Washington - XM Satellite Radio will launch a 24/7 sports news and talk channel on Aug. 28.
Called “XM Sports Nation,” the station will incorporate existing XM-produced series, including shows hosted by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Cal Ripken, Jr., Mike Krzyzewski, James Carville and Luke Russert. It will also add content from Sporting News Radio, including shows from Tim Brando, Tony Bruno and Troy Aikman, among others. Finally, the station will also air new XM sports content.
XM also said it will begin ongoing coverage of the U.S. Open tennis tournament.