Report: ABC/ESPN Officially Wins Bidding War For SEC


ABC and ESPN have officially pried the SEC Game of the Week away from CBS, Clay Travis of Fox Sports reports. Reports surfaced on Friday that CBS had backed out of negotiations, and it was expected for ABC/ESPN to land the conference, with Fox Sports also being a possibility.

Travis also reports that the price annually will be over $350 million, and that ABC/ESPN are now focused on trying to buy out the remainder of CBS' deal, which is slated to run through 2023.