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Eric Fisher

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

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StubHub Now Has Direct Integration With 29 Of 30 MLB Clubs After Signing New Angels Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 21 / 17

StubHub has signed a multiyear agreement with the Angels, bringing the club back into the fold after a separation lasting more than four years. The Angels previously opted out of MLBAM's league-level StubHub renewal in late '12, instead working with Ticketmaster on both primary and secondary ticketi...

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Tags: Franchises, Los Angeles Angels, StubHub

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02/05/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Demand For SB Tix On Secondary Markets High

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Tags: Events and Attractions, Super Bowl

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SportsBusiness Daily: Warriors Introducing New Tix Structure, Prices

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SportsBusiness Daily: SI Releasing New, Cleaner Mobile App

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SportsBusiness Daily: DraftKings Signs Deals With EPL Clubs

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