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VANCOUVER - Geroy Simon was serenaded by B. Huascar Ynoa Jersey .C. Lions fans as the club retired his No. 81 jersey Friday night. Simon, the CFLs all-time leading receiver who played 12 of his 15 seasons with B.C., was added to the teams Ring of Honour at B.C. Place Stadium during a half-time ceremony as the Lions hosted the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He retired in the spring after helping the Saskatchewan Roughriders win the 2013 Grey Cup in his lone season playing for them. Wearing his former Lions jersey, Simon thanked Lions owner David Braley, club management and all of his B.C. teammates, particularly his quarterbacks, for providing "support and energy" along with championships. Simon also praised the fans, who gave him a loud ovation as he delivered an emotional speech. "You welcomed me with open arms and gave me 12 amazing years," he said. "I love you guys." Simon wiped away a tear after his son Gervon, a quarterback with the U.S. Military Academy team in Westpoint, N.Y., delivered a message in a recorded video shown on the Jumbotron. Simon now works for the Riders as a regional scout and ambassador while maintaining his home in the Vancouver area. He played his first two seasons with the Blue Bombers and broke former Winnipeg great Milt Stegalls all-time receiving yards record in a game against the Bombers on June 29, 2012 at B.C. Place. Simon finished his career with 16,352 yards and 1,029 receptions. He led the CFL in receiving yards in 2004, 2006 and 2007, and had the most receptions in 2004 and 2006. He was a six-time CFL all-star and seven-time divisional all-star. Leading up to the ceremony, Lions players credited Simon with playing a key role in their individual success. "Personally, for me (Simon had) a big impact on my pro career, and hes a big mentor," said Lions running back Andrew Harris. B.C. coach Mike Benevides said many people dont understand the full extent of Simons competitiveness and compassion. "Ive seen him red hot (with anger) when things arent going well," said Benevides. "Ive seen him also find a way to put his arm around somebody." Benevides said the 38-year-old Johnstown, Pa., native stood out for being cordial and "an outstanding sportsman" while winning two of his three Grey Cups with B.C. "He would compete," said Benevides. "But when it was over, it was over." In conjunction with the team honours, the City of Vancouver also proclaimed Friday as Geroy Simon Day. Glenn Hubbard Jersey .Corey Brewer had 19 points eight rebounds, five assists and five steals for the Timberwolves, who snapped a six-game losing streak and won for just the third time since Ricky Rubio went out with an injured ankle on Nov. Braves Jerseys China . Mueller is the grandson of the late Ron Lancaster, the Hall-of-Fame quarterback and longtime head coach in the CFL. Last season, Mueller was quarterbacks coach of the University of Regina Rams, his alma mater. http://www.custombravesjersey.com/custo ... 1767z.html . -- Jerome Williams glanced at Philadelphias schedule and realized he would be facing the Oakland Athletics yet again, with another new team.Brooklyn, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Workers solved a hole in the Barclays Center roof on Tuesday, but the Brooklyn Nets never recovered from the one they dug themselves against the Miami Heat. Dwyane Wade scored 28 points, Luol Deng added 18 and the Heat held off a late Nets rally en route to a 95-91 victory. The game was delayed 29 minutes late in the first quarter due to a leakage in the arenas ceiling. The Heat were in the midst of a 10-0 run, and they never relinquished the lead the rest of the way. Brooklyn trailed by 10 with just over a minute to play, but two free thrrows from Mason Plumlee and 3-pointers from Joe Johnson and Bojan Bogdanovic cut the deficit to 93-91 with 35. Cito Gaston Jersey. 1 seconds to play. The Nets forced Wade into a contested 3-pointer that drew iron, and Deng gained position on the block for the rebound over Bogdanovic, who was whistled for a foul with 11.8 ticks remaining. Deng made both free throws and Miami successfully bounced back from Sundays 18-point home loss to Chicago. Plumlee had a team-high 21 points with nine rebounds for Brooklyn, while Deron Williams finished with 15 points and 11 assists. ' ' '

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