Sports have always experienced a very large fan base. Be it football, baseball, cricket, tennis or any other sport; each has its share of the fan following. In some countries sports almost possess a cult like status where people follow their chosen sport with frenzied passion. Such sports enthusiasts are usually on the lookout for a consistent 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 not an issue whatsoever. The media industry has made a really huge amount of progress that there are dedicated sports channels that cover sports action from across the world and bring all the relevant news on sports for their viewers.
Despite there being a substantial number of channels that bring sports news, there are actually only some that can be reliable resources for 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 are considered to offer the maximum amount of coverage for sports action from around the world.
Sky Sports and BBC Sports are viewed as to be the most popular 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 including tennis, football, golf along with 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 along with some recorded events as well. 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 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 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. 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 additionally contributed significantly to the world of action sports covering events such as BMX, FMX, snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding. This channel also gives 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.