[The Slate] The Best In Sports In 7 Days | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

[The Slate] The Best In Sports In 7 Days

My Saints vs. Tim Tebow Super Bowl dream died Saturday. Both teams were dead within 20 minutes of each other.

Thursday, Jan. 19
NBA (7-9:30 p.m. TNT): Kobe Bryant takes the Los Angeles Lakers to Miami to face LeBron James and the Heat.

Friday, Jan 20
NBA (9:30 p.m.-midnight ESPN): Spanish sensation Ricky Rubio brings the Minnesota Timberwolves to Lob City to battle Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers.

Saturday, Jan 21
College basketball (5-7 p.m. CSS): Marshall travels to Southern Miss as the Golden Eagles look to stay near the top of Conference USA. ... College basketball (6-8 p.m. ESPN): Mississippi State takes on Vanderbilt in a matchup between two potential tournament teams.

Sunday, Jan 22
NFL Playoffs (2-5 p.m. CBS): Tom Brady and the New England Patriots will go to their fifth Super Bowl if they can get past Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens. ... NFL Playoffs (5:30-8:30 p.m. FOX): One dream season will come to an end as Eli Manning leads the New York Giants into San Francisco to face the resurgent 49ers.

Monday, Jan 23
College basketball (7:30-9:30 p.m. ESPU): Mississippi Valley State travels to Texas Southern in SWAC action.

Tuesday, Jan 24
College basketball (6-8 p.m. ESPNU): The last two teams that faced Mississippi State face each other when Tennessee travels to Vanderbilt.

Wednesday, Jan 25
NHL (6:30-9:30 p.m. NBC Sports Network): On the former Versus network, I put in my near weekly hockey game as the Montreal Canadiens host the Detroit Red Wings.

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