Tiger Woods says he has a pain in the neck, at least until the divorce is final.
Thursday, May 13
NBA basketball, Cleveland at Boston (7 p.m., ESPN): Mo Williams and the Cavaliers face the Celtics in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Friday, May 14
College baseball, Southern Miss at Rice (7 p.m., Houston): The Golden Eagles and Owls open a series that will decide who wins the C-USA title.
Saturday, May 15
Movie, "Horsefeathers" (8 a.m., TCM): College president Groucho Marx is trying to improve his football team and accidentally recruits two lunatics. Some things never change in college sports. …
Southern League baseball, West Tenn at Mississippi (7:05 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): The M-Braves and Diamond Jaxx open a five-game series at the T-P.
Sunday, May 16
College baseball, Ole Miss at Alabama (2:05 p.m., Tuscaloosa, Ala., 97.3 FM): The Rebels and Crimson Tide conclude their weekend SEC series. Can the Rebels gain some ground on Arkansas?
Monday, May 17
Major League baseball, Boston at New York Yankees (6 p.m., ESPN): Do these two play every week or what?
Tuesday, May 18
College baseball, Mississippi State at Southern Miss (6:30 p.m., Hattiesburg, 105.9 FM): The Golden Eagles are rolling toward the postseason; the Bulldogs are playing out the string and waiting until next year.
Wednesday, May 19
College baseball, Grambling State at Jackson State (6 p.m., Jackson): The Tigers host the G-Men in a crucial SWAC game. They're all crucial at this time of year. … Movie, "Trouble Along the Way" (7 p.m., TCM): College football coach John Wayne will do anything to turn a bankrupt college's team into a winner. If this looks familiar, footage from this movie was used in a beer commercial a few years back.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who reminds you that you don't have to play a sport to be one. RIP Morris Curry.