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Riders make move to bolster kick return game

The Saskatchewan Roughriders have acquired American receiver and kick returner Mario Alford from the Montreal Alouettes. In exchange, the Riders sent a sixth round draft pick in the 2023 CFL draft to Montreal.

Montreal Alouettes' Mario Alford (2) runs the ball for a touchdown against the Edmonton Elks during first half CFL action in Edmonton, Alta., on Saturday August 14, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson.

Fajardo, Lauther banged up in win vs Montreal

The Saskatchewan Roughriders’ starting quarterback is the first to admit he’s not playing at one hundred percent. The 30-year old pivot has sustained some big hits this season, leading to his wearing of a protective knee brace.


Alpine glacier chunk detaches, killing at least 6 hikers

A large chunk of an Alpine glacier broke loose Sunday and roared down a mountain in Italy, sending ice, snow and rock slamming into hikers on a popular trail on the peak and killing at least six and injuring nine, authorities said, warning that the toll might climb.