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[The Slate] The Best In Sports In 7 Days


Bryan Flynn

I’m taking off the next couple of weeks to enjoy the birth of my first daughter with my lovely wife. I will be back soon and hopefully have this whole parenting thing down quickly.

Thursday, Nov 15

NBA (7 p.m.-12 a.m. TNT): The double-header features the Boston Celtics at the Brooklyn Nets followed by the Miami Heat at the Denver Nuggets.

Friday, Nov 16

College football (8:30-11:30 p.m. ESPN 2): Hawaii travels to the mainland to face the Air Force Falcons, who with a win become bowl eligible.

Saturday, Nov 17

College football (11:20 a.m.-2:30 p.m. CBS): Mississippi State looks to break their three game losing streak against Arkansas who must win to keep their bowl hopes alive. … (2:30-6 p.m. CBS) Ole Miss takes on LSU as the Rebel are down to their final two shots to reach six wins.

Sunday, Nov 18

NFL (3-6 p.m. Fox): The New Orleans Saints look to keep their playoff push alive as they travel to the west coast to face the stumbling Oakland Raiders.

Monday, Nov 19

NFL (7:30-11 p.m. ESPN): Two of the top NFC teams face off as the Chicago Bears head west of face the San Francisco 49ers in what could be a playoff preview.

Tuesday, Nov 20

College football (6-9 p.m. ESPN 2): Midweek MACtion comes your way with the Akron Zips taking on the Toledo Rockets.

Wednesday, Nov 21

NBA (6:30-8:30 p.m. ESPN): Western conference playoff teams from last season meet as the Oklahoma City Thunder host the Los Angeles Clippers.

Have no fear; I am leaving you in the hands of the man I want to grow up to be like: Dr. S. I always wanted to say this: The doctor is in.

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