12 Results for tag: Winnipeg Blue Bomber Alumni

Winnipeg Blue Bomber Alumni R.A. Sam Fabro Passes Away at the Age of 97

We are saddened to learn of the passing yesterday of one of our elder statesmen, R.A. Sam Fabro, at the age of 97 years. Sam played Flanker for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in 1942, and has been a pillar of the community and a proud member of the Winnipeg Blue Bomber Alumni for decades. Among the many honours he received over a lifetime of service, Sam was ... More

Hall of Fame Profile | Terrence Edwards

October 11th, 2017 Article by Ed Tait The Winnipeg Football Club will officially welcome three new members to its Hall of Fame at this week’s annual Legacy Dinner: Terrence Edwards and builders David Asper and Gene Dunn. This is the third of three profiles on the new inductees. It rolls off the tongue just fine: ‘Terrence ... More


Medlock, Leggett and Burnham named Shaw CFL Top Performers Wednesday, August 9, 2017 — TORONTO (August 9th, 2017) – Justin Medlock, Maurice Leggett and Bryan Burnham were named the Shaw CFL Top Performers of the Week for Week 7 of the CFL’s 2017 season. The three players were chosen by a panel of judges who independently send their selecti... More

Bombers’ Addison Richards retires

August 8, 2017 CFL.ca Staff WINNIPEG — Winnipeg Blue Bombers national receiver Addison Richards has informed the team of his intentions to retire from professional football. Richards was originally selected 11th overall by Winnipeg in the 2015 CFL Draft. He saw action in 17 games through his career, including 12 in 2016. “As ... More


Four players fined following Week 6 Thursday, August 3, 2017 — TORONTO (August 3, 2017) -- The Canadian Football League (CFL) announced today: Montreal Alouettes defensive back Chris Ackie was fined for a high hit on Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Matt Nichols. Montreal Alouettes running back Stefan Logan was fined for comments that were ... More

Winnipeg Blue Bomber Alumni Annual Golf Tournament

This year’s golf tournament will be held on Monday, July 24th, 2017 at the Niakwa Golf & Country Club in Winnipeg, MB More

Jack Jacobs | Ring of Honour Inductee

July 10, 2017 Ed Tait Winnipeg Blue Bombers There’s no sin worse in professional sports than to be losing and boring at the same time. Sadly, this was the fate of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the late 1940s as the club struggled to a 3-9 record in 1948 and a 2-12 mark in 1949. On top of that, the Bombers managed just a measly 5.3 points per game ... More

Bombers to unveil Cal Murphy statue at Investors Group Field

July 4, 2017 Rhéanne M. Winnipeg Blue Bombers WINNIPEG, MB., July 4, 2017 – The Winnipeg Blue Bombers will honour one of the most influential figures in the history of the organization, the late Cal Murphy, with the unveiling of a bronze statue in his likeness at Investors Group Field. The official unveiling ceremony will take ... More

Doug Brown: CFL a ‘national treasure to Canada’

June 27th, 2017 Chris O'Leary Senior Writer CFL.ca Doug Brown laughed when he was asked the question. What do you think it is about you that made them want to put you on this t-shirt? “I have no idea what the parameters were,” the 11-year Winnipeg Blue Bomber’s defensive lineman (2001-2011) says over the phone. “But I am a Canadian ... More

3 Secrets to Living Happier That Guys Often Overlook

March 20, 2017 By Daniel Rock star or pro athlete — which would you rather be? Troy Westwood has been both, but the retired CFL record-holder and Juno-winning vocalist will tell you that a high-profile career has little to do with your happiness. For Westwood, who now hosts The Big Show on TSN Radio, it’s all about perspective. More than ... More