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Killing 2 birds with 1 stone

Breaking down Winnipeg’s blockbuster Kane, Bogosian trade

Winnipeg Jets general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff was likely breathing a sigh of relief when it was officially confirmed that misfit Evander Kane was traded to the Buffalo Sabres in a packaged deal with included defenceman Zach Bogosian and the rights to prospect goalie Jason Kasdorf on Feb. 11, 2015. While Kane’s infamous “money-phone” and, more […]

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Redemption against Regina

Women’s hockey tops Cougars in 3, advance to conference semifinals

The University of Manitoba Bison women’s hockey team proved that age is just a number this past weekend, as their rookie-fuelled roster took down the visiting Regina Cougars two games to one at the Wayne Fleming Arena, in the opening round of the Canada West conference playoffs. It was the ultimate act of revenge for […]

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Bison Briefs

Playoff recap

Post-season action heated up this past weekend for the University of Manitoba Bisons; however, the end result wasn’t in the herd’s favour, as both the men’s basketball and hockey teams saw their seasons come to an end. Men’s hockey fell in three games to the host the UBC Thunderbirds, while men’s basketball was swept 2-0 […]

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Tearing up the track

Canada West Championships a success for Bisons

With the home crowd cheering them on, a young University of Manitoba Bison squad impressed at the 2015 Canada West Track and Field Championships, held this past Friday and Saturday on campus in the newly named James Daly Fieldhouse. Manitoba finished the weekend with 26 top-six placements, including three gold medals, five silver medals, and […]

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Curling for Canada

Daniel Grant’s Granada experience

To say that Daniel Grant is well travelled would be an understatement. The second on the University of Manitoba Bison curling team has been through a whirlwind last two years, which includes a Canadian Junior Curling Championship (2013), a bronze at the World Junior Championship in Russia (2013), a CIS/CCA Curling Championship (2014), and, most […]

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Curling for Canada

Team Calvert bound for Estonia

Three of the University of Manitoba’s own represent Canada this week in Tallinn, Estonia for the 2015 World Junior Curling Championships. Braden Calvert (skip), Kyle Kurz (third), Lucas Van Den Bosch (second), Brendan Wilson (lead), and Colton Lott (alternate) made their way overseas on Feb. 24 to begin their World Junior experience. Calvert, Kurz, and […]

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Bisons to charge Pandas after eliminating UBC

Women’s hockey comes back from 1-0 series deficit to book a place in Canada West finals

In the 2014-15 Canada West regular season, only the University of British Columbia were able to score three goals against the Manitoba Bisons on more than one occasion. For that fact, the Bisons would have been nervous in facing the UBC Thunderbirds in a three-game series. However, as goalie Rachel Dyck and company would prove, […]

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Women’s World Cup preview

Everything you need to know about this year’s tournament in Canada

We’re less than 100 days away from the kickoff of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 and the excitement is building. The men put on a spectacular show in Brazil a year ago, and now it’s time for the ladies to take centre stage and dazzle us with some high quality footy. There should be […]

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Committed to the future

Bison football announces commitment of 6 standout recruits for 2015 season

The future looks very bright for the University of Manitoba Bison football team. On Feb. 3, Bison football head coach Brian Dobie officially introduced six new members to the herd – five local, and one British Columbia product, all of whom were impact players at the high school level.   Jamel Lyles (RB-North Surrey/Lord Tweedsmuir) […]

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Premier panel: Saints’ blessings could be devil’s curse

Responsibility is key for soccer club Southampton’s latest ludicrous sales

The summer of 2014 brought many prolific changes at Southampton Football Club, which finished eighth in the Barclay’s Premier League for the 2013/2014 season. Heading into this campaign, the appointment of new manager Ronald Koeman opened the floodgates for countless heated transitions during a busy transfer period. The Saints pocketed nearly $200 million in profits […]

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