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Greg Sankey: Expanding the SEC, the College Football Playoff and NCAA Gender Equity

Greg Sankey has been the commissioner of the Southeastern Conference since 2015 and is generally regarded as one of the more powerful people in collegiate athletics, given the SEC’s dominance over college football. But Sankey’s career spans multiple regions and divisions across the NCAA, from working in Central New York as the director of intramural […]

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SEC Football and Basketball Headed to ESPN/ABC

The Southeastern Conference will move its signature events in football and men’s basketball from CBS to ESPN/ABC starting in 2024–2025. The 10-year deal is reportedly worth nearly $300 million per year and will include up to 15 premier football games and the SEC Championship as well as eight top basketball matchups across ABC and ESPN. […]

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New Orleans to Host 2021 SEC Gymnastics Championships

After having a record crowd on hand to watch hometown LSU capture the title in 2019, the Southeastern Conference has already decided to return to New Orleans for the SEC Gymnastics Championships in 2021. The league announced that the meet will be held again at the Smoothie King Center in Louisiana. It will be the […]

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SEC Keeps Men’s Basketball Tournament in Nashville

The Southeastern Conference will keep its Men’s Basketball Tournament in Nashville through at least 2030—and possibly to 2035—in an extension signed with the Nashville Sports Council. Under the terms of the extension, Nashville will host every year of the tournament through 2030, except in 2022, when the tournament will be played in Tampa, Florida. (The SEC Women’s Basketball Tournament will […]

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