Archive for December, 2011

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend:

The second edition of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl is today with Rutgers vs Iowa State

First Quarter: NHL

Plenty of hockey tonight, not so much this weekend, Winter Classic is Sunday in Philly!

Second Quarter: NFL

Here is the schedule for the final weekend of play

Third Quarter: Friday’s Bowls

Bell Helicopter Bowl Armed Forces Bowl (Dallas, TX): BYU (9-3/IND) v. Tulsa (8-4/CUSA), 11 am ESPN
New Era Pinstripe Bowl (Bronx, NY): Rutgers (8-4/BigEast) v. Iowa State (6-6/BigXII), 2:20 pm ESPN
Franklin American Music City Bowl (Nashville, TN): Mississippi State (6-6/SEC) v. Wake Forest (6-6/ACC), 5:40 pm ESPN
Insight Bowl (Tempe, AZ): Iowa (7-5/B1G) v. Oklahoma (9-3/BigXII), 9 pm ESPN

Fourth Quarter: Bowls this weekend!

Read the next bit but here is your bowl central for this weekend slate

With it being New Year’s Weekend I’ll probably be away from this blog on Saturday, Sunday and possibly Monday de facto NYD mainly due to college football and the NFL. Happy New Years to all who read this and 2012 will be a great year!

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you to be cooler at the water cooler

Not even leaping the Shark Tank in a single bound could "Super" Joe Pavelski help SJ last night

First Quarter: NHL

Here is what’s up in the NHL tonight, last night NHL 24/7 was on did you watch?

Second Quarter: Two more bowls today!

Today – 
Champs Sports Bowl (Orlando, FL): Notre Dame (8-4/IND) vs Florida State (8-4/ACC), 4:30 pm ESPN
Valero Alamo Bowl (San Antonio, TX): Washington (7-5/Pac12) vs #12 Baylor (9-3/BigXII) 

Third Quarter: My sports day

Went to the Century Link Center was part of the 3rd largest crowd at the arena and the #19 ‘Jays lose to Missouri State, Suns get blown out at home by the Sixers, Sharks lose in OT in San Jose and to kick it off my buddy Bob lost in the Comedy Royale by a filthy joke

Fourth Quarter: College Football Coaching Hot Stove

Here is the latest on college football coaching searches around the country

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week so here we go

Tonight is the Holiday Bowl which won't have Nebraska in the game after back-to-back years

First Quarter: NHL

Several good games last night so here is tonight’s NHL platter of action

Second Quarter: Bowling for fun!

Today’s Bowl Games

Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman: Toledso (8-4/MAC) vs Air Force (7-5/MWC), 3:30 pm ESPN
Bridgepoint Education Holiday Bowl: Cal (7-5/Pac12) vs Texa$ (7-5/BigXII), 7 pm ESPN 

Third Quarter: College Basketball

For a Wednesday night there are some good games on tap and here is the schedule of games
– I’m more interested in the tipoff of Missouri Valley Conference action

Fourth Quarter: MLB Hot Stove

Another day another update on happenings in Major League Baseball and the hot stove

Tuesday = Lots of Links

Tuesday = Links

Someone just talk Doc Sadler who he opens conference play with tonight

First Quarter: NHL

Here is what the NHL has in store for you tonight

Second Quarter: Where Lockouts Happen

Yes, I’m telling you about that league with guys who wear tank tops and shorts to work

Third Quarter: BOWLS!

Today we’ve got two bowl games for you,

Little Caesars Bowl (Detroit, Mich): Western Michigan (7-5/MAC) v Purdue (6-6/B1G), 3:30 pm ESPN
Belk Bowl (Charlotte, NC): Louisville (7-5/BigEast) v North Carolina State (7-5/ACC), 7 pm ESPN

Fourth Quarter: MLB Hot Stove

Another day and more news from the Hot Stove

Monday Edition

Four topics on this Monday for you to enjoy

The Sharks host the Ducks in one of 10 games tonight as the NHL returns from the weekend off

First Quarter: Monday Night football
 
Atlanta Falcons (9-5) @ New Orleans Saints (11-3), 7:30 ESPN
– The last MNF game of the season and it should be good with these two NFC South opponents
 
Second Quarter: NHL Schedule
 
After taking Saturday and Sunday off the NHL has ten games for you tonight

Third Quarter: NFL Playoff picture

After the weekend here is how the playoffs look in the AFC and NFC

Fourth Quarter: Bowl Action

Independence Bowl (Sheveport, LA): Missouri Tigers vs North Carolina Tar Heels, 4 pm ESPN2

Fifth Quarter: Extra

This is extra because the Phoenix Suns open their season at the US Airways Center versus the New Orleans Hornets

Welcome back Planet Orange (and the Suns)

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend:

Hopefully you were nicer than these two a few years ago.

First Quarter: NHL

Plenty of hockey tonight, not so much this weekend

Second Quarter: that sport that was locked up resumes on Sunday

Here is the rundown on Sunday of games

Third Quarter: NFL

What the hell Texans? But full slate Saturday, SNF in Green Bay and MNF in New Orleans

Fourth Quarter: Christmas

Don’t expect much from this blog on Saturday and Sunday hence why I’m priming for the weekend so happy holidays!

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you to be cooler at the water cooler

Tonight the 'Jays host another B1G opponent in Northwestern at the Century Link Center

First Quarter: NHL

Here is what’s up in the NHL tonight, last night there was a ton of offense in addition did anyone see 24/7 on HBO?

Second Quarter: Maaco Bowl Las Vegas!

Tonight in Las Vegas ESPN will be a career retrospective of the life of Boise State’s Kellen More as he Broncos take on the Arizona State Sun Devils

Third Quarter: Northwestern at #21 Creighton

I’ll catch the end of the bowl game after this must see match-up for anyone in Omaha as the Wildcats come to the Century Link Center to face the nationally ranked Blue Jays.

Fourth Quarter: College Football Coaching Hot Stove

Here is the latest on college football coaching searches around the country