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Eric Fisher

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

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PGA Tour Releasing New iPad App Ahead Of WGC Tournament

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 04 / 15

The PGA Tour today is releasing a new iPad app in advance of this week's WGC-Cadillac Championship. The new product features real-time predictive statistics, bird's-eye course views and enhanced shot tracking, in addition to live streaming video, news and leaderboards. The app was developed by longt...

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08/15/13
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Owners To Decide On Replay Soon

A formal decision for widespread use of instant replay in MLB beginning next season could arrive as soon as today following a presentation made yesterday by Braves President John Schuerholz and league execs  Joe Torre and Tony La Russa to MLB's Exec Council. Schuerholz, Torre and La Russa, ...

08/14/13
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Owners Meeting Begins Today

MLB owners today begin a two-day quarterly meeting in Cooperstown, N.Y. Owners will be briefed on the recently completed Biogenesis investigation. Expanded instant replay, the subject of intense study and public interest over the past two years, will also be back on the agenda, with owners set to he ...

08/12/13
SportsBusiness Journal: New channel to have digital counterpart

The launch of Fox Sports 1 is primarily a linear TV initiative, but the arrival of the network also is prompting changes for FoxSports.com. Network executives are using the arrival of FS1 to remake the website as the channel’s true digital counterpart. A more blog-styled visual refresh is a ...

Tags: Media

08/05/13
SportsBusiness Journal: League unites its apps under NFL Mobile

The NFL is consolidating some of its disparate batch of mobile applications, and is focusing its efforts on a newly redesigned and rebranded flagship product, NFL Mobile. The new NFL Mobile app replaces both an app that carried the same name but was available only to Verizon subscribers as part o ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/05/13
SportsBusiness Journal: Can Veritix chip away at Ticketmaster?

Ticketmaster’s complete dominance of the NFL ticketing market came to an end last week with the Detroit Lions’ switch to Veritix for season and game-day primary tickets. The Lions and Veritix talked up the ability of the 7-year-old company to customize and brand the ticket-buying expe ...

Tags: Franchises

08/01/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Sources: CBS Sports' Kint, Herde Pushed Out

Former CBSSports.com Senior VP & GM JASON KINT was  pushed out   after more than six years in a corporate restructuring that also saw the departure of VP/Product Management & Marketing PATRICK HERDE , according to several industry sources. CBSSports.com will now be led by co-VP ...

Tags: People and Pop Culture

08/01/13
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Bleacher Report Targets U.K. Market

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Tags: Media, North America, United Kingdom

07/31/13
SportsBusiness Daily: CBS Sports' Jason Kint Announces He Is Leaving

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, CBS

07/31/13
SportsBusiness Daily: Bleacher Report Shoots For U.K. Audience

Bleacher Report has introduced a new home page and version of its Team Stream mobile application targeted for the U.K. audience. Located at BleacherReport.com/UK, the online destination will contain news and commentary on soccer, cricket, rugby, F1 and other sports of interest to the U.K. market. To ...

Tags: Media

07/30/13
SportsBusiness Daily: NBC Sports, Yahoo Launching New Shows

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