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Blue Bombers Beat Redblacks 29-9 for Fifth Straight Home Win

Blue Bombers Beat Redblacks 29-9 for Fifth Straight Home Win

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Maurice Leggett (31) intercepts the pass intended for Ottawa Redblacks’ Greg Ellingson (82) during the second half of CFL action in Winnipeg Friday, September 22, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Matt Nichols knew rainy weather called for extra concentration handling a slippery football.

The quarterback didn’t have too much of a problem, throwing for 319 yards and two touchdowns as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers defeated the Ottawa Redblacks 29-9 on Friday.

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Bisons Soccer Returns to Investors Group Field to Host Alberta

Bisons Soccer Returns to Investors Group Field to Host Alberta

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The University of Manitoba Bisons women’s soccer team returns to Investors Group Field on September 23, 2017. (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG — The University of Manitoba Bisons soccer team will return to Investors Group Field on Saturday for their third-ever U SPORTS match at a World Cup venue.

The women’s squad (1-2-1) hosts the Alberta Pandas (2-1-1), as they try to remain undefeated at home with one win and a tie.

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Loose Moose Tranquilized Near Investors Group Field

Loose Moose Tranquilized Near Investors Group Field

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Conservation officials tranquilize a moose on the University of Manitoba campus, Saturday, September 9, 2017. (MANITOBA CONSERVATION OFFICERS’ ASSOCIATION)

Winnipeg police and conservation officials were trying to herd a loose moose near Investors Group Field on Saturday afternoon.

As thousands of fans attempted to get themselves to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Banjo Bowl, police were forced to temporarily close Chancellor Matheson Road at the University of Manitoba.

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Denmark, Leggett Help Blue Bombers Halt Roughriders’ Winning Streak

Denmark, Leggett Help Blue Bombers Halt Roughriders’ Winning Streak

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ quarterback Matt Nichols (15) looks to pass before being sacked during the first half of CFL football action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ in Winnipeg, Saturday, September 9, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Trevor Hagan)

WINNIPEG – Maurice Leggett has at least three reasons to always remember the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 48-28 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Saturday.

The veteran linebacker returned a punt 97 yards for a touchdown, grabbed an interception and ran 54 yards for a score and had a special family member watching among the sold-out crowd of 33,134 at Investors Group Field.

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Blue Bombers, Roughriders Look to Put Controversies Aside in Banjo Bowl Rematch

Blue Bombers, Roughriders Look to Put Controversies Aside in Banjo Bowl Rematch

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Andrew Harris works his way upfield during second half CFL action against the Saskatchewan Roughriders, in Regina on Sunday, September 3, 2017. Andrew Harris sent some medical advice to one of his Saskatchewan rivals this week. The Blue Bombers running back revealed with a grin what he messaged to a Roughriders defender ahead of Saturday’s sold-out Banjo Bowl rematch in Winnipeg. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)

WINNIPEG – Andrew Harris sent some medical advice to one of his Saskatchewan rivals this week.

The Blue Bombers running back revealed with a grin what he messaged to a Roughriders defender ahead of Saturday’s sold-out Banjo Bowl rematch in Winnipeg.

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Bisons Drop Football Home Opener to Saskatchewan 44-23

Bisons Drop Football Home Opener to Saskatchewan 44-23

By Chris Zuk, Bison Sports

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University of Manitoba Bisons and the Saskatchewan Huskies clash in the Herd’s season home opener at Investors Group Field on Friday, September 1, 2017. (JEFF MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

WINNIPEG – Now that is a way to get your first Canadian university football coaching win. First-year football head coach of the Saskatchewan Huskies Scott Flory was dumped with Gatorade after leading the unranked Huskies to a road upset 44-23 win over #10 ranked Manitoba Bisons at Investors Group Field on Friday, September 1 afternoon in front of 1,501 fans.

This was the first Canada West game of the 2017 season for both teams.

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Bisons Name Football Captains Ahead of Home Opener

Bisons Name Football Captains Ahead of Home Opener

University of Manitoba BisonsWINNIPEG — The Manitoba Bisons football squad heads into their opening season weekend ranked 10th, but the end goal remains to repeat becoming Vanier Cup champions 10 years since their last big win.

The Bisons host the University of Saskatchewan Huskies on Friday, September 1 at Investors Group Field.

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Welcome to the Jungle: Guns N’ Roses Rock in Winnipeg

Welcome to the Jungle: Guns N’ Roses Rock in Winnipeg

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Guns N’ Roses played a three-hour set at Investors Group Field on Thursday, August 24, 2017. (DAVE BAXTER / FOR CHRISD.CA)
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Slash of Guns N’ Roses performs at Investors Group Field on Thursday night. (DAVE BAXTER / FOR CHRISD.CA)

The classic Guns N’ Roses lineup featuring original members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan showed up in Winnipeg on Thursday night to play a loud and blistering show for their devoted fans. The reunited ‘Guns’ have been travelling the globe for months on their Not In This Lifetime Tour and brought the show to Winnipeg’s Investors Group Field. The band hit the stage around 8:30 p.m. with a rendition of It’s So Easy complete with pyrotechnics and fireworks, and would go on to play a loud and energetic set of their classics songs from the late 80’s and early 90’s.

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