Archive for September, 2014

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Tonight postseason baseball returns to Kauffman Stadium. Photo by the Kansas City Royals Facebook page

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Tonight’s Wildcard game at Kauffman Stadium, last night Arrowhead “Let’s Go Royals” chants broke out
3) Rosters from tonight Oakland and Kansas City
4) Ben Lindbergh previews tonight’s game

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Forde Yard Dash: Who survives October unbeaten?
2) Brady Hoke defends himself (again)
3) Dennis Dodd on the changing landscape in Ann Arbor
4) Matt Hinton puts a bow on week 5: Does FSU have the heart of a champion?

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Did Kansas City stake New England’s dynasty last night?
2) Raiders fire another head coach
3) Husain Abdullah shouldn’t of been penalized last night says the NFL
4) And the rumor that happens when Oakland has an opening

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Media Circus: We need to talk
2) MLS scoreboard
3) Michael Phelps another DUI
4) Marlins will raise payroll?

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2014 Posts: 184

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


Kansas City clinched a their first playoff berth since 1985 on Friday night and play Oakland in the Wildcard game tomorrow night.

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. AL Playoffs: Wildcard Oakland @ Kansas City (winner plays Los Angeles), Detroit v. Baltimore
3. NL Playoffs: Wildcard San Francisco @ Pittsburgh (winner plays Washington), St. Louis v. Los Angeles
4. Hunt for October (final regular season standings): MLB full and wildcard standings 9/29/14

Second Quarter: College Football

1. Too Early Playoff Final 4 Teams: Texas A&M (5-0, 2-0 SEC), Oregon (4-0, 1-0 PAC-12), Oklahoma (4-0, 1-0 Big XII), BYU (4-0)
2. Surprise Team of the Weekend – Northwestern winning 29-6 at previously unbeaten Penn State
3. Letdown Team of the Weekend – 13 South Carolina losing 21-20 at home versus Missouri, Gamecocks led 20-7 in 4th
4. 4Q Top 5: 1. Texas A&M (5-0) 2. Oregon (4-0) 3. Oklahoma (4-0) 4. BYU (4-0) 5. UCLA (4-0)

Third Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: New England Patriots (2-1) @ Kansas City Chiefs (1-2), 7:30 pm/ESPN
2. Most Impressive Win – 49ers over Eagles at home 26-21 after trailing 21-10 at halftime
3. Worst Loss – Saints losing 38-17 at the Cowboys on Sunday Night Football
4. Surprise of the Weekend – Dolphins defeating the Raiders 38-14 in London

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: Bill Simmons
2. MLB Postseason schedule
3. Andy Staples Pork, Pass and Kick: Week 5
4. Charlie Weis fired and Bruce Feldman looks at candidates, as does Dennis Dodd

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2014 Posts: 183

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


I might be partying like it’s 1985 tonight.

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q Series of the Weekend:
3) Postseason races – divisional and wildcard standings
4) Teams in: AL – Angels, Orioles, Tigers; NL – Nationals, Dodgers, Cardinals, Pirates, Giants

Second Quarter: CFB Games to Watch this Weekend

1) CFB Scoreboard
2) 1 Florida State Seminoles (3-0, 1-0 ACC) @ North Carolina Wolfpack (4-0), 2:30 pm/ABC
3) 16 Stanford Cardinal (2-1) @ Washington Huskies (4-0), 3:15 pm/FOX
4) Oregon State Beavers (3-0) @ 18 USC Trojans (2-1, 1-0 PAC-12), 9:30 pm/ESPN

Third Quarter: NFL Week 4 Games

1) NFL Scoreboard
2) 4Q AFC Game of the Week: Carolina Panthers (2-1) @ Baltimore Ravens (2-1), Noon/CBS
3) 4Q NFC Game of the Week: Philadelphia Eagles (3-0) @ San Francisco 49ers (1-2), 3:25 pm/FOX
4) 4Q Game to Avoid: Tennessee Titans (1-2) @ Indianapolis Colts (1-2), Noon/CBS

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) Tunnel Walk of Shame: Illinois
2) 2014 Ryder Cup scoreboard
3) NFL Tape Gate takes another turn
4) Last night in the Bronx

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

2014 Posts: 182

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Bill Simmons was suspended three weeks for comments made about Roger Goodell and daring ESPN to do so.

