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Matt Nichols Bounces Back, Helps Bombers Snap Losing Streak

Matt Nichols Bounces Back, Helps Bombers Snap Losing Streak

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) runs for yards as Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Jovan Santos-Knox (45) moves in during the first half of CFL action in Winnipeg Friday, September 21, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Matt Nichols had almost forgotten what it felt like to win. It was good.

The Winnipeg quarterback threw one touchdown pass and no interceptions as the Blue Bombers halted a four-game losing streak with a 31-14 victory over the Montreal Alouettes Friday.

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Roughriders Get 4th Straight Win with 32-27 Victory Over Blue Bombers

Roughriders Get 4th Straight Win with 32-27 Victory Over Blue Bombers

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

Matt Nichols
Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols looks for a receiver as Saskatchewan Roughriders’ Charleston Hughes closes in during first half CFL football action at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are looking to help Nichols out. The receivers say they have to step up as their quarterback goes through a rough stretch. Winnipeg has lost three in a row heading into Saturday’s game against Saskatchewan. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Mark Taylor)

WINNIPEG — Even Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Chris Jones had a hard time believing how his team’s 32-27 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers unfolded on Saturday.

The Roughriders scored a pair of touchdowns and three field goals off Winnipeg interceptions, while the Bombers recorded a pair of TDs after a Saskatchewan pick and fumble.

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Blue Bombers’ Banjo Bowl Game Sold Out

Blue Bombers’ Banjo Bowl Game Sold Out

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Investors Group Field (BLUEBOMBERS.COM)

If you didn’t already snag a ticket for Saturday’s Banjo Bowl at Investors Group Field, better luck next year.

The annual Winnipeg Blue Bombers-Saskatchewan Roughriders tilt on September 8 is sold out.

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Harris Hopes to Continue Recent Rushing Rampage in Rematch with Visiting Argos

Harris Hopes to Continue Recent Rushing Rampage in Rematch with Visiting Argos

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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B.C. Lions’ Anthony Orange, left, runs past Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Andrew Harris after intercepting a Winnipeg pass late during the second half of a CFL football game in Vancouver on July 14, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

WINNIPEG — Andrew Harris is hoping to enjoy two big celebrations at Investors Group Field this weekend.

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back is ready to pound out the yards to try for a second straight victory over the Toronto Argonauts Friday night. He’ll then host a wedding social the next night at the stadium for himself and fiancee Carina Fiorentino.

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Valour FC to Kick Off as Winnipeg’s Pro Soccer Team Next Year

Valour FC to Kick Off as Winnipeg’s Pro Soccer Team Next Year

Valour FC
The Valour FC emblem

WINNIPEG — A new professional soccer team will take to the pitch next year under the Canadian Premier League.

The professional men’s team will be branded as Valour FC, a tribute to three brave Winnipeg soldiers who fought in World War I and later all lived on Pine Street, which was renamed Valour Road in their honour.

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