Archive for April, 2014

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week


Three game sevens tonight in the NHL with my attention being on the one in San Jose.

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Game 5 (Series Tied 2-2): Dallas Mavericks @ San Antonio Spurs, 6 pm/TNT
3) Game 5 (Series Tied 2-2): Brooklyn Nets @ Toronto Raptors, 6:30 pm/NBATV
4) Game 5 (POR 3-1): Portland Trailblazers @ Houston Rockets, 8:30 pm/TNT

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Game 7 (Series Tied 3-3): Philadelphia Flyers @ New York Rangers, 6 pm/NBCSN
3) Game 7 (Series Tied 3-3): Minnesota Wild @ Colorado Avalanche, 8:30 pm/CNBC
4) Game 7 (Series Tied 3-3): Los Angeles Kings @ San Jose Sharks, 9 pm/NBCSN

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Milwaukee Brewers (20-7) @ St. Louis Cardinals (14-14), 12:45 pm
3) Detroit Tigers (13-9) @ Chicago White Sox (14-14), 1:10 pm
4) Oakland Athletics (17-10) @ Texas Rangers (15-12), 7:05 pm

Fourth Quarter:  Midweek Links

1) Worst loss in franchise history
2) Los Angeles Clippers AD: Day 1
3) Really Yankee fans?
4) Controversy at the Derby?

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2014 Posts: 87

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Adam Silver sentenced Donald Sterling to life.

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Donald Sterling banned for life by Adam Silver today
3) Clippers support the decision
4) Los Angeles Clippers website

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Panthers will need a new coach
3) Mark Messier finalists 
4) Wednesday game times

Third Quarter:  MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) The 30: Lone Rangers
3) Robbie Cano back in the Bronx tonight
4) Harper out

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Other articles on NBA owners like the Magic and others
2) Best of the college basketball season
3) The owner and owned
4) Tyler Summitt

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2014 Posts: 86

Monday Edition

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


Warriors fans yesterday during their game against the Clippers

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Game 4 (MIA 3-0): Miami Heat @ Charlotte Bobcats, 6 pm/TNT
3. Game 5 (Series Tied): Atlanta Hawks @ Indiana Pacers, 7 pm/NBATV
4. Game 4 (DAL 2-1): San Antonio Spurs @ Dallas Mavericks, 8:30 pm/TNT

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Game 6 (PIT 3-2): Pittsburgh Penguins @ Columbus Blue Jackets, 6 pm/NBCSN
3. Game 6 (COL 3-2): Colorado Avalanche @ Minnesota Wild, 8 pm/CNBC
4. Game 6 (SJ 3-2): San Jose Sharks @ Los Angeles Kings, 9 pm/NBCSN

Third Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Monday Night Baseball: Oakland Athletics (15-10) @ Texas Rangers (15-10), 7 pm/ESPN
3. Milwaukee Brewers (18-7) @ St. Louis Cardinals (14-12), 7:15 pm
4. San Diego Padres (12-14) @ San Francisco Giants (15-10), 9:15 pm

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Exit strategy with the Donald Sterling situation by Adrian Wojnarowski
2. Media Circus: Steve Kerr replacements 
3. NHL teams as game of thrones logos and local MLB announcers graded by Awful Announcing
4. RIP to Dr. Jack Ramsay

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2014 Posts: 85

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Can Ryan Miller and the Blues stop their two game slide against the Blackhawks? Photo AP

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Game 3 (Series Tied 1-1): Toronto Raptors @ Brooklyn Nets, 6 pm/ESPN2
3) Game 3 (WSH 2-0): Chicago Bulls @ Washington Wizards, 7 pm/ESPN
4) Game 3 (POR 2-0): Houston Rockets @ Portland Trailblazers, 9:30 pm/ESPN

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Game 4 (NYR 2-1): New York Rangers @ Philadelphia Flyers, 6 pm/CNBC
3) Game 5 (Series Tied 2-2): Chicago Blackhawks @ St. Louis Blues, 7 pm/NBCSN
4) Game 5 (Series Tied 2-2): Dallas Stars @ Anaheim Ducks, 9:30 pm/NBCSN

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Series of the Weekend: Colorado Rockies (12-11) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (13-10)
3) 4Q AL Series to Watch this Weekend: Kansas City Royals (10-11) @ Baltimore Orioles (11-10)
4) 4Q NL Series to Watch this Weekend: Cincinnati Reds (11-11) @ Atlanta Braves (14-7)

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) MLB rule change
2) 33 questions from round one of the NBA playoffs
3) Let’s Throw Fire! Jeff Passan looks at Yordano Ventura
4) Sarah Spain!

