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Vanstone: Memo to the Roughriders: Just don’t go there

In a matter of seconds, Justin Cox became a Saskatchewan Roughriders alumnus. The CFL team acted quickly and decisively on Wednesday after discovering that the 24-year-old defensive back had been charged with assault causing bodily harm. The alleged victim is a 23-year-old female who, according to the police, was an intimate partner. Police were called to a McTavish Street address after an

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Memo to the Roughriders: Just don’t go there

In a matter of seconds, Justin Cox became a Saskatchewan Roughriders alumnus. The CFL team acted quickly and decisively on Wednesday after discovering that the 24-year-old defensive back had been charged with assault causing bodily harm. The alleged victim is a 23-year-old female who, according to the police, was an intimate partner. Police were called to a McTavish Street address after an

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Vanstone: Who would want to be the CFL’s commissioner?

The Canadian Football League is out of commission(er). This is a recording. Once again, the CFL is searching for a chief executive following Thursday’s announcement that Jeffrey Orridge is leaving his post, effective June 30, by mutual agreement. As recently as November, Orridge declared that the league’s board of governors had approved his five-year plan. It was more like a five-month plan, as

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Roughriders defensive back Tevaughn Campbell to try hand at rugby sevens

Saskatchewan Roughriders defensive back Tevaughn Campbell is headed to the Hong Kong Sevens with the Canadian rugby sevens team. Coach Damian McGrath calls the trip a “watching brief,” saying the 23-year-old Campbell will train with the team but won’t play. “He’s going to immerse himself in sevens,” said McGrath. “He came to watch the (Canada) Sevens (tournament) in Vancouver and

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Glenn vouches for Carter’s character

Receiver Duron Carter, above, has received an endorsement from Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback and former Montreal Alouettes teammate Kevin Glenn. John Mahoney / Montreal Gazette http://leaderpost.com/sports/football/cfl/saskatchewan-roughriders/glenn-vouches-for-carters-character Please like & share:

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Riders excited about depth, calibre of receivers

Kevin Glenn used one word to describe the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ receiving corps. “Awesome,’’ the veteran quarterback said during the recent CFL Week festivities in Regina. “With this receiving corps, everyone can’t play at the same time so there may be some guys who are considered backups, but they would be starters on another team,’’ Glenn added. “It’s like a kid

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Vanstone: 2018 CFL Week should be held in Regina

Robservations … • Confidential memo to the Canadian Football League: CFL Week should return to Regina next year. The inaugural event was a hit — a superbly conceived and executed football fest that accentuated the league’s past, current and future stars. Given the fanatical football following in Regina, the home of the Saskatchewan Roughriders was the natural place to launch CFL Week.

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Riders’ veterans welcome upgrades to the defence

Changes are coming to the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ defence and that’s a good thing. Those sentiments were offered by defensive end Willie Jefferson and middle linebacker Henoc Muamba when they were asked about the recent defensive additions to the CFL team. “It has been amazing seeing all of the transitions and transactions that have been happening in the off-season,’’ Muamba said

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