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Wray Morrison: The Best of Makowsky

By Wray Morrison February 24, 2017 - 1:18pm Updated: February 24, 2017 - 1:18pm

It was fitting that Chris Best mentioned Gene Makowsky during his retirement news conference on Thursday.   For a whole decade, Best gave everything he could to the...

Wray Morrison: Faster ball the answer for modern game

By Wray Morrison February 23, 2017 - 12:48pm Updated: February 23, 2017 - 12:48pm

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has got the players' association's blessing to remove the four outside pitches for intentional walks.   The pitcher will signal...

Wray Morrison: Are we culturally capable?

By Wray Morrison February 21, 2017 - 10:43am Updated: February 21, 2017 - 10:43am

There are people fighting to keep Saskatoon from becoming Canada's most outdated city.   Saskatoon Tourism President and CEO Todd Brandt went to Edmonton last week with members...

Wray Morrison: We've seen this before

By Wray Morrison February 17, 2017 - 12:21pm Updated: February 17, 2017 - 12:22pm

As soon as word broke that Vince Young's representatives were talking with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, the province got very excited.   Can you imagine a third-overall NFL...

Wray Morrison: Argos owners to blame for team's free agency woes

By Wray Morrison February 16, 2017 - 12:32pm Updated: February 16, 2017 - 12:32pm

As expected, dysfunction within the Toronto Argos organization has carried into free agency.   Some of the Canadian Football League's most talented players are available for...

Wray Morrison: Keeping up with Jones

By Wray Morrison February 15, 2017 - 11:36am Updated: February 15, 2017 - 11:36am

Chris Jones has one year under his belt as a General Manager in the Canadian Football League. It's too early to know if he can succeed in that position.

The Riders were...

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...

Wray Morrison: Alouettes upgrade

By Wray Morrison February 7, 2017 - 12:47pm Updated: February 7, 2017 - 12:48pm

Rakeem Cato's release got me thinking about the state of the Montreal Alouettes going in to next season.

You've heard me say this before, but I'll say it again. Success...

Wray Morrison: Best Super Bowl ever a much-needed escape

By Wray Morrison February 6, 2017 - 11:29am Updated: February 6, 2017 - 11:29am

NFL Network host Rich Eisen tweeted this just over a week ago: "My day now starts with being horrified by at least 5 things seen on my Twitter feed, taking a deep breath, then...

Wray Morrison: Atlanta in an upset

By Wray Morrison February 3, 2017 - 10:46am Updated: February 3, 2017 - 10:46am

Oddsmakers have the New England Patriots as three-point favourites to beat the Atlanta Falcons in Sunday's Super Bowl.   Diehard New England fans hope the Pats leave little...

Wray Morrison: Across the frozen pond

By Wray Morrison February 1, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: February 1, 2017 - 12:07pm

TSN's Darren Dreger was the first to report that NHL regular season games are likely to take place in Sweden next season. The Avalanche and Senators will play two games there,...

Wray Morrison: The past is the present

By Wray Morrison January 31, 2017 - 2:04pm Updated: January 31, 2017 - 2:04pm

I get excited when a new generation of sports fans get to witness history.   There is nothing worse than an older generation of fans telling younger people how much better...