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Toronto businessman takes over as commish of CFL

Updated: November 24, 2002, 4:22 AM ET
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EDMONTON, Alberta -- Toronto businessman Tom Wright was named CFL commissioner Saturday.

Wright won unanimous approval from the league's Board of Governors on the eve of the Grey Cup. He succeeds B.C. Lions owner David Braley, who has served as interim commissioner since Michael Lysko was dismissed last March.

The 11th commissioner in CFL history, Wright served most recently as president and chief operating officer of Envoy Communications, an international design, marketing and technology ...

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