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MLSE Chief Commercial Officer Dave Hopkinson believes the Maple Leafs still "have something to sell their season-ticket holders that hasn’t been there in recent years," and that is "real, long-term hope that things will improve," according to James Mirtle of the GLOBE & MAIL. Hopkinso...
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Cablevision Systems "unexpectedly refused to hand" the ITT Corp. one half of SportsChannel, instead paying ITT with $168.75M in cash as partial payment to help equalize their joint $1B purchase of MSG