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SEC to create own television network

ATLANTA, May 2 (UPI) -- Member schools in the Southeastern Conference announced Thursday the league would create its own television network next year.

SEC, ESPN cancel TV network announcement after Boston Marathon deaths

ATLANTA, April 15 (UPI) -- A news conference called by SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and broadcaster ESPN was canceled Monday in the wake of the Boston Marathon explosions.

S. Carolina's Swearinger suspended

COLUMBIA, S.C., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- South Carolina defensive back D.J. Swearinger has been suspended by the Southeastern Conference for one game, the conference's commissioner said.

SEC suspends South Carolina player

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- South Carolina defensive back D.J. Swearinger has been suspended one game by the Southeastern Conference because of an illegal hit.

SEC, Big 12 create new bowl

DALLAS, May 18 (UPI) -- The Big 12 and Southeastern Conference announced Friday the football champions of the two leagues will meet in a bowl game following the 2014 season.

Texas A&M prez gets OK to seek realignment

COLLEGE STATION, Texas, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- The Texas A&M board of regents Monday gave university President Bowen Loftin the power to move the school into the Southeastern Conference.

SEC's Slive outlines football reform plan

HOOVER, Ala., July 20 (UPI) -- Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive said Wednesday college football needs to improve four key areas to re-establish the game's credibility.
Florida coach fined for comments

Florida coach fined for comments

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Florida head football Coach Urban Meyer was fined $30,000 by the Southeastern Conference for comments he recently made about game officiating.

LSU-Tennessee contest moved to Monday

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The college football game between third-ranked LSU and No. 11 Tennessee, scheduled for Baton Rouge on Saturday, has been moved to Monday night.

Search on for Sugar Bowl site

ATLANTA, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- College football officials still hope to stage January's Sugar Bowl in the state of Louisiana, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive says. With the Superdome damaged in Hurricane Katrina, the Jan. 2 game will be forced to find a new home.

Slive becomes new SEC commisioner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 2 (UPI) -- Mike Slive, the only commissioner that Conference USA has ever had, Tuesday was named to a similar post in the Southeastern Conference.

Slive becomes new SEC commisioner

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., July 2 (UPI) -- Mike Slive, the only commissioner that Conference USA has ever had, Tuesday was named to a similar post in the Southeastern Conference.

Report: SEC decides on new commissioner

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 29 (UPI) -- Conference USA commissioner Mike Slive apparently will become the new boss of the Southeastern Conference.
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Michael Lawrence "Mike" Slive (born July 26, 1940) is the current commissioner of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), an American college athletics association. As part of his role as the SEC Commissioner, he served as the coordinator of the Bowl Championship Series for the 2006 and 2007 regular seasons. He was a member of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee through September 2009 and served as the chairman of the committee for the 2008–09 academic year.

Slive became the seventh commissioner of the SEC on July 1, 2002. He previously was the first commissioner of Conference USA from 1995 to 2002, and the first commissioner of the Great Midwest Conference upon its founding in 1991.

Slive's contract with the Southeastern Conference has been extended through July 31, 2012, announced on March 6, 2009.

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