Archive for March, 2013

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Tonight the site of the 2014 Final Four/Cowboys Stadium in Arlington hosts the NCAA South Regional. Photo from AT&T Cotton Bowl twitter

First Quarter: College Basketball – Friday Sweet 16 Games (Midwest/South Regionals)

1) Midwest Regional (Lucas Oil Field/Indianapolis, IN): 12 Oregon Ducks (28-8) v. 1 Louisville Cardinals (31-5), 6:15 pm/CBS
2) South Regional (Cowboys Stadium/Arlington, TX): 4 Michigan Wolverines (28-7) v. 1 Kansas Jayhawks (31-5), 6:37 pm/TBS
3) Midwest Regional (Lucas Oil Field/Indianapolis, IN): 3 Michigan State Spartans (27-8) v. 2 Duke Blue Devils (29-5), 8:45 pm/CBS
4) South Regional (Cowboys Stadium/Arlington, TX): 15 Florida Gulf Coast (26-10) v. 3 Florida Gators (28-7), 8:57 pm/TBS

Second Quarter: NBA

1) NBA Scores
2) 4Q NBA Game of the Night – Los Angeles Clippers (49-23) @ San Antonio Spurs (54-17), 7:30 pm
3) Brooklyn Nets (42-29) @ Denver Nuggets (49-24), 8 pm
4) Utah Jazz (36-36) @ Portland Trailblazers (33-38), 9 pm

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) 4Q NHL Game of the Night – Anaheim Ducks (22-7-4, 48 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (25-4-3, 53 pts), 7:30 pm/NHL Network
3) Minnesota Wild (20-10-2, 42 pts) @ Dallas Stars (15-14-3, 33 pts), 7:30 pm
4) Columbus Blue Jackets (13-14-7, 33 pts) @ Calgary Flames (13-15-4, 30 pts), 8 pm

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball (All Rankings from Baseball America)

1) D1baseball.com Scoreboard
2) 4Q College Baseball Series of the Weekend: 6 UCLA Bruins @ 26 Arizona State Sun Devils
3) 19 Notre Dame Fighting Irish @ 15 Louisville Cardinals
4) 30 Texas A&M Aggies @ 13 South Carolina Gamecocks

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

2013 Posts: 96

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Staples Center home of the Lakers, Clippers and Kings among others host the NCAA West regional this weekend. Photo by Gary Leonard

First Quarter: College Basketball – Thursday Sweet 16 Games (East/West Regionals)

1) East Region (Verizon Center/Washington, D.C.): 3 Marquette Golden Eagles (25-8) v. 2 Miami (FL) Hurricanes (29-6), 6:15 pm/CBS
2) West Region (Staples Center/Los Angeles, CA): 6 Arizona Wildcats (27-7) v. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes (28-7), 6:47 pm/TBS
3) East Region (Verizon Center/Washington, D.C.): 4 Syracuse Orange (28-9) v. 1 Indiana Hoosiers (29-6), 8:45 pm/CBS
4) West Region (Staples Center/Los Angeles, CA): 13 LaSalle Explorers (24-9) v. 9 Wichita State Shockers (28-8), 9:17 pm/TBS

Second Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Los Angeles Lakers (37-25) @ Milwaukee Bucks (34-36), 7 pm
3) Indiana Pacers (45-27) @ Dallas Mavericks (35-36), 7:30 pm
4) Sacramento Kings (26-46) @ Phoenix Suns (23-49), 9 pm

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Winnipeg Jets (18-14-2, 38 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (26-8-0, 52 pts), 6 pm
3) Los Angeles Kings (18-12-2, 38 pts) @ St. Louis Blues (18-9-6, 42 pts), 7 pm/NHL Network
4) Detroit Red Wings (17-11-5, 39 pts) @ San Jose Sharks (15-11-6, 36 pts), 9:30 pm

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) SI.com – Luke Winn’s Sweet 16 rankings
2) CBSsports.com – Missed call versus Kobe?
3) YahooSports.com – Puck Daddy says don’t crown the ‘Pens yet
4) USAToday.com – Taco Bell wants to party with Florida Gulf Coast

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2013 Posts: 95

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!

