Can teams make their own news?

SURREY, BC: FEBRUARY 12, 2015 -- BC Lions general manager and vice-president of football operations, Wally Buono, left addresses the media as former player and star receiver Geroy Simon, right waits to the side.  Simon was named the team's football business developmental advisor at the team's facilities in Surrey, B.C. Thursday February 12, 2015.  (Ric Ernst / PNG)  (Story by sports)  TRAX #: 00034768A [PNG Merlin Archive]Times are changing in the sports media biz.

There are fewer folks working in general; some are landing with the official websites of teams. Having journalists write for team magazines isn’t a new thing, but the CFL might be taking this to a new level.

The NFL, NHL and MLS have all had disappointing takes on how to approach criticism, so where are we going?

Patrick Johnston and Eric MacKenzie look at this question.

The Lions posted a provocative banner outside BC Place, taking shots at the Whitecaps. Is this the kind of thing the Vancouver fan cares about?

And what about marijuana, the PED for runners?

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