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Eric Fisher

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

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Court Filings Show MASN Is Taking Aim At $25M Advance MLB Made To Nationals

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 11 / 26 / 14

New court filings for MASN's ongoing media-rights battle against MLB and the Nationals show the net has taken particular aim at a $25M advance MLB made to the Nationals in August ’13. The advance, to be repaid by the Nationals after a ruling ...

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Tags: Media, MASN

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