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

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15 Seconds Of Fame Enters College Space With Big Ten Network Deal

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 27 / 17

N.Y.-based social content developer 15 Seconds Of Fame has struck a multiyear partnership with the Big Ten Network, adding to its recent deals with MLBAM and Monumental Sports & Entertainment, among others. The Big Ten Network deal will begin with the conference’s football season, then wil...

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