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Bombers Lose $7M

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers began 2020 in the black to the tune of almost $13 million but because of COVID-19, they are reporting a loss of $7 million. The team's financial report for last year says revenues were down over $32 million, compared to 2019. Even with no games being played, it still…

CFL & XFL Collaborate

WINNIPEG - The CFL and XFL have agreed to work together to identify opportunities for the leagues to collaborate, innovate and grow the game of football. CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie issued the following statement: “Canada has an exciting game and devoted fans, and our discussion with the XFL provides a tremendous opportunity to build on…

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Bombers Lose $7M

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers began 2020 in the black to the tune of almost $13 million but because of COVID-19, they are reporting a loss of $7 million. The team's financial report for last year says revenues were down over $32 million, compared to 2019. Even with no games being played, it still…

CFL & XFL Collaborate

WINNIPEG - The CFL and XFL have agreed to work together to identify opportunities for the leagues to collaborate, innovate and grow the game of football. CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie issued the following statement: “Canada has an exciting game and devoted fans, and our discussion with the XFL provides a tremendous opportunity to build on…

Harris Resigns With Bombers

WINNIPEG - Running back Andrew Harris has agreed to a one year contract extension with the Blue Bombers. The Winnipegger was set to become a free agent next month. He joined the blue and gold in 2016 as a free agent and has since become one of the most decorated players in the CFL. He…

Bombers Ink 3 More Players

WINNIPEG - The Blue Bombers have announce the resigning of a trio of players today. Special teamer Mike Miller has agreed to a one year contract extension. In 2019, he was voted the most outstanding special teamer in the west. Miller is only six tackles away from being the CFL's all-time special teams leading tackler.…

Bombers Sign 2 Players

WINNIPEG - The Blue Bombers have resigned two important players. Left tackle Stanley Bryant will be back and so will receiver Nic Demski. Bryant signed a one year contract extension, while Demski agreed to two more years. The hope now is that there will be a CFL season this year after COVID-19 forced a year…

Streveler Gets His Chance

WINNIPEG- Former Winnipeg Blue Bomber quarterback Chris Streveler threw his first pass in the NFL on Sunday. He also tossed a touchdown but that was about it. Streveler came in for an injured Kyler Murray in the first quarter against the Los Angeles Rams and played until the start of the fourth quarter when Murray…

Strevy's NFL Debut

WINNIPEG - Former Blue Bomber quarterback Chris Streveler saw his first action as an Arizona Cardinal yesterday. His three yard run late in the third quarter kept a drive alive as the Cards knocked off the San Francisco 49ers 24-20. Got in on a little wedge action and we got a huge dub! Fun day…

Strevy Makes Cards

WINNIPEG - Former Blue Bomber quarterback Chris Streveler has made the roster of the Arizona Cardinals. So thankful to even be in this position. Thank you to everyone reaching out. Your love and support means more than you guys could ever know! Now the work continues. https://t.co/x20mtf48BS — Chris Streveler (@cstrevy) September 5, 2020 When…

No CFL In 2020

WINNIPEG - Our city won't be playing host to a CFL season this year. The Canadian Football League is shifting its focus to 2021 and beyond after deciding not to play a shortened season this Fall. “Our league governors decided today it is in the best long-term interests of the CFL to concentrate on the…

Still No CFL Season

WINNIPEG - We won't be adding the Stanley Cup to the mantle this year but the Grey Cup may keep sitting there through 2021. There's still no word on whether there's going to be a CFL season played here at IGF. Football fans are hopeful there will be but if there isn't, at least the…

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…

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

Seven Blue Bombers Named West Division All-Stars

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Football League unveiled its 2018 divisional all-star teams today, with seven members of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers named to the West squad. Honoured as West Division All Stars were running back Andrew Harris, receiver Darvin Adams, centre Matthias Goossen, tackle Stanley Bryant and guard Sukh Chungh on offence, along with linebacker…

CFL Names Nichols & Bighill Players of the Month

WINNIPEG - The Canadian Football League announced quarterback Matt Nichols and linebacker Adam Bighill as the Shaw CFL Top Performers for the month of October. Nichols comes off his strongest performance of the season against Calgary in Week 20, completing 24 of 33 passes, throwing for 358 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions. Nichols…

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