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The new evolution of Bombers football

Key additions and subtractions made by Winnipeg in free agency frenzy

After an abysmal 3-15 record in 2013, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers need all the help they can get. The rebuilding process began when the team fired former general manager Joe Mack, and following seasons end, promoted assistant GM Kyle Walters. To say that Walters has his work cut out for him would be an understatement. […]

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A year of disappointment

What I learned in 2013

This past year was full of challenges for Winnipeg sports teams. The Bombers and Goldeyes failed to make the playoffs and the Jets have continued to struggle. Despite the shortcomings, there are still many bright spots to look forward to as we head into 2014. Here are a few things I have learned about each […]

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Help needed!

Bombers go headhunting for a new coach

Newly-appointed Winnipeg Blue Bomber president and CEO Wade Miller made the first decision of the 2013 off-season, firing Tim Burke as head coach on Nov. 13. The move comes after Burke—in his first full season as head coach—led the Bombers to their worst record since 1998. Burke’s move from defensive co-ordinator to head coach appears […]

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Into the wild

Bombers in tough heading back to West Division

The Blue Bombers’ “magical” first season at Investors Group Field (IGF) is in the books. They finished the season with a record of 3-15, missed the playoffs, and will enter the off-season with more questions than answers. The Bombers conceded the most points and scored the fewest. They didn’t win at home until September, and […]

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No more passing the Buck

Front office changes will hopefully end years of Blue Bomber blame game

Only six weeks into the 2013 CFL season, and unfortunately for the Bombers and their fans, the biggest news stories surrounding the team have occurred off the field.Firstly, the Buck Pierce era of Blue Bomber football looks to have come to an anti-climactic end in Winnipeg, as the former BC Lion pivot was demoted to […]

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Blue blunders

Blue Bomber stadium experience improving; team, not so much

Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ head coach Tim Burke was apologizing last week for emotional comments made about backup safety Dan West following an incident at practice resulting in a hamstring injury to breakout receiver Cory Watson, and he may be trying to retract more statements this week as well. Burke told fans before the season to […]

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Teague Sherman ready to fly with the Bombers

Following a five-year career with the University of Manitoba Bisons football team, in which he was named a first team all-Canadian in each of his final two seasons, Teague Sherman was signed to a contract by the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League on Dec. 13, 2012. The Edmonton native will be in […]

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Bombers content to suck again

While the Bombers are all set to move into the new Investors Group Field on the University of Manitoba campus this summer, the Bombers’ front office has yet to make any significant off-season moves that might help put more butts in those extra seats. General Manager Joe Mack and company have sat on their hands […]

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Bombers play second annual ‘Last Game Ever’ at Canad Inns Stadium

This time they mean it! After construction delays to Investors Group Field on the University of Manitoba campus saw the Winnipeg Blue Bombers play an additional season at Canad Inns Stadium, the Bombers played what we hope will be their last game at the old barn on Saturday, Nov. 2, against the Montreal Alouettes. The […]

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Save our season

What the heck is wrong with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers? That’s a question that fans across the province must have been asking themselves as they watched the Bombers get blown out 52-0 by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Labour Day weekend Regina. One of the most glaring issues that directly led to that particular display of […]

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