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    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive Retiring In '15 To Deal With Recurring Health Issue

    Published October 15, 2014

    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive, who yesterday announced... ...ntinue to carry out his responsibilities from the SEC Office and his home office in Birmingham ... thou... " Slive, who has led the SEC for 13 years, will "serve in the role of consulta... ...t in recent years, he had hinted that getting the SEC Network off the ground could be his last big proj... " But 12 years later, Slive and the SEC "go together like chicken and waffles.

    Tags: Colleges, SEC
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    SEC Execs Sankey, Womack Seen As Top Candidates To Replace Retiring Slive

    Published October 15, 2014

    Though a national search for retiring SEC Commissioner Mike Slive's successor will begin th... ...idate is expected to already be in Birmingham" in SEC Exec Associate Commissioner & COO Greg Sankey, ac... Sankey, who has been with the SEC since '02, was promoted to his current role in '1... " If Sankey "is not the choice, the SEC could look" to Exec Associate Commissioner Mark W...

    Tags: Colleges, SEC
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    Ole Miss, Mississippi State Up Fundraising Efforts To Keep Up With Other SEC Facilities

    Published September 26, 2014

    ...of luxury and recruiting in the ultracompetitive SEC," according to Michael Cohen of the Memphis COMME... ...d that the "increased revenue and exposure of the SEC has coincided with a significant boost in donatio...

    Tags: Facilities, SEC
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    Texas A&M Will Not Sell Specific Player Jerseys, Despite Retailers' Requests

    Published September 04, 2014

    Texas A&M officials have "turned down requests from at least two national retailers that contacted the school" about selling No. 7 jerseys after the performance of QB Kenny Hill in last Thursday's opener, according to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com. The retailers were "trying to get the university to change its stance that it wouldn’t sell specific player jersey numbers this season." Sources said that despite the "potential lure of royalties," the school has "shied away" from allowing licensees to...

    Tags: Marketing and Sponsorship, SEC
  • SBD Article

    You Are Looking Live: SEC Network Airs First Games Without Any Major Issues

    Published August 29, 2014

    The SEC Network "couldn’t have had a more auspicious debu... ...berg noted it "was clear that the tabletop of the SEC Network set is in four pieces for easy setup, rem... " The unsecured section is "a product of a new network. ...most unfathomable to imagine a scenario where the SEC Network, which reached agreements with nearly eve...

    Tags: SEC, ESPN, Media
  • SBD Article

    SEC Network Lands Carriage Deal With Verizon FiOS, Bumps Sub Count To Mid-60s

    Published August 21, 2014

    Verizon FiOS has completed a deal to carry SEC Network, sources said. ...channel will be on an expanded basic tier within SEC territory and include access to WatchESPN. ...not clear where Verizon will carry it outside of SEC territory. The deal pushes SEC Network's subscriber count up to the mid-60-milli... within SEC territory, it operates systems in Texas and Flori... ...evision as the only top 10 distributor without an SEC Network deal.

    Tags: Media, SEC
  • SBD Article

    SEC Network Debuts With Three-Hour Version Of "SEC Now," Few Technical Glitches

    Published August 15, 2014

    The SEC Network debuted Thursday night with a three-hour... edition of "SEC Now," the channel's signature studio show, follow... ed by a one-hour special titled, "SEC Storied: ...scussing the accolades and accomplishments of the SEC. This is the SEC Network. ...r's opening intro, taped testimonials from former SEC athletes were aired discussing the conference's p... "First impression of the @SECNetwork last night:

    Tags: Media, SEC, ESPN
  • SBD Article

    SEC Network To Launch Tonight With Three-Hour News Show From All 14 Campuses

    Published August 14, 2014

    The SEC Network launches tonight at 6:00pm ET with a three-hour "SEC Now," which will be the net's signature news show... ...analysts in studio and reporting live from the 14 SEC school campuses. SEC alums Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Dara Torres, J... ...ite notes ESPN officials are "ecstatic" about the SEC Network distribution "after negotiating a series... " SEC Net Coordinating Producer Brett Austin said of Te...

    Tags: SEC, ESPN, Media
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    New Charter Deal Expands SEC Net's Reach; Can Tebow Be Critical On TV?

    Published August 07, 2014

    Charter Communications "has agreed to carry" SEC Network in time for the ESPN property's Aug. This puts SEC Network in 91 million HHs, "solidifying the netwo... The AP's Steve Reed notes SEC Net analyst Tim Tebow will appear on "SEC Nation," traveling to a "weekly SEC game in advance to break down film and give insig... " Tebow was at SEC Net HQ in Charlotte yesterday to "film a segment...

    Tags: Media, ESPN, SEC
  • SBD Article

    Carriage Deal With DirecTV Puts SEC Network In 87 Million Homes Ahead Of Launch

    Published August 05, 2014

    ESPN and the SEC announced yesterday that DirecTV has "reached an... agreement to carry the soon-to-be-launched SEC Network," according to Scott Rabalais of the Bato... ...the last significant distribution hurdle for the SEC Network to clear before it launches" on Aug. ...parent Disney and Suddenlink, which included the SEC Network. While the SEC’s 14 schools may be a long way from many major TV...

    Tags: Media, SEC, ESPN, DirecTV
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    SEC Schools Nearing Completion Of "Bureau Rooms" For New Conference Network

    Published August 01, 2014

    The launch of the SEC Network is a "mere two weeks away," and everyone... When the SEC Network launches Aug. ...eved to be one of the highest totals among the 14 SEC schools. ...-Hare Stadium during the first few months" of the SEC Network's existence." Arends, who has traveled across the SEC on 165 flights over the last 12 months, earlier t...

    Tags: Media, SEC, ESPN
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    SEC Network Could Launch In Around 65.7 Million Homes If Charter Deal Gets Done

    Published July 31, 2014

    ...ring a distribution deal with ESPN to deliver the SEC Network when the channel begins airing" Aug. With Charter’s 5.7 million customers, SEC Network "will launch in about 65.7 million househ... ...e TV provider "that hasn’t signed on to carry the SEC Network is DirecTV." Connolly said that SEC Net’s affiliate goals are "aimed toward 'the benc... ...netration within the conference footprint and the second-level out of market.

    Tags: Media, ESPN, Charter Communications Inc., SEC
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