The Best In Sports in The Next 7 Days

This week's highlights: Swingers invade Madison … Madison County vs. Rankin County … Starkville runs red … Bears in BR, oh my …

Thursday, Nov. 3
Pro golf, Southern Farm Bureau Classic (7 a.m., Madison): Round 1 begins at Annandale Golf Club. The tournament runs through Sunday. … Junior college football, Gulf Coast at Holmes (Goodman, 7 p.m.): After ruining Hinds' season, the Coast Bulldogs visit the Goodman Dogs.

Friday, Nov. 4
High school football, Madison Central at Northwest Rankin (7 p.m., Flowood, 620 AM/103.3 FM): Madison invades Flowood for a major prep game. (Note: Contrary to what's listed in the JFP's print edition, the MRA-Prep game is not being played on Friday. Doctor S goofed.)

Saturday, Nov. 5
College football, Alabama at Mississippi State (2:30 p.m., Starkville, Ch. 12/105.9 FM): Every time the Crimson Tide visits a Mississippi school, the game is on national TV. Thanks for caring, CBS.

Sunday, Nov. 6
Pro football, Chicago at New Orleans (3 p.m., Baton Rouge, La., Ch. 35/620 AM): Memo to Saints owner Tom Benson: Sell now.

Monday, Nov. 7
Pro football, Indianapolis at New England (8 p.m., Ch. 16/930 AM): Is this the year the Colts finally win in Foxboro? Maybe.

Tuesday, Nov. 8
College football, Southern Miss at Marshall (6:30 p.m., ESPN2/103.3 FM): OK, the Eagles will play anyone, anywhere, anytime, but this is ridiculous.

Wednesday, Nov. 9
Movie, Raging Bull (1 a.m., Thursday, Turner Classic Movies): Roger DeNiro plays the world's most unpleasant boxer in the 1980 biopic.

The Slate is compiled by Doctor S, who doesn't have a funny quip this week because he's been sick. For sexual healing, visit the Amazing SportsBlog at http://www.jacksonfreepress.com


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