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.
WINNIPEG — An outbreak of mumps in Manitoba, and in emergency shelters currently housing wildfire evacuees from northern portions of the province, has postponed a planned visit residents had with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
The football club was to host evacuees during practice on Thursday for an on-field event.
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.
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.