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Fox Sports Hires Jeff Gordon As Full-Time Analyst For Sprint Cup Races

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15

Fox Sports on Thursday announced that Jeff Gordon has signed a multiyear contract with the net that will see him join the net's NASCAR Sprint Cup announce team in '16 as a race analyst after he retires this year as a competitive driver. He will work alongside play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and anal...

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