Slate - July 8-14

THE SLATE: the best in sports in the next 7 days

Pro baseball, Amarillo at Jackson, 7 p.m. (1240 AM): The Senators tackle the Dillas before leaving for a two-series swing through Texas.

Friday, July 9
Pro baseball, Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 7 p.m. (WGN): Baseball's greatest rivalry is renewed at stately Busch Stadium.

Saturday, July 10
Let's face it, this is a slow sports night. So turn over to ESPN Classic to catch the "SportsCentury" profile of Kiln great Brett Favre at 5 p.m. And at 9 p.m., check out the list of the best sports movies of all time. It's gotta be "The Longest Yard," right?

Sunday, July 11
Track and field, U.S. Olympic Trials, 6 p.m. (Ch. 3): Who's going to run for the USA in Athens? It might not be the fastest person, but the one who can pass the drug test.

Monday, July 12
Semipro baseball, State Tournament: The tourney will be played at Smith-Wills Stadium in two sessions, July 12-15 and July 19-21. The field will include an all-star team from the Cotton State League.

Wednesday, July 14
Pro baseball, Jackson at Amarillo, 7 p.m. (1240 AM): The Sens wrap up their Texas road trip. Ben Ingram is the best radio announcer the Sens have ever had. Listening to him call a game is a pleasant way to pass a summer night.

JFP's Amazing Sports is compiled by the Amazing Doctor S, aka Shake-zula. Learn more at the Amazing SportsBlog at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com.


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