General view of a World Cup qualifying match between the United States and Mexico at Estadio Azteca.
The United State picked up a point in World Cup qualifying in Mexico City’s Azteca Stadium tying Mexico 0-0. Photo by Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) Memphis Grizzlies (47-23) @ New York Knicks (43-26), 6:30 pm
3) Miami Heat (56-14) @ Chicago Bulls (38-31), 7 pm/ESPN
4) Denver Nuggets (49-23) @ San Antonio Spurs (53-17), 7:30 pm

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) NCAA Tournament Men’s Bracket and Women’s Bracket
2) NIT Bracket
3) CBI Bracket
4) CIT Bracket

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Rivalry Night Game One on NBCSN: Montreal Canadians (20-7-5, 45 pts) @ Boston Bruins (21-7-3, 45 pts), 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
3) Phoenix Coyotes (13-15-4, 30 pts) @ Minnesota Wild (19-10-2, 40 pts), 8 pm
4) Anaheim Ducks (22-6-4, 48 pts) @ San Jose Sharks (14-11-6, 34 pts), 9 pm

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) SI.com – Grant Wahl on the USA-Mexico draw at Azteca last night
2) CBSsports.com – East Carolina joining the Big East leftovers conference
3) YahooSports.com – Pat Forde looks at guys not recruited by the blue bloods
4) USAToday.com – Let the Katherine Webb comparison’s continue with Andy Enfield’s wife Amanda Marcum

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2013 Posts: 94

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

DaMarcus Beasley and the U.S. won an international friendly at Mexico's Estadio Azteca.
Last time the United State played at Mexico in a friendly the “Rattlesnakes” got the victory, can they do it again? Photo by Miguel Tovar/Getty Images

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Sacramento do everything to keep the Kings continues
2) World Cup Qualifier – United State @ Mexico in Azteca
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Playoff picture
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Current standings

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1.NCAA Tournament Men’s Bracket and Women’s Bracket
2. NIT Bracket
3. CBI Bracket
4. CIT Bracket

Fourth Quarter: MLB

1) Minor League promotion video of the day
2) SI.com’s MLB predictions
3) Jonah Keri gives you fantasy tips
4) Do you know this Florida Gulf Coast alum?

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2013 Posts: 93

Monday Edition

Here are you four Monday topics for you to start the week


Florida Gulf Coast is the story of the weekend beating Georgetown and then San Diego State to make the round of 16. Photo by Sports Illustrated

First Quarter: NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Sweet 16

1. Midwest (Lucas Oil Stadium/Indianapolis, IN): 12 Oregon Ducks v. 1 Louisville Cardinals, 3 Michigan State Spartans v. 2 Duke Blue Devils
2. West (Staples Center/Los Angeles, CA): 13 LaSalle Explorers v. 9 Wichita State Shockers, 6 Arizona Wildcats v. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes
3. South (Cowboys Stadium/Arlington, TX): 4 Michigan Wolverines v. 1 Kansas Jayhawks, 15 Florida Gulf Coast Eagles v. 3 Florida Gators
4. East (Verizon Center/Washington, D.C.): 4 Syracuse Orange v. 1 Indiana Hoosiers, 3 Marquette Golden Eagles v. 2 Miami (FL) Hurricanes

Second Quarter: College Basketball part II – the brackets

1.NCAA Tournament Men’s Bracket and Women’s Bracket
2. NIT Bracket
3. CBI Bracket
4. CIT Bracket

Third Quarter: NBA/NHL

1. NBA scoreboard and standings
2. 4Q NBA Game of the Night: Atlanta Hawks (39-31) @ Indiana Pacers (43-27), 6 pm
3. NHL scoreboard and standings
4. 4Q NHL Game of the Night: Los Angeles Kings (17-12-2, 36 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (24-3-3, 51 pts), 7 pm/NBC Sports Network

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links
1. SI.com – One on One
2. CBSsports.com – Gary Parrish on will Doug McDermott come back?
3. YahooSports.com – Pat Forde looks at the last 16 left in the men’s tournament
4. ESPN.com – UCLA fires Ben Howland

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2013 Posts: 92

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Harvard knocked off New Mexico on the biggest day one shocker on opening day of the NCAA tournament. Photo by Robert F. Worley

