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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes Riders receiver Rob Bagg's hand on Oct. 11, 2016.

Roughriders practice on Parliament Hill with the Prime Minister

By Arielle Zerr October 11, 2016 - 4:42pm Updated: October 11, 2016 - 4:45pm

The Roughriders had a special venue, and a special guest, for their Tuesday walk through in Ottawa.

The team laced up their cleats and practiced on the lawn at...

Riders LT Xavier Fulton (58) lines up to protect Darian Durant

Riders trade Fulton and Capicciotti

By 980 CJME October 10, 2016 - 2:16pm Updated: October 10, 2016 - 2:30pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders weren't sitting idle over the holiday weekend, they made a few trades instead. 

National defensive lineman, Justin Capicciotti, and...

The Roughriders defeated Ottawa 32-30 in overtime.

Riders win 3 straight, beating Ottawa 32-30 in overtime

By Arielle Zerr October 7, 2016 - 8:58pm Updated: October 7, 2016 - 9:00pm

It took overtime in both meetings, but the Roughriders have won both of their match-ups against the Ottawa Redblacks. 

The Roughriders started off strong leading the...

The Saskatchewan Roughriders look to be close to signing national linebacker Henoc Muamba

Roughriders sign former CFL all-star LB Henoc Muamba

By 980 CJME October 4, 2016 - 7:40pm Updated: October 5, 2016 - 11:23am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have secured linebacker Henoc Muamba.

Muamba spent his first three seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers after originally being selected in...

Riders' offensive lineman Brendon LaBatte

Riders signed Brendon LaBatte to 1 year extension

By 980 CJME October 3, 2016 - 2:39pm Updated: October 3, 2016 - 2:45pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced Canadian offensive lineman Brendon LaBatte has signed an extension with the team through the 2017 season.

As per club policy...

Kendial Lawrence, far left, after being signed by the Riders in February 2016

Riders release one receiver and sign another

By 980 CJME October 1, 2016 - 4:41pm Updated: October 1, 2016 - 4:45pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders may be off for the week, but they made some roster moves on Saturday. 

International wide receiver Kendial Lawrence was released. Lawrence...

Darian Durant takes off during the game against Hamilton on September 24, 2016.

Durant shines in Roughriders’ 20-18 win against the Tiger-cats

By Arielle Zerr September 25, 2016 - 1:08am Updated: September 25, 2016 - 10:24am

He may have had to leave the game early, but he left little doubt - Darian Durant has a lot left to offer the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Durant exited the game late in...

Eric Norwood (40) makes a tackle in a game against B.C.

Eric Norwood to make his Roughrider debut against his old team

By Arielle Zerr September 24, 2016 - 8:56am Updated: September 24, 2016 - 9:00am

There were some that believed Eric Norwood would never play football again.

Eric Norwood was not one of them.

It was the 2015 eastern semi-final when Norwood got...

Jarriel King (right) and his family family has found a home with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Jarriel King and his family find new home with Roughriders

By Arielle Zerr September 23, 2016 - 12:33pm Updated: September 23, 2016 - 12:45pm

You might have already seen Jarriel King's son, Josiah.

He's the little guy leading the team in dancing and dabbing after Sunday's win at Mosaic Stadium.


Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant

Darian Durant ‘knows we want him here’ says Riders head coach

By Arielle Zerr September 22, 2016 - 2:48pm Updated: September 22, 2016 - 3:00pm

The calls to keep Darian Durant in Saskatchewan got a little bit louder this week, after the quarterback rushed in the game winning touchdown in overtime on Sunday.


Michael Owens and his son, Kyler, at the four-year-old's first Rider game.

Riders’ Ese Mrabure saves 4-year-old fan’s first game

By Arielle Zerr September 21, 2016 - 5:58pm Updated: September 21, 2016 - 6:15pm

Michael Owens couldn’t wait to take his four-year-old son to his first Roughrider game, but his plans were put in jeopardy when his van was broken into and his tickets stolen...

The Roughriders celebrate after Darian Durant runs in the game winning touchdown.

‘I wasn’t going to let this one slip’ Durant scores in OT to secure Riders’ second win

By Arielle Zerr September 18, 2016 - 6:40pm Updated: September 19, 2016 - 6:00am

With this game, you have to start at the end.

It’s overtime.

The Riders defence has held the Eskimos to a field goal, so a touchdown will win it.

It’s six...