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

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Mets Receive Extension To Respond To Discrimination Lawsuit

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 17 / 14

The Mets have asked for and received an extension to respond to a discrimination lawsuit filed last week by former Senior VP/Ticket Sales & Service Leigh Castergine , according to records with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Instead of a prior Oct. 2 deadline, the ...

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

Minor League Baseball has hired former IMG College executive Michael Hand as its new chief marketing officer, setting in motion a new national marketing strategy titled Project Brand. Hand, previously the senior vice president of marketing and strategy for IMG College, will lead the property&rsqu ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

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

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 brand name Spo ...

Tags: Media, North America, United Kingdom

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

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 brand name Spo ...

Tags: Sporting News, Media

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

Perform Group Plc and American City Business Journals this morning announced 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 ...

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

Your browser does not support iframes. The White Sox today released a video further delving into their recent research work with ESPN Sports Poll Founder and research analyst Dr. Rich Luker exploring the club's attendance and pricing patterns, which manifested themselves in a series of reduced ...

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

March Madness Live recorded strong early returns during the first week of the NCAA Tournament, according to data from Turner Sports. MML generated 36.6 million live video streams during the initial rounds, twice that of last year's comparable total, and 10 million hours of live video streaming, up 1 ...

03/25/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Blues, LockerDome Ink Social Media Deal

St. Louis-based sports-oriented social media network LockerDome has struck a joint partnership with the Blues, representing the company's first team-based deal. In the pact, LockerDome will launch the Blues LockerDome Network, while the company will gain a presence on the club's official website. As ...

Tags: Media, St. Louis Blues, NHL

03/25/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Yankees-StubHub Hearing Postponed

A hearing to determine whether the Yankees will gain a permanent injunction to bar a StubHub pickup location within 1,500 feet of Yankee Stadium has been postponed from today to April 16. The Yankees last week won a temporary restraining order in Bronx County (N.Y.) Supreme Court to keep closed a pl ...

03/25/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Who’s in the lineup?

Bud Selig retire? That’s been much more of a punchline over the years than anything else. The notion of the ninth commissioner of Major League Baseball stepping down after what is now two decades of running the game has been widely laughed off as nonsense. And why not? Selig, now 78, repeat ...

Tags: In-Depth, MLB Season Preview

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