News presentation and formats have long since changed and that too quite dramatically. From pre designed scripts that were merely to be read; now news has become more interactive with a lot more features, reviews and interviews being added to the normal news bulletin.
Another major development is the airing of breaking news, live action as it happens from the hub of action. Breaking news is not restricted to covering social, political or economic happenings but has extended to the world of sports. Sports breaking news is fast becoming a frequent feature of most these news channels who aim at finding the complete lowdown about the sports action.
A lot of sports information gets listed daily and is listed as sports breaking news. But for the sports enthusiast, it is actually of extreme importance this information is authentic and of consequence. It has been seen in quite a few cases where sports bloopers are presented as sports breaking news. Usually it takes quite some time to filter such information and get information which is of any real consequence.
To fill in these discrepancies there are some reliable sports news channels that cover all the major sports breaking news events and provide them to their viewers. Some of these channels are ESPN, Sky Sports News, BBC Sport and Fox Sports and bring latest sports news from across the world for their viewers.
Fox Sports is one of the most favored sports news providers in the United States. Since their inception they have aimed at covering major and also popular sports activities from across the country. Over the years this channel since the channel became very popular; it increased its network and started covering sports action from around the world. In the beginning their primary focus was around the NASCAR series and the Daytona 500 and had the exclusive broadcasting rights of the latter.
The channel then began focusing on Major League Baseball, National Hockey League games and also the Bowl Championship Series and also since 2000 Fox Sports has been given the broadcasting rights for the airing of the World Series. Besides this, they, together with their sister channels, also cover football championships from countries such as Japan, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Italy etc. Fox Sports has also forayed into the arena of action sports with the help of Fuel TV another sister channel.
ESPN on the other hand calls itself the “worldwide leader from the world of sports”. True to their declaration, they have been successfully covering and provide live sports news and events t their viewers. Along with covering regular sports like basketball, baseball, cricket, ice hockey etc, ESPN has been key in popularizing extreme sports by broadcasting the one of the kind X Games that may be regarded as one of the most prestigious of all extreme sports competitions.
Sky Sports and BBC Sport remain very well liked in Europe covering all the major sports action form that region. They are going neck to neck in terms of viewership and cover every one of the sports breaking news and carry it across to their viewers through their sports news programs.