Thursday, Dec. 10
Men's college basketball, SEC/Big East Challenge, Mississippi State vs. DePaul (5:30 p.m., Tampa, Fla., ESPN2, 105.9 FM): The Bulldogs face the Blue Devils in a contest that will look good on the winner's NCAA resume.
Friday, Dec. 11
Tennessee vs. Middle Tennessee (6 p.m., Nashville, Tenn., CSS): It's nice of the Vols to share the wealth with the Blue Raiders.
Saturday, Dec. 12
Men's college basketball, John Wooden Classic, Mississippi State vs. UCLA (3:30 p.m., Anaheim, Calif., Fox Sports South, 105.9 FM): The Bulldogs and Bruins battle in the shadow of Disneyland.
Wesley at Mississippi College (7 p.m., Clinton): The Methodists and Baptists clash beneath the Golden Dome.
High school football, Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic (12:30 p.m., Mobile, Ala., Versus): The best of ours face the best of theirs by Mobile Bay.
Sunday, Dec. 13
NFL football, New Orleans at Atlanta (noon, Ch. 40, 620 AM): The Falcons would love to be the first team to beat the Saints this season.
Monday, Dec. 14
NFL football, Arizona at San Francisco (7:30 p.m., ESPN): The Cardinals look great; the 49ers, not so much.
Tuesday, Dec. 15
Men's college basketball, Louisiana-Lafayette at Southern Miss (7 p.m., Hattiesburg, 103.3 FM): The Eagles try to cage the Ragin' Cajuns.
Wednesday, Dec. 16
Men's college basketball, Wright State at Mississippi State (6 p.m., Starkville, ESPN2, 105.9 FM): Yes, the Bulldogs are playing on TV again. The SEC loves ESPN and its money.
The Slate is compiled by the mysterious sportsologist Doctor S.
hey Dr S,
Commercial Appeal just leaked/reported Mike Dubose will return to the DI level by accepting the D-Line coaching position at the University of Memphis, is this true? I can't find any confirmation of this move anywhere else, and well we all know the skill of journalism at the "other" paper in town.