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  1. Picking sides over outdoor game's postponementRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Readers were split on who is to blame for the postponement on the Heritage Classic hockey game that was planned at Investors Group Field next season. Winnipeg Blue Bombers president and CEO Wade Miller says the NHL -- and its commissioner, Gary Bettman -- was ultimately responsible for putting the outdoor game on ice.

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  2. CFL flying high againRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... broadcasting deal might precipitate a bidding war the likes of which the CFL has never seen before. Winnipeg Blue Bombers CEO Wade Miller said he's not sure what the next TV deal might be worth. But as the custodian of one of the league's shiny new ...

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  3. Plunging loonie punishing U.S. playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... small American expenses they incur for things such as U.S. scouting, travel and free agent camps. Winnipeg Blue Bombers CEO Wade Miller says his team doesn't even bother hedging -- buying U.S. dollars when the exchange rate is beneficial -- like NHL ...

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  4. Former Mercyhurst star Wild signs with SteelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    ... has signed a futures contract with the Steelers. He spent the past two seasons playing with the CFL's Winnipeg Blue Bombers, who released him so he could pursue an NFL roster spot. Wild worked out for four teams, including the Cincinnati Bengals, in ...

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  5. Eskimos sign Odell Willis to contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SLAM! Sports

    ... was reunited with the team's then-head-coach Kavis Reed, who had previously co-ordinated a memorable Winnipeg Blue Bombers defence that cast Willis as the Mayor of Swaggerville. And while that was where he first made a name for himself back in 2010, ...

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  6. Watson deal gives Blue flexibilityWalters needed cap room to chase prime free agents Heenan, HolmesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Thursday may go down as the day Blue Bombers GM Kyle Walters gave himself a chance land the non-import free agent offensive lineman Winnipeg so desperately needs. Walters off-loaded injury-prone veteran receiver Cory Watson and his salary to the Saskatchewan Roughriders in a major cash swing that puts the Bombers in an even better position to chase the likes of Riders tackle Ben Heenan or Toronto Argonauts offensive lineman Tyler Holmes when free agency officially begins on Feb. 10. There will be lots of competition for Heenan and Holmes but Walters has positioned himself to be in the fight.

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  7. Watson deal gives Blue flexibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Thursday may go down as the day Blue Bombers GM Kyle Walters gave himself a chance land the non-import free agent offensive lineman Winnipeg so desperately needs. Walters off-loaded injury-prone veteran receiver Cory Watson and his salary to the Saskatchewan Roughriders in a major cash swing that puts the Bombers in an even better position to chase the likes of Riders tackle Ben Heenan or Toronto Argonauts offensive lineman Tyler Holmes when free agency officially begins on Feb. 10. There will be lots of competition for Heenan and Holmes but Walters has positioned himself to be in the fight.

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  8. VANSTONE: Livingstone shares super bond with SeahawkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Star Phoenix

    ... continued to flourish even after Ryan left his hometown to join the Canadian Football League's Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 2004. After two seasons in Winnipeg, Ryan signed with the NFL's Green Bay Packers. One of the first people he called with the big ...

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  9. Bombers deal Cory Watson to SaskatchewanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | SLAM! Sports

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers slotback Cory Watson goes for a pass during CFL football practice in Winnipeg June 23, 2014. In exchange, the Blue and Gold got a high draft pick in a deep draft and freed up some salary cap space in advance of the CFL's free agency period.

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  10. Bomber players to visit schools in Steinbach, Niverville & MorrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | My Manitoba.com

    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are kicking off their rural Blue Bomber Community Caravan tour in Steinbach on Tuesday, Feb. 10, bringing members of the team along with the Grey Cup to paint the town blue & gold. The tour will make stops in Niverville and Morris in February, followed by six other rural communities in March and April.

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  11. Roughriders acquire Canadian receiver Cory Watson from Blue BombersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | GlobalNews

    The Riders landed Watson and a 2015 third-round pick for Canadian receiver Kris Bastien, a 2015 second-round selection and the rights to a player on Winnipeg's negotiation list. The six-foot-three, 212-pound Watson spent five seasons with Winnipeg after being selected in the second round, ninth overall, in 2010 out of Concordia University.

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  12. Bombers trade Watson to Riders for pick & prospectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | My Manitoba.com

    The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has acquired the 15th overall pick in the 2015 CFL Draft, National wide receiver Kristopher Bastien and the rights to a negotiation list player from the Saskatchewan Roughriders in exchange for National wide receiver Cory Watson and the 26th overall pick in the 2015 CFL draft. "We are always looking to continue to grow our Canadian talent base, and being able to move up 11 spots early on in the CFL Draft was significant for us," said Blue Bombers general manager Kyle Walters.

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  13. Saskatchewan Roughriders acquire Canadian receiver Cory Watson from Winnipeg Blue BombersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Canada.com

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Cory Watson, left, is tackled by Montreal Alouettes' Mike Edem during first half CFL football action in Montreal, Monday, October 14, 2013. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes The Riders landed Watson and a 2015 third-round pick for Canadian receiver Kris Bastien, a 2015 second-round selection and the rights to a player on Winnipeg's negotiation list.

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  14. Bombers trade Watson for Bastien, higher draft pickRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Bomber Cory Watson tries to get past B.C.'s J.R. Larose last year. Watson originally joined the Bombers in 2010, playing 67 games.

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  15. Blue Bombers trade wide receiver Cory Watson to RoughridersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | CBC News

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers' Cory Watson, seen in this file photo from September 2014, is heading west to the Saskatchewan Roughriders. The Bombers traded Cory Watson and their 26th overall pick in the 2015 CFL draft to Saskatchewan in return for the 15th overall pick in the 2015 draft, wide receiver Kristopher Bastien, and the rights to a negotiation list player.

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  16. Focus on: Jon RyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | Seattle Seahawks

    ... years from where Ryan's career has taken him. Ryan's time there followed his two seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL in 2004 and 2005. The Canadian-born punter was determined to make it to the NFL - and make it in the NFL - regardless ...

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  17. Collie case dangerous for CFL and playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The first thing that came to mind when news broke of Austin Collie kicking tires in the CFL was his concussion history and the question, "should he still be playing?" The answer to that question is certainly not up to me. I was once moved to write the Winnipeg Blue Bombers could not, in good conscience, put Buck Pierce back on the field, but that was after knowing and watching the quarterback for a number of years.

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  18. Bombers team up to offer free football programs for inner-city youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | My Manitoba.com

    ... flag football program and an extension of the Inner City Youth Football League started by former Winnipeg Blue Bombers Dave Donaldson and Markus Howell in 2010. The program has been re-launched by the Winnipeg Football Club in conjunction with ...

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  19. Ryan finds his niche at Super Bowl XLIXRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Jon Ryan steels himself as a strange face pushes forth from the crush of media day at Super Bowl 49 before visibly relaxing at the mention of Winnipeg. The scene is mad with over 3,000 members of the international media pressing up against the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots as they prepare for this Sunday's football game of all football games.

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  20. Making headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    The opening of training camp is still months away but the Winnipeg Blue Bombers have been in the news lately. The club made headlines last week when a proposed Heritage Classic hockey game at Investors Group Field had to be scuttled because the Bombers, Winnipeg Jets and NHL could not come to terms on a date.

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