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Ricky Foley is back among the CFLs elite pass rushers. Jakob Chychrun Jersey .The Saskatchewan Roughriders veteran defensive end is fifth overall in sacks with 11, just one off his career-best. Foley, 32, of Courtice, Ont., was named the leagues top Canadian in 2009 when he recorded a CFL-high 12 sacks while with the B.C. Lions.The six-foot-three, 258-pound Foley has also recorded 51 tackles this season, which is 18 behind his career-high of 69 recorded in 11 with the Toronto Argonauts. While that mark would appear safe considering Saskatchewan has just two regular-season games remaining, Foley needs just one more tackle to post the second-best total of his nine-year CFL career.But after registering a combined 10 sacks over three campaigns with Toronto (2010-12), Foley is at double-digits in a season for the first time since 09 and has recorded 19 sacks (and counting) since joining the Riders as a free agent prior to the 13 campaign. However, thats of little solace to the former York Lions star, who figures hes left more on the field this year.Ive had nagging issues, I wouldnt say injuries because I didnt miss time but Ive been battling a lot of things this year, Foley said. I pulled a glute muscle (in 26-13 loss to B.C. on July 12) that I played through and looking at the film I felt I missed a lot.I probably should be around 20 (sacks) right now but you know, double-digits is still really good. I think Ive put together some good games.Saskatchewans defence has made life miserable for quarterbacks this year. John Chick has led the way with a CFL-leading 14 sacks, two ahead of teammate Tearrius George and three in front of Foley. Having to face three top pass-rushing threats certainly presents a challenge for a rival offence.Its almost like pick your poison, Foley said. But the best thing is we know if one of us gets it going, the others will be like, OK, go be that guy and Ill cover for you and let you go.Its a pretty good deal like that.Foley has developed quickly into a top pass-rusher. He didnt start playing football until he got to York and estimates he played roughly 20 games with the Lions before being drafted fourth overall in the 06 CFL draft by B.C.I played special-teams most of my first few years with B.C. so I dont really think I have much mileage on me, Foley said. Ive learned how to train now, how to take care of my body, how to eat properly.And that theres more than one way to win a Grey Cup. During his time in Toronto, Foley was required to do more in former defensive co-ordinator Chris Jones scheme than just get to the quarterback. There were times he had to drop into coverage and allow a teammate to blitz from a different point on the field.While Foleys sack total suffered, he did secure a championship ring, being named the top Canadian in Torontos 35-22 victory over Calgary in the 100th Grey Cup game at Rogers Centre in November 2012.Ive taken something from that to where its easy for me to drop into coverage and I dont question it, I just do it, Foley said. I understand it and my football knowledge is much more vast for playing in that system.And I think Chris Jones (now Edmontons head coach) learned from it because you look at his line in Edmonton and hes rushing four guys the whole game. The game is always changing and whether youre a coach or player, youre always learning and expanding your knowledge regarding what works.Foley has been part of three Grey Cup-winning teams 06 with B.C., 12 with Toronto and last year with Saskatchewan.Its weird because I used to have a career goal in mind to lead the league in sacks, Foley said. I did that in 09, then I wanted to win championships every year so its hard to say if this is going to be my best year.If Im close to the (sack) total of 09, which I am, and we can get to the Cup, then yeah, I will consider it my best year for sure. Custom Arizona Coyotes Jerseys . The game got off to a less-than-ideal start for the Jets as Oliver Ekman-Larsson found a wide open net from the slot and opened the scoring for the Coyotes a lead in the first period, but Olli Jokinen answered back just over half a minute later. Derek Stepan Jersey . Appearing on TSN 690 Monday afternoon, Mike Bab#### said he had conversations with both P.K. 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But the players lawyer applauded the tribunals move, made just one day after the legal brief was filed.It is past time for CSA and FIFA to acknowledge that singling out women for artificial turf at the World Cup is a mistake and to work with the players on ways to fix it, lawyer Hampton Dellinger said in a statement Thursday.But if CSA and FIFA are determined to litigate against their tournaments own players, we hope they will not seek to delay or duck a decision on the merits of whether they are discriminating on the basis of sex against female athletes.The Human Rights Tribunal also asked the CSA and FIFA to file their response to the players complaint by Nov. 6.Earlier in the day, Dellinger told a media conference call that installing real grass pitches for the tournament slated for next summer in Canada was affordable and the right thing to do.The lawyer said it would cost $2 million to $3 million at most.This has been done before. It is a drop in the bucket in terms of FIFAs coffers, Dellinger said. Canada is one of the richest nations on earth. This is completely economically feasible. The players, who include reigning FIFA player of the year Nadine Angerer of Germany and U.S. womens national team forward Abby Wambach, claim that playing their showcase tournament on artificial grass amounts to gender discrimination under Canadian law. Men have always played the World Cup on natural grass surfaces.Lead Canadian lawyer David Wright called it a clear-cut case of discrimination.FIFA and the CSA (Canadian Soccer Association) are treating women differently than they treat men, he said.Canadian players are not part of the lawsuit, although Dellinger says a number have already spoken out on grass being their preferred surface.Carrie Serwetnyk, a former Canadian national team player and the first woman inducted into the Canadian Soccer Hall of Fame, spoke out strongly Thursday.Its incredible were holding the World Cup but its a real shame that we cant step up to put on the best tournament thats worthy of the female athlete, she said. I think its like asking an Olympic athlete to Just go run on that cinder track. No big deal, you can still run fast there, right?As a citizen, I expect more from my country, she added.The players filed their brief Wednesday, detailing the facts and law in support of the discrimination claim, as well as the motion to expedite the proceedings.Our lawyers will be reviewing any and all applications or information related to this, the CSA said in a statement Wednesday. We will refrain from any comment until there has been a thorough review.FIFA, meanwhile, appears unwilling to reconsider the tournament playing surface.We play on artificial turf and theres no Plan B, Tatjana Haenni, FIFAs head of womens competitions, told The Canadian Press on Tuesday as she started an inspection tour of the World Cup venues.Dellinger said the women had been misled by the CSA and FIFA on their willingness to use grass at the tournament. He cited a FIFA survey of players, taken at the 2013 Algarve Cup, on grass versus turf at major events with the clear indication to the players that this was going to dictate what they would do ultimately for the 2105 World Cup.The players were overwhelming in their opinion that major tournaments should be played on grass. And yet FIFA didnt do a thing, the Canadian Soccer Association didnt do a thing. They didnt evenn tell the players they werent going to do anything. Christian Fischer Jersey. Dellinger called it really astounding that FIFA and CSA world turn their backs on the players and urged them to work together to solve the issue.The players, their attorneys just want this fixed ... Lets get this out of court and get the focus back on the pitch, he said.The players brief suggests that tournament venues in Vancouver (B.C. Place Stadium), Edmonton (Commonwealth Stadium), Ottawa (TD Place Stadium) and Winnipeg (Investors Group Field) replace their turf with permanent or temporary grass pitches.Games at Olympic Stadium in Montreal should be moved to Saputo Stadium, which has real grass, or a temporary grass surface could be installed. The brief also calls for a temporary grass surface at Moncton Stadium. It also suggests that games could be moved to Torontos BMO Field, which has a natural grass surface.Ive played on artificial turf, especially now in Vancouver (where the tournament final will be played) and the risk to get injured is very, very high there, Angerer said on the conference call.Secondly I think it totally changes the game. Its not fair why our game should be changed.Added Spanish midfielder-forward Veronica Boquete: Especially in a tournament where you play every three days, the recovery after playing on a turf field is not the same with being on grass. ... We just want to have the best field to be able to do our best and to show the best that womens soccer has.The women say they want to play at the tournament and have not thought of boycotting the event. Boquete says its up to FIFA and the CSA to listen and do something about it.Serwetnyk said women would play on a field of glass and nails at the World Cup.Theyre so spirited and dedicated and mentally tough. And thats the problem. We just know women would step up a OK, well artificial field, sure, well do that. Glass, OK. Nails, well do that a because they love the game.The CSA and FIFA are getting away with putting the players on artificial turf and they know they cant do that with the men. Men would boycott it. It would just not happen. So theyre putting them (the women) in an unfortunate position where of course theyre going to show and play. And thats not the kind of tournament we want to have for the World Cup. Serwetnyk, who started an Equal Play organization two years ago to focus on inequity in sport, says she has paid the price for speaking out.Ive had a backlash from it, she said.Thats why current Canadian players have not joined the lawsuit.The CSA is their boss, she said. And so I think its easier for players from other countries to express their feelings. She also noted the Canadian men rank 120th in the world, wondering if the CSA mentality of playing on turf helps explain why the team is so low.The rest of the world would agree that grass is the best and only surface for such a high-level competition and thats what we should be giving the best women around the world.The Canadian women are ranked No. 8.Dellinger turf versus grass an explosive issue in soccer.FIFA rules stipulate that matches can be played on artificial turf if special dispensation is granted, as it was in Canadas case. The regulations also state that all matches in a tournament must be played on the same surface.Lawyers for the women said the fact that FIFA rules allow for playing on artificial turf that meets specified standards does not impact their lawsuit.Dellinger said all past mens and womens World Cups have been played on grass. And Wright noted that the CSA had ensured that the mens team played its World Cup qualifying games on grass not turf.Lawyers have asked for a Nov. 26 hearing on their case. The World Cup starts June 6, 2015.---Follow @NeilMDavidson on Twitter Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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