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SEC Commissioner Mike Slive set to retire in 2015
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive set to retire in 2015

Mike Slive became Southeastern Conference commissioner in 2002 promising to clean up the league's renegade reputation. He vowed to have all of its then-12 schools probation free within five years. He eventually delivered on that goal and then cleaned up on everything else. Slive, 74, announced Tuesday that he would retire in July 2015 after what can only be called a spectacular run as the chief executive of college football's most powerful conference. The SEC won 67 national championships under his command, including eight in the all-important sport of football. The release announcing Slive's departure stated that he was leaving in part to begin treatment for a...

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