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Photo of Riders' quarterback G.J. Kinne.

'I've had this game circled for a while:' Kinne excited for first game action with Riders

By Arielle Zerr November 4, 2016 - 3:55pm Updated: November 4, 2016 - 3:55pm

He’s had it circled on his calendar for weeks now, and on Saturday the day will finally arrive.

G.J. Kinne will get his chance to play behind centre for the Saskatchewan...

Naaman Roosevelt celebrates a touchdown last season.

Roughriders' M.O.P. Naaman Roosevelt inks extension

By Arielle Zerr November 3, 2016 - 5:31pm Updated: November 3, 2016 - 5:31pm

The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ top receiver Naaman Roosevelt isn’t going anywhere.

The team’s star receiver, and this year’s Most Outstanding Player, signed a deal...

Photo of Riders' kicker Tyler Crapigna.

Roosevelt, Crapigna headline Roughriders’ player awards

By 980 CJME November 2, 2016 - 10:28am Updated: November 2, 2016 - 5:18pm

It may be a losing season, but there are still some performances worthy of celebrating.

The Roughriders player awards were announced Wednesday morning and voted on by...

Darian Durant joined George Reed, Roger Aldag and Gene Makowsky on the field at the final farewell at old Mosaic Stadium.

‘At a loss for words:’ Durant honoured to be part of final Mosaic Stadium farewell

By Arielle Zerr November 1, 2016 - 6:23pm Updated: November 1, 2016 - 6:23pm

While it’s still unknown if Darian Durant will be back in the green and white next season, he said it was special to be a part of the ceremony that closed out old Mosaic...

Darian Durant takes a snap in the final game at Mosaic Stadium.

Roughriders lose forgettable game in an unforgettable stadium

By Arielle Zerr October 29, 2016 - 9:51pm Updated: October 30, 2016 - 12:13am

It was a terribly forgettable game, but unfortunately it’s one that no one will forget.

The Roughriders couldn’t pull out one last win for old Mosaic Stadium’s Saturday...

The "Flame" Sandy Monteith shoots flames out of his helmet at the 102 Grey Cup in B.C.

The "Flame" has mixed feelings about last game at Taylor Field

By JT Marshall October 29, 2016 - 1:14pm Updated: October 29, 2016 - 1:15pm

Superfan Sandy Montieth, better known as the "Flame" will step foot in Taylor Field for the last time along with 33,400 other fans Saturday evening.

"My heart and soul...

Riders' linebacker Otha Foster goes to tackle Zach Collaros of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Riders want to send old Mosaic Stadium off right

By Arielle Zerr October 28, 2016 - 4:21pm Updated: October 28, 2016 - 5:28pm

Most of the players on the 2016 Roughriders have only called Mosaic Stadium home for one year, but that doesn’t mean they don’t treasure it.

They want to send Mosaic...

Mosaic Stadium's final game sold out

By 980 CJME October 28, 2016 - 4:07pm Updated: October 28, 2016 - 4:28pm

There won't be an empty seat for Mosaic Stadium's send off game Saturday.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders announced the final game at Taylor Field is sold out after ticket...

Roughriders legend George Reed remembers Taylor Field.

Roughrider legend George Reed remembers Taylor Field

By Lisa Schick October 28, 2016 - 6:42am Updated: October 29, 2016 - 10:13am

People from across the province – and all over Canada – have stories about the current Mosaic Stadium.

Often still referred to by its original name of Taylor Field, the...

AC Leonard leads the Roughriders in sacks.

Roughriders’ defensive line looking better and brighter

By Arielle Zerr October 26, 2016 - 9:48pm Updated: October 26, 2016 - 9:50pm

Riders defensive line coach Ed Philion knew he would be dealing with a green defensive line - and he didn’t mean the jerseys they were playing in.

The Roughriders front...

Darian Durant is waiting for a new contract before stepping foot in new Mosaic Stadium.

Durant awaits right opportunity to visit new stadium

By Arielle Zerr October 25, 2016 - 5:58pm Updated: October 25, 2016 - 5:58pm

Thousands of Roughrider fans have been through the doors of new Mosaic Stadium, but Darian Durant is still holding out.

It’s not that he hasn’t had the opportunity; it’s...

The Roughriders win streak ended at four games after a rainy loss at Mosaic Stadium on Saturday.

Elusive Alouettes quarterback ends Roughriders winning streak

By Arielle Zerr October 22, 2016 - 6:20pm Updated: October 22, 2016 - 7:15pm

In the end it was an anemic Roughrider offence and an elusive rookie quarterback that ended the Roughriders four game winning streak.

Vernon Adams Jr. did not prove to...