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

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USA Today Sports President Dave Morgan Leaving; Position Will Not Be Filled

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 17

USA Today Sports Media Group President DAVE MORGAN is leaving the company at the end of the week, ending a nearly six-year run with the Gannett-owned operation. Morgan’s departure is part of a broader corporate restructuring in which Gannett is eliminating about 1% of its workforce nationwid...

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SportsBusiness Journal: Hall of Fame Tour breaks boundaries

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SportsBusiness Daily: YES Network's Dolgin Gets New Position

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, YES Network

SportsBusiness Daily: NBA, Twitter Partnering Again Around Finals

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SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN Debuts Digital Products In India

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SportsBusiness Daily: New Role For YES Network's Dolgin

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SportsBusiness Daily: NBA, Under Armour Debuting New Mobile App

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SportsBusiness Daily: MLB's Jonathan Mariner Leaving League Today

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SportsBusiness Daily: MLB To Bring MASN Back To Committee

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