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Eric Fisher

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

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The Whistle Signs Content/Distribution Deal With MLS, KickTV

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 21 / 14

Digital youth sports programmer The Whistle has signed a content development and distribution agreement with MLS and KickTV, based around The Whistle's recently launched Xbox application. KickTV will become part of The Whistle Sports Network, an aggregation of more than 140 channel partners comprisi...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Mandalay Baseball Selling Frisco RoughRiders

Mandalay Baseball Properties yesterday announced a long-rumored deal to sell the Double-A Texas League Frisco RoughRiders to former MLB Rangers CEO & co-Owner Chuck Greenberg. The RoughRiders will join a Greenberg minor-league portfolio that also includes the Single-A Carolina League Myrtle Be ...

Tags: Franchises

06/17/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Stats Partners With Analytics Company Catapult

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Tags: Media

06/16/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Greenberg Group Buying Frisco RoughRiders

Mandalay Baseball Properties today announced a long-rumored deal to sell the Double-A Texas League Frisco RoughRiders to former MLB Rangers CEO & co-Owner Chuck Greenberg . The RoughRiders will join a Greenberg minor-league portfolio that also includes the Single-A Carolina League Myrtle Beach ...

06/16/14
SportsBusiness Daily: StubHub's Danielle Maged Steps Down

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, StubHub

06/16/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Danielle Maged To Leave StubHub

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06/16/14
SportsBusiness Journal: AEG deploying iBeacon technology

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Tags: Facilities

06/13/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Stanley Cup Final Game 5 Tix Top $1,200

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06/13/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Stats Says Acquisition By Vista Equity Closed

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Tags: Media

06/12/14
On The Ground: 2014 SFF: Featured interview with Penguins CEO David Morehouse

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SportsBusiness Daily: Univision Tabs NeuLion For App, Streaming

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