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Detroit clinched a postseason berth last night and Los Angeles clinched the NL West
3) Teams currently in: AL – Angels, Orioles, Tigers; NL – Nationals, Dodgers, Cardinals, Pirates
4) Current standings and wildcard

Second Quarter NFL

1) NFL scoreboard
2) Thursday Night Football: New York Giants (1-2) @ Washington R_______, 7:25 pm/CBS and NFL Network
3) AFC Game You Won’t Watch Sunday: Miami Dolphins (1-2) v. Oakland Raiders (0-3) in London, Noon/CBS
4) NFC Game You Won’t Watch Sunday: Atlanta Falcons (2-1) @ Minnesota Vikings (1-2), 3:25 pm/FOX

Third Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) Texas Tech Red Raiders (2-1) @ 24 Oklahoma State Cowboys (2-1), 6:30 pm/ESPN
3) 11 UCLA Bruins (3-0) @ 15 Arizona State Sun Devils (3-0, 1-0 PAC-12), 9 pm/FOX Sports 1
4) College Gameday is in Columbia, South Carolina

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Why the Phoenix Suns had to sign Eric Bledsoe
3) ESPN suspends Bill Simmons for three weeks
4) Will the NBA reign in Seattle again? Chris Ballard

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2014 Posts: 181

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

The Washington Capitals will wear this jersey at the Winter Classic. (Monumental Network)
Washington will wear these against Chicago on New Year’s Day at Nationals Park. Photo from the Monumental Network

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball Game 1: Kansas City Royals (86-71) @ Cleveland Indians (82-76), 6:10 pm
3) ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball Game 2: San Francisco Giants (85-72) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (90-68), 9:10 pm
4) 9/24 Division and Wildcard Standings

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Stewart Mandel’s mailbag 9/24
2) Florida State keeps patting themselves on the back
3) Which team is ripe for an upset this week?
4) Five ranked teams are on the road this weekend (including No. 1 FSU at North Carolina State)

Third Quarter: MLS

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Supporters Shield standings: t1. Seattle Sounders/LA Galaxy 54 pts 3. Real Salt Lake 49 pts 4. D.C. United 48 pts t5. Sporting KC/FC Dallas 45 pts
3) Top 5 East: 1. D.C. United 48 pts 2. Sporting Kansas City 45 pts 3. New England Revolution 42 pts 4. New York Red Bulls 41 pts 5. Columbus Crew 40 pts
4) Top 5 West: 1. Seattle Sounders 54 pts 2. LA Galaxy 54 pts 3. Real Salt Lake 49 pts 4. FC Dallas 45 pts 5. Portland Timbers 39 pts

Fourth Quarter:  Midweek Links

1) Derek Jeter isn’t the greatest player ever
2) Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post on Berry Trotz and his wife getting their son adjusted to DC
3) Washington Capitals unveil their Winter Classic sweaters
4) Minnesota Vikings QB change

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2014 Posts: 180

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

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Michigan cancelled this promotion for Saturday

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Ads coming to MLB uniforms?
3) Atlanta made a front office chance on Monday
4) September 23 Standings – Divisions and Wildcard

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Forde Yard Dash: What we’ve learned so far
2) Arizona State is having a blackout on Thursday night, here’s the history of doing so
3) Michigan cancels a promotion for Saturday
4) Matt Hinton puts a bow on week 4: Pass happy Alabama

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Odd details coming out following the death of former Titans kicker Rob Bironas
2) Are NFL teams already writing off FSU’s QB?
3) FIFA not going to Qatar in 2022?
4) South Park going after Washington’s NFL team on Wednesday

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Media Circus: Andy Roddick’s second career
2) MLS scoreboard
3) Golden State’s new arena looks like a
4) Lastly, A&M’s cadet will get his boots paid for after protecting Reveille on Saturday

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2014 Posts: 179

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


John Oliver weighed in on the NFL’s week last night.

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Kansas City Royals (84-70) @ Cleveland Indians (81-74), 6:05 pm (after completion of Aug. 31 suspended game)
3. San Francisco Giants (84-71) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (89-67), 9:10 pm
4. Hunt for October: MLB full and wildcard standings 8/25/14

Second Quarter: College Football

1. Too Early Playoff Final 4 Teams: Oregon (4-0, 1-0 PAC-12), Oklahoma (4-0, 1-0 Big XII), Texas A&M (4-0, 1-0 SEC), BYU (4-0)
2. Surprise Team of the Weekend – Indiana 31-27 at 18 Missouri
3. Letdown Team of the Weekend – 8 LSU losing 34-29 at home versus unranked Mississippi State
4. 4Q Top 5: 1. Oregon (4-0) 2. Oklahoma (4-0) 3. Texas A&M (4-0) 4. Florida State (3-0) 5. BYU (4-0)

Third Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: Chicago Bears (1-1) @ New York Jets (1-1), 7:30 pm/ESPN
2. Most Impressive Win – Arizona Cardinals over San Francisco 49ers 23-14 after trailing 14-6
3. Worst Loss – Carolina Panthers to Pittsburgh Steelers 37-19 at home on Sunday Night Football
4. Surprise of the Weekend – New England Patriots beating Oakland Raiders 16-9 at Gillette Stadium  

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: Chris Carter’s growth
2. The 30: Atlanta collapse
3. Andy Staples Pork, Pass and Kick: Week 4
4. MMQB: “The NFL needed this” but not this from John Oliver

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2014 Posts: 178