Month: May 2020

DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA - MAY 17:  Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Busch Light #YOURFACEHERE Ford,  races during the NASCAR Cup Series The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway on May 17, 2020 in Darlington, South Carolina. NASCAR resumes the season after the nationwide lockdown due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)

100,000 CAMERAS: THE RETURN OF NASCAR Premieres Sunday On FS1

100,000 CAMERAS, the two-time Sports Emmy Award winning series from NASCAR Productions, returns Sunday, May 24, at 3:00 PM ET on FS1 with a special episode chronicling the return of live sports in the U.S. with last weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series race from Darlington Raceway. 100,000 CAMERAS: THE RETURN OF NASCAR tells the story of this historic moment through the lens of fans, communities and teams.

Capturing the excitement of last Sunday’s race using the series’ signature mixture of fan-sourced content, broadcast clips and team footage, as well as in-depth profiles of sports fans and athletes, this special episode is a celebration of the strength of the human spirit and how sports can unite.

The American flag is unfurled along the front stretch of Charlotte Motor Speedway during pre-race festivities for the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday, May 28, 2017. (Jeff Siner/Charlotte Observer/Tribune News Service via Getty Images)

FOX and FOX Deportes Primed for Four Consecutive Days of Live NASCAR Action Beginning with Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600

FOX Sports Honors Fallen American Service Members During Race with FOX Sports Remembers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – FOX NASCAR is live from Charlotte Motor Speedway for four consecutive days during Memorial Day Weekend beginning with the 61st running of the COCA-COLA 600, NASCAR’s longest race, on Sunday, May 24 (6:00 PM ET on FOX and FOX Deportes), followed by on-track action through Wednesday, May 27.

Continuing a tradition that started in 2009, FOX NASCAR honors American service members who have fallen in the past year with “FOX Sports Remembers” during Sunday’s COCA-COLA 600 broadcast. The tribute features a running scroll on-screen listing the name of every U.S. service member who lost his or her life at home or abroad since last year’s Memorial Day Weekend race.

Mike Joy, Jeff Gordon and Larry McReynolds call Sunday’s COCA-COLA 600 from the FOX Sports studios in Charlotte. Reporters Jamie Little and Regan Smith cover the action live from the track. FOX Deportes broadcasters, play-by-play announcer Tony Rivera and analyst Jessi Losada, are live from the FOX Deportes studios in Los Angeles. A special edition of NASCAR RACE HUB airs on Sunday (5:30 PM ET on FOX) immediately prior to the race, while FS1 airs qualifying for the Coca-Cola 600 live at 2:00 PM ET on Sunday.

For the first-ever scheduled NASCAR race on Memorial Day, Adam Alexander, Jamie McMurray and NASCAR CUP SERIES driver Clint Bowyer call Monday’s NASCAR XFINITY SERIES race from the Charlotte studio with at-track reporting by Matt Yocum. The race airs live on FS1 at 7:30 PM ET, preceded by NASCAR RACE HUB at 6:30 PM ET on FS1. Rivera and Losada are on the call for FOX Deportes from Los Angeles.

On Tuesday, May 26, at 8:00 PM ET on FS1, the NASCAR GANDER RV & OUTDOORS TRUCK SERIES returns to action at Charlotte. Vince Welch, Phil Parsons and Michael Waltrip call the action from the Charlotte studio with Alan Cavanna reporting from pit road. Rivera and Losada have the call from the FOX Deportes studios.

For Wednesday’s 300-mile NASCAR CUP SERIES encore, Joy, Gordon and McReynolds are back in the studio for the call on FS1 (8:00 PM ET) with Welch reporting from the track. NASCAR RACE HUB airs on FS1 at 7:00 PM ET. FOX Deportes offers live coverage with Losada and Rivera calling the race.

Following Charlotte, NASCAR heads to Bristol Motor Speedway, followed by Atlanta Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. Additional race date announcements are forthcoming.

DATE RACE   SERIES NETWORK TIME (ET)
Saturday, May 30 Bristol 1   Xfinity FS1/FOX Deportes 3:30 PM
Sunday, May 31 Bristol 1   Cup FS1/FOX Deportes 3:30 PM
Saturday, June 06 Atlanta   Trucks FS1 1:00 PM
Saturday, June 06 Atlanta   Xfinity FOX 4:30 PM
Sunday, June 07 Atlanta   Cup FOX/FOX Deportes 3:00 PM
Wednesday, June 10 Martinsville 1   Cup FS1/FOX Deportes 7:00 PM
Saturday, June 13 Miami   Trucks FS1 12:30 PM
Saturday, June 13 Miami   Xfinity FOX 3:30 PM
Sunday, June 14 Miami   Xfinity FS1 12:00 PM
Sunday, June 14 Miami   Cup FOX/FOX Deportes 3:30 PM
Saturday, June 20 Talladega   ARCA FS1 2:00 PM
Saturday, June 20 Talladega   Xfinity FS1 5:30 PM
Sunday, June 21 Talladega 1   Cup FOX/FOX Deportes 3:00 PM
FOX Football Now

NFL Receivers in the Spotlight on FOX FOOTBALL NOW

NFL wide receivers take center stage on FOX FOOTBALL NOW Quarantine QnA Edition tonight on FS1 at 6:30 PM ET. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Chris Godwin and Los Angeles Rams Robert Woods catch up with lead FOX NFL reporter Erin Andrews, FOX NFL KICKOFF host Charissa Thompson and FOX NFL insider Peter Schrager in separate interviews. Godwin discusses playing with new teammates Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski, his recent engagement and more, while Woods talks about the new Rams uniforms, new stadium and the upcoming season. Andrews, Thompson and Schrager also discuss the Cowboys contract offer to Dak Prescott, Oakley face coverings and more. The show is produced remotely.

