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ESPN AND THE SEC ANNOUNCE DUAL FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL DEAL
Published December 9, 1994
In a joint announcement by SEC Commissioner Roy Kramer and ESPN Senior VP/Programming John Wildhack, ESPN and the SEC have reached an agreement for the network to televise football and basketball through the 2000-2001 season. The deal calls for 12 football games per year on ESPN and up to eight additional men's and women's basketball games, with the women's championship on ESPN2 (ESPN).