Provincial Sports News

Wray Morrison: Bruins for bottom?

By 650 CKOM February 8, 2017 - 11:17am Updated: February 8, 2017 - 11:30am

Every storied professional sports team goes through peaks and valleys – but there are some that hit bottom.

The greatest North American example of hitting bottom is the...

Wray Morrison: Alouettes upgrade

By Wray Morrison February 7, 2017 - 12:48pm Updated: February 7, 2017 - 1:00pm

Rakeem Cato's release got me thinking about the state of the Montreal Alouettes going in to next season.

You've heard me say this before, but I'll say it again. Success...

2016 Grey Cup MVP Henry Burris (right) will be in Saskatoon for the Houghton Boston Dogs’ Breakfast fundraiser on May 4, 2017.

Henry Burris to speak at U of S Huskies' fundraiser

By Ryan Brandt February 6, 2017 - 12:22pm Updated: February 7, 2017 - 12:18pm

Smiling Hank will pay a visit to Saskatoon in May.   The reigning Grey Cup MVP and now-retired Ottawa Redblacks quarterback will be the guest speaker at this year's Houghton...

Wray Morrison: Best Super Bowl ever a much-needed escape

By Wray Morrison February 6, 2017 - 11:29am Updated: February 6, 2017 - 11:33am

NFL Network host Rich Eisen tweeted this just over a week ago: "My day now starts with being horrified by at least 5 things seen on my Twitter feed, taking a deep breath, then...

Ben McIntosh had a hat-trick and three assists as the Saskatchewan Rush beat Calgary 15-11.

First road win for Rush

By Ryan Brandt February 4, 2017 - 10:39pm Updated: February 4, 2017 - 10:45pm

It is now officially a winning streak.

The Saskatchewan Rush outscored Calgary 8-3 in the second half on the way to a 15-11 victory Saturday night.

It's the first...

The Saskatoon Blades got back in the win column with a 4-2 victory over Red Deer.

Blades hold on for big win over Red Deer

By Ryan Brandt February 4, 2017 - 9:59pm Updated: February 4, 2017 - 10:00pm

For the time being, the Saskatoon Blades have pulled themselves back into a playoff spot with a 4-2 win over Red Deer.

The win erases a four-game losing streak for the...

The Saskatoon Blades lost a fourth straight game in a 5-2 defeat against Regina.

Pats nip Blades for second straight meeting

By Ryan Brandt February 3, 2017 - 10:10pm Updated: February 3, 2017 - 10:15pm

For the second time this week, the Regina Pats beat the Saskatoon Blades, this time a 5-2 win at SaskTel Centre.

Regina got on the board first with Nick Henry potting...

Wray Morrison: Atlanta in an upset

By Wray Morrison February 3, 2017 - 10:46am Updated: February 3, 2017 - 11:00am

Oddsmakers have the New England Patriots as three-point favourites to beat the Atlanta Falcons in Sunday's Super Bowl.   Diehard New England fans hope the Pats leave little...

The Saskatchewan Rush say a fan won her second 50/50 jackpot in just over a year, taking home nearly $50,000 at the game on Jan. 27, 2017.

Rush fan wins 2nd 50/50 jackpot in back-to-back seasons

By 650 CKOM February 2, 2017 - 12:29pm Updated: February 2, 2017 - 12:30pm

A Saskatoon woman is counting her lucky stars.

Or, more accurately, her lucky 50/50 tickets.

The Saskatchewan Rush announced Thursday one of their fans won her...

Wray Morrison: Tough luck Toronto

By Wray Morrison February 2, 2017 - 10:31am Updated: February 2, 2017 - 10:45am

Wednesday night's Toronto Raptors loss to the Boston Celtics got me thinking about how snake bitten professional sports fans in that city have been.

The Raptors, who at...

Levi Steinhauer (62) was one of two players released by the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Feb. 1, 2017.

Moose Jaw's Levi Steinhauer among Rider releases

By 980 CJME February 1, 2017 - 2:18pm Updated: February 1, 2017 - 2:22pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders continued their busy off-season by releasing two players and signing two defensive linemen to contracts.

Riders defensive lineman Levi...

Wray Morrison: Across the frozen pond

By Wray Morrison February 1, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: February 1, 2017 - 12:00pm

TSN's Darren Dreger was the first to report that NHL regular season games are likely to take place in Sweden next season. The Avalanche and Senators will play two games there,...