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Bowman Catches Two TDs as Eskimos Defeat Blue Bombers in West Semifinal

Bowman Catches Two TDs as Eskimos Defeat Blue Bombers in West Semifinal

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Edmonton Eskimos’ C.J. Gable (39) and quarterback Mike Reilly (13) celebrate Gable’s winning touchdown against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers during the second half of CFL western semifinal action in Winnipeg on Sunday, November 12, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – C.J. Gable wants to let his actions show the Edmonton Eskimos how thankful he is that they traded for him last month.

The running back accomplished that on Sunday when he had 16 carries for 107 yards and two touchdowns as the Eskimos defeated the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 39-32 in the CFL West Division semifinal.

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Bombers QB Matt Nichols Ready to Go for West Semifinal Against Eskimos

Bombers QB Matt Nichols Ready to Go for West Semifinal Against Eskimos

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols (15) looks for his receivers during the first half of CFL action against the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in Winnipeg Friday, October 6, 2017. Blue Bombers injured quarterback Matt Nichols says he never doubted he’d be healthy enough to play against the Edmonton Eskimos, but he’s amped up his preparations for Sunday’s CFL West Division semifinal at home in Winnipeg. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Matt Nichols says he’s done everything — and more — to get ready to play in Sunday’s CFL West Division semifinal.

Even though the Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback has only had two days of limited practise since suffering a suspected calf injury Oct. 28, the suspense is over and he’ starting against the Edmonton Eskimos.

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QB Nichols Expects Bombers to Show Up with ‘Playoff-Type Urgency’ Against Lions

QB Nichols Expects Bombers to Show Up with ‘Playoff-Type Urgency’ Against Lions

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols (15) passes against the Toronto Argonauts during first half CFL football action in Toronto on October 21, 2017. Matt Nichols isn’t counting on anyone doing the Winnipeg Blue Bombers a favour.If the CFL club wants to secure a home playoff date for the first time since 2011, the quarterback knows now’s the time to get that done with a victory Saturday afternoon against the visiting B.C. Lions. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette)

WINNIPEG – Matt Nichols isn’t counting on anyone doing the Winnipeg Blue Bombers a favour.

If the CFL club wants to secure a home playoff date for the first time since 2011, the quarterback knows now’s the time to get that done with a victory Saturday afternoon against the visiting B.C. Lions.

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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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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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