SEC, ESPN delay announcement after Boston bombing

5:57 PM, Apr 15, 2013   |    comments
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The bombing incident in Boston has had ripple effects around the sports world, including at the SEC.

The league and ESPN were set to announce a lucrative deal for an SEC Network tomorrow in Atlanta, but have decided to postpone the event.

Joint statement from Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive and ESPN President John Skipper:
"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 events."

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