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Bombers' running back Andrew Harris trying to clear his name after drug suspension

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers' star running back says the source was a contaminated over-the-counter natural supplement he took and that he has sent the leftover product away to be tested.

Banjo Bowl: Chris Streveler leads Blue Bombers past Roughriders

Chris Streveler ran for a pair of touchdowns and Janarion Grant took a punt 72 yards for a major as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers stayed in top spot in the CFL West Division with a 35-10 victory over the Saskatchewan Roughriders in Saturday's 16th annual Banjo Bowl.

Blue Bombers lose starting QB Nichols for 6 games with upper-body injury

Winnipeg Blue Bombers starting quarterback Matt Nichols has been placed on the six-game injured list with an upper-body injury, but won't require surgery, according to head coach Mike O'Shea.

Harris sets CFL record, Nichols exits with injury as Bombers down Lions

Running back Andrew Harris moved up in the CFL record book and the Blue Bombers remained in first place in the West Division by beating the B.C. Lions 32-16 Thursday in a game that saw Winnipeg quarterback Matt Nichols leave with an apparent injury in the fourth quarter.

West-leading Bombers say Lions can still roar despite toothless record

Willie Jefferson isn't fooled by the B.C. Lions' underdog status. The Blue Bombers defensive end won't take the Lions lightly Thursday when his heavily favoured club hosts a team that has a bad record (1-7) but only lost its last game by one point.

Canada makes late charge but falls to Nigeria in FIBA friendly

The Canadian national basketball men's team couldn't quite erase a 10-point deficit late in the fourth quarter, losing 90-81 to Nigeria in exhibition play on Friday night.

Promoter drops price for thousands of tickets to NFL pre-season game in Winnipeg

The price has been reduced for up to 6,000 tickets for this month's NFL pre-season game in Winnipeg after the promoter put together a sponsorship deal.

Blue Bombers claim top spot in West with win over Stampeders

Janarion Grant returned a pair of punts for touchdowns of 76 and 83 yards in his CFL debut Thursday to help give the Winnipeg Blue Bombers sole possession of first place in the West Division with a 26-24 victory over the Calgary Stampeders.

No plans to slash prices for NFL pre-season game in Winnipeg, promoter says

Greg Payonk has travelled to watch three NFL games, but he's skipping the one in his own backyard because of the ticket prices.

Bombers strike early to roll over Argos, extend undefeated run

Lucky Whitehead's 104-yard kickoff return for a touchdown on the opening play of the game set the tone as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers dominated the Toronto Argonauts in a 48-21 victory on Friday.

Whitehead catches 2 TDs to lead Blue Bombers past Eskimos

Lucky Whitehead caught a pair of touchdowns to help the Winnipeg Blue Bombers win their first home opener in five seasons with a 28-21 victory over the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday.

Matthews set to make season debut as Bombers prepare for fearsome Eskimos defence

Head coach Mike O'Shea is looking forward to watching free-agent prize receiver Chris Matthews make his season debut with the Blue Bombers on Thursday.

Changes inevitable in summer of 'tough decisions' for Jets

General manager Kevin Cheveldayoff says an upcoming summer of "tough decisions" means changes are on the way for the Winnipeg Jets.

Road tested: Jets confident they can win in St. Louis to force Game 7

The home team has yet to win over the first five games of the best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final. It's the fourth time in NHL history, and first since 2004, that has happened to start a series.

Blues strike late to take series lead over Jets

Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period, lifting the Blues to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday and handing St. Louis a 3-2 series lead in their Western Conference quarter-final.