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Mitchell powers Stampeders past Blue Bombers 39-26; Davis has two interceptions – Calgary

Mitchell powers Stampeders past Blue Bombers 39-26; Davis has two interceptions – Calgary

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Quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell threw touchdown passes to DaVaris Daniels, Marken Michel and Kamar Jorden to lead the Calgary Stampeders to a 39-26 win over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Saturday at McMahon Stadium.Jorden finished with 249 yards on 10 receptions to set a Stampeders’ club record for most receiving yards in a single game. The previous record was held by Herm Harrison, who had 237 receiving yards on Sept. 29, 1968. Mitchell went 25 for 42 for a career-high 452 yards, while Rene Paredes kicked four field goals for the Stampeders (8-1), who bounced back from a 40-27 loss to the Saskatchewan Roughriders six days earlier in Regina.Defensive lineman Ja’Gared Davis had two interceptions for the Stamps, including one that he ran 35 yards back into the end zon
Home run king Barry Bonds has his No. 25 retired by Giants – National

Home run king Barry Bonds has his No. 25 retired by Giants – National

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SAN FRANCISCO – Likely for the last time and almost 11 years after playing his final game, Barry Bonds ran out to his old spot in his No. 25 Giants jersey.“I wanted to be in left field one more time,” Bonds said Saturday night. “And I thought it was appropriate. That’s what I wanted to do.” “I was going to put the whole uniform on, but just didn’t have time because it ran a little bit longer. I wanted to throw on everything and stand in left field one more time. That’s where everyone saw me and that’s where I thought they should see me last,” he said.Bonds had his number retired by the Giants during a long ceremony before San Francisco played his other team, the Pittsburgh Pirates – also 11 years to the month from when he broke Hank Aaron’s home run record in his 22n
Blue Bomber defeat Argonauts for second straight week – Winnipeg

Blue Bomber defeat Argonauts for second straight week – Winnipeg

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Nic Demski ran in one touchdown and caught a pass for another as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat the Toronto Argonauts for the second week in a row, coming away with a 40-14 victory on Friday.READ MORE: Blue Bombers receiver Kenbrell Thompkins to get first CFL start against Argos Demski, a Winnipeg native who signed as a free agent after three seasons with Saskatchewan, finished with three carries for 34 yards, including his 28-yard TD run. He also had five catches for 82 yards with a 42-yard TD reception.Winnipeg’s other hometown running back, Andrew Harris, rushed 10 times for 28 yards and caught five passes for 50 yards. In last week’s 38-20 victory over Toronto, Harris torched the Argonauts for a career-high 161 yards rushing with one TD on the ground and a second