Saskatchewan Roughriders training camp opened on a cloudy Sunday morning in Saskatoon.
The clouds were almost fitting as there's currently a cloud hanging over not only Riders camp but camps all across the CFL as a new collective bargaining agreement still hasn't been reached between the league and the players association.
Despite this players across the league have reported to camp and life is going on as normal for now, as for what's next that still remains up in the air.
The career of one of the best ever to play Canadian football is coming to an end.
Riders Vice-President and General Manager Brendan Taman confirmed on Sunday during the team's first day of training camp that Geroy Simon is in fact retiring.
The reports surfaced on Saturday that the man known as "Superman" would be calling it a career. Simon wasn't on hand for the team's first practice with his number already being taken by new receiver Chaz Schilens, so the official word has come from Simon himself. That is expected later this week.
After 11 seasons as a Saskatchewan Roughrider and two Grey Cup championships, linebacker Mike McCullough is retiring from the CFL.
McCullough was selected by the green and white in the third round of the 2003 CFL draft. The native of Kingston, ON has played in 185 regular season games.
McCullough announced his retirement Friday morning joined by his young family at Mosaic Stadium.
Saskatchewan’s Graham DeLaet has pulled out of the beloved Memorial Tournament after hurting his foot.
DeLaet’s injury happened coming off last week’s Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas, where he finished tied for 14th.
The injury is “pretty much a mild strain of the muscles on the outside of the ankle” and DeLaet “just needs a few days rest and doesn’t want to risk aggravating it,” according to an email from David Corelli, director, business partnerships with SportBox Entertainment Group, who represent DeLaet.
The crack of the bat and the smell of freshly cut grass - you can bet baseball's back in Regina.
Cold drink in hand with the sun setting over the right field fence, fans will once again pack the stands at Currie Field to cheer on the Regina Red Sox. While they might not be as big as the Riders or the Pats, the Red Sox have a storied history dating back to the late 1940s. Team president Gary Brotzel says he always hears the same thing from fans the first time they go to a game.
A potential strike is looming for CFL players after contract talks broke down and the stalemate could impact more than the players and football fans.
Frank McCrystal is the head coach of the University of Regina Rams. He says if there is a shortened training camp, it could hurt the chances of draft players from the Rams.
Athletes in the rural high schools surrounding Regina won’t be able to play in city championships next school year.
Students from the Prairie Valley School Division will still be allowed to compete in the regular-season city league games but not in the playoffs.
For the first time in seemingly ever there are more questions than answers heading into a CFL season.
Training camps across the league are supposed to open this weekend. The opening of these camps often signals the unofficial start to summer for many Canadians, especially those of us who live in Saskatchewan.
Right now it's still unclear if camps will be opening on time or not, thanks to the uncertainty surrounding the collective bargaining agreement which is set to expire later this week.
It's that time of year again for the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
Training camp is set to open on Sunday, in theory, in Saskatoon. It's also Plaza of Honor season in Saskatchewan.
The selection committee announced on Monday that fullback Chris Szarka and defensive back Omarr Morgan will have their names added to the list of those honoured at this year's dinner event on September 19 at the Credit Union Eventplex.