Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Manitoba’ Category

The littlest Jets fan? Toddler rattles off Winnipeg players in viral video

Saturday, February 9th, 2019
Aria McTavish

The Winnipeg Jets may be playing in Ottawa this weekend — but one little superfan in Winnipeg was getting all the attention Saturday.

Canadian NFLer David Onyemata cited for marijuana possession

Thursday, February 7th, 2019
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New Orleans Saints defensive tackle and former Manitoba Bison defensive lineman David Onyemata has been cited for misdemeanour possession of marijuana, says a suburban New Orleans sheriff's department.

Western Hockey League OKs Kootenay Ice move to Manitoba

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
Kootenay Ice

The Western Hockey League board of governors has approved the move of the Kootenay Ice to Winnipeg from British Columbia.

Big deal for Blue Bombers as Bighill signs 3-year contract extension

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers have locked up a key piece of their defence, inking linebacker Adam Bighill to a three-year contract extension.

Blue Bombers ink kicker Medlock to 2-year extension

Monday, January 7th, 2019
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Winnipeg Blue Bombers kicker Justin Medlock, who was set to become a free agent Feb. 12, has committed to staying in blue and gold for at least another two years.

Dustin Byfuglien fined $2,500 for slashing Johnny Gaudreau

Friday, December 28th, 2018
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Winnipeg defenceman Dustin Byfuglien has been fined $2,500 US for slashing Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau.

‘Midget’ designation in sports leagues ‘something that just needs to change,’ advocates say

Tuesday, November 27th, 2018
Vivek Bhagria

The term "midget," which has been used as a demeaning descriptor for short people, has become a designation adopted by sports leagues across the country — but now, there are calls for that to change.

Bombers mascot vows to be with team until it breaks Grey Cup curse

Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
Buzz and Boomer

When the Winnipeg Blue Bombers lost the CFL's Western Division final on Sunday, it left a big bird out on a long limb.

Justin Medlock hopes to give Bombers a big boost vs. Stampeders

Friday, November 16th, 2018
Justin Medlock

Blue Bombers kicker Justin Medlock will try to give the Bombers points and great field position in Sunday's West Division final in Calgary.

Winnipeg Jets’ Josh Morrissey faces hearing for bodyslam on T.J. Oshie

Thursday, November 15th, 2018
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Winnipeg Jets' defenceman Josh Morrissey is facing discipline after a hit that staggered Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie.