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The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Doctor S sez: The Doctor thought he was watching football the other day, but it turned out to be a CFL game. Sometimes you have to use what's available.

Thursday, July 8
PDL soccer, Baton Rouge at Mississippi (7 p.m., Millsaps College, Jackson): The top two teams in the Southeast Division meet in a possible playoff preview.

Friday, July 9
Southern League baseball, Birmingham at Mississippi (7:05 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): The Fourth of July is over, but you can still watch some stuff blow up real good on Fireworks Friday.

Saturday, July 10
Southern League baseball, Birmingham at Mississippi (7:05 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): The M-Braves wrap up their seven-game homestand. You won't see our hometown heroes in the teepee until July 22.

Sunday, July 11
Soccer, World Cup championship, Uruguay or the Netherlands vs. Germany or Spain (1:30 p.m., Ch. 16): The whole world will be watching this fabulous championship … well, the whole world minus the United States.

Monday, July 12
Major League baseball, Home Run Derby (7 p.m., ESPN): Eight of baseball's biggest hitters meet in a warm-up act that's often better than the main event.

Tuesday, July 13
Major League baseball, MLB All-Star Game (7 p.m., Ch. 40): This time, this exhibition counts. That's what's wrong with this exhibition. … Southern League baseball, SL All-Star Game (6 p.m., Huntsville, Ala.): Five of the M-Braves' best will be playing for the South team.

Wednesday, July 14
The Espys (8 p.m., ESPN): The World-wide Leader shows a lot of silly stuff, but this awards show might be the silliest. You can watch, but you will hate yourself in the morning.

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who is convinced that BP stock is the best value since WorldCom.

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