Southeastern Conference

SEC Considering Banning League Championship Events in Mississippi Until Its State Flag Is Changed

The Southeastern Conference is considering barring league championship events in Mississippi until the state changes its Confederate-based flag. SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey released a statement Thursday, saying it’s past time for Mississippi to change its flag. He says students deserve an opportunity to learn and compete “inclusive and welcoming” environments. The NCAA already said it would not schedule postseason events…

SEC expands ‘serious misconduct’ rule for transfer students

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) – The Southeastern Conference has expanded its “serious misconduct” rule for transfer students to include “dating violence, stalking or conduct of a nature that creates serious concern about the safety of others.” League presidents and chancellors voted Friday to amend the bylaw as the SEC wrapped up its annual spring meetings. The new rule also mandates that…