Thursday, July 30
Major League Baseball, Atlanta at Florida (6 p.m., SportSouth, 620 AM): The Braves still have a chance in the NL East, but they need a big trade and a long winning streak.
Friday, July 31
Outdoors, Mississippi Wildlife Extravaganza (3 p.m., Mississippi Trade Mart, Jackson): If you hunt or fish, this is the place you need to be. The event continues on Saturday at 9 a.m. and Sunday at 10 a.m.
NFL football, New Orleans Saints training camp (8:50 a.m., Metairie, La.): The Saints begin two-a-days. You'll be sorry that you abandoned Millsaps, owner Tom Benson.
Saturday, Aug. 1
Southern League baseball, Montgomery at Mississippi (7:05 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): The Biscuits roll into town for a five-game series with the M-Braves at Trustmark Park. More importantly, it's Phillip Wellman Bobblehead Night. The first 1,000 fans get a likeness of the M-Braves manager.
Sunday, Aug. 2
Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta (7 p.m., ESPN, 620 AM, 105.9 FM): Can the Braves slow down the rampaging Dodgers?
Monday, Aug. 3
Major League Baseball, Atlanta at San Diego (9 p.m., SportSouth, 620 AM): The Braves head to the Left Coast for a series with the Padres.
Tuesday, Aug. 4
College football, Ole Miss spring game (6 p.m., CSS): Rebel fans can relive the glory of last spring's Grove Bowl. This will be followed with a replay of the 2008 Ole Miss-Arkansas game at 8 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 5
Southern League baseball, Montgomery at Mississippi (7:05 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): The M-Braves and Biscuits conclude their series at the T-P.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who reminds you that you either do it or you don't.