Archive for May, 2014

NCAA Baseball Tournament Predictions Sure to go Wrong

Instead of a Friday edition I’ll provide you with my NCAA baseball tournament predictions sure to go wrong instead. 16 regional sites, 8 regional than the College World Series that start June 14 in Omaha Nebraska at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha. National Seeds 1 Oregon State 2 Florida 3 Virginia 4 Indiana 5 Florida State 6 Louisiana-Lafayette 7 TCU 8 LSU

Photo: Road to Omaha starts tomorrow.
Today is the start of the Road to Omaha begins

Regional Predictions –

Corvallis Regional: 1 Oregon State
Stillwater Regional: Oklahoma State
Houston Regional: Rice
Baton Rouge Regional: Houston
Tallahassee Regional: 5 Florida State
Louisville Regional: Louisville
Nashville Regional: Vanderbilt
Bloomington Regional: 4 Indiana
Gainesville Regional: Long Beach State
Coral Gables Regional: Miami (FL)
San Luis Obispo Regional: Cal Poly
Fort Worth Regional: 7 TCU
Lafayette Regional: Louisiana-Lafayette
Oxford Regional: Washington
Columbia Regional: South Carolina
Charlottesville Regional: 3 Virginia

Super Regional Predictions –

1 Oregon State over Oklahoma State
Rice over Houston
5 Florida State over Louisville
4 Indiana over Vanderbilt
Long Beach State over Miami (FL)
Cal Poly over 7 TCU
Washington over Louisiana-Lafayette
3 Virginia over South Carolina

College World Series – 1 Oregon State, Rice, 4 Indiana, 5 Florida State, Long Beach State, Cal Poly, Washington, 3 Virginia

CWS Championship Series – 1 Oregon State v. 3 Virginia

National Champion – 1 Oregon State

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2014 Posts: 104

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

Arena Amazonia in Manaus (photo courtesy Brazilian Federal Government).
One site in Brazil that you’ll see team USA play at, this one is in the Amazon

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) WCF Game 5 (Series Tied 2-2): Oklahoma City Thunder @ San Antonio Spurs, 8 pm/TNT
3) Indiana forced a game six against Miami in the ECF
4) Who gets the upper hand in the Spurs-Thunder series?

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) ECF Game 6 (NYR 3-2): Montreal Canadians @ New York Rangers, 7 pm/NBCSN
3) Chicago needed double OT to book a trip back to LA
4) Can the Rangers close out the Habs tonight?

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Kansas City Royals (24-28) @ Toronto Blue Jays (32-22), 6:07 pm
3) San Francisco Giants (34-19) @ St. Louis Cardinals (29-24), 7:15 pm
4) Los Angeles Angels (29-23) @ Seattle Mariners (26-26), 9:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) Where team USA will play in Brazil
2) The Masked Man’s “Payback” mailbag
3) Grantland looks at the 20 levels of Montreal Canadians controversies during this playoffs
4) Kansas City makes a move on their coaching staff

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2014 Posts: 103

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

The former happy couple at Augusta. (Getty Images)
Happy Wednesday, unless you allegedly break-up with your fiance over the phone. Photo by Getty Images

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) ECF Game 5 (MIA 3-1): Miami Heat @ Indiana Pacers, 7:30 pm/ESPN
3) All tied up in the WCF’s between OKC and San Antonio
4) Can Miami make it four straight Finals appearances with a win tonight?

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) WCF Game 5 (LAK 3-1): Los Angeles Kings @ Chicago Blackhawks, 7 pm/NBCSN
3) The Canadians forced game six against the Rangers last night
4) Can LA return to the Stanley Cup Finals?

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) New York Yankees (27-24) @ St. Louis Cardinals (29-23), 7:15 pm
3) Detroit Tigers (29-19) @ Oakland Athletics (31-21), 9:05 pm
4) Los Angeles Angels @ Seattle Mariners, 9:10 pm

Fourth Quarter:  Midweek Links

1) Is a shake-up in Kansas City happening soon for the Royals?
2) Awesome story
3) Michael McCann looks at the Sterling ban
4) Bad form Rory

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2014 Posts: 102

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

Caroline Wozniacki
We know Caroline, it’s been too long since we posted a new blog

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Sacramento looking for some K-Love
3) New series in the WCF’s
4) Fun look at some of Charles Barkley past comments 

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Blue Jackets re-up with their head coach
3) New hires in DC for the Caps
4) Ride over for le Habs?

Third Quarter:  MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) The 30: luck in baseball redefined?
3) How to fix the pace of play in baseball
4) Civil Right Game info

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Tuesday media circus
2) Poor girl
3) K-State changes their minds
4) NCAA baseball tournament

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2014 Posts: 101

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week


Cleveland won the NBA draft lottery but everyone is talking about the Milwaukee Bucks owners daughter Mallory Edens

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Cleveland wins their third NBA lottery in the last four years
3) All tied between Indiana and Miami heading down south
4) Game 2 (SAS 1-0): Oklahoma City Thunder @ San Antonio Spurs, 8 pm/TNT

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) No hockey last night
3) Another day off for the Eastern Conference Finals
4) Game 2 (CHI 1-0): Los Angeles Kings @ Chicago Blackhawks, 7 pm/NBCSN

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Milwaukee Brewers (27-19) @ Atlanta Braves (25-19), 6:10 pm
3) Oakland Athletics (29-16) @ Tampa Bay Rays (19-27), 6:10 pm
4) San Francisco Giants (28-18) @ Colorado Rockies (26-20), 7:40 pm

Fourth Quarter:  Midweek Links

1) Hello Mallory Edens who represented the Bucks last night
2) Vince McMahon no longer a billionaire
3) Super Bowl LII is going to Minneapolis, the losing cities (ok Peter King crying)
4) Pro athlete break-up news

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2014 Posts: 100

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


It’s NBA draft lottery night!

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) San Antonio jumped out 1-0 over OKC
3) Lottery is tonight
4) Front office chaos 

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Miller time in St. Louis is over
3) Rangers up 2-0
4) Worlds update

Third Quarter:  MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) The 30: Change
3) Negro League article from Alyson Footer
4) Draft has plenty of pitching

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Fight to make the US World Cup roster
2) Tuesday Media Circus
3) 10 early flops in MLB
4) Rams prefer not to be on Hard Knocks

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2014 Posts: 99

Monday Edition

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


Hailey Decker propelled Nebraska to the Super Regional’s by hitting four home runs in two elimination games Sunday at Missouri

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Kevin Love is making his list of teams he’d welcome a trade to
3. Indiana wins game one of the ECF versus Miami 107-96
4. Game 1: Oklahoma City Thunder @ San Antonio Spurs, 8 pm/TNT

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Conference finals are in full swing
3. Chicago defeated LA 3-1 in game one
4. Game 2 (NYR 1-0): New York Rangers @ Montreal Canadians, 7 pm/NBCSN

Third Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Monday Night Baseball: Detroit Tigers (27-12) @ Cleveland Indians (19-25), 6 pm/ESPN
3. Milwaukee Brewers (27-17) @ Atlanta Braves (23-19), 6:10 pm
4. Chicago White Sox (21-24) @ Kansas City Royals (22-21), 7:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: Gus Johnson and FOX Soccer coverage
2. NCAA softball super regional preview and a funny clip from Nate Rohr Nebraska’s PXP guy
3. MLB series rankings
4. Heat in trouble? Heard that before

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2014 Posts: 98