Thursday, May 17
College baseball, Southern Miss at Houston (7 p.m., Houston, CSTV): USM begins its final C-USA series of the season and Golden Eagle fans finally get a chance to see their heroes on TV. Sort of. … Ole Miss at Arkansas (7 p.m., Fayetteville, 97.3 FM): The Rebels go to the Ozarks in danger of missing the SEC Tournament. … Pro baseball, Tennessee at Mississippi (7 p.m., Pearl, 930 AM): The M-Braves open a homestand against the Smokies. Is it still legal to call a team the Smokies?
Friday, May 18
College baseball, Alabama at Mississippi State (6:30 p.m., Starkville, 620 AM): The Bulldogs can't afford a bad SEC weekend, either.
Saturday, May 19
College baseball, SWAC Tournament championship (teams, time TBA, Smith-Wills Stadium): Will Jackson State, Mississippi Valley State or Alcorn State still be around to play for the conference crown?
Sunday, May 20
Pro baseball, Tennessee at Mississippi (1 p.m., Pearl, 930 AM): It's Atlanta Braves Replica Batting Helmet Day (ages 14 and under, sorry, dad) and after the game the little monsters can run the bases.
Monday, May 21
Pro baseball, Tennessee at Mississippi (7 p.m., Pearl, 930 AM): It's Dollar Dog Night at Trustmark Park (except for footlongs). You can afford to buy two now, and that's a foot of meat products.
Tuesday, May 22
Women's pro basketball, Sacramento at Washington (6:30 p.m., ESPN2): Here's a chance for you WNBA fans to catch a national TV game. Hello? Is this thing on?
Wednesday, May 23
Pro baseball, Montgomery at Mississippi (7 p.m., Pearl, 930 AM): The Biscuits bounce into Trustmark Park for a five-game series.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who's not going to wet his pants for any team.