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Roughriders' tailback Marcus Thigpen ran 169 yards and had one touchdown during the CFL Eastern semi-final game against the Ottawa Redblacks on Nov 12, 2017.
Roughriders' tailback Marcus Thigpen ran 169 yards and had one touchdown during the CFL Eastern semi-final game against the Ottawa Redblacks on Nov 12, 2017. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Riders’ Marcus Thigpen tests positive for banned substance

By CJME News Staff
March 13, 2018 - 5:35pm

Roughriders’ running back Marcus Thigpen is facing a two-game suspension after testing positive for a banned substance.

On Monday, the CFL announced Thigpen tested positive for an anabolic steroid called dehydrochlormethyltestosterone.

Charleston Hughes wears the green and white for the first time since his trade to Saskatchewan on Feb. 7, 2018.
Charleston Hughes wears the green and white for the first time since his trade to Saskatchewan on Feb. 7, 2018. Arielle Zerr/CJME News Staff

Riders sign contract extension with Charleston Hughes

By CJME News Staff
February 20, 2018 - 12:15pm

International defensive lineman Charleston Hughes signed a contract extention through 2019 with the Saskatchewan Roughriders.

The Riders acquired Hughes Feb. 2, but just made the announcement on Monday.

The 10-year CFL veteran started with the Calgary Stampeders in June 2018.

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