Sports news, scores and sports updates have come a long way from its initial years. From most sports networks airing delayed news feeds and showcasing championships that had already been played, they have gone on to broadcasting live events as they happen and present sports news scores and updates on an immediate basis. These networks have become even more interactive with the launch of their specific websites that carry a huge resource of sports news, scores and updates with everything related to the sphere of sports.
One of the most popular channels in Europe that is known for its reliable source of sport news feed is Sky Sports. They have been growing from strength to strength starting only with a sports channel and then going on to having a dedicated sports news channel that gives its viewers all the information that they require regarding all the happenings in the sports world. This channel also has a very entertaining sports news and scores reporting format that has been put in place only after a lot of research and experimentation. As the channel underwent a number of facelifts to popularize itself, it also changes and tweaked its formats to get the most desirable result. Presently Sky Sports News can be considered as one of the most watched sports channels in Europe. Owing to its popularity and reporting structure, Fox Sports picks up two hours of live feed from this network along with one hour of delayed news feed for its viewers in the United States.
Fox Sports in the United States can be given the position of one of the most popular sports news channels. This channel caters to almost all sections of sports lovers covering games such as the NASCAR racing series, the Daytona 500, the Super Bowl, the MLB World Series and the Bowl Championships. They also have extended their reach by partnering with a number of local networks who they call sister channels. It is with the aid of these sister channels that they cover sports events from across the world such as major league soccer matches from countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Japan, Italy and Australia. This channel called the Fox Soccer channel is dedicated towards broadcasting all major soccer events from across the world.
The Fox Sports network also promotes college sports through two local cable networks and brings such sports news and scores to all its viewers. They also have an association with Fuel TV through which they have moved into the world of extreme sports. It is with the help of this sister channel that they cover all the sports news and scores from events such as BMX, FMX, and Surfing etc.
Apart from maintaining an informative content for all shows that contain sports news and scores updates, all of these sports networks try to keep their ratings high by making their content entertaining as well as informative and keep taking steps in that direction by giving frequent face lifts to their sports channels. Another key aspect of their popularity can be attributed to the anchors of these sports news shows who command a lot of respect and have huge fan followings.