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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes Riders receiver Rob Bagg's hand on Oct. 11, 2016.

Roughriders practice on Parliament Hill with the Prime Minister

By Arielle Zerr October 11, 2016 - 4:42pm Updated: October 11, 2016 - 4:42pm

The Roughriders had a special venue, and a special guest, for their Tuesday walk through in Ottawa.

The team laced up their cleats and practiced on the lawn at...

Riders LT Xavier Fulton (58) lines up to protect Darian Durant

Riders trade Fulton and Capicciotti

By 980 CJME October 10, 2016 - 2:16pm Updated: October 10, 2016 - 2:16pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders weren't sitting idle over the holiday weekend, they made a few trades instead. 

National defensive lineman, Justin Capicciotti, and...

Tyler Crapigna kicks the Roughriders to victory once more.

Roughriders head coach ‘proud’ after notching 3rd straight win in Ottawa

By Arielle Zerr October 7, 2016 - 8:58pm Updated: October 7, 2016 - 10:37pm

Both the Roughriders and the Redblacks put their fate in the hands of their kickers – but it was the Riders and Tyler Crapigna that came out on top.

The back and forth...

The Saskatchewan Roughriders signed national linebacker Henoc Muamba.

Roughriders sign CFL all-star Henoc Muamba

By 980 CJME October 4, 2016 - 7:39pm Updated: October 5, 2016 - 10:48am

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have secured linebacker Henoc Muamba.

Muamba spent his first three seasons with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers after originally being selected in...

Darian Durant takes off during the game against Hamilton on September 24, 2016.

'He was my No. 1 fan': Riders' QB Durant's uncle passes away during bye week

By Britton Gray October 3, 2016 - 6:42pm Updated: October 4, 2016 - 6:51am

Darian Durant will be playing for his number one fan this weekend against the Ottawa Redblacks.

Durant’s uncle, Mike Gordon, died of a heart attack at the age of 52....

Riders' offensive lineman Brendon LaBatte

Riders signed Brendon LaBatte to 1 year extension

By 980 CJME October 3, 2016 - 2:38pm Updated: October 3, 2016 - 3:58pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have announced Canadian offensive lineman Brendon LaBatte has signed an extension with the team through the 2017 season.

As per club policy...

Kendial Lawrence, far left, after being signed by the Riders in February 2016

Riders release one receiver and sign another

By 980 CJME October 1, 2016 - 4:41pm Updated: October 1, 2016 - 4:41pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders may be off for the week, but they made some roster moves on Saturday. 

International wide receiver Kendial Lawrence was released. Lawrence...

Darian Durant takes off during the game against Hamilton on September 24, 2016.

Durant shines in Roughriders’ 20-18 win against the Tiger-cats

By Arielle Zerr September 25, 2016 - 1:08am Updated: September 25, 2016 - 10:24am

He may have had to leave the game early, but he left little doubt - Darian Durant has a lot left to offer the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Durant exited the game late in...

Eric Norwood (40) makes a tackle in a game against B.C.

Eric Norwood to make his Roughrider debut against his old team

By Arielle Zerr September 24, 2016 - 8:56am Updated: September 24, 2016 - 1:42pm

There were some that believed Eric Norwood would never play football again.

Eric Norwood was not one of them.

It was the 2015 eastern semi-final when Norwood got...

Jarriel King (right) and his family family has found a home with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

Jarriel King and his family find new home with Roughriders

By Arielle Zerr September 23, 2016 - 12:33pm Updated: September 23, 2016 - 12:33pm

You might have already seen Jarriel King's son, Josiah.

He's the little guy leading the team in dancing and dabbing after Sunday's win at Mosaic Stadium.


Roughriders quarterback Darian Durant

Darian Durant ‘knows we want him here’ says Riders head coach

By Arielle Zerr September 22, 2016 - 2:47pm Updated: September 22, 2016 - 2:48pm

The calls to keep Darian Durant in Saskatchewan got a little bit louder this week, after the quarterback rushed in the game winning touchdown in overtime on Sunday.


Michael Owens and his son, Kyler, at the four-year-old's first Rider game.

Riders’ Ese Mrabure saves 4-year-old fan’s first game

By Arielle Zerr September 21, 2016 - 5:58pm Updated: September 21, 2016 - 5:58pm

Michael Owens couldn’t wait to take his four-year-old son to his first Roughrider game, but his plans were put in jeopardy when his van was broken into and his tickets stolen...