Archive for November, 2014

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the weekend

Miley Cyrus making out with Arnold Schwarzenegger's son. (Getty)
GET TO THE CAMERA!!! Arnold’s son and Miley last night at USC-Cal. Big sports weekend also so make-up with your couch or TV/love oned. Photo by Getty Images

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) ESPN Friday Night: Spurs (4-3) @ LA Lakers (1-7), 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Early season surprises?

Second Quarter: CFB Games to Watch this Weekend

1) CFB Scoreboard
2) 8 Ohio State Buckeyes (8-1, 5-0 B1G) @ 25 Minnesota Golden Gophers (7-2, 4-1 B1G), 11 am/ABC
3) 16 Nebraska Cornhuskers (8-1, 4-1 B1G) @ 20 Wisconsin Badgers (7-2, 4-1 B1G), 2:30 pm/ABC
4) 1 Mississippi State Bulldogs (9-0, 5-0 SEC) @ 5 Alabama Crimson Tide (8-1, 5-1 SEC), 2:30 pm/CBS

Third Quarter: NFL Week 11 Games

1) NFL Scoreboard
2) 4Q AFC Game of the Week: New England Patriots (7-2) @ Indianapolis Colts (6-3), 7:30 pm/NBC
3) 4Q NFC Game of the Week: Detroit Lions (7-2) @ Arizona Cardinals (8-1), 3:25 pm/FOX
4) 4Q Game to Avoid: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-8) @ Washington R______ (3-6), Noon/FOX

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) MLS scoreboard
2) NCAA MBB/WBB scoreboard
3) The NCAA announced where the 2017-21 men’s Final Four will be held today
4) Party at USC last night

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

2014 Posts: 218

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Thursday Night Football could be a playoff elimination game between the Bills and Dolphins tonight.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Thursday Night TNT DH: Bulls (6-2) @ Raptors (7-1) 7 pm; Nets (4-3) @ Warriors (5-2) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) NHL Network Game of the Night: Avalanche (4-8-5, 13 pts) @ NY Rangers (7-6-2, 16 pts), 6 pm

Second Quarter NFL

1) NFL scoreboard
2) Thursday Night Football: Buffalo Bills (5-4) @ Miami Dolphins (5-4), 7:25 pm/NFL Network
3) AFC Game You Won’t Watch Sunday: Texans (4-5) @ Browns (6-3), Noon/CBS
4) NFC Game You Won’t Watch Sunday: Falcons (3-6) @ Panthers (3-6-1), Noon/FOX

Third Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) East Carolina Pirates (6-2, 3-1 AAC) @ Cincinnati Bearcats (5-3, 3-1 AAC), 6 pm/ESPN2
3) Southern Miss Eagles (3-7, 1-5 CUSA) @ UTSA Roadrunners (2-7, 1-4 CUSA), 7 pm/CBS Sports Network
4) California Golden Bears (5-4, 3-4 PAC-12) @ Southern California Trojans (6-3, 5-2 PAC-12), 8 pm/ESPN
5) College Gameday is in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Still the right call by Jirsh
3) Jon Soloman on college football “moneyball”
4) Of course FIFA “clears” Russia of wrongdoings

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2014 Posts: 217

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

Another week and more outrage but a manufactured show

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Sickening to see the OKC Thunder suffer more injuries
3) ESPN Wednesday Night DH (Game 1): Pacers (2-6) @ Heat (5-2), 7 pm
4) ESPN Wednesday Night DH (Game 2): Rockets (6-1) @ Timberwolves (2-4), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) NBCSN Rivalry Night (Game 1): Bruins (10-6-0, 20 pts) @ Maple Leafs (8-5-2, 18 pts), 7 pm
3) NBCSN Rivalry Night (Game 2): Kings (8-4-3, 19 pts) @ Ducks (10-3-3, 23 pts), 9:30 pm
4) Two rivalry night games

Third Quarter: MLS Playoffs

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Conferences finals are set
3) East Finals Match-ups: New York Redbull v. New England Revolution
4) West Finals Match-ups: LA Galaxy v. Seattle Sounders

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Stewart Mandel’s mailbag 11/12
2) RIP Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl and hello Foster Farms Bowl
3) Tosh puts ESPN on blast
4) Meant to post this yesterday

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2014 Posts: 216

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Thanks to all who’ve served this country.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Zach Lowe takes the (really) early season temperature of the NBA
3) NHL scoreboard
4) The league pays tribute to veterans today

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Forde Yard Dash: Around the coaching carousel 
2) Heather Dinich on how things change weekly in CFB
3) Holly Anderson’s 2014 Pigskin Pantheon: Week 11 awards
4) Matt Hinton puts a bow on week 11: Let the great debate begin

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Gregg Easterbrook says the NFL needs to revise their playoffs
2) Nate Silver on locations the NFL should expand to before London
3) 49ers player won’t face charges
4) NFL playoff picture

