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SEC’s Slive steps down amid record revenue, new conduct rule

In this July 14, 2014, file photo, Southeastern Conference  Commissioner Mike Slive speaks during SEC media days in Hoover, Ala. Thanks to the successful debut of the SEC Network, the conference generated an NCAA-record $455.8 million in revenue in 2014-15. The league’s revenue was $309.6 million last year. The SEC will distribute $31.2 million to each of its 14 schools, a figure that does not include $19 million in bowl revenue. Slive announced the record payout Friday, May 29, 2015, the final day of the league’s spring meetings. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive unexpectedly stepped down Friday, just minutes after announcing record revenue and a groundbreaking rule.

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SEC to ‘substantially’ increase fines for rushing fields

In this Oct. 4, 2014, file photo, Mississippi fans gather on the field, while a few climb onto a goal post, after Mississippi defeated Alabama 23-17 in an NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss. The Southeastern Conference has been fining teams for a decade for allowing fans to rush fields and courts. Now, the league appears ready to significantly raise the penalty. (Robert Sutton/The Tuscaloosa News via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has been fining its schools for rushing fields and storming courts since 2004.

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SEC to allow satellite camps if NCAA doesn’t ban them

DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference will either change the rules regarding recruiting camps or join in the chase.

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