Pop hunk Nick Lachey is set to add to his bustling resume, after signing up to become a sports reporter.

The former 98 DEGREES star, husband of Jessica Simpson, has previously shared his sports views on TV, radio and print, and he's now signed up to cover his favourite topic on US cable TV.

He says, "I'm going to start reporting for ESPN in the fall, like special sports coverage. I'm going to be a reporter."