Sun Belt Extends ESPN TV Rights

BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - The Sun Belt Conference and ESPN have extended their television rights agreement by three years through the 2011-12 season.

The network announced the deal Thursday. The contract will result in more Sun Belt games in various sports being aired on ESPN outlets.

At least two football games will be broadcast nationally each year. The men's basketball conference championship game will be shown nationally, as well as at least three other regular-season games.