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Man charged in road-rage killing of former Roughrider Joe McKnight on trial

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018

The trial in a road-rage shooting that took the life of former NFL football player and Saskatchewan Roughrider Joe McKnight began Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb, where a judge and attorneys were questioning dozens of potential jurors.

‘We’re certainly hoping we get him back’: Roughriders GM to meet with Duron Carter

Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Roughriders GM Chris Jones plans to meet with receiver Duron Carter, a '17 CFL all-star who 73 catches for a team-high 1,043 yards and eight TDs while adding a 43-yard interception return TD in a start at defensive back.

Chris Getzlaf announces retirement after 11 seasons in the CFL

Thursday, January 4th, 2018
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Roughriders receiver Chris Getzlaf has retired after 11 seasons in the CFL.

‘Inflammatory’ claims cited in appeal of Saskatchewan Paralympian diving mishap settlement

Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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The University of Regina is appealing a jury's decision that awarded $9.1 million to a woman who was left a quadriplegic after a swimming accident at the school.

Roughriders extend Chris Jones through 2019 season

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach, general manager and vice-president of football operations Chris Jones has signed an extension though the 2019 CFL season.

Paralympian prepared for U of R to appeal verdict in diving lawsuit

Monday, October 23rd, 2017
Miranda Biletski

Former competitive swimmer Miranda Biletski is prepared — after an already 10-year legal saga — to take on any appeals the University of Regina may file in a case that awarded her millions of dollars in damages.

Riders lottery president makes waves with pro-Trump comments

Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Fans of the Saskatchewan Roughriders are lashing out after the president of Friends of the Riders aligned himself with U.S. President Donald Trump and his views of football players.

Sask. Roughriders stand arm-in-arm during O Canada at Mosaic Stadium

Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Players with the Saskatchewan Roughriders locked arms during the national anthem at Sunday's game versus the Calgary Stampeders at Regina's Mosaic Stadium.

Paralympian Miranda Biletski sues University of Regina for diving injuries

Sunday, September 24th, 2017
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Wheelchair rugby Paralympian Miranda Biletski became a quadriplegic 12 years ago when she dove into the University of Regina pool and struck her head on the bottom. A trial starts Monday in which she is seeking millions of dollars to cover treatment, equipment, and pain and suffering.

Roughrider Duron Carter claims Bombers fan spat on him at Regina game

Monday, September 4th, 2017
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Claims that a Blue Bombers fan spat on a Roughriders player while another tried to tear the head off the team's mascot have sparked outrage within the Saskatchewan fanbase.