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The Best In Sports In 7 Days

Doctor S sez: You can hear Southern Miss baseball on 1590 AM this season. Check it out. John Cox always calls a good game.

Thursday, March 31
MLB baseball, Atlanta at Washington (noon, SportSouth, 930 AM): The Braves begin the post-Bobby Cox era against the Nationals. Opening day is always one of the sweetest days of the year.

Friday, April 1
College baseball, Ole Miss at LSU (7 p.m., Baton Rouge, La., 97.3 FM): The Rebels and Tigers open a big SEC series for both teams.

Saturday, April 2
Men's college basketball, NCAA Final Four semifinals, Butler vs. Virginia Commonwealth (5 p.m., Houston, Ch. 12, 930 AM): The Bulldogs and the Rams meet in the battle of the underdogs. ... Kentucky vs. Connecticut (7:45 p.m., Houston, Ch. 12, 930 AM): CBS hopes to recoup the ratings disaster of the first game with this battle of college hoops heavyweights.

Sunday, April 3
Women's college basketball, NCAA Women's Final Four (6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Indianapolis, ESPN): We'll see the best in big-time women's college basketball. How come the college game is sometimes compelling and the WNBA is so awful?

Monday, April 4
Men's college Basketball, NCAA Final Four championship, teams TBD (8 p.m., Houston, Ch. 12, 930 AM): An underdog is going to battle a member of college hoops royalty. Let's hear it for the underdog.

Tuesday, April 5
College baseball, Belhaven at Mississippi College (6 p.m., Clinton, http://www.client.stretchinternet.com/client/mc.portal#): The battle for the Maloney Trophy continues. ... Mississippi State vs. Southern Miss (6:30 p.m., Trustmark Park, Pearl, 105.9 FM, 1590 AM): Two hot teams meet in a potential dandy at the TeePee. ... Women's college basketball, NCAA Women's Final Four championship, teams TBD (7:30 p.m., Indianpolis, ESPN): National interest in college basketball peaks on Monday. Naturally, the biggest women's game happens the next day.

Wednesday, April 6
MLB baseball, Atlanta at Milwaukee (7 p.m., SportSouth, 930 AM): The Braves face the Brewers in Beer City. For some reason, Doctor S is thirsty.

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who can't get enough of that cat and dogs insurance commercial.

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