Archive for January, 2015

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you ready for the weekend!


Roger Goodell spoke to a room today that has lost faith in him.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) ESPN Friday DH: Mavericks @ Heat 7 pm/Bulls @ Suns 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Friday’s NHL Viewing Choice: Blackhawks @ Ducks, 9 pm/WGN

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s and Women’s Scoreboards
2) Does the Kentucky win streak continue?
3) Will Virginia hold another opponents under 30 points?
4) Which game are you watching?

Third Quarter: Super Bowl XLIX

1) Super Bowl XLIX (Glendale, AZ): New England Patriots (12-4) v. Seattle Seahawks (12-4), 5:15 pm/NBC
2) Will Tom Brady win his fourth Super Bowl?
3) Can Seattle repeat?
4) Which team are you picking?

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) HOT STOVE tracker
2) The public has lost trust in Roger Goodell
3) Tiger
4) My new favorite buddy comedy

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

2015 Posts: 20

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

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Final touches being added to the rolling field at the stadium for Sunday. Photo via Samuel Lam

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Thursday Night TNT DH: Nuggets (19-27) @ Grizzlies (33-12) 7 pm/Bulls (30-17) @ LA Lakers (12-34) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Thursday Night NBCSN DH: Canadians (30-13-3, 63 pts) @ NY Rangers (27-14-4, 58 pts), 6 pm/Ducks (32-10-6, 70 pts) @ Sharks (25-17-6, 56 pts) 9 pm

Second Quarter Super Bowl XLIX

1) The field has been painting and catching some rays before being rolled back into University of Phoenix Stadium
2) Thankfully we’re just three days away from Sunday
3) Has there been more nonsense leading up to a Super Bowl than this year?
4) Anyone else waiting for the state of the league speak tomorrow?

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) College Basketball Scoreboards Men’s/Women’s
2) DePaul (10-10, 5-3 BIG EAST) @ Providence (15-5, 5-2 BIG EAST), 1 pm/FOX Sports 1
3) 16 Maryland (18-3, 6-2 B1G) @ Ohio State (16-5, 5-3 B1G), 6 pm/ESPN
4) Connecticut (11-7, 4-2 AAC) @ Cincinnati (14-5, 5-2 AAC), 7 pm/ESPN2

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) Waste Management Phoenix Open Leaderboard
2) Big questions for the US men’s national team following yesterday?
3) HOT STOVE
4) Ben Lindbergh looks at the strike zone in MLB

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2015 Posts: 19

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!


Marshawn Lynch was just there so he wouldn’t get fined.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) ESPN Wedneday DH: Nets (18-26) @ Hawks (37-8) 7 pm; Wizards (31-15) @ Suns (26-20) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Wednesday Night Rivalry DH on NBCSN: Penguins (27-12-8, 62 pts) @ Capitals (24-14-9, 57 pts) 7 pm; Blackhawks (30-15-2, 62 pts) @ Kings (20-15-12, 52 pts) 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: Super Bowl XLIX

1) I’m just here so I won’t get fined
2) Media Day happened and now we’re four days from the game
3) What’s the biggest factor as of today?
4) Who do you think wins, midweek?

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s basketball scoreboard; Women’s basketball scoreboard
2) 4 Duke (17-2, 4-2 ACC) @ 8 Notre Dame (19-2, 7-1 ACC), 6:30 pm/ESPN2
3) Oregon (14-6, 4-3 PAC-12) @ 6 Arizona (18-2, 6-1 PAC-12), 9 pm/PAC-12 Network
4) Washington (14-5, 3-4 PAC-12) @ Washington (14-5, 5-2 PAC-12), 10 pm/ESPNU

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Kaka finally ready to debut in MLS
2) Bulls end Warriors 19-game home win streak
3) Dan Wetzel on Marshawn Lynch’s media day
4) SI longform looks at the year of 1985, here’s the opener about Dan Marino

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2015 Posts: 18

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

Was a locker room attendant behind New England's deflated football? (USATSI)
Today is Super Bowl media day, so expect this to come up. Photo USA Today/SI

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Lionel Hollins hates advanced stats
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Here are all 29 goals from the 60th NHL All-Star Game

