Archive for January, 2014

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Yes I included a Phoenix Suns article. Photo by USA Today Sports

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Phoenix Suns (27-18) @ Indiana Pacers (35-9), 6 pm
3) TNT Doubleheader Game 1: Cleveland Cavaliers (16-29) @ New York City (18-27), 7 pm
4) TNT Doubleheader Game 2: Los Angeles Clippers (33-15) @ Golden State Warriors (27-19), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night: Montreal Canadians (28-20-5, 61 pts) @ Boston Bruins (34-15-3, 71 pts), 6 pm/NHL Network
3) Minnesota Wild (29-20-6, 64 pts) @ Colorado Avalanche (33-14-5, 71 pts), 8 pm
4) Pittsburgh Penguins (37-14-2, 76 pts) @ Los Angeles Kings (30-19-6, 66 pts), 9:30 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s and Women’s scoreboard
2) 3 Florida Gators (17-2, 6-0 SEC) @ Mississippi State Bulldogs (13-6, 3-3 SEC), 6 pm/ESPN2
3) 13 Cincinnati Bearcats (19-2, 8-0 AAC) @ 12 Louisville Cardinals (17-3, 6-1 AAC), 6 pm/ESPN
4) UCLA Bruins (16-4, 5-2 PAC-12) @ Oregon Ducks (14-5, 2-5 PAC-12), 8 pm/ESPN2

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

1) Colin Kaepernick is in New York and he’s talking
2) MBB throwback uniforms
3) Suns rise
4) HOT STOVE

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2014 Posts: 23

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week


Yep … Super Bowl media day. Photo by Mark Bonifacio/New York Daily News

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) ESPN Wednesday Night DH Game 1: Oklahoma City Thunder (36-10) @ Miami Heat (32-12), 6 pm
3) ESPN Wednesday Night DH Game 2: Chicago Bulls (22-22) @ San Antonio Spurs (33-12), 8:30 pm
4) Houston Rockets (30-17) @ Dallas Mavericks (26-20), 7:30 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Stadium Series New York (Yankee Stadium): New York Rangers (28-23-3, 59 pts) v. New York Islanders (21-26-8, 50 pts), 6:30 pm/NBCSN
3) San Jose Sharks (34-13-6, 74 pts) @ Edmonton Oilers (17-32-6, 40 pts), 8:30 pm
4) Chicago Blackhawks (32-10-13, 77 pts) @ Vancouver Canucks (27-18-9, 63 pts), 9:30 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s and Women’s scoreboard
2) 1 Arizona Wildcats (20-0, 7-0 PAC-12) @ Stanford Cardinal (13-6, 4-3 PAC-12), 8 pm/ESPN2
3) 16 Iowa State Cyclones (15-3, 3-3 Big XII) @ 6 Kansas Jayhawks (15-4, 6-0 Big XII), 8 pm/ESPNU
4) Arizona State Sun Devils (15-5, 4-3 PAC-12) @ California Golden Bears (14-6, 5-2 PAC-12), 10 pm/ESPNU

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Media Day – Denver and Seattle
2) Infographic on Russell Wilson
3) Doug McDermott drops 39 points on the Johnnies
4) I know another Omaha article/video

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2014 Posts: 22

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Doug McDermott had another game winning shot this time beating St. John’s 63-60 in Omaha. Photo by Mike Spomer

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!


It might be Super Bowl media day stateside but across the pond in Liverpool it’s Derby Day! Photo by Getty Images

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Poll Attacks: 01-27-14
2) Derby day in Liverpool
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: Super Bowl XLVIII

1) Richard Sherman with another post at the MMQB
2) It’s Super Bowl media day
3) This will be something to watch
4) Wanted to share a link of the mothership at the circus

Third Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA – Scoreboard
2) Matt Dollinger’s NBA Power Rankings
3) NHL – Scoreboard
4) Looking at the outdoor games

Fourth Quarter: 4Q Potpourri

1) Forde Minutes 01-28-14
2) 2017-20 Final Four sites narrowed down to eight
3) Protective hats for pitchers
4) Hot Stove tracker

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2014 Posts: 21

Monday Edition

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


Winter wonderland yesterday in the Bronx. Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images

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

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Game of the Night: Minnesota Timberwolves (21-22) @ Chicago Bulls (22-21), 7 pm/NBATV
3. NHL scoreboard
4. NBCSN DH: Buffalo Sabres (14-29-7, 35 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (36-14-2, 74 pts) 6:30 pm; Los Angeles Kings 29-18-6, 64 pts) @ San Jose Sharks (34-12-6, 74 pts) 9 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Pro Bowl: Team Rice 22 Team Sanders 21
2. Offensive MVP: Nick Foles (PHI); Defensive MVP: Derrick Johnson (KC)
3. Both teams arrived yesterday in the New York/New Jersey area
4. Weather forecasts go into full effect today

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1. Men’s and Women’s scoreboard
2. 18 Duke Blue Devils (16-4, 5-2 ACC) @ 20 Pittsburgh Panthers (18-2, 6-1 ACC), 6 pm/ESPN
3. 4 Villanova Wildcats (17-2, 6-1 Big East) @ Georgetown Hoyas (11-8, 3-5 Big East), 8 pm FS1
4. 11 Oklahoma State Cowboys (16-3, 4-2 Big XII) @ 25 Oklahoma Sooners (16-4, 5-2 Big XII), 8 pm/ESPN

