Toronto sports empire sold to Rogers and BCE

photoTORONTO (Reuters) – Two of Canada’s largest telecom and media companies will take control of the Toronto sports empire that owns the NHL’s Maple Leafs in a C$1.32 billion ($1.30 billion) deal that brings more premium content to their competing sports channels. Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan said on Friday it is selling its 79.5 stake in Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, which owns a prized collection of some of the most valuable sports assets in Canada’s largest city. …