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Today we have some National Team stories, lots of action in the NBL Canada, an argument for full CIS scholarships, CIS and CCAA action and more in this edition of the weekend round up on Canadian Content ...


We start off with some interesting stories that pertain to the National Program ... 

This is a story we linked to last week but it's definitely reviewing again ... New Canadian men's basketball coach must attract NBA talent

This an a strange yet intriguing incentive program ... Canadian Olympic Committee to Award Cash Bonuses to Coaches | Edmonton Journal


Now for some pro news ...



In the wake of the Penn State football scandal and the situation with long time assistant coach Bernie Fine at Syracuse, this is sad news ... Jay Triano's father arrested on charges of sexual assault and interference | Sports | National Post


Freeman turns it on | Basketball | Sports | London Free Press - Miracles still looking for 1st win | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Moncton Miracles coach Bell quits just seven games into inaugural NBL season - Winnipeg Free Press

Total team effort for Storm - Sports - The Journal Pioneer - Raising league's profile a priority for NBL boss | Andrew Rankin - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Rainmen’s ex-NBA players fear for season | The Chronicle Herald - There was plenty on line for Mill Rats' coach during last NBA lockout | Randy O'Donnell - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Metro - Over-Powered in Oshawa 

UPDATE: - Miracles get new coach, GM | by neil hodge - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UPDATE:  Journal de Qu

UDPATE:  Cayole named player of the week - Sports - The Journal Pioneer


Here is a nice NC-Double-Eh look right here ... Catamount Senior Harouna Mutombo Student-Athlete Blog - Western Carolina Official Athletic Site

UPDATE:  Big week leads to weekly honors ... Agunbiade Named Atlantic 10 Co-Player of the Week - Duquesne University Official Athletic Site 

UPDATE:  Another Canadian award winner right here ... Vermont Sweeps Week 3 Women's Hoops Awards - - The Official Website of the America East Conference


Next up some high school news ...

Spartans keep their title dream alive | High School Sports | Sports | London Free Press

St. Basil girls eliminated at OFSAA - The Sault Star - Ontario, CA

Saints girls finish winless at OFSAA 'A' championships - Kenora Daily Miner and News - Ontario, CA

InsideHalton Article: Aquinas drops opener at OFSAA tournament

SJC to play for provincial gold in senior girls basketball - Brantford Expositor - Ontario, CA

TheRecord - Waterloo Vikings shooting for bronze

UPDATE:  Private Eyes | Crown Magazine 


Now for a whole lot of CIS stuff ...

This is a pretty serious question ... Can CIS scholarships stem the athlete exodus? - The Globe and Mail

The CIS Blog: Men's basketball: Top 10 tracker: Dudes host Ravens, Cascades range east, Barrett still out


Law student leading Dinos’ bid for CIS basketball title 

Vikes Remain Undefeated Thanks to Andrus!

Heat hoopsters hoping for 1st win - Sports -

Injury on court - Queen's Journal - Colborne, V-Reds must find their way | By COLIN MCPHAIL - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

Badgers take no prisoners against RMC - St. Catharines Standard, Niagara Region, Sun Media - Ontario, CA

Ravens claw past Lakehead | The Chronicle-Journal

UVic men shoot down Dinos to stay perfect

WolfPack runs wild on Bobcats | Local Sports | Kamloops Daily News

Slow start does in Regina - Colborne connects for 34 in UNB win | By JAMIE ROSS - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UVic men still firing on all cylinders - Cougars cool Heat

First victory of the season - Sports -

TheSpec - Mac men sweep Kingston teams in OUA basketball

Acadia dominates women's basketball Panthers in weekend games - Sports - The Guardian

Dorsey stars as Capers rip Reds | The Chronicle Herald 

UPDATE:  WolfPack win feeds its fans, as King pours in 35 points | Local Sports | Kamloops Daily News

UPDATE:  MUN's varsity teams need more respect … from MUN - Columns - The Telegram

UPDATE:  Bears edge Regina in double OT

UPDATE:  Women edge Windsor in close encounter |

UPDATE:  Lady Vees split weekend - The Sudbury Star - Ontario, CA

UPDATE: - Capers put run to the Reds | By COLIN MCPHAIL - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada

UPDATE: - Luyken leads UFV Cascades in scoring Friday

UPDATE: - V-Reds revert to bad habits, drop to 1-5 at break | By COLIN MCPHAIL - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada


And last but not least we have a whole wack of CCAA news ...

Mountaineers score high with CCAA

Women Mountaineers stumble in OCAA play

Fleming Knights win - Peterborough Examiner - Ontario, CA

Hoops Rams look for wins ahead of Christmas break - Sports - Truro Daily News

Mohawk comes up short in see-saw cage battle

Quest women’s team triumphs, men falter | Local Sports | Squamish Chief, Squamish, BC

Rams hoops squads look for better second half - Sports - Truro Daily News 

UPDATE:  Mystics ride balanced attack to win over Seawolves | The Chronicle Herald

UPDATE: - Mounties teams sweep Rams | Times & Transcript Staff - Breaking News, New Brunswick, Canada