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Winnipeg Blue Bombers Crush B.C. Lions in QB Matt Nichols’ Season Debut

Winnipeg Blue Bombers Crush B.C. Lions in QB Matt Nichols’ Season Debut

By Judy Owen, The Canadian Press

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Andrew Harris (33) leaps over BC Lions’ Anthony Orange (26) during the first half of CFL action in Winnipeg Saturday, July 7, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Matt Nichols’ wallet is going to be a lot lighter this week.

After the quarterback guided the Winnipeg Blue Bombers (2-2) to a convincing 41-19 victory over the B.C. Lions (1-2) in his season debut on Saturday, Nichols said he’s planning to show his appreciation to the offensive line.

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Rob Gale Named First Head Coach, GM of Valour FC, Winnipeg’s New Soccer Team

Rob Gale Named First Head Coach, GM of Valour FC, Winnipeg’s New Soccer Team

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Rob Gale, head coach and general manager of Valour FC. (@VALOURFOOTBALL / TWITTER)

The former head coach of the Canada Under-20 Men’s National Team has been chosen to lead Valour FC, Winnipeg’s new soccer team.

Rob Gale was announced Monday and will also take on the role as the club’s general manager.

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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

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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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The Reklaws Set to Perform at Blue Bombers’ Home Opener

The Reklaws Set to Perform at Blue Bombers’ Home Opener

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The Reklaws

Canadian country duo The Reklaws have been tapped to perform at the Winnipeg Blue Bombers‘ home opener on June 14 when the team hosts the Edmonton Eskimos.

Not only will siblings Jenna and Stuart Walker help kick off the CFL season on opening night in Winnipeg, their latest hit, “Long Live the Night,” has been cut into a new football-themed version to become the opening intro song for each” Thursday Night Football” game on CFL on TSN.

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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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