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Monday’s Look bask on the 2010 NFC title game on the MMQB/and regular MMQB article
2. Media Circus
3. Baseball America preseason poll
4. Photos from the stadium series

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend

The weather shouldn't be much of a problem in LA. (Getty Images)
Dodger Stadium hosts Ducks v. Dodgers tomorrow to kick off the NHL Stadium Series. Photo by Getty Images

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scores
2) 4Q Game of the Night – Los Angeles Clippers (29-15) @ Chicago Bulls (21-20) 7 pm/ESPN
3) NHL scores
4) 4Q Game of the Night – Montreal Canadians (27-18-5, 59 pts) @ Detroit Red Wings (22-18-10, 54 pts), 6:30 pm

Second Quarter: College Basketball

Saturday –
1) 21 Michigan Wolverines (14-4, 6-0 B1G) @ 3 Michigan State Spartans (18-1, 7-0 B1G), 6 pm/ESPN
2) BYU Cougars (13-8, 5-3 WCC) @ Gonzaga Bulldogs (17-3, 7-1 WCC), 9 pm/ESPN2
3) 7 San Diego State Aztecs (17-1, 6-0 MWC) @ Utah State Aggies (12-6, 2-4 MWC), 10 pm/ESPNU
Sunday –
4) California Golden Bears (14-5, 5-1 PAC-12) @ UCLA Bruins (15-4, 4-2 PAC-12), 7 pm/ESPNU

Third Quarter: NFL Pro Bowl/Super Bowl stuff

1) Pro Bowl tale of the tape
2) 2014 NFL Pro Bowl (Sunday): Team Rice v. Team Sanders, 6:30 pm/NBC
3) Both teams will arrive to the Super Bowl on Sunday
4) How much do you miss there not being two weeks between the conference championship and big game?

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) USA Today’s coach’s corner: Greg McDermott
2) Money line in David Samson’s Survivor profile
3) Expanding the NFL Playoff$
4) Stadium Series begins tomorrow in LA at Dodger Stadium

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

2014 Posts: 19

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Wraggebombs away! Photo by Luke Winn’s rankings

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Only two games tonight on the schedule, but how about the Suns taking it to the Pacers last night in Phoenix?
3) TNT Doubleheader Game 1: Los Angeles Lakers (16-26) @ Miami Heat (30-12), 7 pm
4) TNT Doubleheader Game 2: Denver Nuggets (20-20) @ Portland Trailblazers (31-11), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night: Los Angeles Kings (29-16-6, 64 pts) @ Anaheim Ducks (37-10-5, 79 pts), 9 pm/NHL Network
3) Pittsburgh Penguins (35-13-2, 72 pts) @ New York Islanders (21-24-7, 49 pts), 6:30 pm/NBCSN
4) Chicago Blackhawks (32-8-12, 76 pts) @ Minnesota Wild (27-20-5, 59 pts), 7 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s and Women’s scoreboard
2) Illinois Fighting Illini (13-6, 2-4 B1G) @ 17 Ohio State Buckeyes (15-4, 2-4 B1G), 6 pm/ESPN
3) Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (16-2, 5-0 SLC) @ Oral Roberts Eagles (10-8, 4-1 SLC), 7:30 pm/ESPN3
4) Colorado Buffaloes (15-4, 4-2 PAC-12) @ 1 Arizona Wildcats (18-0, 5-0 PAC-12), 8 pm/ESPN2

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

1) Test?
2) The best part of Wragge-mania so far?
3) Did NBC play a role in the Winter Games bobsledding selections?
4) HOT STOVE

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2014 Posts: 18

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week


Today the Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka for $155 million.

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) ESPN Wednesday Night DH Game 1: Oklahoma City Thunder (32-10) @ San Antonio Spurs (32-9), 7 pm
3) ESPN Wednesday Night DH Game 2: Indiana Pacers (33-7) @ Phoenix Suns (23-17), 9:30 pm
4) Dallas Mavericks (25-18) @ Toronto Raptors (20-20), 6 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) NBCSN Rivalry Night: Chicago Blackhawks (32-8-11, 75 pts) @ Detroit Red Wings (21-18-10, 52 pts), 7 pm/NBCSN
3) Carolina Hurricanes (20-19-9, 49 pts) @ Philadelphia Flyers (25-19-6, 56 pts), 5 pm
4) Montreal Canadians (27-17-5, 59 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (34-13-2, 70 pts), 6 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s and Women’s scoreboard
2) 10 Iowa Hawkeyes (15-3, 4-1 B1G) @ 21 Michigan Wolverines (13-4, 5-0 B1G), 6 pm/BTN
3) 5 Wichita State Shockers (19-0, 6-0 MVC) @ Illinois State Redbirds (11-7, 4-2 MVC), 7:05 pm/ESPN3
4) 9 Wisconsin Badgers (16-2, 3-2 B1G) @ Minnesota Golden Gophers (14-5, 3-3 B1G), 8 pm/BTN

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Does defense still win titles?
2) I don’t think it’s time to stop questioning this
3) Masahiro Tanaka fallout for those who didn’t get him and another dumb article from Jeff Passan
4) Fantasy Draft for the Pro Bowl but this article states who it couldn’t of been worst
5) Putin’s Olympics

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2014 Posts: 17