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Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders’ chance of making the playoffs? Zero.

The toughest thing ever is admitting it’s over. A marriage, relationship, job, life, a CFL team’s playoff chances. In Saskatchewan, where the Roughriders’ fortunes seemingly...

Riders’ skid creates great radio discussions

I used to love listening to call-in shows following Saskatchewan Roughriders games. The shows were especially entertaining after Roughriders losses. After spending 25 years as...

Davis, Makowsky truly deserve Hall of Fame inductions

Here’s the best thing about the careers of Hall of Famers Eddie Davis and Gene Makowsky: They each could have played another 2-3 years after...

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...