Archive for December, 2014

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week! Happy New Year’s Eve be safe and see you next year!


Thanks for reading in 2014  and see you in 2015!

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Seven games on this New Year’s Eve and two to ring in the new year
3) NHL scoreboard
4) 11 games today but tomorrow the Winter Classic is in our nation’s capital!

Second Quarter: NFL

1) Saturday Games: Cardinals (11-5) @ Panthers (7-8-1) 3:35 pm/ESPN; Ravens (10-6) @ Steelers (11-5) 7:15 pm/NBC
2) Sunday Games: Bengals (10-5-1) @ Colts (11-5) 12:05 pm/CBS; Lions (11-5) @ Cowboys (12-4) 3:40 pm/FOX
3) AFC byes – Patriots and Broncos
4) NFC byes – Seahawks and Packers

Third Quarter: College Football New Year’s Six Bowls

1) Bowl central
New Year’s Eve –
2) Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl (Atlanta, GA): 9 Ole Miss (9-3) v. 6 TCU (11-1), 11:30 am/ESPN
3) Vizio Fiesta Bowl (Glendale, AZ): 20 Boise State (11-2) v. 10 Arizona (10-3), 3 pm/ESPN
4) CapitalOne Orange Bowl (Miami, FL): 7 Mississippi State (10-2) v. 12 Georgia Tech (10-3), 7 pm/ESPN

New Year’s Day –
5) Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic (Arlington, TX): 8 Michigan State (10-2) v. 5 Baylor (11-1), 11:30 am/ESPN
6) Rose Bowl pres. Northwestern Mutual (Pasadena, CA): 2 Oregon (12-1) v. 3 Florida State (13-1), 4 pm/ESPN
7) Allstate Sugar Bowl (New Orleans, LA): 1 Alabama (12-1) v. 4 Ohio State (12-1), 7:30 pm/ESPN

Rest of NYD Bowls –
8) Outback Bowl (Tampa, FL): 19 Auburn (8-4) v. 18 Wisconsin (10-3), 11 am/ESPN2
9) Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl (Orlando, FL): 16 Missouri (10-3) v. 25 Minnesota (8-4), Noon/ABC

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Men’s basketball scoreboard; Women’s basketball scoreboard
2) Ex-Suhse I mean Suh-spension overturned
3) Jim Harbaugh explains why he’s back in Ann Arbor
4) All-Luke Walton All-State team by Zach Lowe

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2014 Posts: 243

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Look who’s back in college football

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Trouble in Cav-adise?
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Q&A with Mike “Doc” Emrick

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Michigan gets their man
2) So long Bob Stoops?
3) Matt Hinton previews the CFP semifinals
4) Bowl central

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Jaguars and Patriots disagreement
2) Randy Gregory of Nebraska enters the NFL draft
3) Jets have a list of five names
4) Raiders interview the Mangenius

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) KC Star’s Sam Mellinger Twitter Tuesday for 12/30/14
2) John Smoltz getting a hall pass?
3) Texas A&M won the Liberty Bowl yesterday but the talk was about one of their assistant coaches
4) Hot Stove tracker

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2014 Posts: 246

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


Mr. Suh will be unavailable on Sunday when the Lions meet the Cowboys on Wildcard Weekend

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q NBA Viewing Choice of the Night: Wizards (21-8) @ Rockets (21-8), 7 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q NHL Viewing Choice of the Night: Red Wings (19-8-9, 47 pts) @ Bruins (18-15-3, 39 pts), 6 pm/NBCSN

Second Quarter: NFL

1. AFC byes: Patriots (12-4), Broncos (12-4)
2. NFC byes: Seahawks (12-4), Packers (12-4)
3. AFC Wildcard Weekend: Ravens (10-6) @ Steelers (11-5) Saturday/Bengals (10-5-1) @ Colts (11-5) Sunday
4. NFC Wildcard Weekend: Cardinals (11-5) @ Panthers (7-8-1) Saturday/Lions (11-5) @ Cowboys (12-4)

Third Quarter: College Football (Bowl Season)

1. Bowl central
2. AutoZone Liberty Bowl (Memphis, TN): Texas A&M (7-5) v. West Virginia (7-5), 1 pm/ESPN
3. Russell Athletic Bowl (Orlando, FL): Oklahoma (8-4) v. 17 Clemson (9-3), 4:30 pm/ESPN
4. Advocare V100 Texas Bowl (Houston, TX): Arkansas (6-6) v. Texas (6-6), 8 pm/ESPN

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: 2014 most fascinating person in sports
2. MBB and WBB scoreboards
3. Jim Harbaugh story does he get all the blame in SF? And Ohio State-Michigan rivalry amped up
4. Complete NFL playoffs schedule with TV times

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2014 Posts: 245

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Hope you had a great holiday! Now we’re getting you set for the weekend


Happy Boxing Day, hope you all had a Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays!