First Quarter: College Basketball NCAA Tournament Part One (Early Games to Watch)

1) West (Sprint Center/Kansas City, MO) – 12 Ole Miss Rebels v. 5 Wisconsin Badgers, 11:40 am/TruTV
2) Midwest (Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA) – 10 Cincinnati Bearcats v. 7 Creighton Bluejays, 1:45 pm/CBS
3) West (Spring Center/Kansas City, MO) – 13 LaSalle Explorers v. 4 Kansas State Wildcats, 2:10 pm/TruTV
4) East (Frank Erwin Center/Austin, TX) – 10 Colorado Buffaloes v. 7 Illinois Fighting Illini, 3:40 pm/TNT

Second Quarter: College Basketball NCAA Tournament Part Two (Late Games to watch)

1) South (Spring Center/Kansas City, MO) – 9 Villanova Wildcats v. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels, 6:20 pm/TNT
2) South (Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA) – 10 Oklahoma Sooners v. 7 San Diego State Aztecs, 8:20 pm/TBS
3) West (UD Arena/Dayton, OH) – 10 Iowa State Cyclones v. 7 Notre Dame Fighting Illini, 8:45 pm/CBS
4) South (Frank Erwin Center/Austin, TX) – 11 Minnesota Golden Gophers v. 6 UCLA Bruins, 8:57 pm/TruTV

Third Quarter: NHL/NBA

1) NHL scoreboard
2) 4Q NHL Game of the Night – Detroit Red Wings (14-11-5, 33 pts) @ Anaheim Ducks (22-3-4, 48 pts), 9 pm/NHL Network
3) NBA Scores
4) 4Q NBA Game of the Night – Milwaukee Bucks (34-33) @ Indiana Pacers (42-26), 6 pm

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball (All Rankings from Baseball America)

1) D1baseball.com Scoreboard
2) 4Q College Baseball Series of the Weekend: 20 Arizona State Sun Devils @ 3 Oregon State Beavers
3) 21 Arkansas Razorbacks @ 5 South Carolina Gamecocks
4) 23 Central Arkansas Bears @ Oral Roberts Golden Eagles

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

2013 Posts: 91

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


The road to Atlanta and the Final Four begins today, get your brackets ready.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night – Portland Trailblazer (31-36) @ Chicago Bulls (36-30), 7 pm
3)  NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q Game of the Night – Boston Bruins (19-6-3, 41 pts) @ Ottawa Senators (16-8-6, 38 pts), 6:30 pm

Second Quarter: College Basketball NCAA Tournament Part One (Early Games to Watch)

1) East (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY) – 11 Bucknell Bison v. 6 Butler Bulldogs, 11:40 am/TruTV
2) West (EnergySolutions Arena/Salt Lake City, UT) – 9 Wichita State Shockers v. 8 Pittsburgh Panthers, 12:40 pm/TBS
3) Midwest (Palace of Auburn Hiils/Auburn Hills, MI) – 11 Saint Mary’s Gaels v. 6 Memphis Tigers, 1:45 pm/CBS
4) Midwest (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA) – 12 Oregon Ducks v. 5 Oklahoma State Cowboys, 3:40 pm/TNT

Third Quarter: College Basketball NCAA Tournament Part Two (Late Games to watch)

1) South (Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI) – 13 South Dakota State Rabbits v. 4 Michigan Wolverines, 6:15 pm/CBS
2) West (EnergySolutions Arna/Salt Lake City, UT) – 11 Belmont Bruins v. 6 Arizona Wildcats, 6:20 pm/TNT
3) East (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA) – 12 California Golden Bears v. 5 UNLV Running Rebels, 6:27 pm/TruTV
4) Midwest (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY) – 9 Missouri Tigers v. 8 Colorado State Rams, 8:20 pm/TBS

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) SI.com – Andy Staples gives you ten players to watch
2) CBSsports.com – Ed Reed is going to Houston
3) YahooSports.com – Top 10 NBA prospects in the NCAA tourney
4) FoxSports.com – Creighton moving to the Big East makes financial sense but will it pay off?

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2013 Posts: 90