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Posted Wednesday 10/11/17 at 2:10PM EDT
Fox Sports puts on a brave face in response to U.S. men’s soccer team’s elimination
“Last night’s World Cup qualifying results do not change Fox Sports’ passion for the world’s biggest sporting event,” Fox Sports said in a statement.
Posted Wednesday 10/11/17 at 4:44AM EDT
Fox is expected to take a ratings and revenue hit after the U.S. men’s soccer team failed to qualify for the World Cup
Fox won a bidding war with ESPN, paying between $450 million and $500 million to take over the rights the broadcast the World Cup. But interest will likely drop since this is the first time since 1986 that the U.S. Men's National Team failed to qualify for the World Cup.