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MVC and ESPN agree to football broadcast deal through 2023

By Austin Miller, @AMiller_DE

February 1, 2016

Filed under Sports

ESPN and the Missouri Valley Conference have agreed to a multi-year deal to broadcast additional coverage of MVfC football through 2023. Per the agreement, all conference and most home non-conference games will be broadcast on ESPN3, a s...

Saluki football adds returner and quarterback transfers

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

January 14, 2016

Filed under Football, Sports

Head football coach Nick Hill on Tuesday announced the additions of cornerback/punt returner Craig James and quarterback Josh Straughan to the team.James, who will be a third-year junior in 2016, transferred from Minnesota, w...

ESPN deal opens up doors for athletes and families

By Ted Ward, @Ted Ward_DE

November 17, 2015

Filed under Sports

With NCAA basketball and volleyball in full swing, the deal between the Missouri Valley Conference and ESPN 3 is also in effect.The deal, announced in July, agrees to broadcast court sports — volleyball and basketball — and ...

Missouri Valley Conference and ESPN 3 working on contract

By Aaron Graff, @Aarongraff_DE

May 13, 2015

Filed under Baseball, Basketball, Softball, Sports, Volleyball

A subsection of the largest sports network in the world could be coming to campus.ESPN 3 and the Missouri Valley Conference have been working on a contract that would require all court sports — men’s and women’s basketb...

Youth replacing experience behind the plate

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

February 11, 2015

Filed under Softball, Sports

After losing a three-year starter behind the plate, Saluki softball has turned to young talent to fill the gap.Freshman catcher and infielder Sydney Jones came to SIU instead of Florida Gulf Coast University after attending Palm...

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