Tuesday, 16 October 2007

In the News 16th October 07

The University of Toronto announced today that Larry Tanenbaum, Chairman of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, the organization that owns the Toronto Raptors among other assets, has pledged about $1 million to the University to fund student/athlete financial aid packages. The announcement is timely given the very good piece in today's Globe & Mail by David Naylor on the subject of monetary assistance for CIS student/athletes A Whole New Ballgame We hope to have more on the Tanenbaum announcement in the coming days.

Former Canada Basketball Executive Director Fred Nykamp is in the news today as details about his legal action against Canadian Soccer Association were released by Canadian Press Nykamp asking more than $1.75 million in lawsuit against CSA

Chris Cochrane of the Halifax Chronicle-Herald has some comments on the fledgling Halifax Rainmen of the ABA Exhibition Game a good investment

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