Sports have always experienced a very big fan base. Be it football, baseball, cricket, tennis or any other sport; each one has its share of the fan following. In some countries sports almost possess a cult like status where people follow their chosen sport with frenzied passion. Such sports enthusiasts are usually on the lookout for a consistent feed of news on sports, looking out for all the reliable information that they can lay their hands on.
In todays digital and satellite age, getting facts are no problem in the least. 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 the relevant news on sports for their viewers.
Despite there being a very large number of channels that bring sports news, there are actually only a few that can be reliable resources for such information. Some of the most reliable channels that have emerged have been 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 being 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 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 continues to grow 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 from the fields of basketball, baseball, football, tennis, cricket etc in addition to 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 of 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 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 action sports covering events for instance 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.