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The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Thursday, Jan. 14
Men's college basketball, Arkansas at Mississippi State (6 p.m., Starkville, ESPN, 105.9 FM): The Dogs face the Hogs in MSU's SEC home opener.

Friday, Jan. 15
College basketball, Centre at Millsaps (men, 6 p.m.; women, 8 p.m., Jackson): The Hangar will host a SCAC doubleheader involving the Majors and Majorettes.

Saturday, Jan. 16
Men's college basketball, Ole Miss at Tennessee (12:30 p.m., Knoxville, Tenn., Ch. 12, 97.3 FM): The Rebels will face a tough task when they call on the Vols, who knocked off top-ranked Kansas last weekend. … Georgia at Mississippi State (2 p.m., Starkville, ESPN or ESPN2, 105.9 FM): The Hump will be home to an SEC dogfight. … NFL football, NFC playoffs, Arizona at New Orleans (3:30 p.m., Ch. 40, 620 AM): Can the Saints get their mojo back in time to take down the high-flying Cardinals? … AFC playoffs, Baltimore at Indianapolis (7:15 p.m.,Ch. 12): Four-time MVP Peyton Manning and the Colts play host to the dangerous Ravens.

Sunday, Jan. 17
NFL football, NFC playoffs, Dallas at Minnesota (noon, Ch. 40): Old Man Favre and the Vikings face a red-hot America's team. … AFC playoffs, New York Jets at San Diego (3 p.m., Ch. 12): Winning in Cincinnati was one thing; beating the Chargers on the road will be much tougher for the Jets. J-E-T-S, Jets, Jets, Jets! Sorry, couldn't help it.

Monday, Jan. 18
Men's college basketball, Texas Southern at Jackson State (7:30 p.m., Jackson, 620 AM): The Tigers tangle with the Tigers in a SWAC catfight.

Tuesday, Jan. 19
Men's college basketball, Tennessee at Alabama (6 p.m., ESPN): The Vols and Tide meet in a battle of two of the SEC's top teams.

Wednesday, Jan. 20
Men's college basketball, Southern Miss at UAB (6:05 p.m., Birmingham, Ala., CSS, 1180 AM/103.3 FM): The Golden Eagles go to B'ham looking for their first C-USA road win. … South Carolina at Ole Miss (8 p.m., Oxford, CSS, 97.3 FM): The Rebels need to do a better job defending their homecourt.

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