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Young learning about CFL game while being in the spotlight

SASKATOON — The first day of the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ main training camp wasn’t all about Vince Young. It just seemed that way. More than 90 veterans and prospects took to the field Sunday at the University of Saskatchewan’s Griffiths Stadium, but the former NCAA and NFL star garnered most of the attention. The attention was to be expected considering Young’s accomplishments while he

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Riders add Dyakowski via trade

SASKATOON – The Saskatchewan Roughriders dipped into their deep receiver pool to land a Canadian offensive lineman on the weekend. The Riders acquired CFL veteran Peter Dyakowski from the Toronto Argonauts for international receiver Armanti Edwards on Saturday. Dyakowski, 33, is entering his 11th CFL season. A second-round selection (11th overall) of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in the 2006 CFL draft, Dyakowski signed with

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Many questions as Riders head to their main training camp

Questions are percolating as the Saskatchewan Roughriders prepare to open training camp Sunday in Saskatoon. Will Kevin Glenn be the starting quarterback? How will ex-NFL quarterback Vince Young fare in his comeback attempt at the age of 34? Will the offensive line be better than it was in 2016? Which of the 18 receivers will emerge from training camp as the starters?

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Burris sees Glenn as season-opening starter

Henry Burris doesn’t envision a quarterback controversy within the Saskatchewan Roughriders’ ranks. Even with the off-season addition of ex-NFLer Vince Young, Burris feels that Kevin Glenn is the Riders’ only option to start at quarterback. “If Vince Young is starting Week 1, then it’s not very good for (head coach and general manager) Chris Jones,’’ Burris said from his Ottawa home. “Kevin

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CKRM replaces Carm Carteri with Luc Mullinder

Carm Carteri’s tenure as the colour analyst on CKRM’s radio broadcasts of the Saskatchewan Roughriders games is over. Carteri confirmed Monday that he was no longer with CKRM after being part of the broadcast team since the 1989 CFL season. CKRM general manager Jason Huschi confirmed later Monday that Luc Mullinder, a former Riders defensive lineman and a current football analyst

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Timely touchdown delivers Valkyries victory

It took the Saskatoon Valkyries 59 minutes 53 seconds to assume the lead over the arch-rival Regina Riot. But the wait was worth it for the Valkyries, who scored the game-winning touchdown with seven seconds left in the fourth quarter Sunday night on Taylor Field. An eight-yard touchdown pass from Alex Eyolfson to Kelsey Murphy was the difference as the

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