Thursday, Dec. 7
Junior college basketball, Coahoma at Hinds (women, 6 p.m.; men, 8 p.m., Utica): The Eagles play their final games before the holidays.
Friday, Dec. 8
High school basketball, Provine at Jim Hill (girls, 6 p.m.; boys, 7:30 p.m.): The South Jackson rivals collide.
Saturday, Dec. 9
College basketball, Ole Miss at Memphis (noon, Memphis, CSS/97.3 FM): The Rebels face a stern test in River City. … South Alabama at Mississippi State (7 p.m., Starkville, SportsSouth/105.9 FM. … women's college basketball, Millsaps at Mississippi College (1 p.m., Clinton, 1240 AM): Face it, these two schools don't like one another.
Sunday, Dec. 10
College football, Delta State at Grand Valley State in NCAA Division II semifinals (6 p.m., Allendale, Mich., ESPN2/930 AM): The Statesmen are one win away from going to the national title game. … Pro football, New Orleans at Dallas (7:15 p.m., Ch. 3/620 AM): The Saints and Cowboys jockey for playoff position in the NFC.
Monday, Dec. 11
College basketball, Mississippi State at Miami (6 p.m., Coral Gables, Fla., FSN South/105.9 FM): Forget the game, the Dogs want to go to South Beach.
Tuesday, Dec. 12
Women's college basketball, Delta State at Tougaloo (6 p.m.): The Lady Statesmen pay a rare visit to North Jackson. … Louisiana-Monroe at Ole Miss (7 p.m., Oxford, CSS/97.3 FM): ULM changed its nickname to the Warhawks. Who's their mascot, Donald Rumsfeld?
Wednesday, Dec. 13
Ultimate Fighting Championships, Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Riggs (7 p.m., Spike): OK, I never heard of these guys, either, but they're gonna fight on live TV.
Doctor S compiles the Slate and occasionally makes a funny.