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night: Rockets (20-7) @ Grizzlies (21-7), 7 pm/NBATV
3) NHL scoreboard
4) The Devils fired their head coach today

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Bowl central
2) Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl (Dallas, TX): Illinois (6-6) v. Louisiana Tech (8-5), Noon/ESPN
3) Quick Lane Bowl (Detroit, MI): Rutgers (7-5) v. North Carolina (6-6), 3:30 pm/ESPN
4) Bitcoin St. Petersburg Bowl (St. Petersburg, FL): NC State (7-5) v. UCF (9-3), 7 pm/ESPN

Third Quarter: NFL Week 17 Games

1) NFL Scoreboard
2) 4Q AFC Game of the Week: Cincinnati Bengals (10-4-1) @ Pittsburgh Steelers (10-5), 7:30 pm/SNF on NBC
3) 4Q NFC Game of the Week: Detroit Lions (11-4) @ Green Bay Packers (11-4), 3:25 pm/FOX
4) 4Q Game to Avoid: Chicago Bears (5-10) @ Minnesota Vikings (6-9), Noon/FOX

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) HOT STOVE tracker
2) The Chiefs need help to make the playoffs and will do so with their back-up QB
3) Sadly, this is the Pontiac Silverdome as of today
4) Holly Anderson Deck the Paaaowls

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

2014 Posts: 244

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week! No post tomorrow, Merry Christmas!


It’s Christmas Eve! Have a great Christmas and there will be a new post Friday! None tomorrow.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Christmas Day Line-up: Wizards (19-8) @ Knicks (5-25) 11 am/ESPN, Thunder (13-16) @ Spurs (18-11) 1:30 pm/ABC, Cavaliers (17-10) @ Heat (13-16) 4 pm/ABC, Lakers (9-19) @ Bulls (19-9) 7 pm/TNT, Warriors (23-4) @ LA Clippers (19-10) 9:30 pm/TNT
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Rivalry Night on NBCSN: Capitals (17-11-6, 40 pts) @ Penguins (22-7-5, 49 pts), 6:30 pm; Sharks (19-11-5, 43 pts) @ Kings (17-11-7, 41 pts)9 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1) AFC Playoff teams as of today: Patriots (12-3)*^, Broncos (11-4)*, Bengals (10-4-1)*, Colts (10-5)*, Steelers (10-5)*, Chargers (9-6)
2) AFC in the Hunt: Ravens (9-6), Texans, Chiefs, Dolphins, Bills (8-7)
3) NFC Playoff teams as of today: Seahawks (11-4)*, Lions (11-4), Cowboys (11-4)*, Panthers (6-8-1), Packers (11-4)*, Cardinals (11-4)*
4) NFC in the Hunt: Falcons (6-9) who need to beat Carolina to be in the playoffs
* = Clinched playoff berth, ^ = Clinched home field

Third Quarter: College Football

1) Bowl central
2) Popeye’s Bahamas Bowl: Central Michigan (7-5) v. Western Kentucky (7-5), 11 am/ESPN
3) Hawaii Bowl: Fresno State (6-7) v. Rice (7-5)
4) Two games today, none on Christmas then bowls resume on Friday

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Men’s basketball scoreboard; Women’s basketball scoreboard
2) Jim Harbaugh’s idea of war paint
3) Zach Lowe ranks the Western Conference
4) Are you though LA?

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2014 Posts: 243

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

Miami Beach Bowl
Miami Beach Bowl? More like beach brawl following Memphis beating BYU in double OT

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Who wants Josh Smith?
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Winter Classic rink

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Ugly scene after the first Miami Beach Bowl
2) Pitt has their head coach
3) Florida hires another former Alabama OC for their new staff
4) Bowl central

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Joel Corry looks at teams with bad cap situations
2) Grantland all-pro team
3) Who can clinch this week?
4) NFL playoff picture

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) SI counts down the top sports moments of 2014 from 114 to 1
2) Cheating in Little League? Why I never
3) Stadium conflict in Arlington?
4) Hot Stove tracker

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2014 Posts: 242

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


Week 17 there will be a NFC South champion crowned

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q NBA Viewing Choice of the Night: Raptors (22-6) @ Bulls (17-9), 7 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q NHL Viewing Choice of the Night: Sharks (19-11-4, 42 pts) @ Ducks (22-8-5, 49 pts), 9 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: Denver Broncos (11-3) @ Cincinnati Bengals (9-4-1), 7:30 pm/ESPN
2. Most Impressive Win(s) – Chargers 38-35 OT win at the 49ers on Saturday
3. Worst Loss – Cardinals losing 35-6 on Sunday Night Football to the Seahawks at home
4. Surprise of the Weekend – Falcons winning 30-14 in New Orleans versus the Saints

Third Quarter: College Football (Bowl Season)

1. Bowl central
2. Miami Beach Bowl (Miami, FL/Marlins Park) BYU Cougars (8-4) v. Memphis Tigers (9-3), 1 pm/ESPN
3. Five bowl games on Saturday
4. Games nearly every day which are you looking forward to?

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: 2014 Media Awards
2. MBB and WBB scoreboards
3. Bowl redemption on the horizon for the B1G?
4. Ben Lindbergh writes about the Royals uninspiring winter

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2014 Posts: 241