Doctor S sez: Have you heard about the new college football recruiting movie? It's called "The Price is Right."
Thursday, Nov. 4
Men's college basketball, William Carey at Southern Miss (7 p.m., Hattiesburg): The Crusaders travel across town to play the Golden Eagles for the first time since 2007. USM is walking hell against NAIA teams; too bad the Eagles belong to the NCAA.
Friday, Nov. 5
High school football, MAIS AAA-Division I playoffs, Madison-Ridgeland Academy at Jackson Prep (7 p.m., Flowood, 103.9 FM) and Presbyterian Christian at Jackson Academy (7 p.m., Jackson, 930 AM): Prep and JA appear headed toward their seemingly annual meeting in the state title game.
Saturday, Nov. 6
College football, Louisiana-Lafayette at Ole Miss (6 p.m., Oxford, ESPNU, 97.3 p.m.): The punching-bag Rebels aim to unleash their rage on the Cajuns. ... Jackson State at Alabama State (7 p.m., Montgomery, Ala., 105.1 FM): The Tigers hope to separate themselves in the tangled SWAC East race.
Sunday, Nov. 7
NFL football, New Orleans at Carolina (noon, Ch. 40, 620 AM): The Saints call on the godawful Panthers. Can you say "another trap game"? ... Dallas at Green Bay (7:20 p.m., Ch. 3): Speaking of godawful, do you think Wade Phillips will still be coaching the Cowboys when they take the field against the Packers?
Monday, Nov. 8
NFL football, Pittsburgh at Cincinnati (7:30 p.m., ESPN): Will the struggling Bengals be the cure for what's ailing the Steelers?
Tuesday, Nov. 9
College football, Toledo at Northern Illinois (6 p.m., ESPN): The Rockets and Huskies meet in a battle for MAC West supremacy, in case you're interested.
Wednesday, Nov. 10
NBA basketball, Utah at Orlando (6 p.m., ESPN): The Jazz, your next NBA West champions (if you believe Sports Illustrated) faces the mighty Magic, who figure to give the Heat big-time trouble in the NBA East. ... Dallas at Memphis (7 p.m., SportSouth): The Mavericks should be OK this season. The Grizzlies? Who can tell?
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, the bane of fickle Jackson State fans everywhere.
Hey Dr. S! The William Carey/Southern Miss basketball info is wrong. It is the first time they have met in exhibition. They have played regular season games 6 out of the last 7 years with Southern Miss taking all 6. Coach E has upgraded the schedule some this year, not as many NAIA schools. It is the first time since 2007 that Southern Miss has played an exhibition game. Kind of combined a lot of the press release info, didn't ya? :-) You are right though, we kick NAIA butt, sadly not as much in our division.
Hopefully the men's and women's teams will be good this year and we can go to the NIT or NCAA tourney. Both teams have a lot of new players. Playing in a .com tourney just doesn't create much excitement.
Football: Southern Miss goes to the Dome to play Tulane. Hopefully we can beat the punchless Wave. Game is at 2:30 PM on Cox Sports TV and 105.1 FM.
Hopefully, the Steelers will do their thing tonight and beat the crap out of the Bengals like everyone else seems to be doing this year. Big up to the Cleveland Browns for beating the Patriots.
Being the lone Bengals fan in the area, I hope the reverse.
- Lady Havoc
Glad to hear that USM has "upgraded" its schedule by playing William Carey in an exhibition game. USM shouldn't be playing any NAIA school in a regular-season game.
- Dr. S
Since dancing is a sport too, I want to know how can we get Bristol Palins no-dancing behind off of Dancing with the Stars? Instead of losing weight, she seems to be gaining. I hope she's not expecting a second child out of wedlock, but if she is, I hope Kyle Massey is the daddy, and I want to see Sarah and Todd Palin as they first look upon their new grandchild.