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Eric Fisher

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

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Time Inc. Sports Group Brings On CBS Digital's Patty Hirsch To Fill DeLorenzo's Former Role

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 15

Hirsch will manage SI's ever-growing network of digital sites Time Inc. has named CBS Digital Media GM PATTY HIRSCH  VP & GM/Digital for its Sports Group, with oversight to include to SI.co...

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, Sports Illustrated

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06/29/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Cincy goes big for All-Star spotlight

MLB’s All-Star Game in recent years has boosted visibility, economic impact and media exposure for several smaller Midwestern cities, including Minneapolis last year, Kansas City in 2012 and St. Louis in 2009. But the spotlight will likely shine even brighter on Cincinnati for this year&rsq ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

06/29/15
SportsBusiness Journal: OneTwoSee to provide X1 tech content

OneTwoSee, a Philadephia-based developer of second-screen experiences for sports, has signed a deal with Comcast to power an array of scores and statistics in the cable giant’s X1 cloud-based TV platform. The partnership calls for OneTwoSee to enable live scores, statistics, analytics and o ...

Tags: Media

06/25/15
SportsBusiness Daily: MLBAM, Experience Expand Relationship

MLBAM and mobile technology outfit Experience have expanded their existing relationship to allow for the integration of Experience's Pass technology directly into MLBAM's Ballpark mobile app. The collaboration will allow fans who purchase monthly passes to an MLB team to manage their tickets within ...

06/24/15
SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN Completes DraftKings Deal Sans Equity

ESPN has completed a deal that makes Boston-based DraftKings the official daily fantasy company of the sports media giant, but it does not include an equity investment by ESPN or parent company Walt Disney Co. in DraftKings. The multiyear deal gives DraftKings an exclusive advertising presence withi ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, ESPN

06/24/15
SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN Expanding Berry's Presence On "Countdown"

ESPN plans to give senior fantasy analyst Matthew Berry a sharply elevated role on “Sunday NFL Countdown.” Berry has provided fantasy analysis in a dedicated segment within the pregame NFL show, but the net starting this fall plans to feature Berry throughout the entire program. Berry wi ...

Tags: Media, ESPN

06/24/15
SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN, DraftKings Reach Multiyear Deal

ESPN has completed a deal that makes the Boston-based DraftKings the official daily fantasy company of the sports media giant, but it does not include an equity investment by ESPN or parent company Disney in DraftKings. The multiyear deal gives DraftKings an exclusive advertising presence within the ...

06/24/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Fox RSNs Taking Youth To MLB Games

Fox Sports' group of RSNs has started a youth baseball fan development initiative entitled "Young Fans Week" in which the individual stations are taking local youth groups such as Little League squads, YMCA clubs and Boys & Girls' Clubs to MLB games. Encompassing 20 total trips among 11 individu ...

Tags: Media, Fox, MLB

06/23/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Fantasy Sports Participation Up

The Fantasy Sports Trade Association today said the number of fantasy sports participants in the U.S. and Canada has risen to 56.8 million, according to new research conducted by Ipsos Public Affairs. The number is up 39% from the results of the same study last year, and nearly twice the 30.6 millio ...

06/23/15
SportsBusiness Daily: FanDuel Signs With 13 NBA Teams

Daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel has signed exclusive multiyear partnerships with 13 NBA teams, deepening its ties within basketball following an  exclusive league-level NBA deal signed last fall and continuing an arms race with rival player DraftKings for sports sponsorships. The new set ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

06/22/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Omnigon Creates New Bracket Building Software

Digital consulting firm Omnigon has created a new interactive bracket-building software platform called BracketPro that will be part of upcoming projects from the Sporting News and CONCACAF, among others. Sporting News today will introduce its "Greatest NBA Draft Ever" bracket in advance of Thursday ...

Tags: Media

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