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Eric Fisher

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

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Time Inc. Sports Group Brings On CBS Digital's Patty Hirsch To Fill DeLorenzo's Former Role

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 15

Hirsch will manage SI's ever-growing network of digital sites Time Inc. has named CBS Digital Media GM PATTY HIRSCH  VP & GM/Digital for its Sports Group, with oversight to include to SI.co...

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, Sports Illustrated

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03/20/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Fan Engagement Platform Eyes College Market

CheckInLine, an Australia-based startup fan engagement platform, has aligned with Atlanta-based ticket and marketing outfit The Aspire Group to aid its expansion into the American collegiate market. CheckInLine's platform involves gamifying the ticketing around high-demand events, as fans using the ...

Tags: Colleges

03/19/14
SportsBusiness Daily: USA Today Sports Media Partners With NeuLion

USA Today Sports Media Group has struck a strategic partnership with NeuLion to bring NeuLion's battery of licensed content into the USA Today Sports Media Group digital umbrella, as well as create new material that will be distributed by both outfits. In the deal, NeuLion will become an affiliate m ...

03/19/14
SportsBusiness Daily: USA Today Sports, NeuLion Reach Partnership

USA Today Sports Media Group has struck a strategic partnership with NeuLion to bring NeuLion's battery of licensed content under the USA Today Sports Media Group's digital umbrella, as well as create new material that will be distributed by both outfits. Per the deal, NeuLion will become an affilia ...

Tags: Media

03/16/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Turner Sports Inks Promotional Pact With Google

Turner Sports has struck a promotional partnership with Google to help drive awareness of the upcoming NCAA men's basketball tournament. Beginning today, Turner Sports' digital products for the tournament, including March Madness Live; a tournament-related on-demand YouTube channel; and the Capital ...

03/14/14
SportsBusiness Daily: BoSox To Implement Dynamic Pricing For Tickets

The Red Sox on Friday morning announced they will implement dynamic pricing for seats and standing-room tickets atop the Green Monster at Fenway Park. The move comes about four months after the club announced plans to variably price the rest of the ballpark's inventory beginning this season, making ...

Tags: Franchises, Boston Red Sox

03/13/14
SportsBusiness Daily: NBC Sports, Soccerly.com Reach Content Deal

NBC Sports Digital has struck a strategic partnership with Soccerly.com in which the soccer-devoted platform will supply content to NBCSports.com and its Pro Soccer Talk blog. The expanded online soccer content is designed in part as a complement to NBC Sports' cross-platform coverage of the EPL, th ...

Tags: Media

03/12/14
SportsBusiness Daily: "RBI Baseball 14" Images Released

MLBAM today released its first visuals for its forthcoming revival of classic video game franchise "RBI Baseball." The new "RBI Baseball 14" is slated to be released in early April on the iOS, Android, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms, with versions following soon thereafter for next-gen gaming ...

Tags: Media, MLB

03/11/14
SportsBusiness Daily: CBS/Turner Bump Up Title Game Tip Time

CBS and Turner Sports announced today at a March Madness media day in N.Y. that the two parties will shift the timing of the NCAA men's basketball championship game on April 7. An extended pregame show, "Championship Central," will begin at 8:30pm ET. The game's tipoff is scheduled for 9:10pm, about ...

Tags: Media, CBS, TBS/TNT

03/10/14
SportsBusiness Journal: NFL warms up to variable pricing

The NFL could have 10 or more teams using variable ticket pricing in some fashion for the 2014 season, said Brian Lafemina, league senior vice president of club business development, further evidence of the league’s embrace this offseason of more advanced pricing strategies. The Detroit Lio ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

03/10/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Sportvision: We’ll remain MLBAM partner

Chicago-based Sportvision Inc. has received a direct challenge from MLB Advanced Media’s new effort to develop a player tracking system in conjunction with TrackMan A/S and ChyronHego Corp. But Sportvision thinks it will survive the new arrival and remain a long-term partner of baseball’ ...

Tags: Media

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