GUELPH, Ont. Nickell Robey-Coleman Jersey . -- Brandon Banks says all he had to do was run -- 107 yards to the end zone -- to secure his Hamilton Tiger-Cats second spot in the CFL East and a home playoff berth. "All I had to do was catch the ball and run down the sideline," said Banks, who only signed with the team Sept. 30 after three seasons with the Washington Redskins. "It was the other 11 guys working their butts off getting me great blocks." When Montreal kicker Sean Whyte missed his 42-yard field goal short with little more than four minutes left in the game, Banks caught the ball and took it up the left sideline for the score and a 27-23 lead, the Ticats first of the game. That was Banks second of two fourth-quarter touchdowns as the Tiger-Cats came from behind to defeat the Montreal Alouettes 27-24 in front of 13,012 at the University of Guelphs Alumni Stadium on Saturday. The Ticats were down by as much as 16-0 in the second quarter before clawing their way back. Hamilton (9-8) has wrapped up second spot in the CFL East Division and will host the semifinal, against the Alouettes, on Nov. 10. Montreal falls to 7-10. S.J. Green, Geoff Tisdale and Duron Carter scored touchdowns for the Alouettes. C.J. Gable also scored for the Ticats. Hamilton kicker Luca Congi hit field goals from 22 and 25 yards. Montreal kicker Sean Whyte missed his two field-goal attempts, from 42 and 41 yards. "We got fortunate that they missed the field goal, right?" said Hamilton head coach Kent Austin. "Because they could have easily made the field goal. But you watch our guys effort in blocking downfield on that . . . Just great effort. Guys just playing to the whistle and playing hard." With his first completion of the game, Burris moved into fourth spot for CFL all-time career pass completions, ahead of Danny McManus (3,640). But that was the only bright spot in his numbers for the day, with zero touchdown passes and one interception that was returned 64-yards by Tisdale for the score. Rookie back-up Jeremiah Masoli threw one TD pass for Hamilton. Burris shared the field with both his back-ups this game, with Masoli being used for the ground game, especially to eat up the clock near the end. Austin said he decided to use a wildcat offence against the Als on his way back from Montreal last week, when the Ticats had lost 36-5, and that he knew Masoli was comfortable with running it from his college days. Masoli said having that responsibility was fun. "I had total confidence in myself because I had confidence in everybody else," he said. Montreals quarterback Troy Smith, making his second start of the season, threw two TD passes and two interceptions. The Ticats were down 23-10 early in the fourth and the Alouettes were driving when Hamilton linebacker Simoni Lawrence intercepted Smith at the Montreal 51 and ran it to the 45. On the next play, Banks took the hand-off and turned upfield for a 45-yard TD run and the Ticats found themselves down just 23-17 with almost 12 minutes left in the game. A 25-yard field goal by Congi with 8:08 left made it 23-20. When Whyte missed his 42-yard field goal attempt short due to a high snap, the ball was caught by Banks and run up the left sideline 107 yards for the TD and a 27-23 Hamilton lead. Whyte said after the game that the ball wasnt on the tee properly when he kicked it. He said he didnt see Banks return the kick. He could only hear the crowds reaction. "I was hit after the kick so I dont know why we didnt get the ball back," Whyte said. Whyte later missed his second field-goal attempt for a single and the lead was cut to 27-24 with a little more than two minutes left. When Austin was told of Whytes comments, he responded that he also had issues: "We can sit here til midnight if you want to play that game." The Alouettes got the ball back on their own 17 with 18 seconds left in the game, but they couldnt make anything of it. Smith and Montreal struck first, midway through the first quarter when he hit Green for a 55-yard gain to set up the Als at the Hamilton 14-yard line. Two plays later, Smith again hit Green, who turned and stretched his arms out for the TD and a 7-0 lead. A couple series later, after it looked like the Ticats were moving the ball, a Burris throw landed in the hands of Montreals Tisdale after intended receiver Brandon Banks missed a route. Tisdale returned it 64 yards for the score and a 14-0 lead. It could have been worse, if not for two Alouettes turnovers deep in Ticat territory. It looked like they were going to open up a huge lead when they opened the second quarter with a 51-yard drive that ate up 5:27 on the clock and had the ball at the Hamilton 25. But it came to a halt when Duron Carter batted the ball up in the air and it was intercepted by Hamilton defensive back Rico Murray at the Hamilton 15. Still, that play failed to change the momentum as the Ticats went two-and-out and the snap went over punter Josh Bartels head and into the end zone, forcing him to kick it out and concede the safety. Montreal threatened again, moving the ball to the Hamilton 21 before Bo Bowling fumbled