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

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Summertime Blues: Digital Sports Media Consumption Down In July Nearly 3% From '16

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 16 / 17

The yearlong decline in digital sports media consumption continued in July as the category entered the heart of the slower summer period. Monthly multiplatform data from comScore showed the sports category posted a total audience of 171.5 million, down 1.3% from June and down 2.7% from July '16. The...

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