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The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Thursday, Oct. 19
Junior college football, Hinds at East Central (7 p.m., Decatur): Here's hoping the Eagles don't become confused and go to Scooba.

Friday, Oct. 20
High school football, Murrah at Provine (7 p.m.): The Rams need a win at Hughes Field to keep their playoff hopes alive. … Pearl at Callaway (7 p.m.): The Pirates call on the Chargers at historic Newell Field.

Saturday, Oct. 21
College football, Ole Miss at Arkansas (11:30 a.m., Fayetteville, Ark., Ch. 12/97.3 FM): Will this be the week the Rebels finally beat a quality SEC team? … Pro baseball, World Series, NL champion at Detroit (6:30 p.m., Ch. 40): The Tigers entertain either the Mets or the Cardinals in Game 1 of the October Classic.

Sunday, Oct. 22
Pro football, Indianapolis at Washington (3:15 p.m., Ch. 40): Another one of the Manning boys lights up the Redskins.

Monday, Oct. 23
Pro football, New York Giants at Dallas (7:30 p.m., ESPN): Eli and Tiki take on T.O. and the Tuna.

Tuesday, Oct. 24
Pro baseball, World Series, Detroit at NL champion (6:30 p.m., Ch. 40): The Tigers travel to New York or St. Louis for Game 3.

Wednesday, Oct. 25
Pro basketball, Houston at Miami (7 p.m., ESPN): The only thing more meaningless than an NBA regular-season game before Christmas is a preseason game like this one. Enjoy.

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, aka Mr. Irrelevant. For more sports stuff, go to the Amazing Sports Blog at

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