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The Winnipeg Blue Bombers open the 2006 Canadian Football League season in Montreal tonight. It's the third straight game between the two teams as they met in both pre-season games earlier this month. The Alouettes have won 10 straight season openers.

The Northern Baseball League's Winnipeg Goldeyes open a weekend series tonight in Joliet against the JackHammers. The Goldeyes are three games back of the West Division leading Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks who beat Edmonton 4-3 last night.