Archive for the ‘News/Canada/Saskatchewan’ Category

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

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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.

Stars arrive in Regina for CFL week

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Odell Willis

Wide variety of events planned for players and fans

QB Vince Young signs with Roughriders

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Vince Young in Regina

Vince Young, a two-time Pro Bowl quarterback, is the newest Saskatchewan Roughrider. The 33-year-old last played a regular-season game in 2011 for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles.

Riders, agent to finalize deal for ex-NFL QB Vince Young: source

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Agent Leigh Steinberg is en route to Regina to finalize a deal between former NFL quarterback Vince Young and the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Riders continue to be aggressive in free agency

Thursday, February 16th, 2017
Chad Owens

The way the Roughriders have been signing free agents, it was like they got the jump on the competition when the free agent market opened on Tuesday morning. Six players have agreed to terms with Saskatchewan including four on Wednesday.