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FOX Deportes Presents The Best Of The Bundesliga and Nascar This Weekend

FOX Deportes presents a weekend full of exciting live events featuring four Bundesliga matches and Nascar’s Coca Cola 600 live from Charlotte. The Bundesliga matches, which include league leaders Bayern Munich against Eintracht Frankfurt at 12:30 PM ET on Saturday, feature the voices of John Laguna, Rodolfo Landeros, Mariano Trujillo and Raoul “Pollo” Ortiz. Tony Rivera and Jessi Losada bring viewers the excitement of the Nascar Cup Series race beginning at 6:00 PM ET on Sunday.

Spanish version:

FOX Deportes presenta un fin de semana lleno de eventos emocionantes en vivo con cuatro partidos de la Bundesliga y la Coca Cola 600 de Nascar. Los partidos, los cuales incluyen el líder de la Bundesliga Bayern Munich quien se enfrenta contra Eintracht Frankfurt el sábado a las 12:30 PM, hora del Este. Los partidos seran narrados por John Laguna, Rodolfo Landeros, Mariano Trujillo y Raoul “Pollo” Ortiz. Tony Rivera y Jessi Losada presentan toda la acción de la Nascar Cup Series el domingo a partir de las 6:00 PM, hora del Este.

 

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FOX ESPORTS MADDEN NFL INVITATIONAL 2.0 Takes Center Stage Friday, May 22 at 10:00 PM ET on FS1

Friday, the highly anticipated FOX ESPORTS MADDEN NFL INVITATIONAL 2.0 comes to FS1 at 10:00 PM ET. The first of two, two-hour shows features eight NFL stars in a single-elimination Madden NFL 20 tournament to determine who is crowned the FOX ESPORTS MADDEN NFL INVITATIONAL 2.0 champion. Friday’s show features the four first-round matches, while the semifinals and championship game will be played on Friday, May 29 (10:00 PM ET) on FS1. All players compete remotely.

Hosted by FOX Sports broadcasters Chris Myers and Rachel Bonnetta, the show benefits Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization. The field of current and former NFL stars competing includes Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, New Orleans Saints defensive end Cam Jordan, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown, Carolina Panthers linebacker Shaq Thompson, Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon, Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver DJ Chark Jr., Kyle Long and Jamaal Charles.

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49ers Edge Cowboys to Punch Super Bowl Ticket

Friday at 7:00 PM ET on FS1, NFL on FOX Greatest Games continues with an encore presentation of the NFC Championship between the Dallas Cowboys and San Francisco 49ers, played Jan. 15, 1995. After losing the previous two NFC Championships to Dallas, San Francisco secured three first-quarter takeaways to pull out a 38-28 victory. The 49ers went on to become Super Bowl XXIX champions, earning the franchise’s fifth ring.

IRVING, TX - OCTOBER 27:  Emmitt Smith (C) of the Dallas Cowboys runs behind the block of fullback Robert Thomas (L) as Reggie Tongue (R) of the Seattle Seahawks tries to make the tackle in first half action  at Texas Stadium in Irving, Texas, 27 October, 2002. Smith eclipsed the mark owned by Walter Payton of the Chicago Bears of 16,726 yards.  (Photo credit should read PAUL K. BUCK/AFP via Getty Images)

Emmitt Smith Breaks Walter Payton’s All-Time NFL Rushing Record on FS1

In the latest installment of NFL on FOX Greatest Games, Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith breaks Walter Payton’s all-time NFL rushing record on Oct. 27, 2002. Smith surpassed Payton’s record of 16,726 rushing yards late in the fourth quarter with an 11-yard run. The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Dallas Cowboys 17-14 at Texas Stadium. Seahawks-Cowboys airs tonight at 8:00 PM ET on FS1 and FOX Deportes.

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 02: Robert Lewandowski of Muenchen tries to score past David Abraham and goalkeeper Frederik Ronnow of Frankfurt during the Bundesliga match between Eintracht Frankfurt and FC Bayern Muenchen at Commerzbank-Arena on November 02, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. (Photo by Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images)

FOX Sports Kicks Off Jam-Packed Weekend of Bundesliga Action

Bundesliga is back this weekend with eight matches across the FOX Sports family of networks. Coverage kicks off with Hertha Berlin vs. Union Berlin on Friday, May 22 at 2:20 PM ET on FS2. Saturday’s lineup features Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich as they look to avenge their biggest lost since 2009 when they host Eintracht Frankfurt at 12:20 PM ET on FS1. The full schedule can be found below.

 

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Tom Izzo & Steve Mariucci Compete on FOX SPORTS: THE HOME GAME

FOX SPORTS: THE HOME GAME returns Thursday, May 21, at 7:30 PM ET on FS1 and is produced remotely. This week’s episode features Michigan State head basketball coach Tom Izzo up against his high school friend, former NFL head coach Steve Mariucci, in a competition of sports and pop culture trivia. FOX Sports broadcaster Chris Myers serves as the game show’s host.

LYON, FRANCE - JULY 07: USA players celebrating with the winners trophy during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match between The United State of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 7, 2019 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Marcio Machado/Getty Images)

FOX Sports Wins Three Webby Awards

FOX Sports won three 2020 Webby Awards for its outstanding digital and social coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™. FOX Sports won the Webby Award and People’s Voice Award for its overall digital coverage of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™, as well as the People’s Voice Award for its social video feature of Brandi Chastain’s famous 1999 World Cup goal.

The 24th Annual Webby Awards are one of the biggest in the organization’s history, with nearly 13,000 entries from all 50 states and more than 70 countries and 2.5 million votes cast by 600,000 people in the Webby People’s Voice Awards. The full list of winners can be found here.