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The biggest sports story last week was NBA player Jason Collins' announcement that he is gay in an article in Sports Illustrated article. Collins appeared in 38 NBA games last season with the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards.

Thursday, May 9

College baseball (8-11 p.m., ESPN U): LSU looks to extend their lead in the SEC West against conference newcomer Texas A&M.

Friday, May 10

NBA (7 p.m.-12 a.m., ESPN): A doubleheader of NBA Playoff game threes features the Miami Heat at the Chicago Bulls, followed by the San Antonio Spurs at the Golden State Warriors.

Saturday, May 11

NASCAR (6:30-11 p.m., Fox): The stars of NASCAR hope there isn't another four-hour rain delay when the series heads to Darlington Raceway for the Southern 500.

Sunday, May 12

College baseball (12-3 p.m., CSS): Ole Miss hosts rival Mississippi State in the final game of this three-game series on Mother's Day.

Monday, May 13

NBA (6 p.m.-12 a.m., TNT): A doubleheader of playoff game fours starts with Miami at Chicago, followed by the Oklahoma City Thunder at the Memphis Grizzlies.

Tuesday, May 14

NBA (6-8:30 p.m., TNT): It's game four between the New York Knicks and the Indiana Pacers--two teams with a fun playoff history.

Wednesday, May 15

Documentary (7-9 p.m., ESPN 2): A re-airing of one of the best ESPN 30 for 30 films, "The Best That Never Was," tells the story of Mississippi football player Marcus Dupree.

It's no lock that Collins will remain in the NBA next season. He is 34 years old journeyman with a career average of 3.6 points and 6.5 rebounds per game.

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