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The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Doctor S sez: No matter how deep we get into the dog days, you still can't make the Doctor watch a WNBA game.

Thursday, June 24
Southern League baseball, Mobile at Mississippi (7:05 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): Get your drink on at the T-P on Thirsty Thursday. Between sips, you can watch the M-Braves play the BayBears.

Friday, June 25
Major League baseball, Detroit at Atlanta (6:30 p.m., CSS, 620 AM): The Braves and Tigers open an interleague series. Have these two ever played before?

Saturday, June 26
World Cup soccer, Round of 16 (teams TBD, 1 p.m., Ch. 16): Will the U.S. team still be around when the games that really count begin? ... PDL soccer, Nashville at Mississippi (7 p.m., Millsaps, Jackson): The Brilla faces the Metros at Harper Davis Field.

Sunday, June 27
Southern League baseball, Mobile at Mississippi (5:05 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): The M-Braves conclude their homestand against the BayBears. Can you drink in Pearl on Sunday, yet? ... Major League baseball, New York Yankees at Los Angeles Dodgers (7 p.m., ESPN): Here's a real old-school interleague series matching the Bronx's favorite team against Brooklyn's former favorite team.

Monday, June 28
College baseball, College World Series, finals, Game 1 (teams TBD, 7 p.m., ESPN): The bracket winners open a best-of-three series for the Division I title. ... Movie, "The Great Race" (7 p.m., TCM): Reporter Natalie Wood gets between rivals Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon during an early 20th century auto race from New York to Paris.

Tuesday, June 29
Major League baseball, Washington at Atlanta (6 p.m., CSS, 620 AM): The Braves play host to the National, who are occasionally compelling these days, mostly when Stephen Strasburg pitches.

Wednesday, June 30
Major League baseball, Washington at Atlanta (6 p.m., SportSouth, 620 AM): Like I said before, here's hoping Strasburg pitches.

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who urges you to stay cool.

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