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

2014 Posts: 84

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Columbus defeated Pittsburgh to even the series at 2-2 with the fourth 4-3 final score of the series. Photo Getty Images

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Game 3 (Series Tied 1-1): Indiana Pacers @ Atlanta Hawks, 6 pm/NBATV
3) Game 3 (Series Tied 1-1): Oklahoma City Thunder @ Memphis Grizzlies, 7 pm/TNT
4) Game 3 (Series Tied 1-1): Los Angeles Clippers @ Golden State Warriors, 9:30 pm/TNT

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Game 4 (BOS 2-1): Boston Bruins @ Detroit Red Wings, 7 pm/NBCSN
3) Game 4 (COL 2-1): Colorado Avalanche @ Minnesota Wild, 8:30 pm/CNBC
4) Game 4 (SJ 3-0): San Jose Sharks @ Los Angeles Kings, 9:30 pm/NBCSN

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) San Diego Padres (10-12) @ Washington Nationals (12-10), 6:05 pm
3) Baltimore Orioles (10-10) @ Toronto Blue Jays (11-10), 6:07 pm
4) Philadelphia Phillies (10-11) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (13-9), 9:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) The NFL announced the 2014 schedule last night
2) Michael Pineda suspended 10 games for using pine tar AGAIN versus Boston
3) Higher age limit in the NBA?
4) Richard Deitsch on the 2014 NFL TV schedule

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2014 Posts: 83

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week


Today is Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday. Photo from ChicagoNow.com

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Game 2 (MIA 1-0): Charlotte Bobcats @ Miami Heat, 6 pm/TNT
3) Game 2 (SAS 1-0): Dallas Mavericks @ San Antonio Spurs, 7 pm/NBA TV
4) Game 2 (POR 1-0): Portland Trailblazers @ Houston Rockets, 8:30 pm/TNT

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Game 4 (PIT 2-1): Pittsburgh Penguins @ Columbus Blue Jackets, 6 pm/NBCSN
3) Game 4 (ANA 2-1): Anaheim Ducks @ Dallas Stars, 7 pm/CNBC
4) Game 4 (STL 2-1): St. Louis Blues @ Chicago Blackhawks, 8:30 pm/NBCSN

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Kansas City Royals (10-9) @ Cleveland Indians (9-11), 6:05 pm
3) Los Angeles Angels (10-10) @ Washington Nationals (11-10), 6:05 pm
4) San Diego Padres (10-11) @ Milwaukee Brewers (15-6), 7:10 pm

Fourth Quarter:  Midweek Links

1) Joe Mauer and Glen Perkins Twins for life?
2) CBSsports.com MLB power rankings
3) Gregg Doyel on the Pirates-Brewers suspensions or lack there of for one guy
4) NBA’s Most improved player

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2014 Posts: 82

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Happy Earth Day.

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) I disagree with this even if he earned it
3) New site for the Warriors arena project
4) Latest NBA draft info

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Blue looking for a long playoff stay
3) Lady Bing finalist
4) Will Bishop by back before Tampa Bay is done?

Third Quarter:  MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) The 30: Armed and Dangerous
3) Silly rankings
4) Inside the “nastiest” brawl

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Most popular athlete in each state which I don’t feel is right
2) Dennis Dodd on what Pat Tillman might think of the NFL 10 years after his death
3) Grantland on NBA 1st round winners/losers (why now?)/how to fix said round
4) Results from the brawl in Pittsburgh between the Brewers and Pirates

