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Rob Bagg (left) participates in one-on-one drills during his 11th Roughrider training camp on May 31, 2017.

Rob Bagg hopes to spend entire career as a Roughrider

By Arielle Zerr May 31, 2017 - 4:36pm Updated: May 31, 2017 - 4:36pm

He is the longest-serving Roughrider and a fan favourite, but Rob Bagg still considers himself a bit of an underdog.

The 32-year-old receiver was not selected in the...

Jarious Jackson returned to the Roughriders to resume his coaching duties just weeks after his father died suddenly in a car accident in Fayette, Mississippi.

Jackson returns to Riders after sudden death of his father

By Arielle Zerr May 31, 2017 - 6:29am Updated: May 31, 2017 - 6:29am

A love of football is often passed on from father to son and the same could be said for Jarious Jackson and his father.

Jackson’s dad, Jarious Jackson Sr., died on...

Justin Cox (centre), formerly a defensive back with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, has been barred from returning to any CFL team after being acquitted on a domestic violence charge in Regina.

Former Rider Justin Cox won't be allowed back in CFL

By The Canadian Press May 30, 2017 - 12:57pm Updated: May 30, 2017 - 1:00pm

REGINA - The commissioner of the Canadian Football League says a former Saskatchewan Roughrider still can't play in the CFL even though he was found not guilty of assault...

Brendon LaBatte is attending his 10th CFL training camp after recovering from a bruised nerve in his neck.

LaBatte recovers from 'weird' injury in time for Rider camp

By Arielle Zerr May 29, 2017 - 6:55pm Updated: May 29, 2017 - 9:25pm

For a long time, no one really knew what was wrong with Weyburn's Brendon LaBatte.

The veteran Roughrider offensive lineman was injured when he ended up at the bottom of...

Vince Young works on quarterback drills on day one of training camp in Saskatoon.

All eyes on Vince Young as Rider Training Camp begins

By Arielle Zerr May 28, 2017 - 5:48pm Updated: May 28, 2017 - 10:30pm

He just wants to make the football team.

But Vince Young won’t be able to do much of anything these next few weeks without everyone watching.

The former NFL...

General manager and head coach Chris Jones and quarterback Kevin Glenn previewed the Roughriders’ 2017 season in a media conference call on May 17, 2017.

3 things we learned from the Riders' season preview

By Arielle Zerr May 17, 2017 - 1:37pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 1:38pm

General manager and head coach Chris Jones and quarterback Kevin Glenn previewed the Roughriders’ 2017 season in a media conference call on May 17, 2017.

The CFL and the...

Regina's Mitchell Picton was selected by the Saskatchewan Roughriders in the fifth round of the CFL Draft.

Riders select Regina’s own Mitchell Picton in CFL Draft

By Arielle Zerr May 7, 2017 - 11:36pm Updated: May 7, 2017 - 11:36pm

Kids in Saskatchewan grow up dreaming they might one day play for the Roughriders and Mitchell Picton was no exception.

Gathered with his family at his home in Regina,...

Chris Jones says Cameron Judge gives the Riders more Canadian depth on defence.

Roughriders take LB Cameron Judge 2nd overall in CFL Draft

By Arielle Zerr May 7, 2017 - 5:50pm Updated: May 7, 2017 - 10:43pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have taken linebacker Cameron Judge with the second overall pick in the CFL Draft. 

Judge was a linebacker and special teamer with UCLA,...

Chris Jones says the Roughriders have done more than two dozen mock drafts and feels prepared for the real thing.

Chris Jones feels 'very prepared' for CFL Draft

By Arielle Zerr May 7, 2017 - 10:35am Updated: May 7, 2017 - 12:05pm

One of the greatest things that determines success in the CFL is the quality of the Canadian talent, making the annual CFL Draft of vital importance for teams.

As it...

Chris Jones says the team is ready to move forward after the latest fines levied by the CFL.

Jones to 'play by those rules' after Riders' fines

By Arielle Zerr May 5, 2017 - 12:34pm Updated: May 5, 2017 - 12:35pm

It’s a lesson learned, according to Roughriders general manager and head coach Chris Jones.

The Roughriders were fined another $36,000 last week by the CFL for breaking...

Roger Brandvold is announced as one of the newest members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders' Plaza of Honour on May 2, 2017.

Cates, Brandvold inducted into the 2017 Plaza of Honour

By 980 CJME May 2, 2017 - 3:56pm Updated: May 2, 2017 - 3:56pm

Two greats will have their names forever etched in Saskatchewan Roughrider history.

Wes Cates and Roger Brandvold have been announced as the 2017 Plaza of Honour...

Roughriders president and CEO Craig Reynolds (right) speaks at the official opening of the new Rider Store at Mosaic Stadium on April 29,2017.

Riders president shares disappointment with fans over fines

By Arielle Zerr April 29, 2017 - 4:37pm Updated: May 1, 2017 - 7:29am

Craig Reynolds gets it.

The president and CEO of the Saskatchewan Roughriders said he knows that fans must not be feeling too good about the latest set of fines levied...