Sports have always experienced a very large fan base. Be it football, baseball, cricket, tennis or any other sport; each 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 usually searching for a constant feed of news on sports, looking out for all the reliable information they can lay their hands on.
In todays digital and satellite age, getting information is not an issue whatsoever. The media industry has made such a large amount of progress that you have dedicated sports channels that cover sports action from across the world and provide all the relevant news on sports for their viewers.
Despite there being a substantial variety of channels that bring sports news, there are actually only a few that can be reliable resources for such information. Probably 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 amount of coverage for sports action from all over the world.
Sky Sports and BBC Sports are viewed as to be the most popular sports news providers in Great Britain 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 along with motor racing and other equestrian sports.
ESPN is definitely 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 as well. They cover sports action in the fields of basketball, baseball, football, tennis, cricket etc along with being 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 USA. 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. With 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 while 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 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.