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Countdown to FOX Sports 1 launch is at 100 days

By Ken Schott
Thursday, May 9, 2013

Today marks 100 days until the launch of FOX Sports 1. The network will go on the air at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. There will be plenty of NASCAR and UFC programming that day.

To read the press release, click here.

FOX Sports 1 also announced three hires: Don Bell, Molly
McGrath and Julie Stewart-Binks.

Bell, who will be an anchor on "FOX Sports Live," spent the last three years as an anchor for ESPNEWS.

McGrath was the sideline reporter and in-arena host for the Boston Celtics this season.

Stewart-Binks joins FOX Sports from Canada's CTV. Prior to CTV, she was a reporter with FOX Soccer for the FOX Soccer Report in Winnipeg.

The trio join Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole, who were named the primary "FOX Sports Live' co-anchors on Monday.

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