Sports have always experienced a very large fan base. Be it football, baseball, cricket, tennis or any other sport; each has its share of the 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 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 not an issue in the least. The media industry has made such a large amount of progress that there are dedicated sports channels which cover sports action from around the globe and provide all the relevant news on sports for their viewers.
Despite there being a very large variety of channels that bring sports news, there are actually only a few which can be reliable resources for such information. Probably the most reliable channels that have emerged have been 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 famous 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 such as tennis, football, golf in addition to motor racing as well as other equestrian sports.
ESPN is definitely 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 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 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 and 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 until 2013.
Fox Sports also operates through a range 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 such as 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 great deal of focus to college sports and it has three separate cable channels covering college sports events. This channel even offers several programs that give news on sports in great detail.