Early electric telegraphs changed the speed in which people received information and messages. When the first commercial telegraph was sent in 1837, the world thought of various ways they could use this technology and people quickly learnt of what they’d be able to access in news, sport, weather and even time in other parts of the country.
1895 saw the first radio telegraph and the metaphor of a nervous system of wires whereby people were becoming connected causing a dramatic shift in world perception. Away from its original intention of individual messages, the electric telegraph saw rapid attention to distribute news items. Thus; became common to run special telegraph lines to major sporting events, so newspapers could receive up-to-the-minute reports.
Today the expansion and use of sports coverage is evident in RSS Feeds
by allowing the user to easily stay informed and up to date on a variety of information they’re interested in, including sporting events. Examples of this include Fox Sports, ESPN, Wide World Of Sports and BBC Sports. As well as News, entertainment, weather and personal information, the early electric radio transmission set the way for sports coverage and updates that can be acquired pretty much to the viewers discretion.