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Eric Fisher

Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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MLBAM Launches Latest Update Of Flagship App MLB At Bat

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 27 / 15

MLBAM today released its initial '15 update of its flagship mobile application, MLB.com At Bat. This year's changes include a reworked user interface and navigation, support for Apple’s iOS 8 operating system and the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices, global availability in Spanish and...

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02/02/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Finding the influencers

The crowd inside the newly created “Ganassi Sound Garage” was unlike any ordinary auto racing event. Filled with young people ages 15-24, the attendees last September were present at the North Carolina headquarters of Chip Ganassi Racing for a “DigiBash” featuring a red ca ...

Tags: In-Depth, Media

02/02/15
SportsBusiness Journal: DeLorenzo to join Relativity Media

Sports Illustrated is searching for a new chief digital business executive after the departure of Jim DeLorenzo, SI Digital vice president and general manager, for Relativity Media. DeLorenzo is now president of digital strategy and acquisitions for the global media company, which is involved in ...

Tags: Media

01/29/15
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB, Nats Claim MASN Is Overreaching

MLB and the Nationals, in new court filings with the N.Y. Supreme Court, said the Orioles-controlled MASN is overreaching in its ongoing lawsuit to vacate a league ruling in favor of the DC club. The latest documents, filed in advance of a scheduled May 18 trial, contend MASN is stalling to prevent ...

Tags: Media, MASN

01/28/15
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB, Nationals Claim MASN Overreaching

MLB and the Nationals, in new court filings with the N.Y Supreme Court, said the Orioles-controlled MASN is overreaching in its ongoing lawsuit to vacate a league ruling in favor of the DC club. The latest documents, filed in advance of a scheduled May 18 trial in N.Y., contend MASN is stalling to p ...

01/26/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Scouts Foundation: Annual gala

Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation founder Dennis Gilbert and wife Cindi with Bud Selig and wife Sue Photo by: PAUL LESTER ■ Organization: Professional Baseball Scout ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

01/26/15
SportsBusiness Journal: ScoreBig gets place with Ticketmaster

Discount ticket outlet ScoreBig has struck a multiyear partnership with Ticketmaster in which it will become directly integrated with the industry giant’s primary ticketing system. In the deal, ScoreBig will appear as a purchase option for events involving teams and event promoters that are ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

01/21/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NBC Creates Super Bowl Tumblr Page

NBC Sports has created a new Super Bowl-oriented Tumblr page that will also serve as the online home of commercials from the Super Bowl XLIX telecast on Feb. 1. Located at NBCSports.com/Ads, the Tumblr page features a variety of Super Bowl-related digital content, including original material created ...

01/20/15
SportsBusiness Daily: 120 Sports Unveils Athlete Index

Digital outlet 120 Sports, continuing the celebration of its namesake 1/20 day today , has released its inaugural Millennials’ Athlete Index, a ranking of the players that resonate most with 120 Sports’ target millennial audience. Developed in partnership with list-making and voter plat ...

01/20/15
SportsBusiness Daily: NBC To Stream SB Without Authentication

NBC Sports will stream Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 without user authentication, continuing a practice in recent years from each of the nets airing the game. The net's sports division has also collaborated with NBC entertainment execs to create “Super Stream Sunday,” a single, continuous bl ...

Tags: Media, NBC

01/20/15
SportsBusiness Daily: "120 Sports Day" In Chicago

Digital outlet 120 Sports is celebrating its namesake 1/20 day today with a formal proclamation from Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel . The company is located in Chicago, and Emanuel has named today “120 Sports Day” in the city. Emanuel’s proclamation reads in part, “Whereas, ...

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