The Saskatchewan Roughriders got past the Montreal Alouettes 24-21 in a wild game. The Riders offense didn’t play well but the defence held the team in there. Slotback Weston Dressler returned a punt to put the Riders in range for a game-winning field goal from Chris Milo. Saskatchewan’s record is 6-1 and their next game is against the Edmonton Eskimos.
Other scores from Week 8 were: the B.C. Lions beat the Calgary Stampeders 26-22 (thank you, B.C.), the Toronto Argonauts beat the Edmonton Eskimos 36-33 and the Hamilton Tiger-Cats hammered the Winnipeg Blue Bombers 37-19.
In the Arena Football League, the Philadelphia Soul lost to the Arizona Rattlers 48-39 in Arena Bowl XXVI. The Arizona Rattlers have repeated as Arena Football Champions. The last team to repeat as champions was the Tampa Bay Storm in 1995 and 1996.
In NFL pre-season, the New England Patriots got past the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 25-21 in a close game. The Patriots' next game is against the Detroit Lions.
Other preseason scores were: the Arizona Cardinals got past the Dallas Cowboys 12-7, the Seattle Seahawks hammered the Denver Broncos 40-10 and the Houston Texans beat the Miami Dolphins 24-17.
In Major League Baseball, the San Francisco Giants took two of three games from the Miami Marlins. The Giants are in last place in the National League West.
In International Rugby, the Qantas Wallabies lost to the New Zealand All-Blacks 47-29 in the Rugby Championship. The Wallabies record is 0-1 and their next match is against the South Africa Spring Bocks.
In Major League Soccer, Toronto FC lost to the Columbus Crew 2-0 in a close game. Toronto’s record is a lousy 4-12-8 and they are in ninth place.
That’s all folks!