News Corp. (NWSA, NWS) plans to take on Disney's (DIS -1.6%) ESPN with its own sports network...

|About: News Corporation (NWSA)|By:, SA News Editor

News Corp. (NWSA, NWS) plans to take on Disney's (DIS -1.6%) ESPN with its own sports network that could appear on sets before the end of the year. Sources tip off that the company already has the clearance of some carriers including DirecTV to add the new network to its programming.