Provincial Sports News

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...

Jamie Nye: Feeling no sympathy for U.S. Open whiners

By Jamie Nye June 14, 2017 - 8:25am Updated: June 14, 2017 - 8:30am

Nice to see some professional golfers are acting like crybabies ahead of the U.S. Open once again.

The annual storyline is usually about how difficult the course plays....

Darrell Davis: Long may they reign!

By Darrell Davis June 14, 2017 - 8:22am Updated: June 14, 2017 - 8:30am

Maybe the Golden State Warriors won't even get invited to the White House.

Although President Donald Trump has changed quite a few traditions since being elected, he did...

Peter Dyakowski (left) participates in stretches at Roughriders training camp in Saskatoon on June 13, 2017.

Becoming a Rider 'worked out well' for Dyakowski

By Arielle Zerr June 13, 2017 - 4:08pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 8:19am

Peter Dyakowski spent just three months as a Toronto Argonaut and that's just fine with him.

The offensive lineman had spent 10 years as a Hamilton Tigercat, but in the...

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...

Darrell Davis: Choosing Dwight

By Darrell Davis June 13, 2017 - 7:30am Updated: June 13, 2017 - 7:45am

Dwight versus Elvis. What a debate!

Sometimes our off-the-cuff, non-sports Green Zone discussions lead to the most interesting feedback. Such as, I've never been called...

Jamie Nye: Don't criticize players for NBA broken system

By Jamie Nye June 13, 2017 - 7:27am Updated: June 13, 2017 - 7:30am

All the haters of Kevin Durant for jumping ship and joining the Golden State Warriors can swiftly shut their mouths.

Durant is a champion and the only reason people play...

The city says over 8,000 people used the city's transit system for the Riders first preseason game on June 10, 2017.

Despite kinks, city happy with amount of transit users

By 980 CJME June 12, 2017 - 6:22pm Updated: June 12, 2017 - 6:30pm

There are still issues to address ahead of the official opening of new Mosaic Stadium.

Transit remained a big problem at the preseason game Saturday — some fans waited...

Running back Quincy Walden had an electric start with the Riders in the first preseason game on June 10, 2017, including an 87-yard return off a missed Winnipeg field goal.

Riders hopeful Walden building off preseason play

By Ryan Brandt June 12, 2017 - 5:56pm Updated: June 12, 2017 - 6:17pm

One of the most exciting plays in the Saskatchewan Roughriders' 25-25 tie with Winnipeg on Saturday was when first-year running back Quincy Walden returned a missed field-goal...

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...

Jamie Nye: Crosby is too great to hate

By Jamie Nye June 12, 2017 - 8:10am Updated: June 12, 2017 - 8:15am

Watching greatness is what draws people into sports.

Watching Sidney Crosby has been especially amazing in over a decade.

Crosby was heralded as the next one when...

Darrell Davis: Brandon Bridge should be back-up ball thrower

By Darrell Davis June 12, 2017 - 8:03am Updated: June 12, 2017 - 8:15am

Brandon Bridge was the first Saskatchewan Roughrider quarterback to take a snap at new Mosaic Stadium. He took advantage of the opportunity, showing he should back-up starter...