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FOX Sports University Gives Students Unique Hands-on Industry Experience

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In 2008, FOX Sports launched FOX Sports University, an academic program that gives college students hands-on experience in the sports business. Participating students work closely with FOX Sports executives on a project in sports management, business, or journalism. The current academic year is the largest yet for the program, which now offers courses at 28 schools across the U.S.

CITGO, Houston Astros José Altuve Join Forces with SpringSpirit Baseball at Special Baseball Clinic

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HOUSTON, April 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CITGO Petroleum Corporation and Houston Astros second baseman and Batting Champion José Altuve joined forces with SpringSpirit Baseball to conduct a special baseball clinic for approximately 75 elementary and middle school children at SpringSpirit Baseball headquarters, in northwest Houston, on Tuesday.

She Lost Her Legs to Save Her Kids and Found Her Calling

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Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Stephanie Decker. Read her story and nominate someone you know as a Point of Light.

Seeking refuge in her basement – a tornado headed toward her Henryville, Indiana, home – 37-year-old Stephanie Decker found herself in a life-changing moment.

STAR Sports Launches #CheckOutMyGame Campaign for International Women's Day

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In honor of International Women's Day 2015, STAR Sports, a division of 21st Century Fox's STAR India, has launched the social media campaign #CheckOutMyGame, and the company is running an on-air promo as a way to pay tribute to women in sports. Watch the promo above and join in the conversation on Twitter.

Sport, Sustainability and Community Engagement: A Focus on the 2015 Toronto Pan Am Games

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Sport has a magical ability to unite millions of people across different economic, social, geographic and political lines. You can likely think of several great sporting moments that you will never forget. With those memories in mind, one begins to appreciate the enormous responsibility for the organizers of the Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games. They have an opportunity to do something special that will impact entire communities for generations to come. We want to know how they’re doing it.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Host of FOX's 'Cosmos,' Will Receive Top Honor from National Academy of Sciences

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The National Academy of Sciences has announced that Neil deGrasse Tyson, host and executive producer of the hit FOX series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, will receive the 2015 Public Welfare Medal, the Academy's most prestigious honor. The Public Welfare Medal signifies Tyson's "extraordinary role in exciting the public about the wonders of science."

Ryan Flaherty Joins Maine Action Team Captains at Recognition Night

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Ryan Flaherty may be known for his play on the baseball diamond, but this past Saturday night he took center ice at Cross Insurance Center for a Portland Pirates American Hockey League game. Ryan, along with two Action Team Captains from Maine high schools, participated in the game’s  ceremonial face-off. The puck-drop set the tone for the evening, which was planned by the Major League Baseball Players Trust and Volunteers of America to recognize the Portland-area Team Captains for their continuous efforts to serve their community.

Fox Employees Raise $124,000 for Pediatric Cancer Research

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For the fifth year in a row, more than 100 Fox employees competed in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon presented by Equinox, an annual event that raises money for the pediatric cancer research center Children's Hospital Los Angeles. This was the first year that the Fox team won the Entertainment Industry Challenge, beating out triathlon teams from other media companies and raising nearly $124,000 for Children's Hospital LA.
 

FOX Sports University Teaches Students the Business Behind the Game

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After years of building relationships with top universities and their sports teams, FOX Sports saw an opportunity to become more involved in the classroom. In 2008, the company launched FOX Sports University, an academic program that gives college students hands-on experience in the sports business. The current academic year is the largest yet for the program, which now offers courses at 27 schools across the U.S.
 

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