Closed Captioning Goes Insane During Fox NASCAR Broadcast

Reader Doug noticed last night that the closed captioning for Fox Sports 1's NASCAR broadcast "seemed to be drunk." Sure enough, midway through the second race at Daytona the captioning suddenly started spitting out repeated misspellings of various MLB stars' names. This went on for more than five minutes; we… » 2/20/15 12:38pm 2/20/15 12:38pm

Fox Sports 1 Launched With A Major Discrimination Lawsuit Problem

Fox Sports 1 (and 2) launched Saturday to the media world's rapt attention. It did so despite one major division of Fox Sports coming under fire in the courtroom, with multiple lawsuits alleging discrimination in the company's music department. » 8/19/13 4:58pm 8/19/13 4:58pm

SPEED Is Dead, Fox Sports 1 Is Alive, And Here's The Sad Transition

Nearly 18 years of motorsports tradition ended this morning, when at 6:00 Eastern Time Fox pulled the plug on SPEED in the United States and started its new ESPN competitor, Fox Sports 1. » 8/17/13 7:54am 8/17/13 7:54am

SPEED's Replacement, Fox Sports 1, Is Official, Set To Debut In August

For months, we've known that the only dedicated auto racing network in the world, SPEED, was not long for this earth. Ever since the first rumors of a News Corporation owned ESPN rival popped up, it had been obvious that the channel to be known as Fox Sports 1 would take the well distributed SPEED's place in cable… » 3/05/13 4:23pm 3/05/13 4:23pm

Say Goodbye To SPEED And Hello To Fox Sports 1

Well, it was fun while it lasted. As we have known for some time, the motorsports-only SPEED network is on the way out so parent company Fox can replace it with a general sports network that they hope will compete with ESPN. Now we know that network's name: Fox Sports 1. » 3/03/13 10:17am 3/03/13 10:17am