About The Author

Eric Fisher

Staff writer Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media.

Featured Story

USA Today Sports President Dave Morgan Leaving; Position Will Not Be Filled

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 21 / 17

USA Today Sports Media Group President DAVE MORGAN is leaving the company at the end of the week, ending a nearly six-year run with the Gannett-owned operation. Morgan’s departure is part of a broader corporate restructuring in which Gannett is eliminating about 1% of its workforce nationwid...

Read More

Tags: People and Pop Culture

More Stories by this Author

SportsBusiness Daily: Rose Will Be On Field In Cincinnati

Pete Rose this afternoon on a Fox conference call previewing the MLB All-Star Game said that he will be on the Great American Ball Park field prior to the game as part of the MLB Franchise Four promotion. Rose will be honored on-field with HOFers Johnny Bench , Joe Morgan and Barry L ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Yahoo Sports Launches Daily Fantasy

Yahoo Sports has launched its own set of daily fantasy games, placing the company in direct competition against established daily fantasy leaders FanDuel and DraftKings. Like those rivals, Yahoo Sports Daily Fantasy will offer cash prizes for one-day and one-week fantasy games, beginning immediately ...

SportsBusiness Daily: MLB.TV On JetBlue's In-Flight Wireless Package

MLBAM has struck a deal with JetBlue to be a featured partner on the airline’s Fly-Fi in-flight wireless service. The alignment will offer Fly-Fi customers flying within the U.S. free access to the MLB.TV out-of-market streaming package, in essence representing complimentary one-day subscripti ...

Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, MLBAM

SportsBusiness Daily: Grande Out, Lovato In For All-Star Show

MLB today said that Demi Lovato will replace Ariana Grande as the headliner for a planned All-Star Game concert on Saturday at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati. Grande was announced last month as the planned headliner and tickets to the free concert were claimed within minutes of availability. M ...

SportsBusiness Daily: Time Inc. Buys Companies That Will Form SI Play

SI parent company Time Inc. is making a large entry into the youth sports and registration space with the acquisition of three companies that will form the base of a new operating unit called SI Play, according to industry sources. Time Inc. is purchasing SportsSignup, a New York-based company that ...

Tags: Media, Sports Illustrated

SportsBusiness Daily: Cuban Among Group Raising Funds For Unikrn

Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban is part of an investor group that has raised $7M for Unikrn, a Seattle-based eSports company that allows for legal wagering around competitive video game matches and tournaments. Cuban participated in the funding round along with Binary Capital, Advancit Capital, Freelands ...

Tags: Finance

SportsBusiness Daily: New All-Star Roster Reveal For MLB

MLB today announced a new format for the reveal of All-Star Game rosters for this year's game in Cincinnati. Instead of announcing position starters, pitchers, and reserves all at once, the league, ESPN and corporate partner Esurance have broken up the reveal into two parts, each with its own televi ...

SportsBusiness Journal: Cincy goes big for All-Star spotlight

MLB’s All-Star Game in recent years has boosted visibility, economic impact and media exposure for several smaller Midwestern cities, including Minneapolis last year, Kansas City in 2012 and St. Louis in 2009. But the spotlight will likely shine even brighter on Cincinnati for this year&rsq ...

Tags: Events and Attractions

SportsBusiness Journal: OneTwoSee to provide X1 tech content

OneTwoSee, a Philadephia-based developer of second-screen experiences for sports, has signed a deal with Comcast to power an array of scores and statistics in the cable giant’s X1 cloud-based TV platform. The partnership calls for OneTwoSee to enable live scores, statistics, analytics and o ...

Tags: Media

SportsBusiness Daily: MLBAM, Experience Expand Relationship

MLBAM and mobile technology outfit Experience have expanded their existing relationship to allow for the integration of Experience's Pass technology directly into MLBAM's Ballpark mobile app. The collaboration will allow fans who purchase monthly passes to an MLB team to manage their tickets within ...

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug