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The Saskatchewan Roughriders released defensive back Justin Cox on Wednesday after he was charged with assault causing bodily harm.

Riders' rookie of the year dropped over domestic assault charge

By 650 CKOM April 19, 2017 - 11:15am Updated: April 19, 2017 - 3:20pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released defensive back Justin Cox over allegations of domestic violence.   Regina police arrested Cox Tuesday on a charge of assault causing...

Darian Durant shared this photo on his social media accounts following the trade announcement on Jan. 13, 2017.

'Cherished memories:' Social media shows love for Durant

By Daniella Ponticelli January 13, 2017 - 2:07pm Updated: January 13, 2017 - 2:07pm

For many, it seemed a cruel twist of fate on Friday the 13th.

Rider Nation woke up Jan. 13 to learn that beloved quarterback Darian Durant was traded to the Montreal...

The Roughriders traded veteran quarterback Darian Durant to Montreal on Friday.

Update: Riders trade QB Darian Durant to Montreal for draft picks

By 650 CKOM January 13, 2017 - 7:58am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 11:59am

The end of the Darian Durant era has arrived in Saskatchewan.

The Riders announced Friday the veteran quarterback has been traded to the Montreal Alouettes in exchange...

Jamie Nye: Hard to wrap your head around McKnight's death

By Jamie Nye December 2, 2016 - 7:20am Updated: December 2, 2016 - 7:45am

You quickly learn how small the football world is.

The heartbreak and sorrow felt after the news of Joe McKnight's death was far and wide. McKnight played on USC, the...

Joe McKnight had earned a CFL Top Performer Award of the week award in October.

Sask. Roughrider Joe McKnight shot dead in Louisiana suburb

By 980 CJME December 1, 2016 - 5:12pm Updated: December 2, 2016 - 7:04am

An alleged incident of road rage in the United States has left Saskatchewan Roughriders Running Back Joe McKnight dead.

According to The Times-Picayune in Louisiana, it...

Jamie Nye: No more free passes for Chris Jones

By Jamie Nye November 7, 2016 - 7:28am Updated: November 7, 2016 - 7:30am

The 2016 Rider season came to its merciful conclusion Saturday in another performance that made stomachs churn in Rider Nation.

Is the future bright for this team? We...

The 52nd annual Labour Day Classic kicks off 1 p.m. Sunday at Mosaic Stadium.

Bomber fans bound for Labour Day Classic have history of riling Rider Nation

By Michael Joel-Hansen September 2, 2016 - 8:28am Updated: September 2, 2016 - 8:33am

It’s the annual battle of rivals Rider fans have come to count on for a win.

Sunday’s Labour Day Classic will be the last played at Taylor Field. The match-up has become...

Riders head coach Chris Jones speaks after league fines team for roster violations

By 980 CJME August 12, 2016 - 3:18pm Updated: August 12, 2016 - 3:30pm

In a prepared statement, Saskatchewan Roughrider's head coach Chris Jones spoke on Friday about the CFL's decision to fine the team $60,000 for roster violations. 


Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Chris Jones

Riders hit with $60K fine, salary cap deduction for roster violations

By 980 CJME August 11, 2016 - 5:26pm Updated: August 11, 2016 - 5:30pm

The CFL has fined the Saskatchewan Roughriders $60,000 and taken $26,000 from the team's 2016 salary cap.

The fine comes after a league investigation found the team had...

B.J. Coleman throws a pass in the Roughriders preseason game on June 11, 2016.

Roughriders' quarterback B.J. Coleman learning the nuances of CFL game

By Arielle Zerr June 27, 2016 - 12:08am Updated: June 27, 2016 - 12:30am

Roughriders number two quarterback B.J. Coleman knows he still has a lot to learn.

His first game in the green and white on June 11 didn't go exactly the way he'd hoped...

Chris Jones speaks with fans at the start of practice on June 26, 2016.

Sharing practice details could be 'detrimental' to Roughriders, head coach warns fans

By Arielle Zerr June 26, 2016 - 4:25pm Updated: June 27, 2016 - 7:21am

It was the Roughriders first practice of the year at Mosaic Stadium, and fans that attended were greeted by head coach Chris Jones.

Jones gathered the fans into one...

Darian Durant at the Saskatchewan Roughriders' training camp in Saskatoon on May 29, 2016.

Darian Durant ready to return

By 650 CKOM June 13, 2016 - 2:12pm Updated: June 13, 2016 - 2:17pm

Darian Durant is itching to see the field Saturday against the Edmonton Eskimos at Commonwealth Stadium.   It's been almost a full year since the Riders' quarterback has played...