Thursday, April 12
Pro baseball, Carolina at Mississippi (7 p.m., Pearl, 930 AM): The M-Braves hope to gig the Mudcats at Trustmark Park.
Friday, April 13
College baseball, Mississippi State at Tennessee (6 p.m., Knoxville, Tenn., CSS/620 AM): The Bulldogs begin a three-game series in the Smokies. … Pro basketball, Jackson at Gary (7 p.m., Gary, Ind.): The USBL's Wildcats open their season in the wilds of the Midwest.
Saturday, April 14
College baseball, Mississippi Valley State at Jackson State, (1 p.m.): The Delta Devils and Tigers tangle in a SWAC East doubleheader. … College football, Southern Miss spring game (1 p.m., Hattiesburg): The Golden Eagles wrap up spring practice with a scrimmage you have to pay to watch.
Sunday, April 15
College baseball, Ole Miss at LSU(1 p.m., Baton Rouge, La., 97.3 FM): The Rebels wrap up their weekend series in a town where they haven't won much.
Monday, April 16
Pro baseball, Mississippi at West Tenn (7 p.m., Jackson, Tenn., 930 AM): The M-Braves begin a series in a Jackson that's not nearly as fun as ours.
Tuesday, April 17
College baseball, Mississippi State vs. Ole Miss in Governor's Cup (6:30 p.m., Pearl, CSS/620 AM/97.3 FM): What used to be the Mayor's Trophy has moved out to Trustmark Park. Regardless of politics or location, expect the usual ill will that hangs over this rivalry.
Wednesday, April 18
Pro basketball, New Orleans at Los Angeles Clippers (9:30 p.m., ESPN): The final game of the NBA regular-season could decide who gets the last playoff spot in the West.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S—the man who never sleeps.