Thursday, Oct. 27
Junior college football, Gulf Coast at Hinds (7 p.m., Raymond): The Eagles entertain the Bulldogs in a game loaded with playoff implications.
Friday, Oct. 28
High school football, Provine vs. Murrah (7 p.m.): The old JPS rivals meet at ancient Newell Field in a Region 2-5A game. Don't miss the halftime shows.
Saturday, Oct. 29
College football, Campbellsville at Belhaven and Sewanee at Millsaps (1:30 p.m.): Fondren's favorite teams play just a mile or so apart. Doctor S leans toward the Majors, who are playing one of their bigger rivals. … Arkansas-Pine Bluff at Jackson State (6 p.m., 105.9 FM): The Tigers have to win all their remaining games to avoid a third consecutive losing season. After JSU's dreadful performance against Grambling, Doctor S says the odds of that are slim to none.
Sunday, Oct. 30
Pro football, Miami vs. New Orleans (3 p.m., Baton Rouge, La., Ch. 12/620 AM): The Saints entertain the Dolphins (coached by former LSU coach Nick Saban) at Tiger Stadium. Just when you think it can't get any worse for the Saints, it usually does.
Monday, Oct. 31
Pro football, Baltimore at Pittsburgh (8 p.m., Ch. 16/930 AM): This has the makings of a classic matchup, except for the fact that the Ravens can't score.
Tuesday, Nov. 1
Pro golf, Southern Farm Bureau Classic practice rounds (Madison): The wanna-bes and has-beens prepare for the start of the tournament at Annandale Golf Club. The proceeds go to Katrina relief.
Wednesday, Nov. 2
Pro basketball, Philadelphia at Detroit (7 p.m., ESPN): What the heck will Allen Iverson be wearing?
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, a perennial violator of the JFP dress code. For more fashionable sports, check out the Amazing SportsBlog.