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ESPN and the Southeastern Conference launch new college sports network

On Thursday August 14, 2014 The SEC Network makes its debut with its first game being Texas A&M at South Carolina.
On Thursday August 14, 2014 The SEC Network makes its debut with its first game being Texas A&M at South Carolina.Photo by Aaron M. Sprecher/Getty Images

At 6 p.m. on Thursday August 14; ESPN in partnership with the Southeastern Conference will launch a new college sports network. The SEC Network will make its debut to more than 75 million subscribers on more than 60 cable and satellite providers. That means you’ll be able to see the events from the 14 schools in the colligate conference without having to live in one of the 11 states that make up the SEC.

The SEC Network based in Charlotte, North Carolina will broadcast over 1000events including the inaugural game where Texas A&M is at South Carolina followed by Temple at Vanderbilt. The network is boasting that it will cover all 14 stadiums in the SEC in just 4 weeks. While the football games are definitely the bread and the butter of the operation, there will be plenty of other sports to fill the schedule includes 100 men’s and 60 women’s basketball games, 75 baseball games and also events from volleyball and soccer.

Football, baseball, soccer, basketball and volleyball games aren’t the only features of the SEC Network. It is backed by ESPN, so you can expect an impressive roaster of commentators and analysts including Tim Tebow, Marcus Spears, Jesse Palmer, Booger McFarland,and Greg McElroy as featured football analysts and program hosts Maria Taylor, Brent Musburger, Joe Tessitore and Paul Finebaum.

Where to find the SEC Network

The SEC Network can be seen on these cable and satellite providers:

Comcast channel 1738.
Charter channels 30 and 318 and in HD on channel 811.
AT&T U-Verse channel 607.
DirecTV channel 611.

For additional channel information and schedules in your area, check your local listings.

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