Sports have always experienced a very large fan base. Whether it is football, baseball, cricket, tennis or some other sport; each one has its share of the 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 consistent feed of news on sports, looking out for all the reliable information they can lay their hands on.
Nowadays in this digital and satellite age, getting facts are no problem whatsoever. The media industry has made such a huge amount of progress that you have 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 variety of channels that bring sports news, there are only some 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 to be the most popular sports news providers in the UK 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 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 a number of live sports events along with some recorded events too. 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 of 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 have been given these broadcasting until 2013.
Fox Sports also operates through a range 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 such as BMX, FMX, snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding. This channel also provides a lot of focus to college sports and it has three separate cable channels covering college sports events. This channel also has several programs that provides news on sports in great detail.