Thursday, Oct. 1
College football, Southern Miss at UAB (7 p.m., Birmingham, Ala., CBS College Sports, 1180 AM/103.3 FM): The Golden Eagles can take out their frustrations on the punchless Blazers.
Valdosta State at Delta State (7 p.m., Cleveland, CSS, 930 AM): These teams have something in common: They both lost to Ouachita Baptist in the last two weeks.
Friday, Oct. 2
High school football, Madison Central at Murrah (7 p.m., Newell Field, Jackson, 105.9 FM): The top-ranked Jaguars face the Mustangs in a Region 2-6A contest at ancient Newell Field.
Saturday, Oct. 3
College football, Southern at Jackson State (6 p.m., Memorial Stadium, Jackson, 95.5 FM): Southern moved the game here in hopes of drawing a large crowd. How many JSU fans will show up to watch the Tigers fall to 0-4?
Ole Miss at Vanderbilt (6 p.m., Nashville, Tenn., ESPNU, 97.3 FM): The Rebels try to rebound from last week's loss.
Georgia Tech at Mississippi State (6:30 p.m., Starkville, CSS, 105.9 FM): The Yellow Jackets return to Scott Field for the first time since Tech dropped out of the SEC.
Sunday, Oct. 4
NFL football, New York Jets at New Orleans (3:05 p.m., New Orleans, Ch. 12, 620 AM): The Jets and Saints collide in a matchup of 3-0 teams.
Monday, Oct. 5
NFL football, Green Bay at Minnesota (7:30 p.m., ESPN, 930 AM): Former Packers legend Brett Favre will be wearing a Vikings uniform. Is this a sign of the Apocalypse?
Tuesday, Oct. 6
College football, Middle Tennessee at Troy (7 p.m., ESPN2): Why are the Blue Raiders and Trojans playing on Tuesday night? Because ESPN2 says so.
Wednesday, Oct. 7
MLB baseball, NL and AL Division Series (teams and times TBD, TBS): The battle to reach the World Series begins.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, aka The Meanest Man in America. Why limit him to America?