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Eric Fisher

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

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ESPN Rolls Out New Dedicated Stats And Analytics Section

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 28 / 16

ESPN.com has debuted its dedicated online section for analytics content created by its Stats & Information Group. Initially announced in March at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston , the new section at ESPN.com/Analytics will feature a Stats & Info blog, content from the ...

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