Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Thursday, Aug. 24
Pro baseball, Mobile at Mississippi (7 p.m., Pearl, 930 AM): The M-Braves conclude their series with the BayBears.
Friday, Aug. 25
High school football, Callaway vs. Murrah (7 p.m.): What better way to start the season than with a nasty JPS rivalry? … Meridian at Madison Central (7:30 p.m., Madison, 620 AM): Two powerhouses have new coaches.
Saturday, Aug. 26
Pro football, Indianapolis vs. New Orleans (6 p.m., Ch. 40): The Saints say so long to Jackson with an exhibition game. … College football, Belhaven at Concordia-Selma (1:30 p.m., Selma, Ala., 930 AM): The Blazers kick off their second season under Coach Don Lee.
Sunday, Aug. 27
Pro baseball, Chicago Cubs at St. Louis (7 p.m., ESPN): Maybe the Cardinals can beat the Cubs for a change.
Monday, Aug. 28
Pro football, Green Bay at Cincinnati (7 p.m., ESPN): Packers QB Brett Favre warms up for the season by throwing a few interceptions.
Tuesday, Aug. 29
Pro baseball, Mississippi at Huntsville (7 p.m., Huntsville, Ala., 930 AM): The M-Braves wrap up their series with the Stars and head for home.
Wednesday, Aug. 30
Pro baseball, Detroit at New York Yankees (7 p.m., ESPN): This could be a preview of the AL playoffs.
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