The 'Ahas!' were audible Wednesday as News Corp. COO Chase Carey admitted what he called "the world's worst-kept secret": Fox's plan to launch a national sports network to compete with ESPN.
Espn Star Sports
News Corp. has completed its purchase of ESPN's stake in Asian joint TV venture ESPN Star Sports, ending a 16-year partnership.
TV sports rights are still highly coveted despite the recession in Asia, and now new research has found that 64% more people watch sport away from home than cable data previously showed.
A government-backed body has accused News Corp. feevee Star of "mafia tactics" after it pulled its popular ESPN Star Sports channel in India.
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