Doctor S sez: Last year, Mississippi State ruined the Rebels' holidays with an Egg Bowl upset. Can the Rebels return the favor this year?
Thursday, Nov. 25
NFL football, New England at Detroit (11:30 a.m., Ch. 12): Here's a Thanksgiving tradition that nobody enjoys: watching the Lions get pummeled by a good team like the Patriots. ... New Orleans at Dallas (3:15 p.m., Ch. 40, 620 AM): The Cowboys have suddenly become dangerous. The Saints are not giving thanks for that.
Friday, Nov. 26
College football, Auburn at Alabama (1:30 p.m., Ch. 12): Can the Crimson Tide spoil the Tigers' title hopes before the NCAA does. ... Southern Miss at Tulsa (5:30 p.m., Tulsa, Okla., CBS College Sports, 105.1 FM): The Golden Eagles still have a shot at the C-USA championship game. All they have to do is beat the Golden Hurricane and have UCF and East Carolina lose. OK, it's not a very good shot. ... High school football, Class 6A playoffs, South Panola at Madison Central (7 p.m., Madison, 105.9 FM): The Tigers, defending state champs, battle the Jaguars for a spot in the state title game.
Saturday, Nov. 27
College football, Mississippi State at Ole Miss (6 p.m., ESPNU, 105.9 FM, 97.3 FM): The Bulldogs and Rebels meet in the Egg Bowl. Embrace the hate.
Sunday, Nov. 28
NFL football, San Diego at Indianapolis (7:20 p.m., Ch. 3, 930 AM): Here's the solution to what ails the Colts: The Chargers are in town.
Monday, Nov. 29
NFL football, San Francisco at Arizona (7:30 p.m., ESPN 930 AM): This proves that "Monday Night Football" isn't always must-see TV.
Tuesday, Nov. 30
Men's college basketball, Florida Atlantic at Mississippi State (7 p.m., Starkville, 105.9 FM): The Bulldogs are hoping for a victory that might come in handy at NCAA Tournament time and the Owls need that check. You have to pay the bills somehow.
Wednesday, Dec. 1
Men's college basketball, Jackson State at Nebraska (7 p.m., Lincoln, Neb.): The Tigers continue their fundraising tour against the Huskers. JSU has got to pay the bills somehow.
The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who is already over the "Conan's back" thing.
Mississippi State wins again. Relf looked like Cam Newton thanks to the neutered Bears who simply laid down wondering what it was like when they once did have a pair. May both teams have good seasons next year, and the Bears get some very needed help.