Doctor S sez: Is it time to start paying attention to the NBA playoffs, yet? No. What about the NHL playoffs? Hell, no.
Thursday, April 21
College baseball, Ole Miss at Auburn (6 p.m., Auburn, Ala., ESPNU, 97.3 FM): The Rebels and Tigers get an early start on their Easter weekend series. ... Southern at Jackson State (6 p.m., Jackson): The Tigers need to make up ground in the SWAC East.
Friday, April 22
College baseball, South Carolina at Mississippi State (7 p.m., Starkville, ESPNU, 105.9 FM): Things don't
get easier for the Bulldogs with one of the nation's top teams coming to town.
Saturday, April 23
College baseball, Ole Miss at Auburn (6 p.m., Auburn, Ala., CSS, 97.3 FM): The Rebels have an excellent chance of sweeping their second straight SEC series. As an added bonus, they should get back home before the Easter Bunny arrives ... South Carolina at Mississippi State (6 p.m., Starkville, Fox Sports South): Did I mention that the Bulldogs are 2-7 against SEC East teams going into
Sunday, April 24
NBA basketball, Eastern playoffs, Boston at New York (2:30 p.m., Ch. 16): By all rights, the Celtics should knock the Knicks out of playoffs today, but the Association brass wants NYC to keep watching the NBA. ... MLB baseball, Cincinnati at St. Louis (7 p.m., ESPN): No matter what the NL Central says now, these two are the only teams with a chance to win it.
Monday, April 25
Southern League baseball, Montgomery at Mississippi (7 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): The M-Braves and Montgomery are fighting their way out of the SL South standings.
Tuesday, April 26
College baseball, Tougaloo at Mississippi College (6 p.m., Clinton): The Bulldogs and Choctaws meet in MC's regular-season finale.
Wednesday, April 27
Southern League baseball, Montgomery at Mississippi (7 p.m., Pearl, 103.9 FM): The Biscuits and M-Braves wrap up their series at the TeePee.
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