At the UNB Sports Business Conference earlier this year, we sat with former president & CEO of the Arizona Coyotes and one of the owners of a prospective Halifax CFL team, Anthony Leblanc to discuss the status of his group’s bid to bring the CFL to the Maritimes, why he believes the timing is right, potential stadium sites, and much more.
This week on the digest, Forbes ranks the Toronto Blue Jays #16th in MLB with an estimated valuation of $1.35 billion, MLSE announces changes to attract more fans to Toronto Argos’ games, and Jeff Hunt to step down as the Ottawa REDBLACKS’ President at the end of the 2018 CFL season.
Could the NFL and CFL Ever Merge? In an excerpt from “Sports Are Worth How Much!? And Other Questions in Pro Sports. Answered (Kind Of).”, author Justin Bedi explores this idea in all its absurdity and potential wisdom.