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Announcement of New SEC Network Postponed

Posted: Apr 15, 2013 4:33 PM by Ashley Colley

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ATLANTA -- The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have postponed the highly anticipated announcement of a partnership to create an official SEC TV channel due to the tragic events that took place in Boston on Monday.

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive and ESPN President John Skipper released the following joint statement: "In light of the tragedy in Boston, we have decided to postpone Tuesday's SEC/ESPN press conference in Atlanta. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of those affected by these horrible events."

The announcement was originally scheduled to take place at 10:45 am CT in Atlanta on Tuesday. No make-up date has been announced at this time.

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