Archive for March, 2014

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week


Vince Carter and the Raptors have made an impact on this years NCAA men’s tournament.

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night: Phoenix Suns (42-29) @ Washington Wizards (36-34), 6 pm
3) ESPN DH Game 1: Miami Heats (48-21) @ Indiana Pacers (51-20), 7 pm
4) ESPN DH Game 2: Memphis Grizzlies (42-28) @ Utah Jazz (23-48), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Rivalry Night on NBCSN: Philadelphia Flyers (38-26-7, 83 pts) @ New York Rangers (40-29-4, 84 pts), 7 pm
3) 4Q Game of the Night: Vancouver Canucks (33-30-10, 76 pts) @ Minnesota Wild (37-24-11, 85 pts), 6:30 pm
4) Today’s standings

Third Quarter: College Basketball

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

Fourth Quarter: NCAA Men’s/Women’s Tournament Sweet 16

Men –
1) South (Memphis/March 27-29): 11 Dayton v. 10 Stanford 6:15 pm/CBS; 4 UCLA v. 1 Florida 8:45 pm/CBS
2) West (Anaheim/March 27-29): 6 Baylor v. 2 Wisconsin 6:47 pm/TBS; 4 San Diego State v. 1 Arizona 9:17 pm/TBS
3) East (New York/March 28-20): 7 Connecticut v. 3 Iowa State 6:27 pm/TBS; 4 Michigan State v. 1 Virginia 8:57 pm/TBS
4) Midwest (Indianapolis/March 28-30): 11 Tennessee v. 2 Michigan 6:15 pm/CBS; 8 Kentucky v. 4 Louisville 8:45 pm/CBS

Women –
5) Lincoln (March 29-31): 12 BYU v. 1 Connecticut 3:30 pm/ESPN; 7 DePaul v. 3 Texas A&M 6 pm/ESPN
6) Louisville (March 30 – April 1): 4 Maryland v. 1 Tennessee 11 am/ESPN; 7 LSU v. 3 Louisville 1:30 pm/ESPN
7) Notre Dame (March 29-31): 3 Kentucky v. 2 Baylor 11 am; 5 Oklahoma State v. 1 Notre Dame 1:30 pm
8) Stanford (March 30 -April 1): 4 North Carolina v. 1 South Carolina 3:30 pm/ESPN; 3 Penn State v. 2 Stanford 6 pm/ESPN

 

Overtime: Midweek Links

1) How the Toronto Raptors have made an impact on the Sweet 16
2) Anatomy of a pitch
3) The Buzzer on FoxSports has a three piece series on WrestleMania from Jim Ross: Part I
4) White and Blue on the end of the Jays season

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2014 Posts: 65

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!


Buffalo Bills founder/owner Ralph Wilson Jr. passed away at 95 today.

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Emotional Creighton locker room following the defeat to Baylor Sunday night
2) Tom Verducci 2014 MLB preview/RIP Ralph Wilson
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 Basketball

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

Third Quarter: NBA

1) NBA – Scoreboard
2) Matt Dollinger’s NBA Power Rankings: 03-24-14
3) Point Forward
4) Playoff Picture

Fourth Quarter: NHL

1) NHL – Scoreboard
2) Allan Muir NHL Power Rankings: 03-25-14
3) Projected goalies for tonight
4) Today’s standings: AtlanticCentralMetro and Pacific Divisions

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2014 Posts: 64

Monday Edition

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


Who moved on and how many brackets are still intact?

First Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Today’s playoff picture on 03-24-14
3. 4Q Game of the Night (1): Portland Trailblazers (45-25) @ Miami Heat (47-21), 6:30 pm/NBATV
4. 4Q Game of the Night (2): Indiana Pacers (51-19) @ Chicago Bulls (39-31), 7 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Today’s playoff picture on 03-24-14
3. 4Q Game of the Night (1): Montreal Canadians (39-26-7, 85 pts) @ Boston Bruins (49-17-5, 103 pts), 6:30 pm/NBCSN
4. 4Q Game of the Night (2): Winnipeg Jets (32-31-7, 73 pts) @ Dallas Stars (32-26-11, 77 pts), 7:30 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball

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

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Maryland lawsuit against the ACC and ESPN?
2. Media Circus: Ian Darke
3. The end of McBuckets and Creighton, as is Wichita State’s perfection
4. How the sweet 16 came together

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Nicely done Dayton. Photo by Dayton Daily News

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night: Memphis Grizzlies (40-27) @ Miami Heat (46-20), 7:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q Game of the Night: Boston Bruins (47-17-5, 99 pts) @ Colorado Avalanche (44-20-6, 94 pts), 8 pm

Second Quarter: Weekend Links

1) Scoreboards: NCAA Men’s Tournament Bracket/Women’s bracket; NIT Bracket/Women’s NIT bracket; CIT Bracket; CBI Bracket
2) Day one of the NCAA recap
3) Who’s the underdog to root for?
4) The saga of Andre Miller and the Denver Nuggets who meet tonight

Third Quarter: NCAA Tournament Part I (Raleigh/San Antonio Sites)

