News presentation and formats have long since changed and that too quite dramatically. From pre designed scripts that were just to be read; now news has grown to be more interactive with more features, reviews and interviews being added to the regular news bulletin.
Another major development has been the airing of breaking news, live action as it happens in 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 quickly becoming a regular feature of most these news channels who focus on getting the complete lowdown about the sports action.
A great deal of sports information gets listed daily and is listed as sports breaking news. But for the sports enthusiast, it is of extreme importance that this information is authentic and of consequence. It has been seen in a number of instances when sports bloopers are presented as sports breaking news. It can take quite some time to filter such information and obtain information which is of any real consequence.
To fill in these discrepancies there are some reliable sports news channels which cover virtually all of the sports breaking news events and bring them to their viewers. A few of these channels are ESPN, Sky Sports News, BBC Sport and Fox Sports and convey latest sports news from around the globe for their viewers.
Fox Sports is among the most favored sports news providers in the USA. Since their inception they have aimed at covering major and also popular sporting events from across the country. Through the years this channel since the channel became more 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 as well as 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 the Bowl Championship Series and since 2000 Fox Sports has been given the broadcasting rights with 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 in addition has forayed into the arena of action sports through the help of Fuel TV another sister channel.
ESPN in contrast calls itself the “worldwide leader in the world of sports”. True to their declaration, they have been successfully covering and bring live sports news and events t their viewers. Together with covering regular sports such as basketball, baseball, cricket, ice hockey etc, ESPN have 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 when it comes to viewership and cover every one of the sports breaking news and bring it across for their viewers through their sports news programs.