#Sportsbiz Canada Weekly – Sept. 25, 2016

A weekly digest of the top Canadian sports business news, tweets, and more. All links are curated by hand by the Sports Business Canada team. Posted every Sunday. Submit your links to sportsbusinesscanada@gmail.com

Paul Beeston has been named the @BlueJays’ President Emeritus, in honour of his many years of service and contributions to the organization.

The NHL introduces digital rinkboards for World Cup of Hockey TV broadcasts.

According to a Forbes magazine study, the median value of an MLS club is $180 million this year, up from $96 million in 2013. A decade ago, Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment paid the league a $10-million expansion fee to establish Toronto FC.

The NHL at the 2018 Olympics remains in doubt.

Football fans won’t be impressed. Rogers blacks out NFL game ‘tweetcasts’ in Canada.

The NHL’s Bill Daly talks about the league’s use of virtual ads on rink boards.

Rogers is going all out for the World Cup of Hockey.

Jays president set to pitch $81-million proposal to extend spring-training deal for quarter-century.

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