Provincial Sports News

Wray Morrison: Buy the numbers

By 650 CKOM January 17, 2017 - 12:38pm Updated: January 17, 2017 - 12:45pm

I passed by a Rider retail outlet earlier this week and wondered what the most popular number on jerseys may be for 2017.

Which player will light it up at the tills?...

Jamie Nye: At least training camp will be fun

By Jamie Nye January 17, 2017 - 5:57am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 5:57am

Let's look on the bright side of the Darian Durant trade.

The next five months are going to be fun until Chris Jones actually has to announce his starter in game one of...

Darrell Davis: Offence wins championships

By Darrell Davis January 17, 2017 - 5:53am Updated: January 17, 2017 - 5:57am

Defence doesn't win championships. Not this year. Not in the NFL.

None of the four remaining teams have a top-rated defence. In yards surrendered per game their defences...

Saskatoon Blades veterans Bryton Sayers (far right) and Jesse Shynkaruk were live in studio for Hockey Talk Saskatchewan on Sunday, Jan .15, 2017.

‘I look like a little kid:’ Blades veterans talk early days, last chances in WHL

By Ryan Brandt January 16, 2017 - 12:44pm Updated: January 16, 2017 - 12:45pm

They are just 20 years old – but in junior hockey terms, they are grizzled veterans.

Saskatoon Blades forward Jesse Shynkaruk and defenseman Bryton Sayers will finish...

Wray Morrison: The Great Hayley Wickenheiser

By 650 CKOM January 16, 2017 - 11:05am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 11:15am

What is it that makes Hayley Wickenheiser great? Her many fans would have many different answers to that question.

There are championships that point to her greatness....

Jamie Nye: From one era to another for the Roughriders

By Jamie Nye January 16, 2017 - 6:48am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 6:48am

Friday will be a day in Rider history that will mark a turn in the franchise.

Because Darian Durant was the franchise.

It's now the fear of the unknown....

Darrell Davis: Paying for Franklin

By Darrell Davis January 16, 2017 - 6:30am Updated: January 16, 2017 - 6:30am

The shock has worn off. Saskatchewan Roughriders fans are no longer steaming with rage.

Beloved quarterback Darian Durant is a Montreal Alouette. A pending free agent,...

St. Francis Xavier out of Edmonton Alta. won the BRIT Classic on Jan. 14, 2017.

St. Francis Xavier 49th annual BRIT champs

By JT Marshall January 15, 2017 - 12:36am Updated: January 15, 2017 - 12:45am

For the 2nd straight year a team from Edmonton Alta. has won the 49th annual BRIT invitational basketball tournament.

St. Francis Xavier defeated Campbell Collegiate out...

Rush comeback just short in Toronto

By Ryan Brandt January 14, 2017 - 10:36pm Updated: January 14, 2017 - 10:45pm

The Saskatchewan Rush are now 0-2 on the new National Lacrosse League season after a 13-11 loss to Toronto.

Saskatchewan struggled off the hop, at one point trailing the...

Jesse Shynkaruk added an empty netter in Saskatoon's 4-2 win over Red Deer.

Blades take a key game over Red Deer

By Ryan Brandt January 14, 2017 - 10:21pm Updated: January 14, 2017 - 10:30pm

The Saskatoon Blades picked up a second straight win with a 4-2 win over Red Deer Saturday night.

16-year-old forward Michael Farren (4) opened the scoring for Saskatoon...

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Roughriders release Knox Jr.

By 980 CJME January 14, 2017 - 10:18am Updated: January 14, 2017 - 10:23am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have released international linebacker Jeff Knox Junior.

The team said in a news release Saturday this is so Knox can pursue an NFL...

Hundreds of students attend a pep rally at Bedford Road Collegiate welcoming teams to BRIT on Jan. 13, 2017.

Bedford school spirit takes centre stage at BRIT

By JT Marshall January 13, 2017 - 4:26pm Updated: January 13, 2017 - 4:30pm

The entire student body at Bedford Road Collegiate came out to cheer on their RedHawks at a pep rally Friday morning.

Hundreds of students packed the bleachers yelling...