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Eric Fisher

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

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StubHub Sues Warriors, Ticketmaster Over Resale Restrictions

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 30 / 15

StubHub yesterday filed a federal antitrust suit against Ticketmaster and the Warriors, alleging the pair illegally conspired to force season-ticket holders of the NBA team to only use a Ticketmaster-powered market for ticket resale and restrict consumer choice. The lawsuit claims listings of Warrio...

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09/27/13
SportsBusiness Daily: MLBAM Tests New Technology For Ballpark App

MLBAM Thursday conducted a demonstration at Citi Field of its planned integration of Apple's new iBeacon mobile technology into the At The Ballpark application. Using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology, iBeacon allows users of its Apple's new iOS 7 operating system to have highly location-specifi ...

Tags: Media, MLB

09/27/13
SportsBusiness Daily: EA Settling Case, Shutting Down "NCAA Football"

EA Sports yesterday said it is shutting down production of its NCAA Football video game franchise for at least a year, while also settling in the ongoing Keller / O'Bannon likeness case in which it was a defendant along with CLC. EA Sports execs said the continued legal pressure – as well as ...

09/26/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Selig Formally Announces Retirement Plans

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig today formally declared his plans to retire when his current contract ends on Jan. 24, 2015. Fully consistent with his stated intentions since signing an two-year contract extension in January '12 to carry him to that date, Selig's planned retirement will end his tenure ...

09/26/13
SportsBusiness Daily: MLBAM Conducting iBeacon Demo

MLB Advanced Media today will conduct an invitation-only demonstration of its forthcoming integration with iBeacon, Apple's new mobile technology that allows for location-specific, real-time recommendations and offers. MLBAM intends to use iBeacon within its At The Ballpark app to create highly spec ...

09/25/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Soderlund To Lead EA Sports Under New Set-Up

Newly installed Electronic Arts CEO ANDREW WILSON late yesterday laid out his new senior exec team in a company town hall and internal corporate memo. PATRICK SODERLUND , who had been running EA Games' development studios, will now also lead EA Sports, the position Wilson vacated last week to bec ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture, EA Sports

09/25/13
SportsBusiness Daily: SI Releases Twitter 100 List

SI today will release its third annual Twitter 100 list of its choices as the top Twitter accounts in sports. This year's list features several expansions, including a top-10 list of the key sports stories of the past year on Twitter and how they resonated on the social media platform. There will be ...

09/24/13
SportsBusiness Daily: "SI Now" Gets Studio Audience Treatment

SI this morning conducted its first studio audience production of its daily live digital video show “SI Now” as part of the ongoing Advertising Week in N.Y. “SI Now,” which debuted in June, has been produced out of a newly developed digital video studio at Time Inc.'s N.Y. he ...

09/23/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Payoff for the Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting Photo by: AP IMAGES The Pittsburgh Pirates have been the surprise story of the year in baseball, posting their first winning season in 21 year ...

Tags: Franchises

09/23/13
SportsBusiness Journal: AAU signs BeRecruited as partner

Online recruiting destination BeRecruited has signed a multiyear partnership with the Amateur Athletic Union to be the organization’s official recruiting partner, the second major deal for San Francisco-based BeRecruited in less than three months. BeRecruited will be integrated into registr ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

09/19/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Stats Promotes Byrd, Schur, Kopp

Stats LLC has promoted STEVE BYRD and ROBERT SCHUR to co-COOs and BRIAN KOPP to Senior VP/Sports Solutions. Byrd, previously company Exec VP, has been with Stats since '97 and oversees sales, marketing and business development. Schur, also an Exec VP previously, has been with the company since ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

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