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Versatile FOX NASCAR pit reporter Jamie Little shifts into overdrive this weekend at Daytona International Speedway for the 60th running of the Daytona 500, live on FOX on Sunday, Feb. 18 (2:30 p.m. ET) – already her third motor sports season opener of the 2018 racing season.

Company

Yesterday, 21st Century Fox announced its fiscal Q2 2018 financial results. Afterward, the company held an earnings call featuring Executive Chairman Lachlan Murdoch, CEO James Murdoch and CFO John Nallen. It was an opportunity for 21CF to discuss a wide range of topics, including the transaction to create the new “Fox” and merge remaining assets with Disney, FOX Sports’ five-year agreement with the NFL to broadcast Thursday Night Football, the value of concentrated audiences, and more.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes FOX Sports reaching a five-year agreement with the NFL to broadcast “Thursday Night Football,” “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “The Shape of Water” winning awards, Fox News Channel’s strong viewership for the State of the Union, and more.

Company

This week’s recap of news about 21st Century Fox and its businesses includes the company’s industry-leading 27 Oscar nominations, FOX Sports’ strong showing in the fall, “The Greatest Showman” as a sleeper hit and more.

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After nearly 900 games played between more than 200 nations over almost 1,000 days, the 2018 World Cup qualification process is finally over, and FOX Sports is less than 200 days away from its first World Cup presentation. The 32 countries that will play in the big tournament hosted in Russia have finished a long journey and will soon embark on another one. The same can be said for Emmy Award-winning FOX Sports host Fernando Fiore, who will broadcast his eighth World Cup in 2018.

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Last month FOX Sports Latin America acquired the broadcasting rights to six of the 16 teams in Liga MX Femenil, a Mexican women’s league. The champion was determined last week in a two-part final broadcast exclusively on FS2: On Monday, Nov. 20, Pachuca defeated Chivas 2-0; on Friday, Nov. 24, Chivas defeated Pachuca 3-0 to ultimately win the title 3-2 on aggregate.

Events

Earlier this week, FOX Sports hosted a special screening event in New York for “89 Blocks,” a documentary that tells the story of the East St. Louis High School Flyers football team in Illinois.

Events

To mark Veterans Day (Saturday, Nov. 11) in the U.S., FOX Sports hosted a number of special programming events this past weekend. From Thursday through Sunday, FOX Sports invited active military members and veterans to be part of live studio audiences and took some of its shows on the road to Pier 10 on the Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Virginia.

(L-R) FOX Sports MLB analyst John Smoltz, Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) and Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (D-CA)
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Congresswoman Nanette Barragán (D-CA) and Congressman Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) joined 21CF Public Affairs, FOX Sports and Major League Baseball representatives at Game 4 of the World Series for an up-close and personal look at the innovative technologies, intense investment and highly skilled professionals required to produce and broadcast the championship series.

Guests of the 21st Century Fox World Series Watch Party gather at Due South in D.C. for Game 1. 
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On Tuesday, Oct. 24, 21st Century Fox’s Public Affairs team, in collaboration with FOX Sports, hosted an exclusive Washington, D.C. party for Game 1 of the World Series, where guests watched the Houston Astros take on the Los Angeles Dodgers on FOX.