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SEC TV channel announcement postponed due to marathon bombings

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The SEC and ESPN have postponed a news conference for their new TV channel due to the bombings in Boston.

The SEC television channel was set to be announced Tuesday in Atlanta, but SEC Commissioner Mike Slive and ESPN President John Skipper said in a joint statement:

"In light of the tragedy in Boston (Monday), 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."