Sports have always experienced a very big 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 have a cult like status where people follow their chosen sport with frenzied passion. Such sports enthusiasts are usually searching for a constant feed of news on sports, looking out for all of the reliable information they can lay their hands on.
In todays digital and satellite age, getting facts are not an issue whatsoever. The media industry has made such a large amount of progress that you have dedicated sports channels which cover sports action from around the globe and provide all the relevant news on sports for viewers.
Despite there being a substantial variety of channels that bring sports news, there are only a few which can be reliable sources of 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 are considered to have the maximum amount of coverage for sports action from all over the world.
Sky Sports and BBC Sports are viewed as being 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 such as tennis, football, golf in addition to motor racing as well as other equestrian sports.
ESPN is 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 as well. They cover sports action from the fields of basketball, baseball, football, tennis, cricket etc along with 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 United States. 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 number of sister channels or associate channels which allow 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 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 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 give news on sports in great detail.