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FS1 Canceling "Fox Sports Live," Will Not Renew Contracts Of Onrait And O'ToolePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 23 / 17
FS1 canceled the studio show “Fox Sports Live” and will not renew the contracts of the show’s hosts, Jay Onrait and Dan O’Toole, which expire at the end of March. The news-and-highlights show debuted in August ’13 on the same day that Fox Sports relaunched Speed as FS1 ...
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