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Thursday, Aug. 3

NFL (7-10:30 p.m., NBC): Dak Prescott and the Dallas Cowboys take on the Arizona Cardinals in the 2017 NFL Hall of Fame Game.

Friday, Aug. 4

College football (7-9 p.m., SECN): The Rebels and Bulldogs take center stage in back-to-back one-hour specials, with "Ole Miss in 60" and "Mississippi State in 60."

Saturday, Aug. 5

NFL (6-9 p.m., ESPN/NFLN): The 2017 NFL Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony will feature Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones among 
the inductees.

Sunday, Aug. 6

College football (6-9 p.m., ESPNU): Get ready for the upcoming season with a rebroadcast of one of the most entertaining games from last season, as the University of Mississippi took on the University of Alabama.

Monday, Aug. 7

Frisbee (6-8 p.m., ESPNU): For something you don't see every week, tune in for the U.S. Open Ultimate Mixed Championship Game to see some the nation's best ultimate frisbee players battle for the title.

Tuesday, Aug. 8

Basketball (8-10 p.m., ESPNU): Some of the top high-school basketball talent will be on display in the third annual SC30 Select Showcase Game, which Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry presents each year.

Wednesday, Aug 9

NFL (6:30-10 p.m., NFLN): The Carolina Panthers take on the Houston Texans in a rare Wednesday-night preseason game, which was moved because of the PGA Championship.

It is great to see The Slate start and end with football. Next week will have plenty of NFL action, as the rest of the league kicks off its preseason schedule.

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