Sports have always experienced a very big fan base. Whether it is football, baseball, cricket, tennis or any other sport; each has its share of the fan following. In certain countries sports almost have a cult like status where people follow their chosen sport with frenzied passion. Such sports enthusiasts are also searching for a consistent feed of news on sports, looking out for all the reliable information that they can lay their hands on.
Nowadays in this digital and satellite age, getting information is no problem in the least. The media industry has made such a huge amount of progress that there are dedicated sports channels which cover sports action from across the world and provide all the relevant news on sports for viewers.
Despite there being a substantial number of channels that bring sports news, there are only a few that can be reliable sources of such information. Probably the most reliable channels that have emerged have been ESPN, Sky Sports and Sky News, Fox Sports and BBC Sports. These sports channels have been seen to offer the maximum degree of coverage for sports action from around the world.
Sky Sports and BBC Sports are considered to be the most famous sports news providers in Great Britain and Ireland. Both of these channels have emerged as undisputed leaders for giving accurate and advanced sports information. These channels also bring live sports tournaments including tennis, football, golf along with motor racing as well as other equestrian sports.
ESPN is the self proclaimed leader in the world of sports. Over the years this channel has grown from strength to strength, increasing its network and viewership. This channel airs numerous live sports events together with some recorded events too. They cover sports action in the fields of basketball, baseball, football, tennis, cricket etc in addition to being a section of some unconventional action sports. ESPN provides comprehensive coverage and news on these sports in great detail.
Fox Sports is Americas premier sports and sports news channel. This channel is the exclusive broadcaster of the NASCAR series as well as the Daytona 500 in the United States. Along with this, Fox Sports also exclusively airs the Major League Baseball games. They have been given these broadcasting until 2013.
Fox Sports also operates by way of a range of sister channels or associate channels which allow them to gain wider and greater coverage of sports events. Through these sister channels they’re able to cover football games that take place in foreign countries including Brazil, Argentina, Japan, England, Australia and Italy. Some of the games are telecast live and others are aired as taped events.
Fox Sports has additionally contributed significantly to action sports covering events for instance BMX, FMX, snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding. This channel also provides a great deal of focus to college sports and it has three separate cable channels covering college sports events. This channel also has several programs that provides news on sports in great detail.