1) Raleigh, NC (Midwest Region): 14 Mercer v. 3 Duke 11:15 am/CBS; 11 Tennessee v. 6 Massachusetts 1:45 pm/CBS
2) Raleigh, NC (Midwest Region): 9 George Washington v. 8 Memphis 5:55/TBS; 16 Coastal Carolina v. 1 Virginia 8:25 pm/TBS
3) San Antonio, TX (West Region): 11 Nebraska v. 6 Baylor 11:40 am/TruTV; 14 Louisiana-Lafayette v. 3 Creighton 2:10 pm/TruTV
4) San Antonio, TX (West Region): 11 Providence v. 6 North Carolina 6:20 pm/TNT; 14 North Carolina Central v. 3 Iowa State 8:50 pm/TNT

Fourth Quarter: NCAA Tournament Part II (St. Louis/San Diego Sites)

1) St. Louis, MO (South Region): 10 Stanford v. 7 New Mexico 12:40 pm/TBS; 15 Eastern Kentucky v. 2 Kansas 3:10 pm/TBS
2) St. Louis, MO (Midwest Region): 16 Cal Poly v. 1 Wichita State 6:10 pm/CBS; 9 Kansas State v. 8 Kentucky 8:40 pm/CBS
3) San Diego, CA (West Region): 16 Weber State v. 1 Arizona 1:10 pm/TNT; 9 Oklahoma State v. 8 Gonzaga 3:40 pm/TNT
4) San Diego, CA (South Region): 12 Stephen F. Austin v. 5 VCU 6:27 pm/TruTV; 13 Tulsa v. 4 UCLA 8:57 pm/TruTV

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2014 Posts: 62

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Then there were 64 after last night’s last Final Four game in Dayton. Photo Getty Images

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night: Washington Wizards (35-32) @ Portland Trailblazers (44-24), 9 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q Game of the Night: Anaheim Ducks (45-17-7, 97 pts) @ San Jose Sharks (45-18-7, 97 pts), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: Links

1) Scoreboards: NCAA Men’s Tournament Bracket/Women’s bracket; NIT Bracket/Women’s NIT bracket; CIT Bracket; CBI Bracket
2) Don Banks 5 teams on the rise
3) News of last night in baseball
4) And someone is chatting again

Third Quarter: NCAA Tournament Part I (Buffalo/Milwaukee Sites)

1) Buffalo, NY (South Region): 11 Dayton v. 6 Ohio State 11 am/CBS; 14 Western Michigan v. 3 Syracuse 1:45 pm/CBS
2) Buffalo, NY (East Region): 10 Saint Joseph’s v. 7 Connecticut 5:55 pm/TBS; 15 Milwaukee v. Villanova 8:25 pm/TBS
3) Milwaukee, WI (West Region): 15 America v. 2 Wisconsin 11:30 am/TruTV; 10 BYU v. 7 Oregon 2:10 pm/TruTV
4) Milwaukee, WI (Midwest Region): 15 Wofford v. 2 Michigan 6:10 pm/CBS; 10 Arizona State v. 7 Texas 8:40 pm/CBS

Fourth Quarter: NCAA Tournament Part II (Orlando/Spokane Sites)

1) Orlando, FL (South Region): 9 Pittsburgh v. 8 Colorado 12:50 pm/TBS; 16 Albany v. 1 Florida 3:10 pm/TBS
2) Orlando, FL (Midwest Region): 12 North Carolina State v. 5 Saint Louis 6:20 pm/TNT; 13 Manhatten v. 4 Louisville 8:50 pm/TNT
3) Spokane, WA (East Region): 12 Harvard v. 5 Cincinnati 1:10 pm/TNT; 13 Delaware v. 4 Michigan State 3:40 pm/TNT
4) Spokane, WA (West Region): 12 North Dakota State v. 5 Oklahoma 6:27 pm/TruTV; 13 New Mexico State v. 4 San Diego State 8:57 pm/TruTV

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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week


The road began in Dayton last night, two more games tonight. Photo by USA Today Sports

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night: Minnesota Timberwolves (33-32) @ Dallas Mavericks (41-27), 7:30 pm
3) ESPN DH Game 1: Indiana Pacers (50-17) @ New York Knicks (27-40), 7 pm
4) ESPN DH Game 2: San Antonio Spurs (50-16) @ Los Angeles Lakers (22-44), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Rivalry Night on NBCSN: St. Louis Blues (47-14-7, 101 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (39-15-15, 93 pts), 7 pm
3) 4Q Game of the Night: Tampa Bay Lightning (37-24-7, 81 pts) @ Toronto Maple Leafs (36-26-8, 80 pts), 6 pm
4) Today’s standings

Third Quarter: College Basketball

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

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Gregg Doyel on the First Four/Fake Ned gives bracket advice/Best to worst mascots for this year/Basketball State
2) Who will wear the slipper? 15 go to players 
3) Beane counters by Johan Keri
4) Jet Defense! And Barkley quotes
Bonus: Joe P on the Indians and how baseball options work

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!


New Knicks president  with Spike Lee. Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) NCAA team previews, new Auburn coach and 7 teams that can win
2) Hot Stove tracker
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 Basketball

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

Third Quarter: NBA

1) NBA – Scoreboard
2) Matt Dollinger’s NBA Power Rankings: 03-17-14
3) Phil Jackson back with the New York Knickerbockers
4) Sixers hit 21 and Clippers at 11

Fourth Quarter: NHL

1) NHL – Scoreboard
2) Patrick Roy is back in Quebec tonight
3) Projected goalies for tonight
4) Today’s standings: AtlanticCentralMetro and Pacific Divisions

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2014 Posts: 59