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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Mike Slive

Rebels on board with SEC’s move toward autonomy

The push for autonomy in the Southeastern Conference is alive and well, and Ole Miss’ football players and coaches are backing the move. (July 21, 2014, Page 6)

BLOG: SEC announces future football scheduling format

BLOG — In two years, Ole Miss’ football team will be required to schedule at least one opponent from the Big 12, Big 10, ACC or the Pac 12. (more…) (April 27, 2014)

Wonder if these letters to Santa were written?

Editor Don Whitten, who’s been typing letters to Santa Claus from children around the community, wondered what letters from some well-known folks might have said. He’s speculates on letters from football coaches, school personnel, et cetera. (December 19, 2012, Page 4)

After weeks of speculation, Missouri added to SEC

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Bye-bye Big 12, hello SEC.

After weeks of private flirtations and the college sports’ equivalent of prenuptial negotiations with their respective lawyers, Missouri and the Southeastern Conference took their mutual attraction public Sunday. (more…) (November 7, 2011, Page 3B)

SEC ADs meet to start working out details on 2012 schedules

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — SEC athletic directors and Commissioner Mike Slive met Wednesday to discuss the logistics of Texas A&M’s entry as the 13th member even though No. 14 might soon be on its way.

The meeting comes a day after University of Missouri curators voted unanimously to consider leaving the Big 12 — likely to join the Southeastern Conference — instead of committing to the league for the long term. (more…) (October 6, 2011, Page 6)

SEC announces addition of Aggies

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Southeastern Conference Presidents and Chancellors, acting unanimously, announced Sunday that Texas A&M University will join the Southeastern Conference effective July 1, 2012, with competition to begin in all sports for the 2012-13 academic year. (more…) (September 26, 2011, Page 3B)

Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament staying put in Hoover

The Southeastern Conference Baseball Tournament won’t be leaving Hoover, Ala., anytime soon.

On Thursday the conference announced that it has reached an agreement with the Alabama Sports Foundation and the city of Hoover that will keep the tournament locked in to Regions Park until 2016. (more…) (May 20, 2011, Page 6A)

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