Toronto sports mogul Larry Tanenbaum pursuing WNBA expansion team

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Billionaire Larry Tanenbaum is pursuing a WNBA expansion team for Toronto, CBC Sports has learned.

Tanenbaum, a minority owner and chairman of sporting giant Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment which owns the Maple Leafs, Raptors, TFC, Argos and Marlies, is seeking the team through his holding company, the Kilmer Group.

CBC Sports spoke with three people familiar with the deal who requested confidentiality as they are not authorized to speak publicly about it.

A source said Tanenbaum’s group is expected to meet with WNBA leadership to discuss the bid and an announcement could come as soon as May.

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When reached Monday, a WNBA spokesperson would not

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