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) This is interesting
2) MLS scoreboard
3) Tuesday Media Circus: Al Michaels part II
4) USA Today has a bracketology

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2014 Posts: 215

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


Another “rivalry” trophy for the B1G will be on the line Saturday between Nebraska and Wisconsin. Photo by huskers.com

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q NBA Viewing Choice of the Night: Spurs (2-3) @ LA Clippers (4-2), 9:30 pm/NBATV
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q NHL Viewing Choice of the Night: Devils (6-6-2, 14 pts) @ Bruins (9-6-0, 18 pts), 6 pm

Second Quarter: College Football

1. Too Early Playoff Final 4 Teams: 1. Mississippi State (9-0, 5-0 SEC), 2. Florida State Seminoles (9-0, 6-0 ACC), 3. Oregon (9-1, 6-1 PAC-12), 4. Marshall Thundering Herd (9-0, 5-0 CUSA)
2. Surprise Team(s) of the Weekend – Texas A&M winning 41-38 at No. 3 Auburn
3. Letdown Team of the Weekend – No. 15 Oklahoma losing 48-14 at home versus No. 12 Baylor after leading 14-3
4. 4Q Top 5: 1. Mississippi State (9-0) 2. Florida State (9-0) 3. Oregon (9-1) 4. TCU (8-1) 5. Arizona State (8-1)

Third Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: Carolina Panthers @ Philadelphia Eagles, 7:30 pm/ESPN
2. Most Impressive Win – Chiefs 17-13 at the Bills, KC trailed 13-3 and scored 14 points in a 4-min span in the 4th quarter
3. Worst Loss – Steelers 20-13 at the Jets
4. Surprise of the Weekend – Browns winning 24-3 on Thursday Night Football at the Bengals

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: Q&A with Al Michaels
2. Are the Chiefs a playoff contender?
3. Andy Staples Pork, Pass and Kick: Week 11
4. Freedom on the line Saturday in Madison

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2014 Posts: 214

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the weekend


B1G match-up in East Lansing Saturday between Ohio State-Michigan State.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) ESPN Friday DH: Game 1 – Grizzlies (5-0) @ Thunder (1-4) 7 pm; Game 2 – Cavaliers (1-3) @ Nuggets (1-3) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Capitals (4-5-3, 11 pts) v Blackhawks (7-5-1, 15 pts), 7:30 pm/NHL Network

Second Quarter: CFB Games to Watch this Weekend

1) CFB Scoreboard
2) 10 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (7-1) @ 9 Arizona State Sun Devils (7-1), 2:30 pm/ABC
3) 7 Kansas State Wildcats (7-1, 5-0 Big XII) @ 6 TCU Horned Frogs (7-1, 4-1 Big XII), 6:30 pm/FOX
4) 14 Ohio State Buckeyes (7-1, 4-0 B1G) @ 8 Michigan State Spartans (7-1, 4-0 B1G), 7 pm/ABC

Third Quarter: NFL Week 10 Games

1) NFL Scoreboard
2) 4Q AFC Game of the Week: Kansas City Chiefs (5-3) @ Buffalo Bills (5-3), Noon/CBS
3) 4Q NFC Game of the Week: San Francisco 49ers (4-4) @ New Orleans Saints (4-4), Noon/FOX
4) 4Q Game to Avoid: Atlanta Falcons (2-6) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-7), Noon/FOX

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Injuries galore in OKC
3) New Bill Simmons fued
4) College basketball starts soon so how about a hotseat list for coaches!

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

2014 Posts: 213

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

Three NFL teams will make their London debuts in 2015. (Getty Images)
2015 slate of London games announced, the Jaguars, Dolphins and Chiefs will “host” games across the pond. Photo by Getty Images

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Thursday Night TNT DH: Spurs (2-1) @ Rockets (5-0) 7 pm; Mavericks (3-1) @ Trailblazers (2-2) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) NHL Network Game of the Night: Devils (6-4-2, 14 pts) @ Blues (8-3-1, 17 pts), 7 pm

Second Quarter NFL

1) NFL scoreboard
2) Thursday Night Football: Cleveland Browns (5-3) @ Cincinnati Bengals (5-2-1), 7:25 pm/NFL Network
3) AFC Game You Won’t Watch Sunday: Steelers (6-3) @ Jets (1-8), Noon/CBS
4) NFC Game You Won’t Watch Sunday: Rams (3-5) @ Cardinals (7-1), 3:25 pm/FOX

Third Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) 21 Clemson Tigers (6-2, 5-1 ACC) @ Wake Forest Demon Deacons (2-6, 0-4 ACC), 6:30 pm/ESPN
3) Six match-ups of ranked teams on Saturday
4) College Gameday is in East Lansing, Michigan

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Alabama aims to improve their resume this weekend
3) 2015 slate of NFL in London games
4) John Madden’s new look on the NFL

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2014 Posts: 212