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POLL: What do you think of the 75% purchase of MLSE by Bell and Rogers?


Larry Tanenbaum to remain Governor and 25% stakeholder.


National Post: http://sports.nationalpost.com/2011/12/09/rogers-bell-buy-majority-stake-in-mlse/

Reuters: http://ca.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idCATRE7B80VN20111209

TSN: http://www.tsn.ca/nhl/story/?id=382315

Vancouver Sun: http://www.vancouversun.com/entertainment/Rogers+Bell+purchase+Maple+Leaf+Sports/5836246/story.html

Interesting to see how this is going to affect the way sports are broadcast in Canada.

Does this open up the floor for increased competition and incredible up-to-the-second updates for the Maple Leafs? Or is it a stifling deal that squashes competition?

In my humble opinion, this move will be terrific for Leafs fans and won't change the lives of anyone else. We now have the two biggest Telcos in Canada owning the content, distribution and mediums for one of the largest sports assets in the world. The coverage on them in the GTA is going to be absurd.

What does everyone else think?

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