The Saskatchewan Roughriders got past the B.C Lions 20-16 in a close game. The Riders were down 10-0 in the first quarter, and then came from behind to win the game. Riders' running back Will Ford had 10 carries for 108 yards, while Anthony Allen ran for another 83 yards. The game-winning touchdown came when quarterback Tino Sunseri threw a pass to offensive lineman Dan Clark. The Riders' record is 6-2, and their next game is against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Labour Day Classic.
Other scores from Week 9 were: the Winnipeg Blue Bombers beat the Montreal Alouettes 24-16, the Edmonton Eskimos hammered the Toronto Argonauts 41-27 and the Calgary Stampeders took out the Ottawa RedBlacks 32-7.
In the Arena Football League, the Arizona Rattlers have made history as they destroyed the Cleveland Gladiators 72-32 in Arena Bowl XXVII. The Rattler three-peat is the second in Arena Football history. The last time this was done was by the Detroit Drive in 1988 to 1990. This is the Rattlers fifth championship in their history. Quarterback Nick Davilla was named the Arena Bowl most valuable player.
In NFL preseason, the Seattle Seahawks took out the Chicago Bears 34-6 in a one-sided game. The Seahawks record is 2-1 and they will close out the preseason against the Oakland Raiders.
Other scores were: the Green Bay Packers beat the Oakland Raiders 31-21, the New England Patriots beat the Carolina Panthers 30-7, and the San Francisco 49ers hammered the San Diego Chargers 21-7.
In NASCAR, Joey Logano won the Irwin Tools Night Race, finishing ahead of Brad Keselowski. Kevin Harvick started the race in first and finished in 11th. The next race is the Oral-B USA 500.
In Major League Baseball, the Seattle Mariners swept the Boston Red Sox. The Mariners remain in third place in the American League West Division.
That’s all folks.