Articles Tagged ‘Toronto Raptors’

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Raptors break one million

Wednesday’s game five win was the most watched Raptors game of all time on Canadian television.

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Raptors playoff ratings continue to climb

Sunday’s nail-biter ranks as the second most watched Raptors game ever, trailing the team’s 2001 game seven loss.

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TSN nets big audience for Raptors playoff return

Saturday’s opening game against Brooklyn was the most-watched Raptors game since 2002.

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Toronto Raptors see broadcast boost

Numbers from Sportsnet and TSN are up, with S&E Sponsorship president Brian Cooper on how the team’s playoff presence will boost the game on a national scale.

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Bell teams up with the NBA

Loring Phinney, the communications company’s VP of corporate marketing, says the deal will include bringing an NBA game to Montreal’s Bell Centre this season.

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Canadian Tire Corp partners with MLSE

The company, including its flagship namesake retailer, as well as Sport Chek and Mark’s, will become the exclusive retail supplier and platinum sponsor of the sporting organization.

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Ford launches a doubleheader campaign

The car maker is using a localized TV and in-arena campaign to promote its contest that gives children’s hockey and basketball teams a chance to train like pros.

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Facebook launches anti-bullying app

The social media site has teamed with Family Channel, and celebrities such as Rick Mercer and the Toronto Raptors, to promote Bullying Awareness Week in Canada.

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Rogers prices $1.1 billion bond offering

The company is using around $1.09 billion in proceeds to pay for its 37.5% stake in MLSE, and for general corporate purposes.

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OMNI broadcasts first NBA game in Mandarin

The channel is getting in on the Linsanity when the New York Knicks take on the Toronto Raptors this Friday.

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U.S. equity firm eyeing stake in MLSE, report says

The Toronto Star report is the latest speculation in the potential sale of the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan’s 80% stake in the sports company.