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

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ScoreBig Tabs Sherwood Partners To Solicit Bids For Assets

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 29 / 16

Embattled discount ticket outlet ScoreBig has enlisted California-based corporate restructuring advisor Sherwood Partners to solicit bids for the company's assets, according to sources. A bid book on ScoreBig is now circulating, which indicates about $45M in gross annual revenue, but does not disclo...

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SportsBusiness Daily: NBC, Yahoo Team Up For Games

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Tags: On The Ground in Rio

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SportsBusiness Daily: New York Signs DFS Bill Into Law

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Tags: Sports in Society

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SportsBusiness Daily: Daily Fantasy Legal In New York

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SportsBusiness Daily: Ticket Options Startup Signs With Big Ten

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SportsBusiness Daily: 6.8M Views For Facebook Live Hoops

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SportsBusiness Daily Global: World Baseball Classic Names Venues

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08/02/16
SportsBusiness Daily: Tokyo, Seoul To Host '17 WBC Games

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SportsBusiness Journal: NBC, Yahoo not teaming for Games

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SportsBusiness Daily: FSM Holding Summit On Sports Tech, Fans

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