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Report: SEC Network nears deal with Comcast

  • 4:28 pm Monday, June 30th, 2014 by Andy Johnston

You might want to hold out for a couple of weeks if you’re a Comcast subscriber who’s worried that you won’t have the SEC Network.

The SEC Network, which debuts Aug. 14, and Comcast, the nation’s largest cable provider, are “working out final details,” Comcast spokesperson John Demming told FoxSports.com. “We expect to come to an agreement in the near future.”

Comcast is a major provider metro Atlanta and Georgia, so it’s addition will be huge for SEC fans statewide.

Dish Network, AT&T Uverse and Google Fiber have agreed to carry the SEC Network, and adding Comcast, would put the SEC [More]

Tim Brando: No SEC teams will make four-team playoff

  • 11:41 am Friday, June 20th, 2014 by Andy Johnston

There’s no SEC bias in Tim Brando.

The SEC Network hired the longtime broadcaster earlier this month, but when gave his prediction for the four teams that would make up this year’s first college football playoff, no SEC team could be found.

He said UCLA will play Michigan State in one national semifinal and Florida State will play Oklahoma in the other.

Why I love @TimBrando Less than a month after he's hired by SEC Network, he predicts the first CFP will have NO SEC teams. Godspeed, Tim.— Ralph D. Russo (@ralphDrussoAP) June 20, 2014

Brando made the predictions during his [More]