Robert Brown

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Letters, Jan. 16

January 16, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Cities and cyclingRe: Regulate cyclists (Letters, Jan. 13)Dale Patterson’s idea to improve commuting by banning bicycles from downtown from November to May is unlike the successful approaches of cities in which I have cycled. Ken ReddigPinawaUnintended consequencesRe: MLA Fontaine fails to deliver poetic justice (Jan. 11)Carl DeGurse’s assessment of MLA Nahanni Fontaine’s intervention in the Steven Brown/University of Regina controversy is spot-on. Bill ParkesWinnipegKeep the daylightRe: Summer sunlight (Letters, Jan. 10)In response to letter writer Doug Edmond, I agree wholeheartedly that we should not get rid of daylight saving time because of the beautiful long evenings. Rudy AmbtmanWinnipegBan a bad ideaRe: Councillor calls for national handgun ban (Jan. 13)Here we go again! A Winnipeg city councillor is calling for a handgun ban in the city.

Heisman reunion: 5 winners suit up for Ravens-Titans matchup

January 8, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - “I wouldn't say we're getting dressed and going out on the field and saying, 'Oh man, there's five Heisman Trophy winners out there.' Winning the Heisman Trophy automatically makes the recipient part of a very special club. That's why the modern football world has never before seen five Heisman winners in uniform at the same NFL game. Like Jackson, Griffin wasn't even aware he was on the brink of sharing in a historic moment. “If no one told me there were five Heisman Trophy winners in the game, it wouldn't click for me,'' RG3 said.

“M-V-P!”: Ish Smith’s 27 help Wiz top no-Kemba Celtics 99-94

January 6, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Boston Celtics guard Brad Wanamaker (9) was charged for a foul against Washington Wizards guard Garrison Mathews, back, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Washington. “If it was a two-game season, I would have to agree with the crowd: MVP,” Wizards coach Scott Brooks said with a smile afterward. “It's a great example of playing a guy when he's in a great groove,” Stevens said about Smith. Washington Wizards guard Jordan McRae (52) goes to the basket past Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter (11) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Washington. Asked to explain, Smith replied: “Now we're getting it: We're communicating.”UP NEXT:Celtics: Host San Antonio on Wednesday night.

NFL Today, Wild-Card Weekend

January 5, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Kirk Cousins and the Vikings (11-6) are coming off a 26-20 overtime wild-card round victory at New Orleans. —-Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson (4) celebrates after throwing a pass to setup the game-winning field goal during overtime of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Buffalo Bills Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Houston. —WORKING LATEHouston's 22-19 victory over Buffalo on Saturday marked the first wild-card overtime game since the Tim Tebow-led Denver Broncos beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 29-23 in the 2011 season. Minnesota needed extra time Sunday to beat New Orleans 26-20, just the third wild-card game to go to OT in the NFC. The game also conjured memories of another huge comeback in a wild-card game.

Heat rely on defence to beat Raptors 84-76

January 2, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - MIAMI - Bam Adebayo had 15 points and 14 rebounds and the Miami Heat put together their best defensive performance of the season in an 84-76 victory over the Toronto Raptors on Thursday night. Derrick Jones Jr. scored 10 points and Jimmy Butler finished with eight points, 12 rebounds and seven assists for Miami. Kyle Lowry scored 15 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 13 and OG Anunoby had 12 points and 12 rebounds. MAVERICKS 123, NETS 111DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic scored 15 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter, helping Dallas beat Brooklyn. Richaun Holmes added 18 points and seven rebounds, and Bogdan Bogdanovic scored 16 points.

Eichel converts penalty shot, Sabres beat Oilers 3-2

January 2, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Eichel was awarded the penalty shot after Edmonton's Oscar Klefbom interfered with the Sabres' captain as he attempted to break in alone across the Oilers' blue line. Eichel then scored when he drove in on net from the left wing and snapped a shot inside the far post. BLUE JACKETS 2, BRUINS 1, OTBOSTON (AP) — Pierre-Luc Dubois scored 52 seconds into overtime, Elvis Merzlikins stopped 25 shots and Columbus beat Boston. Vatrano and Colton Sceviour scored 44 seconds apart in the final minute of the second period to put the game out of reach. Brad Richardson followed with his second goal and Carl Soderberg had his 12th a minute later.

Big screen still beckons

January 2, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Former Manitoban Matthew Rankin debuts his wonderfully comic historical feature fantasia, The Twentieth Century Saturday, Jan. 11 at Cinematheque. Female directors are having their yearFrom small indies to big studio releases, 2020 is looking to be a glass ceiling-shattering year for female filmmakers, across all genre lines. Patty Jenkins, the woman who got the ball rolling with her 2017 opus Wonder Woman, returns with Wonder Woman 1984 (June 5) starring the returning Gal Gadot. Finally, Bob’s Burgers: The Movie (July 17) brings the trials and tribulations of TV’s Belcher family to the big screen... as a musical, naturally. Greed (Feb. 21), directed by Michael Winterbottom, stars Steve Coogan as a narcissistic billionaire who refuses to suffer the consequences of his actions.

Dolphins stun Pats; Chiefs top Chargers to grab bye in AFC

December 29, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - It is the second straight season the Dolphins have denied the Patriots an unbeaten division record. The Chiefs (12-4) long ago clinched their fourth straight AFC West title, but they needed a win and an unlikely Dolphins victory over the Patriots to get a week off. Already missing three starting wide receivers for the fourth straight game, the Eagles also began the game without Pro Bowl tight end Zach Ertz and right tackle Lane Johnson. But Wentz guided the Eagles (9-7) to their fourth straight win and second division title in three seasons. The Raiders lost five of their last six games in missing the playoffs for the second straight season under Gruden.

Cowboys’ Byron Jones out against Redskins with ankle injury

December 29, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - Dallas cornerback Byron Jones is out against Washington and will miss a game for the first time in his five-year career because of an ankle injury sustained at practice during the week. The Cowboys are missing another starter in defensive tackle Antwaun Woods, who has hip and ankle issues after previously missing games because of a knee injury. Cowboys: WR Devin Smith, CB Byron Jones, LB Joe Thomas, DE Joe Jackson, T Wyatt Miller, T Tyron Smith, DT Antwaun Woods. Chiefs: QB Chad Henne, CB Morris Claiborne, CB Alex Brown, OL Jackson Barton, OL Andrew Wylie, TE Deon Yelder, DL Xavier Williams. Patriots: DB Terrence Brooks, DL Byron Cowart, OL Jermaine Eluemunor, RB Damien Harris, TE Ryan Izzo, QB Cody Kessler, CB Jason McCourty.

The Latest: Eagles in playoffs, claim NFC East after victory

December 29, 2019

Winnipeg Free Press - The Philadelphia Eagles clinched the NFC East and a playoff berth after a hard-fought 34-17 win over the New York Giants on Sunday. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz, left, meets with Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott after of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Philadelphia. Swearinger (36) misses the tackle during the first half of an NFL football game in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. She was on a small plane en route to Atlanta for the college football game between LSU and Oklahoma. More AP NFL: https://apnews.com/NFL and https://twitter.com/AP_NFL

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