Sports have always experienced a very large fan base. Be it football, baseball, cricket, tennis or some other sport; each has its share of a 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 on the lookout for a consistent feed of news on sports, looking out for all of the reliable information that they can lay their hands on.
Nowadays in this digital and satellite age, getting facts are not an issue in the least. The media industry has made such a large amount of progress that you have dedicated sports channels that cover sports action from around the globe and provide all of the relevant news on sports for viewers.
Despite there being a substantial number of channels that bring sports news, there are only a few which can be reliable sources of 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 are considered to offer the maximum amount of coverage for sports action from around the world.
Sky Sports and BBC Sports are viewed as being the most famous sports news providers in Great Britain 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 has grown from strength to strength, increasing its network and viewership. This channel airs a number of live sports events along with some recorded events as well. 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 and the Daytona 500 in the USA. Along with this, Fox Sports also exclusively airs the Major League Baseball games. They’ve been given these broadcasting right until 2013.
Fox Sports also operates through 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 are 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 while others are aired as taped events.
Fox Sports has additionally contributed significantly to the world of action sports covering events for instance BMX, FMX, snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding. This channel also gives a great deal of focus to college sports and has three separate cable channels covering college sports events. This channel even offers several programs that give news on sports in great detail.