Archive for November, 2013

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week (Off tomorrow and most likely on Friday so Happy Thanksgiving)

 
Happy Thanksgiving! Photo from Grantland Illustrations

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Wednesday Night ESPN: Miami Heat (11-3) @ Cleveland Cavaliers (4-10) 6:30 pm/ESPN
3) NHL scoreboard
4) NBCSN Rivalry Night: Boston Bruins (16-6-2, 34 pts) @ Detroit Red Wings (11-7-7, 29 pts), 6:30 pm/NBCSN

Second Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (CBB, CFB, MLB, NFL)

1) MLB – Hot Stove
2) NFL – Vote Pro Bowl
3) CBB – Men’s and Women’s scoreboard
4) CFB – Week 14 viewers guide 

Third Quarter: College Football 

1) Thursday Games: Texas Tech (7-4) @ Texas (7-3), 6:30 pm/FS1; Ole Miss (7-4) @ Mississippi State (5-6) 6:30 pm/ESPN
2) Best (Black) Friday Games: Iowa (7-4) @ Nebraska (8-3) 11 am/ABC; Washington State (6-5) @ Washington (7-4) 2:30 pm/FOX; Oregon State (6-5) @ Oregon (9-2) 6 pm/FS1
3) Scoreboard
4) Football with Playoffs: FCS playoff bracket, DII and DIII 

Fourth Quarter: NFL

1) Thanksgiving Day Games: Green Bay (5-5-1) @ Detroit (6-5) 11:30 am/FOX; Oakland (4-7) @ Dallas (6-5) 3:30 pm/CBS; Pittsburgh (5-6) @ Baltimore (5-6) 7:30 pm/NBC
2) Best Game: Denver (9-2) @ Kansas City (9-2), 3:35 pm/CBS
3) Worst Game: Atlanta (2-9) v. Buffalo (4-7)/Game in Toronto, 3:05 pm/FOX
4) Sunday Night Football: New York Giants (4-7) @ Washington (3-8), 7:30 pm/NBC

Overtime: Midweek Links

1) Tunnel Walk of Shame: Taylor Martinez
2) Mandel mailbag
3) Awful Announcing calls of the month: November
4) Mess in Tallahassee 

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2013 Posts: 273

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!


The A’s will be in Oakland for at least the next couple seasons. Photo by the AP

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Matt Norlander: Night Court – Holiday Week
2) Oh football in the south
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star and his Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: College Football

1) BMOC
2) Forde Yard Dash
3) Mandel’s bowl predictions 11/26/13
4) Holly Anderson’s week 13 recap

Third Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS)

1) NBA – Scoreboard
2) NFL – San Francisco likely won’t be on Monday Night Football next season
3) NHL – Scoreboard
4) MLS – “Small Market” MLS Cup 

Fourth Quarter: MLB Hot Stove

1) Napoli to get McCann money?
2) Hot Stove Round-up
3) A’s staying in Oakland
4) Prince wearing number 84

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2013 Posts: 272

Monday Edition

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


This was one of the bad things that happened at Arrowhead for Chiefs fans yesterday. Photo by the Kansas City Star

First Quarter: NBA/NHL 4Q Games of the Night

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Game of the Night: Minnesota Timberwolves (8-7) @ Indiana Pacers (12-1), 6 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q Game of the Night: Minnesota Wild (15-5-4, 30 pts) @ St. Louis Blues (16-3-3, 35 pts), 7 pm/NBCSN

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: San Francisco 49ers (6-4) @ Washington ________ (3-7), 7:40 pm/ESPN
2. Green Bay and Minnesota tied yesterday, so there’s that
3. If the AFC Playoff’s started today: Denver (9-2), New England (8-3), Indianapolis (7-4), Cincinnati (7-4), Kansas City (9-2), Tennessee (5-6)
4. If the NFC Playoff’s started today: Seattle (10-1), New Orleans (9-2), Detroit (6-5), Dallas (6-5), Carolina (8-3), Arizona (7-4)

Third Quarter: 4Q College Football Top 14

1. Florida State (11-0, 8-0 ACC) – LW1
2. Alabama (11-0, 7-0 SEC) – LW3
3. Northern Illinois (11-0, 7-0 MAC) – LW4
4. Ohio State (11-0, 7-0 B1G) – LW5
5. Auburn (10-1, 6-1 SEC) – LW7
6. Fresno State (10-0, 7-0 MWC) – LW8
7. Missouri (10-1, 6-1 SEC) – LW9
8. Michigan State (10-1, 7-0 B1G) – LW11
9. UCF (9-1, 6-0 AAC) – LW10
10. Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1 Big XII) – LW14
11. Clemson (10-1, 7-1 ACC) – LW13
12. North Dakota State (11-0, 8-0 MVC) – LW12
13. Baylor (9-1, 6-1 Big XII) – LW2
14. Louisville (10-1, 6-1 AAC) – LWNR

Dropping Out: Oregon (9-2, 6-2 PAC-12) – LW6

BcS Rankings Week 6

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Monday’s MMQB and CFB Overtime
2. Media Circus
3. Royals have new alternate jerseys for road games in 2014
4. IS ESPN hurting B1G teams in the polls? And on the Mark Rivalry Edition

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2013 Posts: 271

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend

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Today marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Here is JFK at the 1962 Army-Navy game. Photo by the AP

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scores
2) ESPN Friday DH – San Antonio Spurs (10-1) @ Memphis Grizzlies (7-5) 7 pm/Golden State Warriors (8-4) @ Los Angeles Lakers (5-7) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scores
4) 4Q Game of the Night – Tampa Bay Lightning (14-8-0, 28 pts) @ Anaheim Ducks (15-6-3, 33 pts), 9 pm

