Sports have always had a very large fan base. Whether it is football, baseball, cricket, tennis or some other sport; each has its share of the fan following. In some 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 constant feed of news on sports, looking out for all the reliable information that they can lay their hands on.
In todays digital and satellite age, getting information is no problem whatsoever. The media industry has made a really large amount of progress that there are dedicated sports channels which cover sports action from around the globe and bring all the relevant news on sports for viewers.
Despite there being a very large number of channels that bring sports news, there are only some which can be reliable resources for such information. Some of the most reliable channels which have emerged have been ESPN, Sky Sports and Sky News, Fox Sports and BBC Sports. These sports channels have been seen to have the maximum amount of coverage for sports action from around the world.
Sky Sports and BBC Sports are viewed as to be the most famous sports news providers in the UK and Ireland. These two channels have emerged as undisputed leaders for giving accurate and advanced sports information. These channels also bring live sports tournaments such as tennis, football, golf in addition to motor racing and other equestrian sports.
ESPN is definitely the self proclaimed leader in the world of sports. Throughout the years this channel continues to grow from strength to strength, increasing its network and viewership. This channel airs a number of live sports events together with some recorded events too. They cover sports action from the fields of basketball, baseball, football, tennis, cricket etc in addition to being a part 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 on the NASCAR series as well as the Daytona 500 in the USA. In addition to this, Fox Sports also exclusively airs the Major League Baseball games. They have been given these broadcasting right until 2013.
Fox Sports also operates through a range of sister channels or associate channels that enable them to gain wider and greater coverage of sports events. With 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 also contributed significantly to action sports covering events for instance BMX, FMX, snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding. This channel also provides a lot of focus to college sports and has three separate cable channels covering college sports events. This channel also has several programs that provides news on sports in great detail.