Thursday, Nov. 26
NFL football, Green Bay at Detroit (11:30 a.m., Ch.40) and Oakland at Dallas (3:15 p.m., Ch. 12): You can sleep off your Thanksgiving dinner by watching these two turkeys.
Friday, Nov. 27
High school football, Madison Central at South Panola in the Class 6A North title game (7 p.m., Batesville, 105.9 FM): The No. 1 Jaguars invade the Tigers' den in the seemingly inevitable rematch of last year's north championship tilt.
Saturday, Nov. 28
College football, Ole Miss at Mississippi State (11:21 a.m., Starkville, Ch. 12, 97.3 FM, 105.9 FM): The surging Rebels face the often-inept Bulldogs in this bitterest of rivalries. Remember to start hating now and avoid the rush.
Southern Miss at East Carolina (12:30 p.m., Greenville, N.C., CBS College Sports, 1180 AM/103.3 FM): The winner of this game advances to the C-USA title game.
Sunday, Nov. 29
NFL football, Pittsburgh at Baltimore (7:20 p.m., Ch. 3): Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger says, "Concussion, what concussion?" but his status is uncertain. And backup QB Charlie Batch is out with a wrist injury. Ouch.
Monday, Nov. 30
College football, Conerly Trophy presentation (6:30 p.m., Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum): The Egg Bowl will likely decide who takes home the hardware.
NFL football, New England at New Orleans (7:30 p.m., ESPN, 620 AM, 930 AM): The 10-0 Saints may face their toughest test yet against the mighty Patriots.
Tuesday, Dec. 1
College basketball, Rust at Belhaven (women, 5:30 p.m.; men, 7:30 p.m., Jackson): The Blazers play host to the Bearcats in a hoops doubleheader.
Wednesday, Dec. 2
Men's college basketball, Stephen F. Austin at Jackson State (7:30 p.m., Jackson): The Tigers tangle with the Lumberjacks in their first home game.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who's thinking of becoming a Luddite.