Second Quarter: 4Q CFB Games of the Week

1) 19 Wisconsin Badgers (8-2, 5-1 B1G) @ 25 Minnesota Golden Gophers (8-2, 4-2 B1G), 2:30 pm/ESPN
2) 12 Texas A&M Aggies (8-2, 4-2 SEC) @ 22 LSU Tigerss (7-3, 3-3 SEC), 2:30 pm/CBS
3) 17 Arizona State Sun Devils (8-2, 6-1 PAC-12) @ 14 UCLA Bruins (8-2, 5-2 PAC-12), 6 pm/FOX
4) 8 Missouri Tigers (9-1, 5-1 SEC) @ 24 Ole Miss Rebels (7-3, 3-3 SEC), 6:45 pm/ESPN
5) 4 Baylor Bears (7-0, 6-0 Big XII) @ 10 Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-1, 6-1 Big XII), 7 pm/ABC

Third Quarter: 4Q NFL Games of the Week

1) Carolina Panthers (7-3) @ Miami Dolphins (5-5), Noon/FOX
2) New York Jets (5-5) @ Baltimore Ravens (4-6), Noon/CBS
3) Indianapolis Colts (7-3) @ Arizona Cardinals (6-4), 3:05 pm/CBS
4) Sunday Night Football/Brady-Manning XIV: Denver Broncos (9-1) @ New England Patriots (7-3), 7:30 pm/NBC

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) Mandel’s weekend pickoff
2) Tunnel Walk of Shame – Penn State
3) Another Joe Moglia story
4) Weekend College and NFL broadcasters 

4Q Overtime:

1) MBB scoreboard
2) WBB scoreboard
3) JFK and sports

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

2013 Posts: 270

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

It’s the middle of the week

(Getty Images)
In the news for the wrong reasons. Getty Images

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) TNT Doubleheaders: Los Angeles Clippers (8-4) @ Oklahoma City Thunder (7-3) 7 pm/Chicago Bulls (6-3) @ Denver Nuggets (4-6) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q NHL Game of the Night: Vancouver Canucks (14-7-0, 28 pts) @ San Jose Sharks (13-3-5, 31 pts), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) Rice Owls (7-3, 5-1 CUSA) @ UAB (2-8, 1-5 CUSA), 6:30 pm/FS1
3) Rutgers Scarlet Knights (5-4, 2-3 AAC) @ 18 UCF Golden Knights (8-1, 5-0 AAC), 6:30 pm/ESPN
4) UNLV Running Rebels (5-5, 3-3 MWC) @ Air Force Falcons, 8:30 pm/ESPNU

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Thursday Night Football: New Orleans Saints (8-2) @ Atlanta Falcons (2-8), 7:25 pm/NFL Network
2) AFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Tennessee Titans (4-6) @ Oakland Raiders (4-6), 3:05 pm/CBS
3) NFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Dallas Cowboys (5-5) @ New York Giants (4-6), 3:25 pm/FOX
4) Worst Game of the Weekend: Jacksonville Jaguars (1-9) @ Houston Texans (2-8), Noon/CBS

Fourth Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (Links and all kind of good stuff)

1) Will Fresno State finally make a BcS bowl?
2) Ken Berger with an interesting story
3) Bad news Florida State with how this is turning
4) 1st quarter NHL grades

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2013 Posts: 269

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

 

Orlando City FC was named the newest MLS franchise on Tuesday

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Wednesday Night ESPN DH: Indiana Pacers (9-1) @ New York Knicks (3-7) 6 pm/Houston Rockets (8-4) @ Dallas Mavericks (7-4) 8:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) NBCSN Rivalry Night: Pittsburgh Penguins (13-8-0, 26 pts) @ Washington Capitals (12-8-1, 21 pts), 7 pm/NBCSN

Second Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (CBB, MLB, NFL, MLS/Soccer)

1) MLB – Hot Stove
2) NFL – Week 11 Coach Killer
3) CBB – Men’s and Women’s scoreboard
4) MLS/Soccer – Hello Orlando City FC, get ot know them

Third Quarter: College Football 

1)  #MACtion: 16 Northern Illinois Huskies (10-0, 6-0 MAC) @ Toledo Rockets (7-3, 5-1 MAC), 7 pm/ESPN2
2) Nine ranked teams hit the road and we’ve got four match-ups of top 25 teams
3) Game Day will be in Stillwater for Baylor at Oklahoma State
4) 4Q FCS Game of the Week: Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (8-2, 6-1 Big Sky) @ Southern Utah Thunderbirds (8-3, 5-2 Big Sky), 2:05 pm

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Tim Layden of SI.com on the NFL’s darkest weekend 50 years ago
2) Coach K and Urban article from Gregg Doyel 
3) Dennis Dodd on the Minnesota football program
4) George Schroeder on the Nebraska situation

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2013 Posts: 268

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!


These two won’t be going out to dinner soon I don’t think. Getty Images

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Gregg Doyel strikes again
2) For those who didn’t see this last night
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star and his Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Interesting article on how to beat Nick Saban
2) Forde Yard Dash
3) Mandel’s bowl predictions 11/19/13
4) Holly Anderson’s week 12 recap

Third Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS)

1) NBA – NBA Hotseats (already?)
2) NFL – Tuesday Morning QB
3) NHL – Scoreboard
4) MLS – 5 Ways to Fix MLS TV Ratings

Fourth Quarter: MLB Hot Stove

1) Astros to host 2014 Civil Rights Game
2) Hot Stove Round-up
3) Oh?
4) Hudson to SF

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2013 Posts: 267