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

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Fox Networks Names Former StubHub Exec Danielle Maged Exec VP

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 30 / 15

Fox Networks Group has hired former StubHub exec DANIELLE MAGED to a newly created position of Exec VP/Global Partnerships. Maged, the global head of partnerships and business development for the eBay-owned StubHub before stepping down last year, will lead efforts to create new advertising partner...

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SportsBusiness Daily: StubHub Releases New Mobile Apps

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Tags: Media, StubHub

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SportsBusiness Daily: Manfred Set For First MLB Owners Meeting

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SportsBusiness Daily: Judge Declines Immediate MASN Ruling

N.Y. State Supreme Court Judge Lawrence Marks yesterday declined to issue an immediate ruling in the MASN media rights dispute following four hours of oral arguments in a Manhattan courtroom. Attorneys for the Orioles-controlled RSN and the Orioles themselves argued for a ’14 arbitration decis ...

Tags: Media, MASN, MLB, Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals

05/19/15
SportsBusiness Daily: AlphaDraft Closes On Funding Round

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05/18/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Four Hours Of Arguments On MASN

N.Y. State Supreme Court Judge Lawrence Marks today declined to issue an immediate ruling in the MASN media rights dispute following four hours of oral arguments. Marks did not specify an expected timetable for when he will issue his ruling, but said it would be as soon as possible. A temporary in ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: MASN Dispute Set For Final Arguments

The long-running MASN dispute is scheduled to reach final arguments today in New York State Supreme Court. Reps for the Orioles-controlled RSN, the Nationals and MLB will all appear before Judge Lawrence Marks in N.Y. MASN last summer filed suit against the league and Nationals, seeking to vacate ...

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SportsBusiness Daily: Catapult, XOS To Jointly Sell New Product

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship

05/18/15
SportsBusiness Journal: MASN case returns to the courtroom

The battle over rights fees to be paid by the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network goes before a New York State Supreme Court judge in oral arguments set for this week. The whole thing is inside baseball, both literally and metaphorically, but the case holds sizable ramifications for the sport. Here’s ...

Tags: Media, Leagues and Governing Bodies

05/18/15
SportsBusiness Journal: DraftKings looks to leverage NASCAR

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SportsBusiness Daily: DraftKings Completes Deal With NASCAR

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Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, NASCAR

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