Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatchewan’ Category

Regina’s new Mosaic Stadium — capacity 33,000 — has 4 water fountains

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
People in line for water at Riders game July 2017

Three days after fans complained about lineups for water at the new Mosaic Stadium, its owners and operators are acknowledging there was "inconsistency" at one of the gates around what fans were allowed to bring in with them.

Sask. girl given Riders touchdown ball following battle with cancer

Monday, July 31st, 2017
duron carter ball

For Paige Hansen, a 12-year-old cancer survivor, CFL football has helped light the road out of a “dark time.” On that road, Duron Carter’s awe-inspiring, one-handed touchdown catch Saturday added a major landmark.

Riders quarterback joins CFL’s exclusive club

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
Kevin Glenn

Riders' quarterback joins CFL's exclusive club. Kevin Glenn passes 50,000 mark in loss to Calgary

New stadium, new chapter for 52-year Roughriders season-ticket holder

Friday, June 30th, 2017
Margaret Purse

Margaret Purse reflects on more than 50 years of loyal Riders fandom, and how the new Mosaic Stadium has her cautiously optimistic about this season.

Curling Canada puts up a guard, urges beginners to wear helmets

Monday, June 19th, 2017
curling-rocks-1180

The group responsible for curling in Canada says it wants novices and children who curl to wear helmets.

Vince Young cut from Sask. Roughriders, says agent

Saturday, June 17th, 2017
Vince Young

Vince Young's agent tweeted on Saturday that the former NFL quarterback had suffered a torn hamstring and had been released by the Roughriders.

August trial set in Joe McKnight’s death

Monday, June 12th, 2017
Joe McKnight Memorial Service

A judge in the New Orleans suburb of Gretna has set an Aug. 7 trial date for Ronald Gasser, who has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the death of Joe McKnight.

Saskatoon 3-on-3 basketball team shooting for 2020 Olympics

Sunday, June 11th, 2017
Michael Linklater

The International Olympic Committee added 15 new events to the bill for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games on Friday, one of them being 3-on-3 basketball.

Roughriders happy with choices in CFL draft

Monday, May 8th, 2017
Cameron Judge

Roughriders happy with choices in CFL draft — but top pick still has eyes on making the NFL.

Saskatchewan Roughriders cut Justin Cox after assault charge

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Justin Cox

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have cut star defensive back Justin Cox after Regina police charged the 24-year-old with assault causing bodily harm.