USA TODAY Sports Launches "Spanning The SEC"

New dynamic website will deliver comprehensive coverage for every SEC team

Aug 26, 2014, 09:30 ET from USA TODAY

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY Sports today launched Spanning The SEC, a new dynamic website providing comprehensive coverage of all things SEC, showcasing the best of Gannett's local and national writers and reporters for all 14 SEC teams.

Spanning The SEC will incorporate original coverage from markets throughout the SEC, utilizing its local partner media brands in each region—from local television affiliates to daily newspapers and blogs that are part of the Gannett/USA TODAY Sports Media Group family. Add to that the national coverage from USA TODAY Sports and its flagship brand For The Win, and the coverage will be unrivaled.

In addition, Spanning The SEC will also feature two weekly SEC-centric digital video shows, as well as video content from Neulion, a partner of USA TODAY Sports.

"No conference in college sports generates the level of passion and conversation the way the SEC does," said Dave Morgan, President of the USA TODAY Sports Media Group. "USA TODAY Sports is uniquely qualified to create a platform that can deliver continuous on-the-ground reporting from each SEC market, thanks to our local market partners within the USA TODAY Sports Media Group that know these programs better than anyone else."

About the USA TODAY Sports Media Group
The USA TODAY Sports Media Group encompasses all sports initiatives across USA TODAY Sports and Gannett's more than 120 well-known local media brands. It also includes the sports photography wire service USA TODAY Sports Images; leading high school sports destination USA TODAY High School Sports; the social news hub For The Win, and the hundreds of sites within USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties such as and mixed martial arts site, among others. USA TODAY is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).

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