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Eric Fisher

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

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ScoreBig Giving Venues A List Of Orders Amid Money Woes, Likely Angering Ticket Brokers

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 30 / 16

Embattled ticket outlet ScoreBig has broken nearly a week of public silence in its ongoing financial crisis, telling brokers it does business with it is "deeply saddened by recent events" and is "sensitive to the impact on your business." ScoreBig confirmed comments by the National Association of Ti...

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Tags: Finance

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10/21/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Fenway Park Has MLB's Best Cell Performance

Mobile performance monitoring agency RootMetrics found that Fenway Park had the best cellular performance among the 29 U.S. MLB ballparks during the '15 season, measuring across all major carriers. Turner Field ranked second and Marlins Park came in third, while Kauffman Stadium ranked last. Verizon ...

Tags: Facilities

10/19/15
SportsBusiness Daily: FanDuel Creates Online Petition

FanDuel has created an online petition, representing one of the first major steps of a counteroffensive against the recent legislative push against daily fantasy sports. The petition, under the headline of "Let Us Play," is prefaced with remarks that include: "Legislators in Washington, D.C., Neva ...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Plugged In: Leslie Gittess

As founder and chief executive of digital media and technology consultancy Blue Sky Media NYC, Leslie Gittess has had a front-row seat for the sports industry’s digital revolution the past two decades. The former NHL and MLB Advanced Media executive today counsels a portfolio of influential c ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

10/19/15
SportsBusiness Journal: OneTwoSee launches NASCAR product

OneTwoSee’s new site will feature Sprint Cup driver comparisons. OneTwoSee, a Philadelphia-based developer of second-screen experiences and data visualization products for sports, has struck a s ...

Tags: Media

10/19/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Daily fantasy faces its challenges

Editor's note: This story is revised from the print edition. With legal challenges and government inquiries mounting by the day, the daily fantasy industry is enlisting a collection of powerful aides to assist with the legal and governmental scrutiny that threatens to change the face of the b ...

Tags: Law and Politics

10/15/15
SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN Sets New ComScore Record In Sept.

ESPN in September set a new comScore sports category record with 94.4 million unique users in multiplatform digital reach, a total fueled in part by the return of the NFL regular season and fantasy football. The figure, a marked reversal from a relative decline for ESPN over the summer, was the 19th ...

Tags: Media, ESPN

10/12/15
SportsBusiness Journal: The week that daily fantasy hit the wall

DraftKings CEO and co-founder Jason Robins planned to spend all of last week in London. He would attend the Leaders Sport Business Summit, and had a series of meetings scheduled to advance the company’s planned launch in the United Kingdom later this year. Then his phone started to blow up ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

10/12/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Young stars lead MLB’s turnstile winners

Even in Major League Baseball’s final attendance figures for 2015, youth was served. The league ended the regular season with an attendance of 73.76 million, a .04 percent increase that narrowly reverses a two-year decline at the turnstiles and represents the seventh-highest total in league ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

10/12/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Behind ticketing's last-minute offers

Data has long been used by the ticketing industry as a critical aid for additional revenue. Using data to alert consumers about new events or to link fans of a sport or team to other events matching their affinities is now a staple for nearly every major ticketing company. But data now also is he ...

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10/09/15
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Game Viewing Online, Through App Up From '14

MLBAM late Thursday released the findings of an internal study on consumption of its various products during the '15 season, entitled the Live Digital Data Ratings (LDDR) study. The research, using internal data, found that fans consuming live video and audio of MLB games on MLB.TV, MLB.com At Bat a ...

Tags: Media, MLB

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