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Gus Johnson Leaves CBS to Join Fox for Football, Basketball

Gus Johnson is taking his broadcast calls of “Cold-blooded” and “Purrrrrre” to News Corp.’s Fox Sports after becoming a prominent voice on CBS Corp.’s football and college basketball coverage, Fox Sports co-president Eric Shanks said today in a conference call with reporters.

Johnson, 43, is headed to Fox as a National Football League, college football and college basketball play-by-play announcer, Shanks said from Los Angeles.