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The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Thursday, Nov. 24

Pro football, Atlanta at Detroit (11:30 a.m., Ch. 35) and Denver at Dallas (3 p.m., Ch. 12): Doctor S is thankful that this year's NFL doubleheader is actually worth watching.

Friday, Nov. 25
High school football, Olive Branch at Madison Central (7 p.m., Madison, 620 AM): Fans of high school football in the Jackson area are running out of teams to watch. The Jaguars face a big test against the Conquistadors in Round 2 of the 5A playoffs.

Saturday, Nov. 26
College football, Ole Miss at Mississippi State (1:30 p.m., Starkville, 105.9 FM/97.3 FM): No matter how bad these teams are, the Battle for the Rotten Egg will be as hateful as ever. Enjoy.

Sunday, Nov. 27
Pro football, New Orleans at N.Y. Jets (7:30 p.m., ESPN/620 AM): The Saints return to their home away from home in East Rutherford, N.J., to play the equally dreadful Jets.

Monday, Nov. 28
Pro football, Pittsburgh at Indianapolis (8 p.m., Ch. 16/930 AM): If the Colts wins this one they … could … go … all … the … way!

Tuesday, Nov. 29
Women's college basketball, Mississippi State at Southern Miss (7 p.m., Hattiesburg): These schools should do something really dramatic and play one another in men's basketball.

Wednesday, Nov. 30
Men's college basketball, Jackson State at Memphis (7 p.m., 1400 AM): If you need an excuse to go to Memphis, Tigers vs. Tigers is as good as any.

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, the JFP's resident turkey. For more sports stuffing, visit the Amazing SportsBlog at

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