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Eric Fisher

Staff writer Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media.

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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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08/03/15
SportsBusiness Journal: Spectra clients will list on SeatGeek

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07/31/15
SportsBusiness Daily: DraftKings Expands MLB Partnerships

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07/31/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Ticketing Co. Debuts New Program For Three Teams

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07/31/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Ticketmaster Suit Delayed Until October

A hearing originally scheduled for today in S.F. on a motion by Ticketmaster and the Warriors to dismiss the antitrust lawsuit filed against them by StubHub will now be held on Oct. 16. StubHub recently filed an amended complaint against the pair, creating a more elongated court schedule. StubHub co ...

07/30/15
SportsBusiness Daily Global: Fox Hires Former StubHub Exec Maged

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07/29/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Fox Networks Group Hires Maged

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07/28/15
SportsBusiness Daily: WMG Using Image Recognition Company

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07/27/15
SportsBusiness Daily: Mets Offering Citi Cardholders Added Perks

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SportsBusiness Daily: Fox Sports Engage Launched For Social Media

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