Provincial Sports News

Jamie Nye: Chris Jones scores big in first hours of free agency

By Jamie Nye February 15, 2017 - 8:26am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 8:30am

Rider fans should be very happy with the first two names signed by the team on Day 1 of CFL Free Agency.

Derek Dennis comes to Saskatchewan with the most outstanding...

Darrell Davis: Tackling 1 Riders question

By Darrell Davis February 15, 2017 - 8:21am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 8:30am

Signing free-agent Derek Dennis was a coup for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, who know it usually takes a few years to build an offensive line.

So the Roughriders are...

Sam Steel earned his 100th point of the season in the 4-2 loss to Everett Feb. 14, 2017.

Pats' Sam Steel hits 100 points in 4-2 loss to Everett

By Arielle Zerr February 14, 2017 - 11:13pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 11:15pm

It was a rough start to the game for Pats goaltender Tyler Brown who allowed the Pats' first goal just two minutes into the first period, on one of the first shots he faced....

Sask. Rush President Lee Genier announced his departure from the team on his personal Twitter account on Feb. 14, 2017.

'Incredibly tough:' Sask. Rush president leaves team amid brother's cancer battle

By Chris Vandenbreekel February 14, 2017 - 12:17pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 3:39pm

Saskatchewan Rush President Lee Genier has made the difficult decision to leave the team to support his family.

Genier told 650 CKOM in an interview Tuesday he'll be...

The Saskatchewan Roughriders may look to boost their offensive line in CFL free agency.

Riders sign star OL Derek Dennis, Canadian RB Kienan LaFrance

By Arielle Zerr February 14, 2017 - 11:11am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 6:16am

Saskatchewan Roughriders have beefed up their offensive line in a big way, signing the 2016 CFL Offensive Lineman of the Year.

Derek Dennis spent the last two years with...

Wray Morrison: A tale of two CFL markets came to light this week

By Wray Morrison February 14, 2017 - 8:57am Updated: February 14, 2017 - 9:02am

On Monday, the league announced CFL week will be held next month in Regina.   There will be a buzz as the league's top 50 players, Canadian Football Hall of Fame inductees and...

Darrell Davis: Proud of the Red Wings

By Darrell Davis February 14, 2017 - 7:00am Updated: February 14, 2017 - 7:15am

Mr. Ilitch is gone. Gustav Nyquist speared an opponent in the face. And the Red Wings are wallowing in the basement of the NHL's Atlantic Division.

It's hard to cheer...

Jamie Nye: CFL growing exposure when it matters most

By Jamie Nye February 14, 2017 - 6:58am Updated: February 14, 2017 - 7:15am

CFL Free Agency is here and it's nice to see their biggest broadcast partner start to take this a little more seriously.

Before CFL Free Agency was a blip on the radar,...

Roughrider Rob Bagg, David Lui of Mark's and the CFL's Christina Litz pose with the Grey Cup at a CFL Week announcement Feb. 13, 2016.

First-ever CFL Week begins to take shape

By Arielle Zerr February 13, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: February 14, 2017 - 2:15pm

The event has been in the making for more than a year and now CFL Week is mere weeks away.

The CFL was in Regina on Monday afternoon to announce their CFL Week sponsor...

Jake Leschyshyn sustained a season ending knee injury versus the Saskatoon Blades on Feb. 3, 2017.

Pats lose forward Jake Leschyshyn to season-ending knee injury

By 980 CJME February 13, 2017 - 11:24am Updated: February 13, 2017 - 11:30am

The Regina Pats have lost 17-year-old forward Jake Leschyshyn to a season ending knee injury, the club announced Monday.

The injury happened during the Pats Feb. 3 game...

Darrell Davis: Rules? What rules?

By Darrell Davis February 13, 2017 - 7:08am Updated: February 13, 2017 - 7:15am

CFL free agency needs a new set of rules.

The league's free agency window officially opens Tuesday afternoon, when about 200 player contracts expire.

In reality...

Jamie Nye: Bad plays are made worse by bad excuses

By Jamie Nye February 13, 2017 - 7:04am Updated: February 13, 2017 - 7:15am

Gustav Nyquist should be made an example of.

Not for his heinous high stick on Jared Spurgeon last night, but for his completely bogus excuse for doing so.