Sports have always experienced a very big fan base. Whether it is football, baseball, cricket, tennis or any other sport; each one has its share of the fan following. In some 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 not an issue 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 across the world and bring all the relevant news on sports for 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. Some of the most reliable channels which have emerged happen to be ESPN, Sky Sports and Sky News, Fox Sports and BBC Sports. These sports channels are considered to have the maximum degree of coverage for sports action from all over the world.
Sky Sports and BBC Sports are considered being the most popular 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 including tennis, football, golf in addition to 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 numerous 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 becoming a section 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 by way of a number of sister channels or associate channels that enable 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 also contributed significantly to the world of action sports covering events for instance BMX, FMX, snowboarding, surfing and skateboarding. This channel also gives a lot of focus to college sports and it has three separate cable channels covering college sports events. This channel even offers several programs that provides news on sports in great detail.