News presentation and formats have long since changed and that too quite dramatically. From pre designed scripts which were merely to be read; now news has grown to be more interactive with more features, reviews and interviews being added to the normal news bulletin.
Another major development has been 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 regular feature of the majority of these news channels who aim at finding the complete lowdown on 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 quite a few instances when sports bloopers are presented as sports breaking news. It can take a while 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 bring them to their viewers. Some of these channels are ESPN, Sky Sports News, BBC Sport and Fox Sports and bring latest sports news from around the globe for their viewers.
Fox Sports is one of the most favored sports news providers in the United States. Since their inception they've 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 across the globe. In the beginning their primary focus was on the NASCAR series and the Daytona 500 and had the exclusive broadcasting rights on the latter.
The channel then began concentrating on Major League Baseball, National Hockey League games and also the Bowl Championship Series and also since 2000 Fox Sports have been given the broadcasting rights for the airing of the World Series. Apart from this, they, along with their sister channels, also cover football championships from countries like Japan, Brazil, Argentina, Australia, Italy etc. Fox Sports has also forayed in the arena of action sports with the help of Fuel TV another sister channel.
ESPN on the other hand calls itself the "worldwide leader in the world of sports". True to their declaration, they are successfully covering and bring live sports news and events t their viewers. Along with covering regular sports like 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 just about the most prestigious of all extreme sports competitions.
Sky Sports and BBC Sport remain extremely popular in Europe covering all the major sports action form that region. They are going neck to neck in terms of viewership and cover all the sports breaking news and carry it across for their viewers through their sports news programs.