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Toronto FC president wants to win like Shanahan, Ujiri

Tim Leiweke, former president and CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, demanded nothing but the best and dared to be bold. Three years ago, the 60-year-old introduced captain Michael Bradley as a member of Toronto FC in a welcoming party at Real Sports Bar & Grill that was fit for a king. When Leiweke addresse… CBC | NBA News

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Raptors' Masai Ujiri says 'nobody getting fired' for speaking their mind

Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri says he is fine with his players speaking their mind, adding nobody is going to get fired here. His comment was a reference to U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech Friday in Alabama when he said NFL owners should fire players who protest during the national anthem. ​Ujiri says he’s “110 per cent” behind his players, ...

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Masai Ujiri taking Giants of Africa camp to 6 countries

Masai Ujiri is taking his Giants of Africa camps to six countries in August. The Toronto Raptors president announced Tuesday that the camp, dedicated to supporting the growth of basketball in Africa, will host skills camps in Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria, Ivory Coast and Senegal. “Sport can change the world,” Ujiri said in a release. “Africa must rise and the ...

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