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Roughriders best Tiger-Cats, win Grey Cup

101st Grey Cup Championship Game Getty Images

The Saskatchewan Roughriders romped in the Canadian Football League’s title game on Sunday evening, beating the Hamilton Tiger-Cats 45-23 in the 101st Grey Cup at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan.

Roughriders running back Kory Sheets, who had NFL stints with the 49ers, Dolphins and Panthers, earned game MVP honors after rushing for a Grey Cup-record 197 yards. Sheets rushed for a pair of scores, and quarterback Darian Durant threw three TDs for Saskatchewan, which played the title game in its home stadium.

On defense, the Roughriders got a productive game from defensive end John Chick, who notched two sacks. Chick played with the Jaguars a season ago.

Ticats quarterback Henry Burris, the former Bears and Packers passer, threw for 272 yards for Hamilton. He rushed for an 18-yard touchdown.

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4 Responses to “Roughriders best Tiger-Cats, win Grey Cup”
  1. csilojohnson says: Nov 24, 2013 10:38 PM

    Tiger-Cats? Dumb name

  2. skipcastaneda says: Nov 24, 2013 10:46 PM

    That’s the best football news I heard all day! Great job Green Machine!!! #riderprider

  3. smartanis says: Nov 24, 2013 11:03 PM

    lol “Canadian football”

  4. zombiepatriot says: Nov 25, 2013 9:27 AM

    It was a historic night and so much fun marching down Albert Street in celebration.

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