Sports have always experienced a very big fan base. Whether it is football, baseball, cricket, tennis or any other sport; each 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 usually searching for a constant feed of news on sports, looking out for all the reliable information that they can lay their hands on.
Nowadays in this digital and satellite age, getting information is not an issue whatsoever. The media industry has made such a huge amount of progress that you have dedicated sports channels that cover sports action from across the world and provide all the relevant news on sports for viewers.
Despite there being a very large variety of channels that bring sports news, there are actually only a few that 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 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 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 including 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. Over the years this channel has grown from strength to strength, increasing its network and viewership. This channel airs numerous 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 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 on the NASCAR series as well as the Daytona 500 in the United States. 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 number 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 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 has three separate cable channels covering college sports events. This channel even offers several programs that provides news on sports in great detail.