College football, Florida vs. Oklahoma in BCS National Championship Game (7 p.m., Ch. 40): The Gators, whose only loss was to Ole Miss, face the Sooners in the BCS title game. The Gators will win big, giving the SEC its third-straight national crown.
Women's college basketball, Georgia at Ole Miss (7 p.m., Oxford, CSS): The Lady Rebels face a tough opponent in their SEC opener.
Friday, Jan. 9
College basketball, Austin at Millsaps (men, 6 p.m.; women, 8 p.m., Jackson): The Majors and Kangaroos collide at the Hangar Dome. Purple haze, baby.
Saturday, Jan. 10
Men's college basketball, Alcorn State at Jackson State (5:30 p.m., Jackson, 1300 AM): The Tigers face their most bitter rivals in JSU's SWAC home opener. Play nice, everybody.
NFL football, Divisional playoffs, Baltimore at Tennessee (3:30 p.m., Ch. 12): The Ravens are bad (as in good). The Titans are badder. Maybe you shouldn't let the kids watch this one.
Arizona at Carolina (7:15 p.m., Ch. 40): Here's where the Cardinals' dream season runs into the reality roadblock of the Panthers.
Sunday, Jan. 11
NFL football, Divisional playoffs, Philadelphia at New York Giants (noon, Ch. 40): Eli and the Giants face the stinking, red-hot Iggles.
San Diego at Pittsburgh (3:45 p.m., Ch. 12): The Steelers don't play on the frozen tundra, but the Chargers will get a frigid reception in Pittsburgh.
Women's college basketball, Ole Miss at Mississippi State (2 p.m., Starkville): What's a better way to open SEC play than against your biggest rival?
Monday, Jan. 12
Men's college basketball, Southern at Jackson State (8 p.m., Jackson, 1300): The Tigers face the Jaguars in a SWAC catfight.
Tuesday, Jan. 13
College basketball, Dallas at Millsaps (women, 5:30 p.m.; men, 8 p.m., Jackson): The Majors and Lady Majors hoop it up at the Hangar Dome.
Wednesday, Jan. 14
Men's college basketball, Alabama at Mississippi State (7 p.m., Starkville, 105.9 FM): The Bulldogs and Crimson Tide hate each other.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who just learned that Aquafina is not a French fashion model.