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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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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Blue and Golden

At the beginning of the 2011 season, there wasn’t an unlikelier team to reach the Grey Cup than the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. They finished the 2010 season in last place with a frustrating 4-14 record (losing nine games by four points or less) after losing their starting quarterback for the season with a dislocated elbow […]

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Bombers playoff bound

Coming off a season with a 4-14 record and a last place finish in the East, even those who bleed Blue and Gold could not have imagined the success the Winnipeg Blue Bombers would have in Paul LaPolice’s second season as head coach. Instead of gutting the roster after the woeful product of the 2010 […]

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