News Corp. set to announce national sports nets at March upfront

02/11/2013 | Reuters · Multichannel News

News Corp., during its first-ever sports upfront early next month, will finally provide details about its plan to launch national sports channels to compete with ESPN, sources said. Fox Sports Media Group reportedly is working to create a pair of sports networks from its existing Speed Channel and Fuel network that will focus on Major League Baseball, college football, NASCAR, professional soccer and ultimate fighting. Former daytime talker Regis Philbin is in talks to join the main channel's lineup for an afternoon show, according to sources. Fox will also share details about programming for its 22 regional sports networks at the upfront.

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