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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...

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,...

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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...

Darian Durant was traded to the Montreal Alouettes on Jan. 13, 2017.

Rider Nation, former players react to Darian Durant trade

By Sarah Mills January 13, 2017 - 11:43am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 11:48am

Former Saskatchewan Roughrider players and fans are reacting to the news that Darian Durant has been traded to Montreal.

Durant was a fan favourite who seemed to bleed...

Darrell Davis: Jones and Durant weren’t meant for each other

By Darrell Davis January 13, 2017 - 11:20am Updated: January 13, 2017 - 11:20am

The forced marriage between Chris Jones and Darian Durant has ended, barely more than a year after they got stuck together with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

From the...

Riders lockdown Newsome through 2018.

Roughriders lock up Jonathan Newsome through 2018

By Arielle Zerr January 11, 2017 - 12:10pm Updated: January 11, 2017 - 7:02pm

He calls himself Agent Zero and he’ll be hanging around the green and white for a few more years.

The Roughriders announced that defensive end, Jonathan Newsome has...

The Sask. Roughriders held a private memorial service for Joe McKnight on Dec. 12, 2016.

Roughriders hold private memorial for Joe McKnight

By Arielle Zerr December 12, 2016 - 3:06pm Updated: December 12, 2016 - 7:29pm

While Joe McKnight’s funeral was being held in Louisiana, a small private ceremony was also happening in Regina.

Roughrider players, coaches and staff gathered in the...

Roughriders RB Joe McKnight died after being shot during a road rage incident in New Orleans. He was 28.

Funeral held for Roughrider gunned down in New Orleans

By 650 CKOM December 12, 2016 - 7:11am Updated: December 12, 2016 - 12:37pm

A funeral will be held Monday morning for Saskatchewan Roughriders' running back Joe McKnight.   McKnight, 28, was fatally shot during a road rage incident in New Orleans....

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International DB Justin Cox signs extension with Riders

By 980 CJME December 7, 2016 - 2:21pm Updated: December 7, 2016 - 2:21pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are extending the contract of international defensive back Justin Cox.

The contract runs through the 2018 season.

The 23-year-old...

Roughrider Joe McKnight was shot and killed on Dec. 1, 2016, in Terrytown, a suburb southeast of New Orleans.

What we know: Joe McKnight's shooter charged with manslaughter

By Arielle Zerr December 6, 2016 - 1:12pm Updated: December 7, 2016 - 4:02pm

It took a few more days than many people liked, but the man who admitted to shooting Roughrider Joe McKnight has been charged with manslaughter.

The Jefferson-Parish...

Riders Running Back Joe McKnight was shot to death on Dec. 1, 2016.

'Hoping maybe I dreamed it:' Roughriders head coach says McKnight is a tremendous loss

By Arielle Zerr December 2, 2016 - 3:56pm Updated: December 8, 2016 - 8:04am

Joe McKnight had gone through a lot of career highs and lows before he landed with the Roughriders, but his head coach believed he was turning the corner – set to finally reach...