montreal. Calgary had last won the cup in 2001.

2006-05-15 18:53:25

BOSTON (Reuters) - Doug Flutie, who overcame his diminutive size by using his scrambling ability and leadership skills to play quarterback for 21 pro football seasons, retired on Monday from the New England Patriots. The 43-year-old played 12 seasons in the NFL, one season in the United States Football League and eight campaigns in the Canadian Football League to prove wrong the skeptics who did not think he could make it professionally. Flutie, 5-foot-10 and 180 pounds, captured...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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