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Eric Fisher

Staff writer Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media.

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7. Arrival of Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan to sports

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 15 / 18

Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan technology will move from concerts like Taylor Swift’s upcoming tour into high-demand sports championships. Photo by: GETTY IMAGES Outside of sports, the mos...

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