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Eric Fisher

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

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The Whistle Signs Content/Distribution Deal With MLS, KickTV

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 14

Digital youth sports programmer The Whistle has signed a content development and distribution agreement with MLS and KickTV, based around The Whistle's recently launched Xbox application. KickTV will become part of The Whistle Sports Network, an aggregation of more than 140 channel partners comprisi...

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04/01/13
SportsBusiness Journal: NBC Sports Radio rolling out apps

NBC Sports and radio partner Dial Global this week will relaunch the online home for NBC Sports Radio and release new mobile applications, highlighting the network’s increased emphasis on its radio programming and products. The enhanced Web page, at NBCSportsRadio.com, will include live str ...

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04/01/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Deal joins Perform, Sporting News

Perform Group and American City Business Journals have struck a major joint venture to combine Perform’s U.S. sports assets, including its popular ePlayer sports video service, with ACBJ’s Sporting News brand. The new company, Perform Sporting News Limited, will operate under the bra ...

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04/01/13
SportsBusiness Journal: MiLB hires new chief marketer

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

03/29/13
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Perform, Sporting News Brand Team Up

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03/29/13
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Productions Puts Material On iTunes

MLB Productions has released material from its Film & Video Archive to iTunes for the first time, with nearly 50 titles hitting the online marketplace. Available films include official World Series highlight specials from the past decade, the first season of "This Week In Baseball," blooper reel ...

03/28/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Perform Group To Combine With Sporting News

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03/28/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Sporting News Now Part Of Joint Venture

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03/27/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Dr. Rich Luker Influenced White Sox Pricing

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03/26/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Streaming Up On March Madness Live

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