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Eric Fisher

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

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Golden Knights Reach Secondary Ticketing Deal With StubHub, AXS

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 19 / 17

The Golden Knights have completed a deal in which StubHub and AXS will be the expansion team’s co-exclusive secondary ticket partners. The two companies will collaborate on a jointly operated official resale destination for the club involving StubHub and AXS’ Flash Seats, and each will g...

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SportsBusiness Daily: AT&T Park WiFi Use Up During Warriors Games

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04/29/16
SportsBusiness Daily: YES Network Takes Down Port Authority Ads

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Tags: Media

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SportsBusiness Daily: SI To Debut "Patrick & Zo" Film

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