The Best in Sports in the Next 7 Days

Thursday, Aug. 5

Extreme sports: X Games, 8 p.m. (ESPN): Hey, with a little more practice, you could be on TV next year, bro. OK, make that a LOT more practice.

Friday, Aug. 6
Pro baseball, Fort Worth at Jackson, 7 p.m. (1240 AM): Cat-haters, unite. Fort Worth comes to Smith-Wills for Game 1 of a four-game series.

Saturday, Aug. 7
Special event, Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame Family Weekend Celebration: On Saturday and Sunday, the MSHOF slashes ticket prices and includes a rare Sunday opening. And door prizes will be given away. … Pro football, NFL scrimmages, 3 p.m. (ESPN): This is part of the NFL's ongoing plot to have football on the air every day of the year.

Sunday, Aug. 8
Extreme sports, X Games, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. (ABC): The X Games in prime time on a major net? Is this shrewd marketing or a sign that nobody is watching ABC this summer? … Movie, "Rocky II," 7 p.m., (ESPN Classic): The second installment in Stallone's boxing epic is funnier and more violent than the first.

Monday, Aug. 9
Pro baseball, Fort Worth at Jackson, 7 p.m. (1240 AM): The Senators conclude their home series with those Cats from Texas.

Tuesday, Aug. 10
Extreme sports: Today is skateboarder Chet Thomas' 31st birthday. Stay out of the hospital, Chet.

Wednesday, Aug. 11
Pro baseball: Jackson at Shreveport, 7 p.m. (1240 AM): The Senators are on the road again for a four-game series with the Sports.

JFP's Amazing Sports is compiled by the Amazing Doctor S.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment