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Sources: Tim Bezbatchenko is leaving Toronto FC to become president of Columbus Crew SC. TFC are in advanced discussions with former New York Red Bulls sporting director Ali Curtis to replace Bezbatchenko as GM. @MichaelArace1 was first on Bez to Columbus. Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

BREAKING: The @NHL has announced the 2019 @TimHortons NHL #HeritageClassic, where the #NHLJets will host the @NHLFlames at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan on October 26, 2019! Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Raps still struggling to build a national following. Maybe this is the year they make a breakthrough. twitter.com/mikeinboston/s… Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

"RAPTORS ON TSN broadcasts are up 71% … highlighted by the team’s overtime victory over the Golden State Warriors, which became the most-watched Raptors regular season game in Canadian specialty television history with an average audience of 582,000 viewers." Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

.@TSN_Sports is once again home to every #WorldJuniors moment, live from B.C., beginning Boxing Day: bmpr.ca/2CopQYT #REPRESENT Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Pleased to announce our winners of the 2018 #CreamerAwards - the best new sports logos of the past 12 months. Congratulations to all those who won and were nominated this year! Results here: news.sportslogos.net/2018/12/20/201… Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

After my Dad passed, Mom kept their @REDBLACKS tix this yr, but didn’t renew. Steve Irvine from the team called, not to push her to buy, but to say how much it meant that Dad had been a fan so long (60 years) and to say if there is anything the team could ever do, to call.#class Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Melnyk and Ruddy given 30 days to resolve or retreat in Ottawa. Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

#LeBretonFlats update: The Board of Directors has resolved to terminate the preferred proponent term sheet between Rendez-Vous #LeBreton Group & the NCC. More details: ow.ly/kndC30n3dxi Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

"As work is being done this winter on replacing the roof membrane for the first time in the building’s existence, Shapiro says additional amenity upgrades will also be made, but don’t expect a complete facelift anytime soon." twitter.com/TSN_Sports/sta…

Via #BlueJays, here are plans for their new Dunedin training facility & renovated stadium, set to open in 2020 Mark Shapiro: “I really believe that we’ll have the single best training centre (in MLB) the day our facility’s done” Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Rounding third and headed for home, Montreal!! Great to see the enthusiasm from everyone! The news about the study once again proves what I've believed all along: Montreal is a Major League City. The roots have always run deep, but today they are stronger. We're almost there! Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk facing counterclaim for more than $1-billion over new arena plan dlvr.it/Qtthmr Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Montreal would welcome back baseball with open arms, report finds | CBC News buff.ly/2UGNVBt Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

test Twitter Media - RT @cbcsports: Montreal would welcome back baseball with open arms, report finds | CBC News https://t.co/3ptWORxoGS https://t.co/0AAzsW7pRC

The ⁦@grandslamcurl⁩ in Conception Bay South proves curling is as popular as ever on the Rock. It featured an historic men’s final and Homan’s 9th Slam win. I wrote about it here: cbc.ca/sports/olympic… #cbccurl Retweeted by Sports Business Canada