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Brandon Bridge, seen here at training camp, had a strong showing in the Riders first preseason game on June 10, 2017.

Bridge impresses in Riders 25-25 preseason tie

By Arielle Zerr June 10, 2017 - 10:45pm Updated: June 12, 2017 - 7:19am

There was a lot of hype around Bryan Bennett going into Saturday night’s preseason game, but it was Brandon Bridge that impressed the Rider faithful.

“I wanted to show...

Anthony Allen celebrates a touchdown after his first tenure with the Riders. The tailback is back with the team in 2017, now wearing #35.

Blocking number 1 as Riders evaluate running backs

By Arielle Zerr June 10, 2017 - 10:09am Updated: June 10, 2017 - 10:15am

There has been a lot of talk about quarterbacks in Riderville this week, but for the first time, the running backs will be on full display.

After the shooting death of...

Brandon Bridge will start the Roughriders' first preseason game on June 10, 2017.

Bridge to start Riders first preseason game

By Arielle Zerr June 9, 2017 - 2:16pm Updated: June 9, 2017 - 2:30pm

Canadian quarterback Brandon Bridge will be the first Roughrider to throw a football at new Mosaic Stadium Saturday.

After much speculation, Chris Jones made the...

Jamie Nye: Saturday's preseason game has a lot to offer

By Jamie Nye June 9, 2017 - 8:38am Updated: June 9, 2017 - 8:45am

Saturday's preseason game was going to be about Vince Young.

The 34-year old quarterback was to get a lot of work but a hamstring injury has stopped that.


Darrell Davis: Are you done yet?

By Darrell Davis June 9, 2017 - 8:30am Updated: June 9, 2017 - 8:45am

June is nearly halfway done, but sports fans are slowly . . . waiting . . . for . . . the . . . playoffs . . . to . . . end.

Basketball. Hockey. Night off.


Riders' Tobi Antigha participates in defensive line drills at training camp on June 8, 2017.

Antigha finding his fit on the Roughrider defensive line

By Arielle Zerr June 8, 2017 - 3:29pm Updated: June 8, 2017 - 9:25pm

Tobi Antigha might not have any clothes that fit him anymore, but he seems to be fitting in on the defensive line just fine.

The 24-year-old was trying out for the...

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...

Darrell Davis: Paying the parking tab

By Darrell Davis June 8, 2017 - 7:44am Updated: June 8, 2017 - 7:45am

Trust the Saskatchewan Roughriders to turn a horrible parking situation into an amazing cash grab.

For the low, low price of $300 per vehicle, Roughriders season ticket...

Jamie Nye: Burke's Calgary arena comments were irresponsible

By Jamie Nye June 8, 2017 - 7:26am Updated: June 8, 2017 - 7:30am

Without coming out and saying it directly, Flames president and CEO Ken King pretty well said Brian Burke should keep his mouth shut on the discussions between the city and the...

Vince Young will not play in the preseason game against Winnipeg on June 10, 2017.

Vince Young not playing in Riders preseason game Saturday

By 980 CJME June 7, 2017 - 11:31am Updated: June 7, 2017 - 3:57pm

Fans hoping to get their first glimpse of Vince Young in Regina on Saturday will be disappointed.

The former NFL quarterback left Tuesday’s practice with a suspected...

Darrell Davis: A Young conspiracy

By Darrell Davis June 7, 2017 - 10:12am Updated: June 7, 2017 - 10:15am

I'm not the only conspiracy theorist following the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Moments after quarterback Vince Young reportedly pulled a hamstring during a training-camp...

Jamie Nye: No reason fans can't watch pre-season football

By Jamie Nye June 7, 2017 - 10:09am Updated: June 7, 2017 - 10:15am

It's the annual CFL pre-season debate: should all nine pre-season games be televised or not?

Last night was the first game of the exhibition schedule when the B.C. Lions...