Fans confused when Fox shifts from Red Sox/Yanks finish to NASCAR
NEW YORK -- With the Boston Red Sox one strike from victory over their hated rival, some unsuspecting TV viewers were in for a jolt: The broadcast switched to auto racing.
A long rain delay during Saturday's Yankees-Red Sox matchup on Fox created the possibility that the game would overlap with the NASCAR race from Phoenix. Fox gambled that it could squeeze in both events -- and came up two pitches short.
The final out was televised on another channel, but not all fans realized that.
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