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Goldeyes Fish Fry Wingnuts to Clench American Association Championship

Goldeyes Fish Fry Wingnuts to Clench American Association Championship

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The Winnipeg Goldeyes celebrate in centre field at Shaw Park after their 2017 American Association Championship win on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. (@WPG_GOLDEYES / TWITTER)

They took their time getting there, but the Winnipeg Goldeyes are American Association Champions for the second year in a row.

After weather delays forced the Fish to postpone their Saturday and Tuesday games against the Wichita Wingnuts, Winnipeg toppled the best-of-five series Wednesday night in front of a packed Shaw Park.

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Bisons Recruit Five to 2018 Football Squad

Bisons Recruit Five to 2018 Football Squad

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Five high school student-athletes have committed to the University of Manitoba Bisons. (JEFF AND TARA MILLER / BISON SPORTS)

University of Manitoba BisonsWINNIPEG — Five high school recruits have committed to the University of Manitoba Bisons football team next season.

On the day the Bisons suffered a disheartening 76-17 loss to the Calgary Dinos in their homecoming game on Saturday, the Herd looked to the future in what 2018 could bring.

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Jets Release 2017-18 Broadcast Schedule

Jets Release 2017-18 Broadcast Schedule

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TSN’s Sara Orlesky will be on-air host for all Winnipeg Jets home games again this season. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

Winnipeg Jets fans not in attendance at Bell MTS Place will be able to catch 60 regular season games on TSN for the 2017-18 season.

The Jets and their host broadcaster released the upcoming TV and radio schedule on Friday, which kicks off on TSN3 October 9 when the Jets face the Edmonton Oilers.

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Goldeyes Even Playoff Series in Fight for AA Championship

Goldeyes Even Playoff Series in Fight for AA Championship

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The Winnipeg Goldeyes have tied their best-of-five playoff series 1-1 against the Wichita Wingnuts, triggering a two-game set at home this weekend in their journey to clinch the American Association Championship.

The Fish on Thursday beat the Wingnuts 7-1 in game two on the road, forcing a return to Shaw Park on Saturday and Sunday.

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Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Bryan Little to Six-Year Deal

Winnipeg Jets Re-Sign Bryan Little to Six-Year Deal

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Winnipeg Jets’ Bryan Little talks to media after signing a multi-year contract on opening day of the Jets training camp Thursday, September 14, 2017 in Winnipeg. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

The Winnipeg Jets will be in the business of holding onto forward Bryan Little for the next six years.

The hockey club on Thursday announced a deal with the Edmonton product worth an average annual salary of $5.29 million starting in the 2018-19 season.

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Dressing the Part: U of M Bisons Don New Football Jerseys

Dressing the Part: U of M Bisons Don New Football Jerseys

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University of Manitoba Bisons student-athletes show off their new jerseys at Investors Group Field on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — When the Manitoba Bisons take the turf at Investors Group Field this Saturday, the football team will be looking flashier than normal.

The Bisons on Tuesday unveiled new Nike jerseys for the 2017 season as they celebrate the 10th anniversary of their 2007 Vanier Cup championship. It’s the first time since the 2008 season that the Herd will be sporting new jerseys, which return the Bisons to the black and gold colour scheme.

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