Sports have always experienced a very large fan base. Be it football, baseball, cricket, tennis or any other sport; each one has its share of a fan following. In certain countries sports almost possess 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 of the reliable information 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 created such a huge amount of progress that you have dedicated sports channels which cover sports action from across the world 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 some that can be reliable resources for such information. Probably the most reliable channels that have emerged happen to be ESPN, Sky Sports and Sky News, Fox Sports and BBC Sports. These sports channels have been seen to have the maximum degree of coverage for sports action from around the world.
Sky Sports and BBC Sports are considered to be the most popular 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 including tennis, football, golf in addition to motor racing as well as 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 along with some recorded events too. They cover sports action from the fields of basketball, baseball, football, tennis, cricket etc in addition to becoming 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 of the NASCAR series and the Daytona 500 in the USA. In addition to this, Fox Sports also exclusively airs the Major League Baseball games. They’ve been given these broadcasting right until 2013.
Fox Sports also operates by way of a number of sister channels or associate channels which allow them to gain wider and greater coverage of sports events. With these sister channels they are able to cover football games that take place in foreign countries such as Brazil, Argentina, Japan, England, Australia and Italy. Some of the games are telecast live while others are aired as taped events.
Fox Sports has also contributed significantly to the world of 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 even offers several programs that give news on sports in great detail.