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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-...

Men's hockey goaltender Jordon Cooke won his second straight E. Kent Phillips Trophy for male athlete of the year.

Track star, hockey goalie named Huskies athletes of the year

By Ryan Brandt March 31, 2017 - 9:29pm Updated: March 31, 2017 - 9:29pm

Track star Astrid Nyame and hockey goalie Jordon Cooke are the University of Saskatchewan's female and male athletes of the year. 

Nyame won gold at both the Canada West...

Wray Morrison: Regina vs. Saskatoon

By Wray Morrison March 31, 2017 - 11:46am Updated: March 31, 2017 - 11:46am

Debates about which city is better – Regina or Saskatoon – have existed forever in Saskatchewan.

In the coming years, I'll be interested to see which city thinks biggest...

Wray Morrison: Ball for Montreal

By Wray Morrison March 30, 2017 - 11:24am Updated: March 30, 2017 - 11:24am

It's a story that emerges every year at this time as the Blue Jays prepare to play exhibition games at Olympic Stadium.

The story: Montreal's push for a Major League...

Wray Morrison: Saskatchewan pride

By Wray Morrison March 27, 2017 - 11:56am Updated: March 27, 2017 - 11:56am

The inaugural CFL Week in Regina was a huge success. The league should take some credit for staging a terrific event.

The CFL did well in putting itself in front of fans...