The Saskatchewan Roughriders (9-9) knocked off the defending Grey Cup champion Edmonton Eskimos, 14-6, in the Canadian Football League's Western conference semifinal. The Roughriders have to overcome the first-place B.C. Lions next week to get an invitation to the 2004 Grey Cup in Ottawa later this month.
U.S. national figure skating champion Johnny Weir won the NHK Trophy in Nagoya, Japan, for his first Grand Prix title. Weir, who captured the free skate after holding the lead in the short program, had never even won a Grand Prix medal before this event.
Compiled from News and wire service reports.