About The Author

Eric Fisher

Staff writer Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media.

Featured Story

NBA Formally Opens Giant Replay Center That Connects To All 29 Home Arenas

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 24 / 14

The NBA on Thursday formally opened its new Replay Center in Secaucus, N.J., a key element of its move to a centralized instant replay system. The Replay Center, a converted storage space in the league’s facilities there, features 20 replay stations, 94 TV monitors, and a 10-gigabit data netwo...

Read More

Tags: Facilities, NBA

More Stories by this Author

08/19/14
SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN Sees Strong July ComScore Figures

ESPN in July ebbed slightly from its category record-setting performance in June, but still posted 74.8 million unique visitors last month according to comScore Media Metrix Multi-Platform ratings, the second-best reach total ever for a U.S. digital sports entity. With the category's overall traffic ...

Tags: Media

08/19/14
SportsBusiness Daily: MASN Gets Injunction Against MLB, Nats

MASN yesterday in Manhattan gained a preliminary injunction against MLB and the Nationals from the New York State Supreme Court, representing another significant legal victory for the Orioles-controlled RSN in its ongoing media rights battle with the Nationals. The injunction extends a temporary res ...

08/18/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Hearing Today On MASN-Nationals Dispute

The New York State Supreme Court this morning will hold a hearing in Manhattan on MASN’s bid to gain a preliminary injunction against a June 30 MLB arbitration decision that would boost the Nationals’ annual TV rights fees from the RSN from about $41M to about $60M. MASN earlier this mon ...

08/18/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Five key issues for Rob Manfred

It was a long, tense day at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore last Thursday. A meeting that started at 8:30 a.m. ended at roughly 6 p.m. when Rob Manfred was named MLB’s 10th commissioner. The longtime MLB executive will lead baseball during a pivotal point in history. {podcast} SBJ Podcas ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/18/14
SportsBusiness Journal: MLB selects new commissioner

Rob Manfred was all smiles after owners ended a long day of voting. Photo by: AP IMAGES The Rob Manfred Era of Major League Baseball didn’t begin with anything resembl ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies

08/15/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Rob Manfred Elected Next MLB Commissioner

MLB owners Thursday night in Baltimore elected Rob Manfred as the league's 10th commissioner after an all-day meeting that required a half-dozen votes to a break an impasse. Following rival finalist and MLB Exec VP/Business Tim Brosnan backing out of the race just prior to voting, Manfred prevailed ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

08/15/14
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Owners Tap Manfred

MLB owners last night in Baltimore elected Rob Manfred as the league's 10th commissioner after an all-day meeting that required a half-dozen votes to a break an impasse. The final ballot was a symbolic 30-0 vote for Manfred, giving him a clear mandate to boost interest in a healthy sport that is s ...

08/14/14
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Owners Elect Manfred Commissioner

UPDATED at 6:23pm ET: Multiple reports confirm that Rob Manfred has been elected as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball in a 30-0 vote after a long day of deliberations in Baltimore. MLB owners this afternoon in Baltimore remain behind closed doors on their vote for the next commissi ...

08/14/14
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Owners Voting On New Commissioner

UPDATED 6:23pm: Multiple reports, including from staff writer Eric Fisher, confirm that Rob Manfred has been elected as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball in a 30-0 vote after a long day of deliberations in Baltimore. UPDATED 12:50pm: CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman reports MLB Exec ...

Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

08/14/14
SportsBusiness Daily: MLB Owners To Vote On Commissioner

MLB owners today in Baltimore will vote on who will succeed Bud Selig to become the league's 10th commissioner, and the proceedings promise to be one of the sport’s most tense and memorable episodes in recent memory. Following yesterday’s presentations to owners by the three finalist c ...

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug