SEC payout exceeds $30 million

By Parrish Alford Daily Journal DESTIN, Fla. – On the day SEC schools received a record $455.8 million payout their presidents voted that those who let safety slip will have to give a lot of that money right back. After

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Destin Check-out Day

It’s check-out day at the SEC meetings. For the schools, it’s get the check day. Last year’s SEC revenue sharing distributions averaged $20.9 million. This year, the first with the SEC Network funds in the league’s bank accounts, that figure

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Overheard in Destin

Overheard in Destin … Where’s Les? What SEC coach would you pick as most likely to turn up missing? The whereabouts of LSU’s Les Miles was an actual work room question. Are we in Destin or Sandestin? Remember, we are

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Destin Day 3

Morning folks. The presidents and chancellors arrive at the SEC spring meetings today. In theory, nothing gets done till they sign off on things, but they will give their stamp of approval to what commissioner Mike Slive announced yesterday. SEC

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Ole Miss commits finish with ‘perfect’ season

By John Davis, Oxford Citizen For those that may not have followed the Oxford Chargers closely on the baseball diamond in 2015, there are three future Rebels on a team that won 35 games and the MHSAA Class 5A state

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Michael White talks about his transition to the Florida job

New Mississippi State coach Ben Howland, when asked about the in-flux of experienced SEC basketball coaches a few minutes ago, gave the expected praise to Rick Barnes and Avery Johnson but was quick to turn the conversation to a new

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Bramlett addresses SEC admins, heads to LA

It’s a good thing Brady Bramlett’s next scheduled start is Saturday. The Ole Miss pitcher, second in the Rebels’ rotation, has had a busy Tuesday and Wednesday. The No. 2 seed Rebels left today for the Los Angeles Regional where

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Who’s the best? SEC coaches have the answer

From the Mother Ship, SEC coaches would like to see equity in the cost of attendance numbers. They just don’t know how to get there right now and may not until they see how active litigation changes the landscape moving

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Slive talks about Day 1 of meetings

SEC commissioner Mike Slive here in his last go-round with the Destin meetings. He discusses what coaches and administrators discussed today — including having an independent medical observer at all SEC football games inside the conference and out. That observer

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SEC Destin Day 1

From Ole Miss coach Hugh Freeze, thoughts on last year’s football success in Mississippi, the SEC’s unfortunate football postseason and how cost of attendance figures could have a negative impact on recruiting and what causes separation in a quarterback race

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Goforth gets the call

Former Ole Miss reliever David Goforth is getting a promotion. He’s turned success in Triple-A Colorado Springs into a Major League debut. More from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

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Speaking of Destin …

This is the last SEC business session with Mike Slive as commissioner. When Slive’s retirement — effective at the end of July — was announced Greg Sankey was not elevated without discussion, but it was understood that Slive’s right hand

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Checking in from Destin

Hey guys, been traveling with family and just checking in now from Destin. I will be reporting from the SEC meetings for the next four days. Lots of big topics on hand, cost of attendance — meaning more money for

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