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SEC reportedly set to announce network deal with ESPN

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The Southeastern Conference has set up a press conference for Tuesday in Atlanta to announce plans for a new SEC Network.

The network will include a partnership between the SEC and ESPN.

Sports Business Journal reported Friday that the SEC cable channel could be up and running by August 2014.

SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and ESPN President John Skipper will attend Tuesday's press conference.

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