Thursday, Oct. 11
College football, Delta State at Valdosta State (7 p.m., Valdosta, Ga., CSS/930 AM): The Statesmen and Blazers are both undefeated heading into their annual grudge match. … Pro baseball, Colorado at Arizona in the NL Championship Series (time TBA, TBS): Nobody predicted that these two would play with a berth in the World Series at stake.
Friday, Oct. 12
High school football, Ridgeland at Callaway (7 p.m., Hughes Field, Jackson): The rampaging Titans (6-0) are back in Jacktown to battle the Chargers.
Saturday, Oct. 13
College football, Alabama at Ole Miss (11:30 a.m., Oxford, Ch. 12/97.3 FM): Can the Rebels challenge the over-hyped Crimson Tide? Yes, but only before kickoff. … Tennessee at Mississippi State (1:30 p.m., Starkville, 105.9 FM): It's a huge game for the Dogs, but the Vols have been looking a lot better lately. … Jackson State at Southern (6 p.m., Baton Rouge, La., 1300 AM/105.9 FM): The Tigers haven't won much lately in the Jaguars' den.
Sunday, Oct. 14
Pro football, New Orleans at Seattle (7:15 p.m., Ch. 3/620 AM/930 AM): Get ready for more disappointment, Saints fans.
Monday, Oct. 15
Pro football, New York Giants at Atlanta (7:30 p.m., ESPN/930 AM): Now it's Eli & Company's turn to thrash the Michael Vickless-Falcons.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
Pro baseball, Boston at Cleveland or New York Yankees in the AL Championship Series (time TBA, Ch. 40): The Red Sox hit the road for Game 3.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
Pro basketball, Cleveland vs. Orlando (7 p.m., ESPN2): The Cavaliers and Magic hook up in an exhibition contest in Shanghai.
Doctor S, who has less job security than Joe Torre, compiles the Slate.