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Riders ready for Ottawa’s dynamic duo and more

Riders ready for Ottawa’s dynamic duo and more

Jean-Marc Leger September 29, 2017 0

The Saskatchewan Roughriders are ready for a mixed bag when it comes to the Ottawa Redblacks’ receivers. The Riders are already aware of slotbacks Greg Ellingson and Brad Sinopoli heading into Friday’s CFL game

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Redblacks don’t want to get bitten by new-look Ticats

Redblacks don’t want to get bitten by new-look Ticats

Jean-Marc Leger September 9, 2017 0

The face of the football landscape in Ottawa has changed plenty in the 31 years since June Jones was brought in as the Rough Riders’ offensive co-ordinator: new stadium, new surroundings, a new team

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One down, three to go in crucial stretch for Redblacks

One down, three to go in crucial stretch for Redblacks

Jean-Marc Leger August 29, 2017 0

The locker room was alive Saturday at TD Place, the loud laughter and giddiness byproducts of the Ottawa Redblacks’ second straight win. Never mind that the Redblacks, sitting on a hard-earned, well-deserved 31-3 lead, nearly

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Senators announce list of participants in 2017 rookie camp

Senators announce list of participants in 2017 rookie camp

Jean-Marc Leger August 29, 2017 0

The Ottawa Senators’ recess is almost over. From the final day of summer development camp, their off-season will be just 66 days old when it officially comes to an end next week. The National

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Burris shows up at Redblacks practice, jokes with ex-teammates

Burris shows up at Redblacks practice, jokes with ex-teammates

Jean-Marc Leger August 8, 2017 0

Henry Burris didn’t think much of it when he sent out a tweet, then another, then another on Sunday. The message: “You can’t take the leadership of a team away and expect the same

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Ottawa kayaker wins gold in honour of her late grandmother

Ottawa kayaker wins gold in honour of her late grandmother

Jean-Marc Leger August 8, 2017 0

Lexy Vincent was well prepared for her first women’s kayak race Monday at the Canada Summer Games in Winnipeg, but she stored a little extra motivation in her heart. The 20-year-old Rideau Canoe Club

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Kontinuum’s opening week draws more than 15,000 visitors

Kontinuum’s opening week draws more than 15,000 visitors

Jean-Marc Leger July 24, 2017 0

More than 15,000 people checked out the Kontinuum underground multimedia show in its opening week, organizers say. The unique Ottawa 2017 event takes visitors into the unfinished Lyon LRT station for an immersive sound

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Pageau avoids arbitration and signs three-year deal

Pageau avoids arbitration and signs three-year deal

Jean-Marc Leger July 17, 2017 0

The Ottawa Senators have avoided going to arbitration with centre Jean-Gabriel Pageau. The Senators centre, who had a standout performance in the playoffs, agreed to a three-year, $9.3 million contract Monday with a cap

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Woman sues Barrhaven slo-pitch league for $1M

Woman sues Barrhaven slo-pitch league for $1M

Jean-Marc Leger July 17, 2017 0

It was the day slo-pitch in Barrhaven turned ugly, when scoring a run for an out-of-control runner meant bowling over the catcher at home plate, leaving her with permanent injuries, according to a $1-million

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CAUZ: 5 REASONS THE CALGARY/OTTAWA REMATCH WILL BE EVEN BETTER

CAUZ: 5 REASONS THE CALGARY/OTTAWA REMATCH WILL BE EVEN BETTER

Jean-Marc Leger June 28, 2017 0

Now THAT is how you start a season! Week 1 saw an emotionally repressed Darian Durant going nuts after a last-second win over his former team, Ricky Ray throwing for over 500 yards and looking

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