Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatchewan’ Category

More than beers and brooms: Saskatchewan curlers are all business

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019
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When curlers yell "hurry hard" it's actually a pretty good description of their lives these days.

Truck driver Jaskirat Singh Sidhu’s final days before fatal crash with Humboldt Broncos

Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Proceedings this week revealed that Sidhu had committed 70 provincial and federal logbook violations in the 11 days leading up to the crash.

Craig Dickenson to be Saskatchewan Roughriders’ new head coach: league source

Friday, January 25th, 2019
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Jeremy O'Day didn't have to look far to find a new head coach for the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Roughriders name Jeremy O’Day as new general manager

Friday, January 18th, 2019
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The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced Jeremy O'Day is the team's new general manager.

Roughriders coach/GM Chris Jones leaving to take NFL job in Cleveland

Tuesday, January 15th, 2019

Saskatchewan Roughriders coach/GM Chris Jones is leaving the CFL team to take a coaching job with the NFL's Cleveland Browns.

Point-Counterpoint: Is curling the best winter sport? Or a poor excuse for athletics?

Friday, January 4th, 2019

Of all the winter sports, curling seems to be the one that is most equally beloved and mocked. We asked two Saskatchewan residents to settle the debate.

NHL announces outdoor game at Regina’s Mosaic Stadium in 2019

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019
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Flying pucks will replace footballs at Mosaic Stadium in Regina when the National Hockey League takes over for one day later this year.

Humboldt Broncos coach announces he has ‘stepped away’ after less than 6 months

Friday, December 28th, 2018
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The Humboldt Broncos and Nathan Oystrick, who was hired as the team's coach and general manager in July, have parted ways.

Humboldt’s ‘long, tough struggle’ to balance remembering and moving on

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018
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Voted as Canada’s News Story of the Year by the Canadian Press, the Humboldt Broncos bus crash on April 6 united the country in grief and made headlines around the world. The community is still struggling to balance moving on with remembering those lost.

Sask. junior hockey coach had ‘hit list’ of opposition players, hockey mother tells parliamentary subcommittee

Monday, December 3rd, 2018
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Carter Phair was forced to retire from junior hockey last season after suffering his fourth diagnosed concussion from an illegal hit in five months of play. His mother told the Parliamentary Subcommittee on Sports-Related Concussions in Canada that an opposing coach had a "hit list" of opposition players.