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Toronto FC in playoffs best way to honour CEO Tim Leiweke: Jermain Defoe

TORONTO – Jermain Defoe would like to honour the man who brought him to Toronto with his team’s first ever playoff appearance.

The Toronto FC striker was surprised by the news Tim Leiweke is leaving Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment, but said he owes a lot to the organization’s CEO who lured him to Toronto as part of the team’s splashy off-season signing spree. 497 more words


How the loss of Tim Leiweke will hurt MLSE

Typically when a story like this breaks, I don’t write about it.

But this one is different. This one touched home for me, and I will explain why. 1,578 more words


Tim Leiweke leaving Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment revealed today that CEO Tim Leiweke will be leaving MLSE on June 30th 2015 or until a new person is hired.  1,204 more words

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Tim Leiweke's early departure from MLSE should make Toronto sports fans nervous

There is a trick to getting a reduction in your cable bill that is well known to people in these parts. If you group your television, internet and cellphone services with one of the two main Ontario providers, Bell or Rogers, every so often you can play one off against the other. 1,016 more words


The Vancouver Whitecaps are sitting pretty

As far as fans of the Vancouver Whitecaps are concerned the Major League Soccer standings have become something of a Rorschach test that determines whether you are one of those people who sees a cloud in every silver lining or one of those confident souls who don’t think the light at the end of the tunnel is an oncoming train. 601 more words

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Influential CEO Tim Leiweke to leave Toronto FC, MLSE

After rumors about his future, the President and CEO of Maple Leaf Sports Entertainment will leave the company.

On Thursday MLSE confirmed that Tim Lieweke, the former President and CEO of the Anschutz Entertainment Group, will step down by June 2015 and will continue his role between now and then until a successor is found. 296 more words

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MLSE's Tim Leiweke not talking about his long-term plans

TORONTO — President and chief executive officer Tim Leiweke is focused on his immediate goals at Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment.

His long-term plans are not as clear. 827 more words