Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you ready for the weekend!

Felix Hernandez
Jeff Samardziji and Lorenzo Cain pictured here as these AL Central foes battled on the Southside last night. Photo USATSI

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs/Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Tonight’s games:
a) ESPN – Rockets @ Mavericks 6 pm (HOU 2-0); LA Clippers @ Spurs 8:30 pm (Series Tied 1-1)
b) ESPN2 – Raptors @ Wizards 7 pm (WSH (2-0)
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Tonight’s games:
a) NBCSN – Penguins @ NY Rangers 6 pm (NYR 3-1); Wild @ Blues 8:30 pm (Series Tied 2-2)
b) CNBC – Senators @ Canadians 6 pm (MTL 3-1)

Second Quarter: Major League Soccer

1) MLS scoreboard
2) East Standings (4-24): 1. NY Red Bulls 11 pts 2. D.C. 11 pts 3. New England 11 pts 4. Columbus 8 pts 5. Orlando City 6. Chicago 6 pts
3) West Standings (4-24): 1. Vancouver 16 pts 2. FC Dallas 13 pts 3. LA Galaxy 11 pts 4. Seattle 10 pts 5. San Jose 9 pts 6. Houston 9 pts
4) Sunday MLS: LA Galaxy @ NY Red Bull 4 pm/ESPN2; Toronto FC @ Orlando City 6 pm/FS1/Portland @ Seattle 8:30 pm/FS1

Third Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Mets (13-3) @ Yankees (9-7), 6:05 pm
3. Pirates (8-8) @ Diamondbacks (8-7), 8:40 pm
4. Dodgers (9-6) @ Padres (10-7), 9:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. College Baseball scoreboard
2. PGA leaderboard
3. Royals rumbling again (for the record Yordano Ventura needs to be sat down) in another victory
4. ESPN’s coverage of the big boxing fight

See you on Monday and enjoy your weekend! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you

Roger Goodell and the NFL have reached a settlement with retired players that could cost $1 billion. (Getty Images)
Lots of money going to those in concussion settlement

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Tonight’s games:
NBAtv – Bulls @ Bucks 7 pm
TNT – Cavaliers @ Celtics 6 pm; Warriors @ Pelicans 8:30 pm
3) East Series: ATL, CLE, CHI and WSH 2-0
4) West Series: GSW, HOU, MEM up 2-0 and LAC-SAS tied 1-1

Second Quarter Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Tonight’s games:
NBCSN – Lightning @ Red Wings 6 pm; Blackhawks @ Predators 8:30 pm/NBCSN
CNBC – NY Islanders @ Capitals 6 pm/CNBC; Flames @ Canucks 9 pm/CNBC
3) Series Updates:
East – MTL 3-1 OTT, TB 1-2 DET, NYR 3-1 PIT, WSH 2-2 NYI
West – STL 2-2 MIN, NSH 1-3 CHI, ANA 4-0 WPG, VAN 1-3 CGY
4) Ducks first team to advance by sweeping the Jets

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard and MiLB scoreboard
2) Yankees (8-7) @ Tigers (11-4), 12:08 pm
3) Braves (8-6) @ Mets (12-3), 12:10 pm
4) Padres (10-6) @ Rockies (8-7), 2:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) Time closing in on Oklahoma City to keep Durant?
2) Billion with a “B”
3) Korver is the best 
4) It’s good to go

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The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week


Earth looks like a basketball right?

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Tonight’s Games: Nets @ Hawks 6 pm/NBAtv, Trail Blazers @ Grizzlies 7 pm/TNT, Spurs @ Clippers 9:30 pm/TNT
3. East Series Updates – ATL 1-0 BKN, CLE 2-0 BOS, CHI 2-0 MIL, TOR 0-2 WSH
4. West Series Updates – GWS 2-0 NOP, HOU 2-0 DAL, LAC 1-0 SAS, PDX 0-1 MEM

Second Quarter: Stanley Cup Playoffs

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Tonight’s Games –
NBCSN DH: NY Rangers @ Penguins 6 pm, Blues @ Wild 8:30 pm
USA DH: Canadians @ Senators 6 pm, Ducks @ Jets 8:30 pm
3. East Series Updates – MTL 3-0 OTT, TB 1-2 DET, NYR 2-1 PIT, NYI 2-2 WSH
4. West Series Updates – STL 1-2 MIN, NSH 1-3 CHI, ANA 3-0 WPG, VAN 1-3 CGY

Third Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball: Cardinals (8-4) @ Nationals (7-7), 6 pm
3. 4Q Game of the Day: Padres (10-5) @ Rockies (7-7), 7:40 pm
4. 4Q Non-suggested Game of the Day: Reds (7-7) @ Brewers (2-12), 7:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. Team by team NFL schedule
2. LA stadium approved
3. MLB handed fines and suspensions for this weekend
4. Katie Baker on the joys of OT

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

Game 2 in Oakland: Warriors 97, Pelicans 87 -- Stephen
High five for it being Tuesday where there’s plenty of links!!!

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Atlanta’s Mike Budenholzer named coach of the year
3) NHL scoreboard
4) The commish is thrilled for Winnipeg

Second Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Brian Kenny on the middle infielders being at risk
3) Jonah Keri the 30 for 4/20
4) Jeff Passan 10 degrees 4/20

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Schedule release tonight
2) RIP to NFL Hall of Famer Bob St. Clair
3) How the NFL schedule is made
4) Who needs to draft a QB

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Bryan Price lashed out at the media
2) Richard Deitsch Tuesday column
3) Alex Boone on Jim Harbaugh
4) Awful news on a story previously shared

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Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


The Royals and Athletics went at it this weekend which was started by Brett Lawrie going spikes up on Alcides Escobar on Friday night. KC took 2-of-3 in the series.

First Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Tonight’s games: Bucks @ Bulls, 7 pm/TNT (CHI 1-0); Pelicans @ Warriors 9:30 pm/TNT (GSW 1-0)
3. East Series Update (4/20): ATL 1-0 BKN, CLE 1-0 BOS, CHI 1-0 MIL, TOR 0-1 WSH
4. West Series Update (4/20): GSW 1-0 NOP, HOU 1-0 DAL, LAC 1-0 SAS, PDX 0-1 MEM

Second Quarter: Stanley Cup Playoffs

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Tonight’s games: NY Rangers @ Penguins 6 pm/NBCSN (Series Tied 1-1), Blues @ Wild 7 pm/CNBC (Series Tied 1-1), Ducks @ Jets 8 pm/NBCSN and NHL Network (ANA 2-0)
3. East Series Update (4/20): MTL 3-0 OTT, TBL 1-1 DET, NYR 1-1 PIT, WSH 1-2 NYI
4. West Series Update (4/20): STL 1-1 MIN, NSH 1-2 CHI, ANA 2-0 WPG, VAN 1-2 CGY

Third Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. ESPN Monday Night Baseball: Yankees (6-6) @ Tigers (10-2), 6 pm
3. Orioles (7-5) @ Red Sox (7-5), 10:05 am
4. Padres (8-5) @ Rockies (7-5), 7:40 pm

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: ESPN’s handling of the Britt McHenry situation
2. Masai Ujiri fined again
3. OH NO!!!
4. A’s and Royals “fun” this weekend

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you ready for the weekend!


Playoffs in full bloom this weekend.

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs/Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Here are my NBA playoff predictions sure to go wrong
a) East Predictions:
1st Round Winners – Hawks, Raptors, Bulls, Cavaliers
2nd Round Winners – Hawks, Cavaliers
Conference Champion – Cavaliers
b) West Predictions:
1st Round Winners – Warriors, Trail Blazers, Mavericks, Spurs
2nd Round Winners – Warriors, Spurs
Conference Champion – Spurs
c) NBA Finals: Cavaliers over Spurs
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Tonight’s games: Senators @ Canadians (MTL 1-0) 6 pm/CNBC, NY Islanders @ Capitals (NYI 1-0) 6 pm/NBCSN, Blackhawks @ Predators (CHI 1-0) 8:30 pm/NBCSN, Flames @ Canucks (CGY 1-0) 9 pm/CNBC
a) Series Updates: NYR 1-0 PIT, TB 0-1 DET, STL 0-1 MIN, ANA 1-0 WPG

Second Quarter: Major League Soccer

1) MLS scoreboard
2) East Standings (4-17): 1. D.C. 10 pts 2. NY Red Bulls 8 pts 3. Orlando City 8 pts 4. New England 8 pts 5. Chicago 6 pts, 5. NYCFC 6 pts
3) West Standings (4-17): 1. Vancouver 13 pts 2. FC Dallas 10 pts 3. San Jose 9 pts 4. Real Salt Lake 9 pts 5. Sporting Kansas City 9 pts 6. Houston 8 pts
4) Sunday MLS: New England Revolution @ Philadelphia Union 4 pm/ESPN2; Portland Timbers @ New York City FC 6 pm/FS1

Third Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Padres (6-4) @ Cubs (5-3), 1:20 pm
3. Orioles (5-4) @ Red Sox (6-3), 6:10 pm
4. Rockies (7-2) @ Dodgers (6-3), 9:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. College Baseball scoreboard
2. PGA leaderboard
3. Thursday wasn’t a good day for Britt McHenry
4. RIP Fidgi Haig with one of the nicest guys I ever worked with

See you on Monday and enjoy your weekend! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

2015 Posts: 77

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you

Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) allows
Chicago beat Nashville in double-OT 4-3, the Blackhawks were down 3-0 to start. Photo USATSI

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) The regular season ended last night and the playoffs begin this weekend
3) East match-ups: Hawks-Nets, Cavaliers-Celtics, Bulls-Bucks, Raptors-Wizards
4) West match-ups: Warriors-Pelicans, Rockets-Mavericks, Clippers-Spurs, Trail Blazers-Grizzlies

Second Quarter Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) East Game 1’s tonight: Penguins @ NY Rangers 6 pm/NBCSN; Red Wings @ Lightning 6:30 pm/CNBC
3) West Game 1’s tonight:Wild @ Blues 8:30 pm/NBCSN; Jets @ Ducks 9:30 pm/CNBC
4) Series updates: MTL 1-0 OTT, WSH 0-1 NYI, NSH 0-1 CHI, VAN 0-1 CGY

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard and MiLB scoreboard
2) Royals (7-1) @ Twins (2-6), 12:10 pm
3) Brewers (2-6) @ Cardinals (4-3), 12:30 pm
4) Rays (5-4) @ Blue Jays (5-4), 6:07 pm

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) Ronda Rousey wants back in a WWE ring?
2) Jonathan Abrams on the 1990’s Orlando Magic
3) Scott Frost has apparently been getting some dumb questions about Marcus Mariota
4) P.K. Subban with a big slash last night

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