The Southeastern Conference has dominated America’s most popular college sport, football, in recent years, winning seven of the last eight national championships. It features 14 members from across the football-mad South, including such traditional college football powerhouses as the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs. On Thursday, the SEC will parlay its on-field success into a lucrative television venture with the debut of the SEC Network, a cable channel operated under the aegis of ESPN. [Read more] – Michael’s Blog