SEC, ESPN Cancel Tuesday Launch of SEC Network After Boston Bombings
The Southeastern Conference and ESPN postponed a Tuesday press conference in Atlanta, Georgia, where the SEC and ESPN were scheduled to announce the launch of the SEC Network. The deal is expected to be the most lucrative in college sports.
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and ESPN President John Skipper released a joint statement Monday: "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."