Thursday, Oct. 30
MLB baseball, World Series, Philadelphia at Tampa Bay (7:30 p.m., Ch. 40/1240 AM): If the Rays stay alive and the weather cooperates, Game 7 might be played tonight.
Friday, Oct. 31
High school football, Grenada at Murrah (7 p.m., Newell Field, Jackson): Can the Mustangs produce more magic?
Northwest Rankin at Madison Central (7 p.m., Madison, 620 AM): This could decide who wins Region 2-5A.
Saturday, Nov. 1
College football, Auburn at Ole Miss (11:30 a.m., Oxford, Ch. 12/97.3 FM): The offense-challenged Tigers won in Starkville, despite just scoring three points. That won't be enough against the Rebels.
UAB at Southern Miss (7 p.m., Hattiesburg, CSS/1180 AM/103.3 FM): Maybe the Golden Eagles can regain their mojo by wearing those ugly-ass all-black uniforms again.
College basketball, Blue Mountain at Belhaven (women, 6 p.m. and men, 7:30 p.m., Jackson): The Blazers and Hilltoppers help tip off the college hoops season.
Sunday, Nov. 2
NFL football, Dallas at New York Giants (3:15 p.m., Ch. 40): Can the Cowboys rustle up a win on the home range of Eli and the Giants?
New England at Indiana (7:15 p.m., Ch. 3): A year ago, this was the game of the year. This year? Not so much.
Monday, Nov. 3
Junior college basketball, Coahoma at Hinds (women, 6 p.m. and men, 8 p.m., Utica): You almost have to leave Hinds County to watch the Eagles play.
NFL football, Pittsburgh at Washington (7:30 p.m., ESPN/930 AM): The Steelers and Redskins meet on Election Day eve.
Tuesday, Nov. 4
College basketball, Wesley at Belhaven (5 p.m., women and 7:30 p.m., men, Jackson): The Methodists and Presbyterians collide on the hardwood on Election Day.
Wednesday, Nov. 5
College football, Northern Illinois at Ball State (7 p.m., ESPN2): Can Ball U., David Letterman's alma mater, break into the BCS?
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who reminds you to vote early and vote often. Kidding.