Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - In response to the recent events that took
place at the Boston Marathon on Monday, Southeastern Conference commissioner
Mike Slive and ESPN president John Skipper announced that a press conference
for the anticipated new SEC network has been postponed on Tuesday.
Although no official statements have been made yet, both organizations are
expected to announced that the two have agreed to form a new SEC-centered
Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive and ESPN President John
Skipper said in a joint statement, "In light of the tragedy in Boston today,
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
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