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

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Fenway Sports Management Holding Summit On Sports Tech, Fans

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 29 / 16

Fenway Sports Management today at Levi’s Stadium will hold a summit on sports technology and fan experience in advance of tomorrow's Int'l Champions Cup match at the facility between Liverpool and AC Milan. The event will include Intel CEO Brian Krzanich , EA Sports Chief Competition Off...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

05/27/16
SportsBusiness Daily: N.J. Assembly Wants End To Comcast, YES Standoff

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05/26/16
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Launching Baseball HOF Tour

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05/25/16
SportsBusiness Daily Global: StubHub Parent Company Buys Ticketbis

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Tags: Finance

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SportsBusiness Daily: Outgoing Fox Execs' Farewell Party

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SportsBusiness Journal: User-generated 12Up targets young men

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SportsBusiness Daily: Manfred: MASN Engaged In "Pattern Of Conduct"

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