Winnipeg win comes with slate of injuries

A win to end a four-game losing streak was gratifying but the Winnipeg Blue Bombers may have paid a heavy price for Friday’s 31-14 victory over the Montreal Alouettes.

Three of …

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A lousy Manziel helps out O’Shea

One guy was trying to relaunch his football career. The other guy was — maybe just maybe — trying to save his coaching career.

We will never know for sure what …

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Bombers end losing skid with 31-14 win over Als

The slump is over.

A 31-14 win over the Montreal Alouettes Friday night at Investors Group Field did not springboard the Winnipeg Blue Bombers into first place. At 6-7, it hardly ……

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Ticats’ goal: win the East

Hamilton begins final stretch of CFL regular season with back-to-back games against B.C. After that, the focus is on Eastern rivals.

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J.J. Adams: Lemon’s sack attack helps Lions put the squeeze on rival quarterbacks

Shawn Lemon was in Sioux Falls, with a few dollars in his pocket, before getting the call that jumpstarted his CFL all-star career. Can the sack-attack keep it going against Hamilton Saturday?

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Ticats’ goal: win the East

Hamilton begins final stretch of CFL regular season with back-to-back games against B.C. After that, the focus is on Eastern rivals.

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Tiger-Cats must protect Jeremiah Masoli

B.C. Lions defence leads the CFL with 31 sacks, while the Ticats defence has allowed 27, second-most.

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Lions Game Day: Pass-happy Tabbies have tough task ahead against ball-hawking Lions

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (6-6) at B.C. Lions (5-7). 7 p.m., B.C. Place Stadium, TSN, TSN 1040. Rain, roof closed, 15 C.

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Bombers, Als desperate for a win

There will be a stench of desperation filling the air at Investors Group Field tonight, even if the two teams that will take the turf care little to admit it.

The ……

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Alouettes banking on Johnny Manziel Show to be a long-running series

Head coach Mike Sherman is hoping Manziel return to the starting pivot spot finally puts an end to the quarterback carousel in Montreal.

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Manziel excited about starting role

The CFL’s biggest name returns to the field this week as the No. 1 quarterback of the Montreal Alouettes.

Johnny Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner while a celebrated freshman at ……

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Ticats take the time to get used to the time

Jonathon Jennings’ legs won’t be the only things the Hamilton Tiger-Cats will be trying to slow down in Vancouver this weekend.

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Hardrick back in Bombers’ O-line for Alouettes match

The Blue Bombers are in the midst of their worst losing streak in three seasons but, at the very least, they will be able to depend on Jermarcus Hardrick’s rock-solid ……

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Defence will need to be Johnny on the spot

Is this the week a now-healthy Johnny Manziel, operating with a more complete understanding of Montreal’s playbook, finally unleashes his devastating skill set on a CFL defence?

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers, …

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Bombers short on long returns

Four-game losing streaks are often triggered by a laundry list of problems.

That’s certainly true for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and the funk they currently find themselves in. One of the …

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Field goal kickers are connecting more

When he goes to his place-kicking team with half a field still stretched in front of them, June Jones can feel the tension from the rest of his staff.

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J.J. Adams: Lions need to get rid of muddle in the huddle, place trust in Jennings

He’s the Rodney Dangerfield of the B.C. Lions — he just can’t get no respect. Jonathon Jennings gets the chance to prove himself again as the starter down the stretch for the Lions

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Bombers hope to eliminate turnovers on path to winning

Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive co-ordinator Paul LaPolice has identified the issues plaguing his offence in recent weeks. Now, he’s hoping they can fix it before it’s too late.

“There are a ……

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Redemption for Rivers

Gerald Rivers can remember it like it was yesterday.

He was in his senior season with Ole Miss, in 2012, and the historic NCAA Div. I college football franchise had just …

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Injured Travis Lulay hopes to return to lineup before end of season

Lulay left the field after being tackled by Alouettes defensive end John Bowman in the first quarter of Friday’s game.

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