Robert Brown

Green candidate in the Brandon West Brandon race.

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Cowboys may eye CBs with Jones squeezed by Prescott, Cooper

March 17, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Goodwin, S Jeff Heath, S Darian Thompson, K Kai Forbath, LS L.P. Ladouceur. RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: QB Cooper Rush, DL Daniel Ross. NEEDS: It was clear Cowboys couldn't afford to keep Jones with QB Dak Prescott under franchise tag and team agreeing to long-term deal with Cooper. Cowboys signalled Blake Jarwin could take leading TE role from Witten by signing restricted free agent to new contract. Then Witten agreed to deal with Raiders, meaning his club record will stop at 16 seasons.

Raptors beat Pacers, win a franchise-record 12th straight

February 5, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - Pascal Siakam scored 25 points, Terence Davis had 11 and Fred VanVleet added 10 to help the Raptors earn their 12th straight home win over Indiana. Malcolm Brogdon scored 24 points and Justin Holiday added 22, but the Pacers lost their third straight. Gordon Hayward added 23 points and Jaylen Brown finished with 18 to help the Celtics win their fifth straight. Collin Sexton scored 23 points and Kevin Love had 20 for the Cavaliers, who have lost 12 of 13. Dillon Brooks had 18 points for Memphis, which played without forwards Jae Crowder and Solomon Hill.

The Latest: Calais Campbell chosen NFL Man of the Year

February 1, 2020

Winnipeg Free Press - (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)Jacksonville Jaguars edge rusher Calais Campbell has won the Walter Payton Man of the Year award. The award recognizes an NFL player for outstanding community service activities off the field, as well as excellence on the field. 6:35 p.m.Lamar Jackson joins Tom Brady as the only unanimous choices for The Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award. 5:52 p.m.Michael Thomas has become only the second wide receiver to win The Associated Press NFL Offensive Player of the Year award. Thomas edged Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson 19 votes to 17 in balloting announced at NFL Honors.

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.

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