Provincial Sports News

Wray Morrison: Dousing the flames

By Wray Morrison June 8, 2017 - 11:44am Updated: June 8, 2017 - 11:45am

Wednesday was an eventful day in Calgary.

The Flames now play in the oldest building in the National Hockey League. The Saddledome opened in 1983.

Calgary Flames...

Vince Young will not play in the preseason game against Winnipeg on June 10, 2017.

Vince Young not playing in Riders preseason game Saturday

By Arielle Zerr June 7, 2017 - 11:31am Updated: June 7, 2017 - 4:07pm

Fans hoping to get their first glimpse of Vince Young in Regina on Saturday will be disappointed.

The former NFL quarterback left Tuesday’s practice with a suspected...

Wray Morrison: Young's worth

By Wray Morrison June 7, 2017 - 9:51am Updated: June 7, 2017 - 10:00am

While Vince Young's hamstring injury – and, for that matter, his presence at Rider camp – is a story, it's important for fans to keep the quarterback situation in perspective...

Vince Young, seen here earlier at training camp, left practice during Rider training camp in Saskatoon with a hamstring injury on June 6, 2017.

Vince Young exits practice with hamstring injury

By 650 CKOM June 6, 2017 - 12:36pm Updated: June 6, 2017 - 2:24pm

There’s no word on how serious his injury is, but Vince Young left Roughriders practice this morning with an injury to his hamstring.

The former NFL pivot had just...

Wray Morrison: The defence of the Riders

By Wray Morrison June 6, 2017 - 9:42am Updated: June 6, 2017 - 10:00am

The Rider Nation primarily concerns itself with offence. But the fan base this year should be encouraged by changes to the defence.

Last season, the Riders were last in...

Riders receiver Jenson Stoshak made waves on social media with his triple-backflip video.

Viral sensation Stoshak flipping at chance with Riders

By Ryan Brandt June 5, 2017 - 5:09pm Updated: June 5, 2017 - 11:30pm

His ability to catch a football gave him his fifteen minutes of fame. Now, Jenson Stoshak wants to make a CFL career out of it. 

The world was introduced to the...

Wray Morrison: Tennessee hockey

By Wray Morrison June 5, 2017 - 9:26am Updated: June 5, 2017 - 9:30am

I've always had this theory that the NHL would prefer to have a Canadian team and an American team in the Stanley Cup final.

That way, TV viewers in both countries would...

Saskatchewan Rush superfans Cale and Darian Kurtz cheering on their team in Duluth, Ga. on June 4, 2017.

Rush superfans head to Georgia for Game 1 of finals

By 650 CKOM June 5, 2017 - 8:39am Updated: June 5, 2017 - 8:45am

The Saskatchewan Rush may have dropped the opening game in their best-of-three National Lacrosse League final against the Georgia Swarm, but they proved they have some of the...

The Saskatchewan Rush return to Saskatoon down 1-0 in the NLL championship series after an 18-14 loss in Georgia.

Second half Swarm take game 1 of Champions Cup

By Ryan Brandt June 4, 2017 - 6:13pm Updated: June 4, 2017 - 6:15pm

Leading 9-7 at halftime, the Saskatchewan Rush looked like two-time champion set to roll to a game 1 win.

Instead, seven straight goals by host Georgia gave the Swarm an...

Anthony Allen celebrates a touchdown during his first tenure with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

'My favourite place:' Anthony Allen returns to Riderville

By Arielle Zerr June 2, 2017 - 6:28pm Updated: June 2, 2017 - 6:28pm

Anthony Allen never really considered he’d return to the Roughriders, but he hung on to some green and white just in case.

It turned out to be the right decision, since...

Jamie Nye: CFL initiatives better late than never

By Jamie Nye June 2, 2017 - 7:09am Updated: June 2, 2017 - 7:09am

The Green Zone's Glen Suitor dropped some very positive news regarding the Canadian Football League working on its product but also its marketing.

The league is going to...

Darrell Davis: The stupidity of NHL video challenges

By Darrell Davis June 2, 2017 - 6:22am Updated: June 2, 2017 - 6:22am

The ticky-tack offside challenges being called in the Stanley Cup playoffs are teaching the linesmen something: They should whistle down every close offside!

Twice in...