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  1. Ex-CFLer Antonio Armstrong, wife killed in home, teen in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GlobalNews

    Antonio Armstrong, who spent time in the CFL with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and B.C. Lions, and his wife were fatally shot at their home in Houston, and a 16-year-old boy has been charged as a juvenile with murder in the slayings. The linebacker, who also spent time with the Miami Dolphins, was identified in a statement from Texas A&M University, his alma mater.

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  2. Former Blue Bomber Antonio Armstrong shot and killed in HoustonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBC News

    Antonio Armstrong started his CFL career in 1998 with the Lions and was traded to the Bombers in 2000 where he was Winnipeg's defensive player of the year. Antonio Armstrong and his wife, Dawn, were shot early Friday morning, American media has reported.

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  3. Former Blue Bomber Antonio Armstrong Shot And KilledRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CKNW News Talk 980

    Tragic news out of Houston, Texas. Former Winnipeg Blue Bombers linebacker Antonio Armstrong and his wife Dawn were shot and killed in their home early Friday morning.

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  4. Former Texas A&M player Antonio Armstrong, wife reportedly killed by teenage sonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sporting News

    ... eading north to play three seasons in the Canadian Football League with the British Columbia Lions and Winnipeg Blue Bombers. He was the CFL's defensive player of the year in 2000 while playing for Winnipeg.

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  5. Landry: It's all on the offence in MontrealRead the original story

    Yesterday | CFL.ca

    ... 12 giveaways means Montreal is just one better at protecting the ball on offence than the league-worst Winnipeg Blue Bombers heading into Week 6. And that's having played one fewer game than the Bombers. "It goes back to the old cliche of don't turn ...

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  6. Stegall excited to be inducted into Ring of HonourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | My Manitoba.com

    Long time Blue Bomber fan favourite, Milt Stegall , will be the fourth player inducted into the Ring of Honour, presented by the Insurance Brokers of Manitoba. Stegall will receive this honour on Wednesday night at Investors Group Field , when the Bombers play host to the Hamilton Tiger Cats .

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  7. Switching to Nichols the right decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | My Manitoba.com

    If first impressions mean anything, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers decision to bench Drew Willy and start Matt Nichols at quarterback was genius. Thursday night in Edmonton, the former Eskimos backup completed 26-of-33 pass attempts for 304 yards and one touchdown as he led the Bombers to beat the Eskimos 30-23 at The Brick Field At Commonwealth Stadium.

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  8. Matt Nichols leads Bombers to first win at Commonwealth Stadium since 2006Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols is sacked by Edmonton Eskimos' Marcus Howard during second half CFL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Thursday July 28, 2016. Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols is sacked by Edmonton Eskimos' Marcus Howard during second half CFL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Thursday July 28, 2016.

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  9. Bombers beat Eskimos 30-23 after weather forces game to be delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobalNews

    WATCH ABOVE: Jack Haskins delivers a post-game report on the Edmonton Eskimos' 30-23 loss to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Commonwealth Stadium Thursday night. A switch to Matt Nichols as the starting quarterback paid off as the Blue Bombers snapped a two-game losing skid, coming away with a 30-23 victory over the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday.

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  10. Stampeders to re-establish identity as Dave Dickenson era underway in CalgaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Weyburn This Week

    ... opens on the road Saturday against the B.C. Lions followed by their home-opener July 1 against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers. The Stampeders and eventual Grey Cup champion Edmonton Eskimos posted the league's best records in 2015 at 14-4. Calgary fell ...

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  11. Nichols Leads Bombers to Big Win in EdmontonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CFL.ca

    Matt Nichols had Eskimos fans seeing green on Thursday evening, outdueling former teammate Mike Reilly en route to Winnipeg's second victory of the 2016 season. The former Eskimo completed over 78% of his passes for over 300 yards and a score in his first start of the year, leading the Blue Bombers to a 30-23 win.

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  12. Stamps out to avenge season-opening loss to LionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Listowel Banner

    ... it up with a win," said Stamps linebacker Deron Mayo, who had seven tackles to help Calgary beat the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 33-18 on the road last Thursday. "That's the way that football goes and we have an opportunity to make it right this week," ...

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  13. Eskimos look to bounce back from a stunning collapse as they host the Blue BombersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | 900 CHML AM

    ... 37-31 last Saturday. The Eskimos will look to bounce back from that loss on Thursday as they host the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium. The Eskimos were able to build up a 31-6 lead thanks to the strong play of ...

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  14. Delta Toronto Unveils Exclusive Offer for Summer Event Goers in the CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Market Wire

    ... 28th. The Toronto FC plays at BMO Field throughout the season, taking on teams including the BC Lions, Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and the New England Revolution on August, 6th. Mississauga will host the Ontario Summer Games from August 11th through the ...

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  15. Game Notes: A look at Week 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CFL.ca

    With a quarter of the season now in the books, all nine teams in the CFL continue to jockey for position in the East and West Divisions as we move into the midsummer months of the season. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are hoping their next portion of the schedule brings about positive change for them, as they turn to Matt Nichols for a spark in a matchup against the defending Grey Cup Champions at Commonwealth Stadium to kick off Week 6 action on Thursday Night Football.

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  16. Edmonton Eskimos welcome an old friend - even if he's a foeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Globe and Mail

    Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols throws against the Calgary Stampeders during the second half of CFL action in Winnipeg on July 21, 2016. Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols throws against the Calgary Stampeders during the second half of CFL action in Winnipeg on July 21, 2016.

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  17. Weekly Predictor: Can Nichols help turn things around in Winnipeg?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | CFL.ca

    Late game heroics from Ticats' Jeremiah Masoli and an injury to the REDBLACKS' quarterback Trevor Harris lead Pick 'Em players and CFL.ca's Jamie Nye to a 2-2 record in Week 5. This week Nye looks to get back on the right track with his Weekly Predictor. CFL Pick 'Em returns with more up for grabs than ever before because this season more than $130,000 in combined cash and prizes up for grabs.* Pick 30 in a row, win $30,000; pick 40, win $40,000; think you can pick 50 straight? You're looking at $50,000.

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  18. Old Eskimos friends set to get after Blue Bomber quaterback Matt NicholsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Lethbridge Herald

    And staring across the line of scrimmage at him, hoping to blow it all up, will be one of his good friends. "We've been friends since we were 18. That's a decade now," said Edmonton linebacker JC Sherritt after practice Wednesday at Commonwealth Stadium as the Eskimos prepared to host the Winnipeg Blue Bombers .

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  19. White North Wednesday - Naaman Roosevelt on a record pace in SaskatchewanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Bull Run

    ... who caught eight for 182 yards, helped make it a game on the last play of the third quarter. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are 1-4 and their offense has really struggled all season. As you can imagine the focus of the fans has fallen on Willy. This week ...

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  20. 'I've been in Drew's shoes': Buck Pierce on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | GlobalNews

    In week six of the 2013 CFL season, Buck Pierce - then the starting quarterback for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers - was benched in favour of Justin Goltz. Three years later, Pierce, now the quarterbacks coach for the blue and gold, is seeing the same situation that he was a part of unfold in front of him, as starter Drew Willy hands the reigns over to Matt Nichols.

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