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The Mississippi high-school football championships are in Oxford Dec. 4-5. You can catch all six games on TV with channel 35 (WLOO) or on radio with 87.7 FM.

Thursday, Dec. 3

NFL (7:25-11 p.m., CBS): Former MSU cornerback Darius Slay will try to help the home-standing Detroit Lions beat the Green Bay Packers.

Friday, Dec. 4

College basketball (7-9 p.m., FS1): Southern Miss could still be looking for its first win of the season when the team hosts Alabama.

Saturday, Dec. 5

College football (11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., ESPN2): Southern Miss looks to win the C-USA football championship for the first time since 2011 by beating Western Kentucky. ... College football (3-6:30 p.m., ESPNU): Alcorn State looks to win its second straight SWAC football title against Grambling State.

Sunday, Dec. 6

NFL (3:25-7 p.m., Fox): The New Orleans Saints look to pull off one of the biggest upsets this season by beating the undefeated Carolina Panthers.

Monday, Dec. 7

NFL (7:30-11 p.m., ESPN): Former MSU star Preston Smith will try to help Washington in a home against the Dallas Cowboys.

Tuesday, Dec. 8

College basketball (6-8 p.m., ESPN2): Sports become slim before bowl games start, but this Sunshine State battle between Florida and Miami should keep you warm.

Wednesday, Dec. 9

College basketball (6-8 p.m., ESPN2): A new No. 1 team in college basketball is the Kentucky Wildcats, who host Eastern Kentucky.

The 3A and 4A championship matches this year are rematches of last year's title games. Bassfield High School looks to repeat in 2A, and 
Oxford High School looks to win 5A after falling short last year.

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