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 grown to be more interactive with a lot more features, reviews and interviews being combined with the regular 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 of these news channels who focus on finding the complete lowdown on the sports action.
A lot of sports information gets listed daily and is also listed as sports breaking news. But for the sports enthusiast, it is actually of extreme importance that this data is authentic and of consequence. It has been seen in quite a few instances when sports bloopers are presented as sports breaking news. Usually it takes quite some time to filter such information and obtain information that is of any real consequence.
To fill out these discrepancies there are some reliable sports news channels which cover all the major sports breaking news events and provide 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 across the world for their viewers.
Fox Sports is among the most favored sports news providers in the USA. Since their inception they've aimed at covering major and very popular sports activities from across the nation. Through the years this channel since the channel became more popular; it increased its network and started covering sports action from around the world. Initially 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 the Bowl Championship Series and since 2000 Fox Sports have been given the broadcasting rights with the airing of the World Series. Apart from 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 in 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 are successfully covering and provide 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 which can be considered as just about the most prestigious of all extreme sports competitions.
Sky Sports and BBC Sport remain extremely popular in Europe covering virtually all of the sports action form that region. They have been 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.