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s/Women’s scoreboards
2) CBS Sports 25 plus 1 for 1-26-15
3) How long will Larry Brown stay at SMU?
4) Forde Minutes: How to fix college basketball

Third Quarter: Super Bowl XLIX

1) Conflict of interest?
2) Tom Brady senior doesn’t think it’ll end well for his son in New England
3) And the NFL has zeroed in on a suspect
4) Another respected member of the science community speaks out against Bill Belichick

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Zach Lowe rounds out the NBA ASG rosters
2) Original Super Bowl media day
3) Will Richard Sherman take more shots today? Is water wet?
4) Hot Stove tracker

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2015 Posts: 17

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


RIP to Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q NBA Viewing Choice of the Night: Nuggets (18-26) @ LA Clippers (30-14), 9:30 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q NHL Viewing Choice of the Night: No game tonight, Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 in the 60th ASG

Second Quarter: Super Bowl XLIX

1. Super Bowl XLIX is six days from today
2. Tomorrow is media day which will be a carnival as usual
3. Seattle arrived yesterday and New England arrives today
4. Team Irvin defeated Team Carter 32-28 in the Pro Bowl

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1. MBB and WBB scoreboards
2. Coach K got his 1,000 victory yesterday at MSG versus St. John’s
3. Syracuse (14-6, 5-2 ACC) @ 13 North Carolina (16-4, 6-1 ACC), 6 pm/ESPN
4. 19 Texas (14-5, 3-3 Big XII) @ 15 Iowa State (14-4, 4-2 Big XII), 8 pm/ESPN

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: Mark Brunell on his outburst against Tom Brady
2. ESPN.com let’s you know the missing piece for your favorite NFL team, Richard Sherman on the Patriots punishment
3. Hey look at who wants to change the dates for the College Football Playoff
4. RIP to Mr. Cub, Commissioner Rob Manfred is now in charge and he wrote a letter to the fans

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2015 Posts: 16

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Hope you had a great holiday!


These three events will take play on Sunday.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) ESPN Friday: Bulls (28-16) @ Mavericks (30-13) 7 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) All-Star Weekend, team draft tonight (7 pm), skills contest Saturday (7 pm) and All-Star Game in Columbus on NBCSN 4 pm with all three events on NBCSN

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s and Women’s Scoreboards
2) Does the Kentucky win streak continue?
3) Will Virginia hold another opponents under 30 points?
4) Can Creighton pick-up a BIG EAST victory?

Third Quarter: Pro Bowl/Super Bowl XLIX

1) 2015 NFL Pro Bowl (Glendale, AZ): Team Irvin v. Team Carter, 7 pm/ESPN
2) Will you watch the Pro Bowl on Sunday?
3) Super Bowl teams will arrive starting this weekend in Glendale
4) Vegas still calls it a pick’em, thoughts?

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) HOT STOVE tracker
2) How many wins does coach K actually have?
3) Bill Simmons trade value, part I
4) The Masked Man dives deep into the history of the Royals Rumble

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

2015 Posts: 15

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


“Hey you cool with taking the blame here?”

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Thursday Night TNT DH: Spurs (27-16) @ Bulls (27-16) 7 pm/Nets (18-24) @ LA Clippers (28-14) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) NHL All-Star Break begins today

Second Quarter Super Bowl XLIX

1) Deflate gate day four
2) Bill Belichick throws Tom Brady under the bus
3) Richard Sherman doesn’t seem to be a Brady fan
4) Seahawks don’t seem to care about the current story lines

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) College Basketball Scoreboards Men’s/Women’s
2) DePaul (10-9, 4-2 BIG EAST) @ 24 Seton Hall (13-4, 3-2 BIG EAST), 6 pm/FOX Sports 1
3) 7 Arizona (16-2, 4-1 PAC-12) @ Stanford (13-4, 4-1 PAC-12), 8 pm/ESPN2
4) 13 Maryland (17-2, 5-1 B1G) @ 14 Indiana (14-4, 4-1 B1G), 8 pm/ESPNU

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) Jonah Keri on how the Marlins look at sustained success
2) Sean McIndoe on the apathy and absurdity of the NHL All-Star Game
3) HOT STOVE
4) Why Gary Andersen left Wisconsin by Dennis Dodd

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2015 Posts: 14