Kirk Penton, Winnipeg Sun

Kirk Penton was born in Manitoba, grew up in Saskatchewan and has been back in Manitoba for the last 14 years. He has worked at the Winnipeg Sun since 2001, is married with one son and can't get enough sports into his diet.

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Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive back Johnny Adams covers receiver Justin Wilson during a CFL football workout at mini-camp in Bradenton, Fla. on April 20, 2015. (Steven Nesius/Postmedia Network)

Johnny Adams steals show at Bombers mini-camp

As if Johnny Adams hadn’t impressed the coaching staff enough during the first two days of Bombers mini-camp, the defensive back out of Michigan State decided one more day of sublime coverage couldn’t hurt.

University of Manitoba Bisons quarterback Jordan Yantz. (Chris Procaylo/Winnipeg Sun/QMI Agency)

Manitoba quarterback Jordan Yantz hopes to earn CFL shot

Every year a couple of quarterbacks come out to the CFL combine to serve as the guys who throw the balls to the receivers and hand them off to running backs. They’re basically invisible to the scouts on hand.