Sports have always experienced a very large 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 that they can lay their hands on.
Nowadays in this digital and satellite age, getting facts are no problem whatsoever. The media industry has created such a huge amount of progress that there are dedicated sports channels which cover sports action from across the world and provide all of the relevant news on sports for their viewers.
Despite there being a very large number 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 offer the maximum amount of coverage for sports action from around the world.
Sky Sports and BBC Sports are considered to be the most famous sports news providers in the UK 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 along with motor racing and 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 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 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 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 gives 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 give news on sports in great detail.