Thursday, Nov. 23
Pro football: In case you missed the 10 jillion ads in the last week, the NFL Network is going to show its first regular-season game on Thanksgiving night. Since most of us don't get the NFL Network, we'll have to settle for Miami at Detroit (11:30 a.m., Ch. 12, 930 AM) and Tampa Bay at Dallas (3:15 p.m., Ch. 40, 930 AM).
Friday, Nov. 24
High school football, St. Andrew's at East Marion (7 p.m., Columbia, 930 AM): The Saints play for the MHSAA Class 2A South championship.
Saturday, Nov. 25
College football, Mississippi State at Ole Miss (1 p.m., Oxford, 105.9 FM/97.3 FM): The winner of this grudge match will claim the prize of best four-win team in the state. … Marshall at Southern Miss (6:30 p.m., Hattiesburg, CSTV/1180 AM/103.3 FM): If the Golden Eagles win, they go to the CUSA championship game. … Delta State at North Carolina Central (noon, Durham, N.C., 930 AM): The Statesmen go to North Carolina for the second straight week to play in the NCAA Division II playoffs.
Sunday, Nov. 26
Pro football, New Orleans at Atlanta (noon, Ch. 40/620 AM): Both of these rivals need a win in the worst way. What has happened to dem damn Saints?
Monday, Nov. 27
Pro football, Green Bay at Seattle (7:30 p.m., ESPN/930 AM): Will Packers QB Brett Favre be healthy enough to take the field against his former coach?
Tuesday, Nov. 28
Pro hockey, Atlanta at New York Rangers (6 p.m., Versus): The Thrashers face the Rangers in a possible playoff preview.
Wednesday, Nov. 29
College basketball, Charlotte at Mississippi State (7 p.m., Starkville, 105.9 FM): The Bulldogs entertain the 49ers in a non-conference showdown.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S. Rick Comegy guarantees you will find more victorious sports at the Amazing Sports Blog at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com