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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Poke Fun at Calgary Stampeders Coach with T-Shirt

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Poke Fun at Calgary Stampeders Coach with T-Shirt

By The Canadian Press

Canadian Mafia T-Shirts - Winnipeg Blue Bombers
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WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are having a little fun with a controversial comment from Calgary Stampeders coach Dave Dickenson.

The Bombers tweeted Friday that they are producing two ‘Canadian Mafia’ T-shirts, one of which features pictures of head coach Mike O’Shea, team president Wade Miller and general manager Kyle Walters — all of whom are Canadian.

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Blue Bombers Adam Bighill, Stanley Bryant Pick Up Hardware at CFL Awards

Blue Bombers Adam Bighill, Stanley Bryant Pick Up Hardware at CFL Awards

Adam Bighill
Adam Bighill, the CFL’s most outstanding defensive player, accepts his award during the Shaw CFL Awards in Edmonton on Thursday. (CFL.CA)
Stanley Bryant
Stanley Bryant accepts his award after being named the CFL’s most outstanding offensive lineman during the Shaw CFL Awards in Edmonton on Thursday. (CFL.CA)

Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker Adam Bighill and lineman Stanley Bryant won big Thursday night at the Shaw CFL Awards in Edmonton.

Bighill was named the CFL’s top defensive player, while Bryant was named the CFL’s top lineman.

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Maurice Leggett Released by Blue Bombers

Maurice Leggett Released by Blue Bombers

Maurice Leggett
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)

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have released defensive back Maurice Leggett.

The 32-year-old joined the Bombers in 2014 and played 72 games over five seasons.

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Star Linebacker Adam Bighill Putting Family First as Free Agency Looms

Star Linebacker Adam Bighill Putting Family First as Free Agency Looms

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Adam Bighill
Winnipeg Blue Bombers Adam Bighill, wife Kristina, son AJ and daughter Leah are shown in a handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Adam Bighill)

WINNIPEG – Adam Bighill says he will put his family first when deciding his football future.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ most outstanding player and top defensive player is one of a number of the team’s upcoming free agents.

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Bombers Coach O’Shea Brushes Off Controversial Comments from Dickenson

Bombers Coach O’Shea Brushes Off Controversial Comments from Dickenson

By The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Mike O’Shea, left, consoles Chris Randle, in the last seconds of the CFL West Final football game against the Calgary Stampeders in Calgary, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Blue Bombers head coach Mike O’Shea isn’t losing any sleep after seemingly being the target of some controversial comments from Calgary Stampedes counterpart Dave Dickenson.

In Sunday’s CFL West final, television cameras caught an emotional Dickens on hollering at the officials about some calls, questioning why they were taking place in front of O’Shea and then saying “(expletive) Canadian.”

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‘It’s More Than Just Football’ – Bombers Heartbroken After CFL West Loss to Stamps

‘It’s More Than Just Football’ – Bombers Heartbroken After CFL West Loss to Stamps

By Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ pressure Calgary Stampeders quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell, centre, as he throws the ball during second quarter CFL football action in Calgary on August 25, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh)

CALGARY – There were no silver linings or time-worn sports platitudes in the Winnipeg Blue Bombers dressing room Sunday evening after the team lost a defensive struggle to the Calgary Stampeders in the CFL Western Final.

Calgary won 22-14 and earned a ticket to Edmonton next week for a Grey Cup matchup with the Ottawa Redblacks.

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Veteran Kicker Medlock Hopes to Give Bombers a Big Boost vs. Stampeders

Veteran Kicker Medlock Hopes to Give Bombers a Big Boost vs. Stampeders

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Justin Medlock
Winnipeg Blue Bombers kicker Justin Medlock (9) watches as his field goal attempts goes through the posts the during the second half of CFL action against the Calgary Stampeders, in Winnipeg, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. As he gets ready for Sunday’s CFL West Division final against the Calgary Stampeders, Winnipeg Blue Bombers veteran kicker Justin Medlock said he’s glad he postponed retirement. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Justin Medlock is glad he’s not watching the CFL playoffs from his couch.

The Blue Bombers kicker had contemplated retiring after last season, but he instead signed a one-year contract with Winnipeg after a chat with head coach Mike O’Shea reinforced his desire to continue playing.

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