Quote of the Day

"For all that Mike Slive has done up to this point -- and it’s been remarkable -- this will be his legacy. He has put this conference on a sound financial footing for generations to come."
-- Univ. of Tennessee AD Dave Hart, on the creation of the SEC Network. (CBSSPORTS.com, 5/2)
Friday May 3, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 166 Print This Issue

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  • Networking Opportunities

    The SEC and ESPN on Thursday officially announced the "formation of the SEC Network, which is scheduled to launch in August 2014," according to David Paschall of the CHATTANOOGA TIMES FREE PRESS. The network will be "based in Charlotte and will televise 1,000 live sporting events each year, with 450 on the network and the other 550 distributed digitally." As many as "45 football games will be shown on the network, including three every Saturday." CBS will "continue to get the first pick of SEC football games each Saturday, and then a content board will make decisions on which games will be shown via ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and the SEC Network." CBS no longer will "have an exclusive window" from 3:30-7:00pm ET, "so the SEC Network will have ...

  • Tennis World Mourns

    The ATP announces President Brad Drewett has died from ALS.

  • Flip-ping The Switch

    Flip Saunders is rejoining the T'Wolves as President and minority owner.

  • Islands Of Adventure

    Four developers submit proposals for Nassau Coliseum.

  • Happy Where He's At

    D'Backs' Derrick Hall says he's not a candidate to replace Bud Selig as MLB Commissioner.

  • On Hallowed Ground

    Notre Dame will study the feasibility of adding onto its football stadium.

  • Blackhawk Down

    CSN Chicago parts ways with reporter Susannah Collins following on-air flub.

  • All Together Now

    USA Synchro launches a month-long campaign it hopes will increase the sport's exposure, participation.

  • Playing Right Wing

    NHL owners contributed over $3M during '12 election cycle.

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