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Fox Sports Executives Get New Duties

Jan 17, 2007  •  Post A Comment

Bob Thompson, president of Fox Sports Networks, has been named president of Fox National Cable Sports Networks.

In his new position, Mr. Thompson will oversee Speed, Fox Soccer Channel, Fox Sports Espanol, Fuel TV, three Fox College Sports nets and the Big Ten Network. He also manages some of Fox Sports’ international operations.

Fox also named Randy Freer president, Fox Regional Cable Sports Networks. Mr. Freer, who was chief operating officer of Fox Sports Networks, will oversee the 18 Fox owned-and-operated regional cable sports networks.

Both executives continue to report to Tony Vinciquerra, president and CEO of Fox Networks Group.

(Editor: Baumann)