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Per an MLB release, 2.6 million Canadian viewers watched the Home Run Derby on @Sportsnet Monday Also, Vlad Jr. gained 62,000 Instagram followers during All-Star week. That’s 681 per home run. Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Money problems force Cape Breton Highlanders to 'opt out' of basketball league ift.tt/2JwBsgf Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

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Cape Breton Highlanders suspend NBLC operations | The Telegram thetelegram.com/sports/basketb… Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Professional soccer is back in Halifax after a three-decade absence, and the city's sports scene will never be the same. (by @JohnMolinaro) sportsnet.ca/soccer/halifax… Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Get to know the @CEBLeague: A uniquely Canadian basketball league. thesco.re/2Jvd6TM Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

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BONJOUR! 2019-20 Training Camp 📍: Quebec City 🗓️: Sept. 29 – Oct. 3 More: rpt.rs/30vU8SD Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

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2019-20 Training Camp
📍: Quebec City
🗓️: Sept. 29 – Oct. 3

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The City of St. John's has terminated its agreement with the St. John's Edge and the Growlers cbc.ca/1.5205145 Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Kawhi Leonard will play his first game in Canada since leaving the Raptors on Oct. 17, when the Clippers will play the Mavericks in Vancouver, the NBA has announced. Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Sneak peek at Saturday's Expos throwbacks. 👀💧 Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Hot take: the influx of Canadian NBA talent is the Raps best chance at becoming a premiere destination for free agents and building a Super Team some day. #WeTheNorth #KawhiWatch

Sucks to lose a player like Kawhi. Still, he was an absolute pro throughout the season and when it mattered most he gave Toronto everything he had. No hard feelings. He delivered Canada its first NBA championship, now he's doing what's best for him. His Raptors legacy lives on. Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

I am thrilled to have @JacquieRyan1 join us @TeamCanada. She’s a visionary leader who brings tremendous expertise in sports marketing and partnerships and will be a great asset to both the COC and the Olympic Movement: bit.ly/2XQagkg Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

US-based @AthleteTax outlined his take on a net advantage of $11.4M USD for Kawhi Leonard to play in LA. Here’s the $11M counter the other way from Toronto-based @timcestnick via @globeandmail theglobeandmail.com/investing/pers… Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

Yesterday Barb Williams removed my interim title and officially named me head of CBC Sports and Olympics. I am so proud to lead such a historically great and important Canadian media institution...and to be confirmed by Barb is the icing on the 🍰! links.lists.cbc.ca/v/443/6bfb647e… Retweeted by Sports Business Canada

No surprise that Saskatchewan leads the league in largest attendance so far this season. Some worrisome crowds in markets across the league. twitter.com/sskroughriders… Retweeted by Sports Business Canada