the ball at the 11 and Hamiltons Brandon Isaac recovered. The Ticats finally got on the board with 1:05 left in the half when a 71-yard drive stalled and ended with a 22-yard field goal. It was the sixth straight quarter, going back to last weeks Montreal win, in which the Als had kept Hamilton out of the end zone. That changed with the Ticats first possession of the third. Hamilton drove 72 yards in seven plays using the quarterback tandem of Burris and Masoli. It was Masoli who lofted the ball to Gable for the 12-yard TD midway through the quarter as the Ticats pulled to 16-10. Smith and the Als answered immediately with a 79-yard drive culminating with a 63-yard catch-and-run TD from Smith to Carter and a 23-10 lead. Ethan Westbrooks Jersey . -- New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has no concerns about the health of shortstop Derek Jeter, who was limited to 17 games last season due to leg injuries. Mark Barron Jersey . According to Yahoo! Sports, the team has reached a five-year deal to play their home games on the roof of the Plaza Hotel and Casino. http://www.authenticramsfansclub.com/Black-Friday-Eric-Dickerson-Jersey/ . Onyshko, from Minnedosa, Man., will compete in artistic gymnastics while Hanet, from Kelowna, B.C., will compete in lawn bowling as a para-athlete. "It is exciting that our Canadian athletes are starting to arrive at the Games Village," said Chantal Petitclerc, Canadas Chef de Mission.Sky Sports pundit Terry Gibson believes Barcelona need to freshen up their squad in the summer to avoid a similar end-of-season burn-out next year. Luis Enriques side were knocked out of the Champions League by Atletico Madrid in April before going on a run of defeats in the league that allowed Atletico and Real Madrid back into contention in the La Liga title race.Arda Turan and Aleix Vidal were the high-profile new faces in the Barcelona squad when the clubs transfer ban was lifted at the turn of the year, but Gibson thinks that Enrique needs more youth to give the squad an edge for next season. Im not sure if Luis Enriques trying to make a point to the hierarchy at the club - but he doesnt have too much faith in too many of the squad players, so hes constantly relied on the same players time and time again, Gibson told the La Liga Weekly podcast.Its an advantage to play a consistent team, which hes been able to do in the last few weeks because of not being in the Champions League. But next season if you looked at those two games against Arsenal, those two games against Atletico Madrid, thats when he could have done with some extra players. Luis Enrique has relied on a small group of starting players this season. I think its no secret that their best players are in their late 20s and early 30s. Neymar is 23, theres Rafinha and Sergi Roberto who he seems to trust, but Marc Bartras gone off to scowl, Thomas Vermaelen hasnt contributed enough, Adriano hasnt - those types need to be better and younger probably.I wonder how much they can raise from just selling the players who are on the fringes of the squad. On the face of it I was excited when they signed Arda Turan, but looking at it now - hes 29 and they probably needed a similar player but younger. Aleix Vidal is a little bit of a mystery. La Liga Weekly - 16th May This isnt a criticism of the age of the players who are serving them so well at the moment, but are they capable of playing the level that they need to at Barcelona for 60 games a season?One player who Gibson has been particularly impressed by is Barcelona striker Luis Suarez, who scored a hat-trick against Granada on the final day of the season to secure the title and claim the Pichichi with 40 league goals in the season. Watch the best of Barcelonas potent strike force: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar Luis Suarez up-front sometimes looks like an ugly duckling in the Barcelona team, Gibson said. Jack Youngblood Jersey. Although his touch is good and hes a great player, he is different and you can tell he hasnt been brought up through the same system.If ever a player was responsible at crunch time of the season in dragging his team by the scruff of the neck, lifting them across the finishing line, it was him. He has added so much to the team. He allows Messi to drift away. We see a different Messi now, whos not obsessed with the goals that he scores. If ever a player was responsible at crunch time of the season in dragging his team by the scruff of the neck, lifting them across the finishing line, it was Suarez. Terry Gibson Real Madrids 2-0 win on the final day of the season against Deportivo La Coruna meant that the gap at the top of the table ended as just one point, but Gibson thinks the best team have come out on top.We quickly forgot all the praise and adulation they were receiving from everyone when they were on that 39-game unbeaten run, he said. Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick at Granada as Barcelona won the La Liga title again They were coasting home and I think that was the problem. 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