The Slate

The Best Sports in 7 Days

Another 1980-1990s star took a tumble last week. This time, it was WWE wrestler Hulk Hogan. The WWE erased Hogan from its roster after transcripts of a racist rant from Hogan surfaced.

Thursday, July 30

CFL (7:30-10:30 p.m., ESPN2): The BC Lions with former Alcorn State University star Emmanuel Arceneaux, who has 17 catches for 225 yards and a touchdown, face the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

Friday, July 31

CLF (8-11 p.m., ESPN2): More Mississippians play north of the border as the Edmonton Eskimos with former Jackson State University star Marcell Young and former Mississippi Valley State University star Thaddeus Coleman face the Saskatchewan Roughriders and former University of Mississippi star Marshay Green.

Saturday, Aug 1

Baseball (6:30-10 p.m., 103.9FM): The Mississippi Braves, who are currently second in the Southern League South standings, finish a road series against the Birmingham Barons, who are currently in first place in the North.

Sunday, Aug 2

Baseball (5-8 p.m., 103.9FM): The M-Braves return home to begin a five-game series against the Montgomery Biscuits, who are second in the North standings.

Monday, Aug 3

CLF (6-9 p.m., ESPN2): Former UM stars Ted Laurent and Jeremiah Masoli of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats take on the Toronto Argonauts.

Tuesday, Aug 4

MLB (6-9 p.m., SPSO): The Atlanta Braves need to start a playoff push but face an uphill climb against defending World Series Champions the San Francisco Giants.

Wednesday, Aug 5

Baseball (7-10 p.m., 103.9FM): The M-Braves have two more games their series against the Montgomery Biscuits before hitting the road to face the Biloxi Shuckers.

Can you believe that next week's Slate will have NFL football on it? The professional preseason is nearly here, which means college and high-school football are close behind.

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