HQ readers, assemble!
For the last couple weeks, CBC Sports has opened the polls for the public to decide who the most influential figure in Canadian sport was in 2014. Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri, never the underdog, took down the concept of social media (which isn't really a person, but okay). Then in the second round, he topped women's tennis phenomenon Eugenie Bouchard.
Now Ujiri is in the final, and he's up against Gilmore Junio, the speed skater who surrendered his spot in the Sochi Olympics so his friend and countryman Denny Morrison could compete. Morrison, as many of you recall, finished with the silver.