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Saskatchewan Roughriders

A season of bad jokes in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Roughriders fans have been called “Owen” through the bye week, as in “oh-and-seven.” And they’ve heard all the other bad jokes about their...

Saskatchewan’s passive defence submarines rookie QB

Some people can’t believe the Saskatchewan Roughriders are 0-7, their worst start to a CFL season since losing their first 12 games in 1979. The...

Being stubborn is head coach’s biggest flaw

More and more, Corey Chamblin is becoming like some of the less-successful head coaches in recent Saskatchewan Roughriders history — Ray Jauch, Danny Barrett,...

Another quarterback will go boom or bust in Saskatchewan

Brett Smith is about to become a household name. In Saskatchewan, home of most of Canada’s wheat farms and one well-scrutinized CFL team, every Roughriders...

Smoke and fires can’t obscure Riders’ record

Unless you have lived in Saskatchewan, you can never understand the angst that affects the followers of the community-owned Roughriders. This is a province that...

Riders problems well-displayed in fourth straight loss

What a disaster! The Saskatchewan Rougriders remained the CFL’s lone winless team after losing 27-24 to the visiting B.C. Lions on Friday night, in another...

Reminiscing with The Don

Ron Lancaster was always my favourite person to talk football with. He could explain the game so concisely, so articulately, so simply, that anyone...

Horrible coaching decisions leave Riders winless

It’s always been nearly impossible to figure when Saskatchewan Roughriders head coach Corey Chamblin was going to gamble on third-and-short. Or go for a...

Soft and mushy defence drops Riders to 0-2

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are 0-2, which is predictable in the absence of their franchise quarterback, Darian Durant. But it’s tough to claim that the...

Milo’s release serves as smokescreen for Riders problems

How do you spell scapegoat? M-I-L-O. As in Chris Milo, the Saskatchewan Roughriders kicker who was jettisoned following the CFL team’s season-opening loss. The Roughriders didn’t...