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Staff writer Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media.

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Second Season Of Baseball HOF Tour Will Include VR Experience Around '16 Playoffs

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17

The Baseball HOF Tour will return for a second season of its traveling, technology-driven exhibits, beginning March 11-26 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in Scottsdale, Ariz., the Spring Training home of the D-backs and Rockies. The new version of the tour, again entitled “We Are Basebal...

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Tags: Leagues and Governing Bodies, MLB

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SportsBusiness Journal: StubHub's future: Beyond tickets?

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11/14/14
SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN To Rename "SportsCenter" Mobile App

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11/14/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Bowman: MLB Close To Live In-Market Streaming

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Tags: MLB, ING, MLBAM, GE, Ally, Fox, Comcast, CES

11/14/14
SportsBusiness Daily: ESPN Still Atop ComScore Rankings For October

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Tags: Media

11/11/14
SportsBusiness Daily: MASN Case Postponed After "Discovery Battle"

MASN's upcoming trial in New York Supreme Court in its media rights dispute with MLB and the Nationals has been postponed from Dec. 15 to March following a significant discovery battle within the case. The Orioles-controlled RSN has filed a large batch of documents seeking discovery to explore the s ...

Tags: Media, MASN, MLB

11/11/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Sportsnet To Help Develop Interactive Offerings

See the listing for OneTwoSee OneTwoSee, a Philadelphia-based developer of second-screen experiences for sports, has signed a deal with Canadian broadcaster Sportsnet to develop interactive offerings for the channel's NHL coverage this season. The effort is part of a broader push b ...

Tags: Media, Rogers Sportsnet

11/10/14
SportsBusiness Daily: MASN Case Delayed

MASN's upcoming trial in New York Supreme Court in its media rights dispute with MLB and the Nationals has been postponed from Dec. 15 to March following a significant discovery battle within the case. The Orioles-controlled RSN has filed a large batch of documents seeking discovery to explore the s ...

11/10/14
SportsBusiness Journal: Daily fantasy goes big

DraftKings and FanDuel, the two heavyweights in the quickly developing category of daily fantasy sports, are moving from fundraising and small team deals to premier, league-level sponsorships. Boston-based DraftKings has signed a two-year North American partnership with the NHL to become that lea ...

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11/07/14
SportsBusiness Daily: Mets Lawsuit On Extended Timetable

The discrimination lawsuit between the Mets and former Senior VP/Ticket Sales & Service Leigh Castergine will be on an extended timetable following a status conference Friday morning in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Counsel for Mets COO Jeff Wilpon and club pa ...

11/05/14
SportsBusiness Daily: StubHub's Tsakalakis Leaving Company

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Tags: People and Pop Culture, StubHub

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