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Wray Morrison: And we're off!

By Wray Morrison June 27, 2017 - 12:34pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 12:34pm

Week 1 of the 2017 CFL season featured three games that were decided by three points or less, including one overtime tie.   The week ended with a future Hall of Famer, Ricky...

Wray Morrison: All about revenge

By Wray Morrison June 23, 2017 - 11:42am Updated: June 23, 2017 - 11:42am

It's been fun to talk about. It was fun to watch.   The CFL season opener between the Darian Durant-led Montreal Alouettes and Chris Jones' Saskatchewan Roughriders is over.  ...

Wray Morrison: Closing time

By Wray Morrison June 20, 2017 - 10:04am Updated: June 20, 2017 - 10:04am

"The closure has already happened for me.”

That's what Alouettes’ quarterback Darian Durant said when asked about Thursday's opener against the Saskatchewan Roughriders...

Wray Morrison: Riders rebuild without Allen as key player

By Wray Morrison June 19, 2017 - 10:02am Updated: June 19, 2017 - 10:51am

There was lots of discussion over the Father's Day weekend about CFL roster moves.

Here in Saskatchewan, much of it was about the quarterbacks.

I'll admit I was...

Wray Morrison: An A for DD

By Wray Morrison June 16, 2017 - 11:20am Updated: June 16, 2017 - 11:20am

Darian Durant made his CFL exhibition game debut with the Montreal Alouettes Thursday night.

The stats look impressive. Durant was seven of 12 for 113 yards and he threw...

Wray Morrison: Looking ahead

By Wray Morrison June 15, 2017 - 1:27pm Updated: June 15, 2017 - 1:27pm

Thursday marked Jeffrey Orridge's last day as commissioner of the CFL...seven days before the start of the season.   That's almost as strange as unveiling a new league logo two...

Wray Morrison: One more time

By Wray Morrison June 14, 2017 - 10:02am Updated: June 14, 2017 - 10:02am

Twenty days and two exhibition games – that’s the length of CFL training camps.

Teams go from around 85 or 90 players down to a 46-player active roster in a very short...

Wray Morrison: Young hype

By Wray Morrison June 13, 2017 - 12:57pm Updated: June 13, 2017 - 12:58pm

Vince Young's hamstring injury will put fan focus back on the Rider team for the next two months.

That is something that Chris Jones may prefer following the hype that...

Wray Morrison: Lemieux still scoring

By Wray Morrison June 12, 2017 - 12:10pm Updated: June 12, 2017 - 12:11pm

Mario Lemieux may prefer to fly under the radar at this stage of his career, but the owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins is not getting the credit he deserves for the team's 2016...

Wray Morrison: Dousing the flames

By Wray Morrison June 8, 2017 - 11:44am Updated: June 8, 2017 - 11:44am

Wednesday was an eventful day in Calgary.

The Flames now play in the oldest building in the National Hockey League. The Saddledome opened in 1983.

Calgary Flames...

Wray Morrison: Young's worth

By Wray Morrison June 7, 2017 - 9:51am Updated: June 7, 2017 - 9:51am

While Vince Young's hamstring injury – and, for that matter, his presence at Rider camp – is a story, it's important for fans to keep the quarterback situation in perspective...

Wray Morrison: The defence of the Riders

By Wray Morrison June 6, 2017 - 9:42am Updated: June 6, 2017 - 9:42am

The Rider Nation primarily concerns itself with offence. But the fan base this year should be encouraged by changes to the defence.

Last season, the Riders were last in...