Thursday, March 11
MLB baseball, exhibition, Atlanta vs. N.Y. Yankees (6 p.m., CSS): The Braves battle the defending champ Yankees, who should implode any minute now.
Friday, March 12
Men's college basketball, SEC Tournament, Ole Miss vs. LSU or Tennessee (2:15 p.m., Nashville, Tenn., Ch. 12, 97.3 FM): The Rebels will play the Vols in the quarterfinals: trust me. … Mississippi State vs. Auburn or Florida (6:30 p.m., Nashville, Tenn., Ch. 12, 105.9 FM): The Bulldogs and the Rebels both need to win a game or two to get into the NCAA Tournament.
Saturday, March 13
College baseball, Belhaven at Tungaloy, 2 (noon, Jackson): The Blazers battle the Bulldogs in an intracity GCAC showdown.
Sunday, March 14
Men's college basketball, NCAA Tournament Selection Show (5 p.m., Ch. 12): Will any of our state teams be going to the Big Dance? And if so, where will they play?
Monday, March 15
Women's college basketball, NCAA Tournament Selection Show (6 p.m., ESPN): Mississippi State appears headed for the show but where will they go?
Tuesday, March 16
College baseball, Spalding at Mississippi College (1 p.m., Clinton): The Choctaws wrap up their series with the Spaldings.
Wednesday, March 17
Movie, "Drumline" (8 p.m., VH1): A band geek must have dreamed up this 2002 pseudo-musical, because only a band geek could believe that the marching band is so important.
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