Oh those poor Argos. Not only does their big day announcing their move to BMO and new ownership get totally swamped and overshadowed by the Babcock signing - it gets worse.
Two days later and of their new owners talks about the NFL coming to Toronto. What is Tanenbaum thinking?[url=http://www.thestar.com/sports/argos/2015/05/21/argos-boss-tanenbaum-says-the-nfl-is-coming-to-toronto-eventually.html]http://www.thestar.com/sports/argos/201 ... ually.html[/url]
[b]Argos boss Tanenbaum says the NFL is coming to Toronto … eventually Sports industry moguls agree the NFL will colonize Canada in the future, but must deal with Los Angeles first. [/b] Earlier this week Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Chairman Larry Tanenbaum formed part of a group that purchased the Toronto Argonauts, and Thursday morning he spoke to local financial professionals about his optimism for the future of pro football in Toronto. Four-down pro football. The kind they play in the NFL, which Tanenbaum vows will place a franchise in Toronto eventually. That’s unusual talk from a sport executive who just invested heavily in the CFL’s flagship franchise, but when asked to envision Canada’s pro sports landscape in the future Tannenbaum said his outlook includes the NFL. “The timing is totally up in the air,? Tanenbaum said. “They see Canada as an obvious choice for an NFL team.?