Sports have always experienced a very big fan base. Be it football, baseball, cricket, tennis or some 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 also 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 information is no problem in the least. The media industry has made a really large amount of progress that there are dedicated sports channels that cover sports action from around the globe and provide all of the relevant news on sports for their viewers.
Despite there being a substantial number of channels that bring sports news, there are only a few that can be reliable sources of such information. Some of 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 offer the maximum degree 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. Both of these 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 has grown from strength to strength, increasing its network and viewership. This channel airs a number of live sports events together with some recorded events too. They cover sports action in 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 United States. In addition to this, Fox Sports also exclusively airs the Major League Baseball games. They’ve been given these broadcasting until 2013.
Fox Sports also operates through a number of sister channels or associate channels that enable 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 and others are aired as taped events.
Fox Sports has also contributed significantly to the world of action sports covering events such as 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 also has several programs that provides news on sports in great detail.