Linking the country: Dinos down three stars


- It never rains but it pours for the Calgary Dinos. After losing 34-13 to Saskatchewan in a torrential downpour we live-blogged Saturday night, it came out Monday that three All-Canadian players from last year—QB Erik Glavic, receiver Anthony Parker and running back Anthony Woodsonwill likely miss significant time with injuries sustained in Saturday's loss [Allan Maki, The Globe and Mail].

- There are some positive signs for the Acadia Axemen heading into their clash with Saint Mary's this weekend [Monty Mosher, The Chronicle-Herald].

- Taking a look at the SFU gridiron players who made the trip from Burnaby to Vancouver to join UBC this off-season [Ian Turner, The Ubyssey].

- Breaking down Concordia's opening-week win and reflecting on the NFL success of former Stinger Cory Greenwood [Jamie Gewurz, The Concordian].

- Speaking of Greenwood, who is the only CIS product to make an NFL roster for the first time this year, Mike Koreen of The Kingston Whig-Standard has an interview with him.

- There's a good story from the Canadian University Press wire service on the details of the expanded drug testing of CIS football players. [The Concordian]

- Our own Neate Sager appeared on The Fan 590's High School and University Show with David Grossman Sunday. The direct link to the episode is here.


- Howard Tsumura has a good piece on the 80-68 exhibition loss Trinity Western suffered against Minnesota Friday, a game where they were within two points with five minutes left. His preview piece for that game is also worth reading, as it looks at the Spartans' lacklustre perimeter defence from last season. By comparison, UBC lost 80-62 to Minnesota a few days earlier; Rob already linked Howard's piece on that one, but it's here for reference [The Province].

- Wayne Thomas looks at how Calgary's hoops squad stacks up this year [Dinos Hoops News].

- Mark Wacyk has tons of Canada West updates, particularly focusing on the UFV Cascades and Lethbridge Pronghorns [].


- Our own Evan Daum previews the Regina Cougars' men's team [South Campus Sports].


- Ian Turner previews the UBC women's soccer team in its first year under Mark Rogers [The Ubyssey].
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