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    Bombers stay perfect with 24-10 win over Elks

    EDMONTON — The Winnipeg Blue Bombers put forth an imperfect effort against the Edmonton Elks, getting dominated in nearly every aspect of the game except for where it counts. Indeed, the Bombers were outmatched in several areas — number of plays (69-39), first downs (23-12), and time of possession (37:14 to 22:46), to name a few — but found a way to win on the scoreboard, earning a 24-10 victory over the Elks Friday night at Commonwealth Stadium. The Bombers remain perfect on the season, improving to 7-0 on the year, maintaining their place in top spot in the West Division. “We did enough to win,” Bombers head coach Mike…

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    Lawler claims leaving Blue Bombers a organization conclusion

    EDMONTON — Kenny Lawler thoroughly loved being a member of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. It’s exactly where he matured as a pro soccer participant and, when in Winnipeg for elements of a few seasons, he gained two Grey Cups and led the CFL in getting yards his closing 12 months. In excess of the winter, as the Bombers had been putting collectively the roster for a possibility at a unusual three-peat, Lawler didn’t get the love he felt he deserved. When Winnipeg refused to pay out top rated dollar for his services, it only designed feeling to start out looking elsewhere for a new soccer property. “I felt like the…

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    Argos rally to down Riders 30-24 after decisive touchdown in Wolfville, N.S. | Globalnews.ca

    Wynton McManis returned an interception 50 yards for a touchdown to rally the Toronto Argonauts to a 30-24 win over the Saskatchewan Roughriders in an entertaining but often chippy Touchdown Atlantic game Saturday afternoon. McManis stepped in front of a Cody Fajardo pass and ran untouched to the endzone at 12:54 of the fourth quarter. Moments later, McLeod Bethel-Thompson found Brandon Banks for the two-point convert to put Toronto ahead 30-24. Saskatchewan Roughriders’ Mario Alford, right, avoids a tackle by Toronto Argonauts’ Wynton McManis during the first half of CFL action at Acadia University in Wolfville, N.S., Saturday, July 16, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese. Shaq Richardson cemented the win…

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    Battle of the Unbeaten lives up to its billing — and then some

    The Battle of the Unbeaten certainly lived up to its name. And then some. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Calgary Stampeders met for their Week 6 matchup at IG Field Friday night with a combined record of 9-0, with the Blue and Gold a perfect 5-0 and the Stampeders at a sparkling 4-0. And what unfolded was a classic, as they often are between these two West Division rivals. Once the dust settled, it would be the reigning back-to-back Grey Cup champion Bombers that ended up in the winner’s circle, surviving a frantic final minute that required a lengthy review from the CFL’s command centre to earn a 26-19 victory.…

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    CFL stays dedicated to expanding league to Atlantic Canada: commissioner | Globalnews.ca

    As Nova Scotia prepares to host its first-at any time common season CFL activity, the league explained it remains enthusiastic to bring a workforce to Atlantic Canada. CFL Commissioner Randy Ambrosie mentioned Friday this is a region in which the CFL wishes to deliver a franchise. “Atlantic Canada ought to be represented with its possess CFL franchise,” he informed World News Morning. Pre-pandemic, Schooner Sporting activities and Entertainment hoped to land a CFL franchise in the Halifax location with a proposed $110-million stadium. It was a controversial proposal, due in element to its cost, as very well as its proposed spot in the Shannon Park region of Dartmouth. The stadium…

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    Time to imagine in the Major Blue

    Perhaps these Winnipeg Blue Bombers are rather excellent after all. The Bombers (5-) set the flavour of the month, the B.C. Lions (3-1), in their position with a convincing 43-22 victory Saturday night time in entrance of 17,683 followers at B.C. Location. All three phases came to perform for Winnipeg, foremost to the road facet jumping out to a 24- benefit in the next quarter. There’s no concern about it: the Bombers made a big statement. They really do not have to wait around prolonged for a opportunity to make an additional 1 as they host the Calgary Stampeders (4-) Friday night time at IG Subject. But right before we…

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    Big Blue blast B.C.

    VANCOUVER — Can the Winnipeg Blue Bombers score enough points to hang with the B.C. Lions? That was the big question heading into Saturday night at B.C. Place in a meeting between two undefeated West Division teams. The Bombers certainly made that question look ridiculous (so much for there being no such thing as a silly question) as they blasted the Lions 43-22 to improve to 5-0. They managed to bring the Lions, who were averaging 45.6 points per game through three weeks, down to earth and drop their record to 3-1. They also made Lions defensive back Marcus Sayles eat his words. After Friday’s walkthrough, the former Blue Bomber…

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    Bombers DB Ford on edge of seat looking at brother start out at QB for Edmonton

    Long weekends are intended to be calming, but Blue Bombers rookie Tyrell Ford expended Canada Day at property anxiously cheering on his brother, Tre. Tre Ford led the Edmonton Elks to their first earn of the year Friday, heading 15 of 26 for 159 passing yards, one touchdown and an interception. It was a night of firsts for Ford, who grew to become the only Black-Canadian to begin for the team and its to start with Canadian starter considering that 1968. Ford also grew to become the initial quarterback out of U Sporting activities to start off and acquire a Canadian Soccer League (CFL) typical season game considering that Greg…

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    Bombers D dominant again, but Demski could be sidelined

    Opinion There was a time when people around these parts would be completely satisfied with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers starting a season 2-0 – regardless of how they won those games. When you win back-to-back Grey Cups and rule your home turf (the Bombers are 21-1 at IG Field since 2019), expectations are going to be higher. After two uninspiring showings against the Ottawa Redblacks to open the 2022 campaign, the Bombers responded with a much better performance Friday night in a 26-12 victory over the visiting Hamilton Tiger-Cats in front of an announced crowd of 23,600. Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ Drew Wolitarsky gets tackled by Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ Jovan…