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Wray Morrison: Class act

By Wray Morrison April 24, 2017 - 1:32pm Updated: April 24, 2017 - 1:32pm

Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz gave everyone in his profession – and, for that matter, every hockey fan – a lesson in how to act after Sunday night's series-clinching...

Wray Morrison: Oil slick

By Wray Morrison April 19, 2017 - 10:33am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 10:33am

The ball is now clearly in Todd McLellan's court.

The Edmonton Oilers head coach has to rally his young troop after a 7-0 playoff loss in San Jose Tuesday night.


Wray Morrison: Leaf land

By Wray Morrison April 18, 2017 - 12:12pm Updated: April 18, 2017 - 12:12pm

A good coach brings many things to a young NHL team – and the Toronto Maple Leaf squad is benefiting from that in the 2017 playoffs.

Head coach Mike Babcock, who has won...

Wray Morrison: Jays change

By Wray Morrison April 17, 2017 - 10:15am Updated: April 17, 2017 - 10:15am

Make no mistake, the Toronto Blue Jays are in trouble in 2017.

I say that for two reasons. The team got off to its worst start in its 41 year history. Secondly, baseball...

New England goalie Evan Kirk made 43 saves in a 13-12 overtime win over the Saskatchewan Rush.

Rush suffer first home loss of 2017

By Ryan Brandt April 15, 2017 - 11:27pm Updated: April 15, 2017 - 11:27pm

For the first time since Feb. 26, 2016, the Saskatchewan Rush lost a regular season game at home.

Shawn Evans scored 3:17 into overtime as the New England Black Wolves...

Wray Morrison: Musical commissioner's chairs

By Wray Morrison April 12, 2017 - 3:23pm Updated: April 12, 2017 - 3:25pm

Since 1967, the CFL has had fifteen commissioners. The average tenure for a CFL commissioner has been 3.3 years in the last half century.

Now, fans and media members are...

Reid Carruthers and Joanne Courtney captured the 2017 Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship in Saskatoon.

Courtney and Carruthers win mixed doubles title in Saskatoon

By Ryan Brandt April 9, 2017 - 6:40pm Updated: April 9, 2017 - 6:41pm

A star-studded curling tournament ended with two of the best on top at the Canadian Mixed Doubles Championship in Saskatoon.

The duo of Joanna Courtney and Reid...

Adam Jones led the way with four goals in a 16-12 win for the Saskatchewan Rush over Vancouver on Saturday April 8, 2017.

Rush dominate Stealth, secure home playoff game

By Ryan Brandt April 8, 2017 - 11:52pm Updated: April 9, 2017 - 2:28pm

Everything was clicking for the Saskatchewan Rush.

Shots were going in, the defense was making stops and with every week the team appears more cohesive as a unit.

Equipment manager Chad Scharff.

Blades defenceman, equipment manager off to U18 championship

By Ryan Brandt April 7, 2017 - 4:47pm Updated: April 8, 2017 - 12:50pm

A defenceman and a staff member will represent the Saskatoon Blades at the upcoming World U-18 Hockey Championship in Slovakia.

Mark Rubinchik, an 18-year-old blueliner...

Saskatoon swimmer Shelby Newkirk will represent Canada at the 2017 World Para-Swimming Championships in Mexico City Sept. 30- Oct. 6..

Sask. swimmer sets records, selected by national para-swimming team

By Ryan Brandt April 3, 2017 - 6:56pm Updated: April 3, 2017 - 6:56pm

A big weekend for a Saskatoon swimmer.

Shelby Newkirk set new records in the S7 50-metre and 100-metre backstroke at the Can-Am Para-Swimming Championships in Windsor,...

Wray Morrison: Flickering hopes

By Wray Morrison April 3, 2017 - 12:54pm Updated: April 3, 2017 - 12:54pm

The Calgary Flames need a new home.

There were some intriguing developments in this story last week. Calgary Mayor Naheed Nenshi described an $890-million stadium/arena...

The Saskatchewan Rush downed Buffalo 17-14 to become the first team in the NLL to clinch a playoff berth in 2017.

Rush down Buffalo to lock up playoff spot

By Ryan Brandt April 1, 2017 - 10:46pm Updated: April 1, 2017 - 10:46pm

The Saskatchewan Rush are the first team in the National Lacrosse League to lock down a playoff spot after a 17-14 win in Buffalo.

Mark Matthews led the way with a nine-...