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Jamie Nye: Russia should be banned from the Olympics

By Jamie Nye December 12, 2016 - 7:35am Updated: December 12, 2016 - 7:35am

Russia has to be hit where it hurts and that is eliminating any chance they have anybody on the podium for the next Olympic cycle, if not longer.

The World Anti-Doping...

Darrell Davis: Destroying the Olympic ideal

By Darrell Davis December 12, 2016 - 7:26am Updated: December 12, 2016 - 7:26am

A hypodermic needle, some pills, maybe a urine sample. Those would be far more fitting images than the five coloured rings that have long served as the symbol of the Olympics....

Tyler Brown made 29 stops on 31 shots in the 2-1 overtime loss.

'They just didn’t have it:' Pats lose to Blades 2-1 in OT

By Arielle Zerr December 10, 2016 - 11:00pm Updated: December 10, 2016 - 11:00pm

It was not the Pats people were used to seeing on the ice Saturday night. 

First of all the team was minus Sam Steel and Austin Wagner - who are off to World Junior...

The Pats beat the Broncos 8-1 on Friday night at the Teddy Bear toss game

Riley Woods sends teddy bears flying as Pats rout Broncos 8-1

By Arielle Zerr December 9, 2016 - 10:57pm Updated: December 10, 2016 - 9:46am

Not only did Riley Woods spark a cascade of flying teddy bears, but he's also up $50. 

It was the Pats annual teddy bear toss at the Brandt Centre Friday. After the Pats...

Jamie Nye: Accept it, soccer is cool now

By Jamie Nye December 9, 2016 - 7:15am Updated: December 9, 2016 - 7:15am

As ridiculous as playing a soccer final on Dec. 10 may be, TFC and Seattle's MLS Final is definitely noteworthy.

The game sold out in minutes, while the Grey Cup took...

Darrell Davis: Losing a memorable voice

By Darrell Davis December 9, 2016 - 7:12am Updated: December 9, 2016 - 7:12am

John Badham was one of the great sports voices I heard while growing up in this province.

Along with Lloyd Saunders, Dale Isaac, Mal Isaac, Bob Hutton and Ron Barnet,...

Photo of U of R Rams slotback Mitchell Picton making a catch

U of R Ram Mitchell Picton cracks CFL Draft rankings

By Arielle Zerr December 8, 2016 - 6:41pm Updated: December 8, 2016 - 6:41pm

The Rams stand out slotback Mitchell Picton has cracked the CFL Scouting bureau’s 2017 draft rankings.

Picton, who was second in the league in receptions, sits in 20th...

Darrell Davis: Soccer, the season that never ends

By Darrell Davis December 8, 2016 - 7:05am Updated: December 8, 2016 - 8:02am

Major League Soccer is about to complete its current season, finally and hopefully just in time to start next season.

On Saturday the Seattle Sounders visit Toronto for...

Jamie Nye: Chris Jones has a lot on the line in his 2nd year

By Jamie Nye December 8, 2016 - 7:02am Updated: December 8, 2016 - 4:53pm

Chris Jones became the big boss of football in Saskatchewan a year ago and he'd tell you he deserves an 'F' grade because he didn't put a winning team on the field.


Sam Steel scored another two goals in Wednesday's match up against Lethbridge.

Pats can't get past Lethbridge, lose 5-4 in OT

By Arielle Zerr December 7, 2016 - 11:11pm Updated: December 7, 2016 - 11:11pm

Even the hot stick of Sam Steel wasn't enough to lift the Pats over Lethbridge Wednesday night. 

For the second game in a row Steel scored two goals, but the two nights...

Sam Steel scored twice in the 5-4 win over Kootenay.

Pats squeak by Kootenay 5-4 in overtime

By Arielle Zerr December 6, 2016 - 11:38pm Updated: December 6, 2016 - 11:38pm

Riley Woods scored in overtime to give the Pats a 5-4 edge over the Kootenay Ice Tuesday night. 

While the Pats got on the board first with a goal from Jake Leschyshyn...

Dawson Leedahl scored twice in the Pats' 6-3 win over the Broncos.

Pats double the Broncos 6-3

By Arielle Zerr December 4, 2016 - 7:21pm Updated: December 4, 2016 - 7:21pm

The Pats started off slow but ended with a bang Sunday afternoon, beating the Swift Current Broncos 6-3. 

Both teams went through the first period scoreless, and in a...