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2014 Posts: 81

Monday Edition

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


Inside the NBA team honors Craig Sager this weekend

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Series Tracker Teams up 1-0: Brooklyn, Golden State, Atlanta, Oklahoma City, San Antonio, Miami, Washington, Portland
3. Game 2 (OKC 1-0): Memphis Grizzlies @ Oklahoma City Thunder, 7 pm/TNT
4. Game 2 (GSW 1-0): Golden State Warriors @ Los Angeles Clippers, 9:30 pm/TNT 

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Game 3 (Series Tied 1-1): Pittsburgh Penguins @ Columbus Blue Jackets, 6 pm/NBCSN
3. Game 3 (COL 2-0): Colorado Avalanche @ Minnesota Wild, 6 pm/NHL Network
4. Game 3 (STL 2-0): St. Louis Blues @ Chicago Blackhawks, 7:30 pm/CNBC
5. Game 3 (ANA 2-0): Anaheim Ducks @ Dallas Stars, 8:30 pm/NBCSN

Third Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Monday Night Baseball: Cincinnati Reds (8-10) @ Pittsburgh (8-11), 6 pm/ESPN
3. San Francisco Giants (11-8) @ Colorado Rockies (10-10), 7:40 pm
4. Texas Rangers (11-8) @ Oakland Athletics (13-5), 9:05 pm

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Rick Adelman retires
2. Media Circus: Chris Fowler
3. Story about changing the colors of seats on the BART and who you root for, when you’re hooked on a team
4. CBSsports ranks the MLB series of this week
5. Moment of yesterday

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2014 Posts: 80

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


St. Louis defeated Chicago in triple overtime last night in the series opener. Photo SI.com

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Happy NBA Playoff eve
3) Saturday game 1’s: Nets @ Raptors 11:30 am/ESPN, Warriors @ Clippers 2:30 pm/ABC, Hawks @ Pacers 6 pm/ESPN, Grizzlies @ Thunder 8:30 pm/ESPN
4) Sunday games 1’s: Mavericks @ Spurs Noon/TNT, Bobcats @ Heat 2:30 pm/ABC, Wizards @ Bulls 6 pm/TNT, Trailblazers @ Rockets 8:30 pm/TNT

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Game 2 (MTL 1-0): Montreal Canadians @ Tampa Bay Lightning, 6 pm/CNBC
3) Game 1: Detroit Red Wings @ Boston Bruins, 6:30 pm/NBCSN
4) Game 2 (ANA 1-0): Dallas Stars @ Anaheim Ducks, 9 pm/NBCSN

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Series of the Weekend: St. Louis Cardinals @ Washington Nationals
3) 4Q AL Series to Watch this Weekend: New York Yankees @ Tampa Bay Rays
4) 4Q NL Series to Watch this Weekend: Milwaukee Brewers @ Pittsburgh Pirates

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) Opps
2) Luke Winn’s date awards for college basketball
3) How bad has Detroit been
4) Tribute from Michigan State’s men’s basketball team

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

2014 Posts: 79

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Night two of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Playoff begin Saturday
3) East Match-ups: 1 Indiana v. 8 Atlanta, 2 Miami v. 7 Charlotte, 3 Toronto v. 6 Brooklyn, 4 Chicago v. 5 Washington
4) West Match-ups: 1 San Antonio v. 8 Dallas, 2 Oklahoma City v. 7 Memphis, 3 Los Angeles Clippers v. 6 Golden State, 4 Houston v. 5 Portland

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Game 1: Philadelphia Flyers @ New York Rangers, 6 pm/CNBC
3) Game 1: Chicago Blackhawks @ St. Louis Blues, 7 pm/NBCSN
4) Game 1: Minnesota Wild @ Colorado Avalanche, 8:30 pm/CNBC
5) Game 1: Los Angeles Kings @ San Jose Sharks, 9:30 pm/NBCSN

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night: Los Angeles Dodgers (9-6) @ San Francisco Giants (10-5), 1:10 pm
3) Cleveland Indiana (7-7) @ Detroit Tigers (6-5), 12:10 pm
4) St. Louis Cardinals (9-6) @ Washington Nationals (9-6), 6:05 pm

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) Bill Simmons on the most exclusive club
2) Small sample size all-stars in MLB
3) Strange coaching news of the day
4) Pat Forde on what’s going on in Knoxville 

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2014 Posts: 78