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BOMBERS TURN BIG PROFIT

WINNIPEG - The 2020 CFL season may be in doubt but 2019 was a very good year for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The team of course won the Grey Cup but it also turned a healthy profit of $3.5 million. "Our team should be proud of our financial results and winning the 107th Grey Cup…

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BOMBERS TURN BIG PROFIT

WINNIPEG - The 2020 CFL season may be in doubt but 2019 was a very good year for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The team of course won the Grey Cup but it also turned a healthy profit of $3.5 million. "Our team should be proud of our financial results and winning the 107th Grey Cup…

MOOSE SEASON DONE

WINNIPEG - The American Hockey League has cancelled the remainder of the season, also putting an end to the year for the Manitoba Moose. Head coach Pascal Vincent says at least now they're not stuck in CoVid-19 limbo and they can start planning for next season. The Moose thanked their fans in a statement which…

LEIPSIC ON WAIVERS

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg-born Brendan Leipsic has been placed on waivers as the Washington Capitals prepare to terminate his contract. He apologized for saying horrible things in private messages on social media that somehow leaked out but that apology apparently won't save his job. The 25 year old forward talked about women and their weight. He…

CFL ASKING FEDS FOR HELP

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Football League has asked Ottawa for $150 million in financial assistance. Commissioner Randy Ambrosie says the help would come in three phases, starting with $30 million to manage the impact of CoVid-19 on the league. And then another $120 million if the whole CFL season has to be scrapped. Prime Minister…

BOMBERS RELEASE NEW VIDEO

WINNIPEG - With no sports to watch because of CoVid-19, the Blue Bombers have released a new video so you can re-live last year's very successful season. Road To The Grey Cup runs almost an hour and includes never-before-seen footage. You can watch it right now for free at https://www.bluebombers.com/. Photo: Bombers

MANITOBA GAMES POSTPONED

WINNIPEG - Another big sporting event is being delayed. Sport Manitoba has announced the 2020 Manitoba Summer Games have been postponed for almost a year. But the good news is the games will still happen in Dauphin, just not this August. Instead, they'll take place in July of 2021. This decision affects about 3,000 athletes,…

BYE BUFF

WINNIPEG - Well, has it sunk in yet? Dustin Byfuglien is no longer a Winnipeg Jet. Buff and the team have finally parted ways. The Jets terminated his contract earlier this week. An NHL statement says the two have mutually resolved the grievance Dustin filed in September. He walks away from $14 million and is…

COLBY CAVE HAS DIED

WINNIPEG - Edmonton Oilers forward Colby Cave is dead. The 25 year old suffered a brain bleed earlier this week. He was then put in a medically-induced coma at a Toronto hospital. Cave was a native of Battleford, Saskatchewan.

New Date for Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame Dinner

WINNIPEG - The Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame and Museum Inc Board of Directors has made the decision to postpone the annual Softball Hall of Fame Induction dinner originally scheduled for May 9, 2020 at the Victoria Inn in Brandon. It will now be held on September 19, 2020. The Board said it was a…

Skate Canada Award Winners

WINNIPEG - The annual awards gala for Skate Canada was cancelled due to the COVD-19 Pandemic, but the winners have been announced. Skate Canada will be sharing information about the award recipients on their social media in the coming weeks. The first set of recipients were selected from nominations submitted by Skate Canada members throughout…

Austin Taylor Named 2019 Male Junior Athlete of the Year

WINNIPEG - A 20-year-old Archer from Winnipeg, Austin Taylor, was named the by Sport Manitoba. Taylor, 20, had a year to remember in 2019, winning a gold medal at the Canada Winter Games, gold medals in the Canadian National Target Archery and Canadian National Field Archery championships, winning the 2018 Frank Selke Award as Male…

Manitoba’s Alexa Scott Wins Allround Bronze.

POLAND - Alexa Scott (Clandeboye, MB) became the first Canadian woman since 2008 to reach the Allround podium at the ISU World Junior Speed Skating Championships after winning overall bronze in Poland today. She joins Sylvia Burka ('73) (MB), Liz Appleby ('76) (MB), Shannon Rempel ('03, '04) (MB) and Justine L'Heureux ('08) (Que.), as the…

Winnipeg Goldeyes Field of Dreams Beneficiaries

WINNIPEG – The Winnipeg Goldeyes, in conjunction with the Winnipeg Goldeyes Field of Dreams Foundation, are pleased to announce the beneficiaries of funds raised during the 2019 baseball season. During the 2019 calendar year, the Winnipeg Goldeyes Field of Dreams Foundation raised and distributed nearly $103,500 in support of 44 registered children’s charities (complete list…

Canadian Women Beat USA at NHL All-Star Weekend (Video)

WINNIPEG - The 2020 NHL All-Star Weekend in St. Louis included a fast paced Elite Women's 3-on-3 game. The Canadian All-Stars finished with a 2-1 victory over the American All-Stars as part of the 2020 NHL All-Star Skills Competition on Friday night at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. Watch the Entire Game (27mins) by…

Hurricanes Play Dodgeball After Beating Jets

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets fell behind early in the game Tuesday and could not climb back to the top. Carolinna scored two fast goals in the First period and went on the win by a score of 4 to 1. Watch game highlights including a Mark Scheiflele fight by clicking here. After the game…

Lightning Strikes 7 Times in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - It was a stormy night for the Winnipeg Jets as the Tampa Bay Lightning posted 7 goals Friday night at Bell MTS Place. Watch video highlights here. Jets goalie, Connor Hellebuyck, was pulled from the net in the second period after allowing 5 goals. Tampa goaltender, Andrei Vasilevskiy, became the fourth goalie in…

Former Major League Outfielder Re-Signs With Goldeyes

WINNIPEG – Former Major League outfielder Willy Garcia re-signed with The Winnipeg Goldeyes on Monday. Garcia hit .310 with 58 runs scored, 23 doubles, 17 home runs, and 73 RBI in 86 games for the Goldeyes last season. The Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic native, 27-year-old outfielder amassed three hitting streaks of nine or more games,…

Winnipeg Jets Not Worried by Comments

WINNIPEG - Critics have been vocal about the fact they see no sense of urgency among the Winnipeg Jets. Jet's Captain, Blake Wheeler, talks about the comments and says if they didn't play with urgency they wouldn't be in the playoff position they are in. Watch the entire interview, click here.

Senators Claim Two Points in Manitoba

WINNIPEG - The Belleville Senators earned two points Monday night beating the Manitoba Moose 5-3 decision at Bell MTS Place. Belleville started off the scoring under two minutes into the first period with a goal from Michael Carcone. Just over a minute later, Brent Pedersen fed Kristian Reichel who showed off his hands and scored…

Winnipeg Jets & Moose Reveil WASAC - FDY Jersey

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets and Manitoba Moose will wear a special jersey to celebrate Indigenous culture through sports. Partnering with the Winnipeg Aboriginal Sport Achievement Centre the Winnipeg Jets jerseys will be worn during the pre-game skate on Friday, Jan. 17. The Manitoba Moose will wear their jerseys for the entire game on Saturday,…

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