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‘It hurts’: Hamilton Tiger-Cats despondent after dream season ends with a thud

Monday, November 25th, 2019

There were no platitudes or silver linings in the Hamilton Tiger-Cats dressing room Sunday after the team fell flat in the Grey Cup final against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Drought over, pants on: Bombers deliver a Grey Cup win for the ages

Monday, November 25th, 2019

The longest Grey Cup drought in the Canadian Football League is over and a longtime Winnipeg Blue Bombers fan can finally put pants on again.

5 game-changing moments from 107th Grey Cup between the Bombers and Ticats

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers ended a 29-year championship drought by defeating the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 33-12 in the 107th Grey Cup from McMahon Stadium in Calgary.

Blue Bombers lead Ticats after 1st quarter of 107th Grey Cup

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

After one quarter, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers lead the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 8-3 in the 107th Grey Cup in Calgary. Winnipeg's Andrew Harris opened the scoring with a 15-yard touchdown run.

Andrew Harris, Bombers aren’t worried about Grey Cup underdog status

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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Andrew Harris is fine with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers being considered Grey Cup underdogs.

‘I get to be mean’: Ticats’ Simoni Lawrence not pulling punches before Grey Cup

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019

After a blistering early season hit on quarterback Zach Collaros, Hamilton linebacker Simoni Lawrence says the two men have made up but he's warning football is a 'dangerous game' and he's not going to change his style of play.

Drought Bowl: Winnipeg, Hamilton look to capture long-awaited Grey Cup victory

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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From the teams that brought us the Fog Bowl in 1962 and the Wind Bowl in 1965, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and Hamilton Tiger-Cats are now preparing for what many are calling the Drought Bowl.

Bombers’ Willie Jefferson hoping long football journey culminates in Grey Cup

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Asked to unpack his acceptance speech for the CFL's defensive player-of-the-year award, Willie Jefferson says it's about having a football home.

‘I just use it as fire’: CFL MOP Brandon Banks motivated by career of being underestimated

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

At five-foot-seven and 150-pounds, Hamilton Tiger-Cats receiver Brandon Banks is used to being thought of as the little guy. That just serves as motivation for the CFL's most outstanding player.

CFL commissioner wants league to show some ‘good old-fashioned swagger’

Friday, November 22nd, 2019
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CFL commissioner Randy Ambrosie says the league and its players need to be bigger, bolder and proud of the CFL.