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Tim Leiweke to step down

Updated: August 21, 2014, 7:16 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Tim Leiweke, the CEO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, will step down next year.

The company announced Thursday that Tim Leiweke will stay until June 30 or until a successor is appointed. The MLSE properties include the Toronto Maple Leafs, Raptors and Toronto FC.

Leiweke, who joined the group in April 2013, says he plans to own and operate his own business.

In his short tenure, Leiweke helped Toronto land the 2016 NBA All-Star Game, fired ...

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