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Eric Fisher

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

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MASN Gains Injunction Against MLB, Nationals, Barring Nats' Increased Rights Fee

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 19 / 14

MASN yesterday in Manhattan gained a preliminary injunction against MLB and the Nationals from the New York State Supreme Court, representing another significant legal victory for the Orioles-controlled RSN in its ongoing media rights battle with the Nationals. The injunction extends a temporary res...

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Tags: MASN, Washington Nationals, Media, Baltimore Orioles

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