Archive for September, 2017

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you ready for the weekend!

NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Phoenix Suns
Your new highest paid player in the NBA. Photo by USA Today Sports

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. AL Series of the Weekend: Astros @ Red Sox
3. NL Series of the Weekend: Dodgers @ Rockies
4. Last weekend of the regular season, can Colorado hold on?

Second Quarter: NFL

1. NFL scoreboard
2. Best Early Game: Bills @ Falcons, Noon/CBS
3. Best Afternoon Game: Raiders (2-1) @ Broncos (2-1), 3:25 pm/CBS
4. NBC Sunday Night Football: Colts (1-2) @ Seahawks (1-2), 7:30 pm

Third Quarter: College Football

1. CFB scoreboard
2. Viewing Suggestion One: 5 USC (4-0, 2-0 PAC-12) @ 16 Washington State (4-0, 1-0 PAC-12), 9:30 pm (Tonight)/ESPN
3. Viewing Suggestion Two: 15 Oklahoma State (3-1, 0-1 Big XII) @ Texas Tech (3-0), 7 pm/FOX
4. ABC Primetime Game: 2 Clemson (4-0, 2-0 ACC) @ 12 Virginia Tech (4-0), 7 pm

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Russell Westbrook signs an extension with OKC
2. Louisville announces an interim head coach
3. Americans continue to do well at the Presidents Cup
4. Andy Staples imagining an alternative sports history

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2017 Posts: 180

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


In trouble …

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. AL playoffs are set
3. Who takes the final NL playoff berth?
4. AL/NL favorites?

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Thursday Night Football: Bears (1-2) @ Packers (2-1), 7:25 pm/CBS
2. Tonight’s winner?
3. AFC Game You Won’t Watch: Bengals (0-3) @ Browns (0-3)
4. NFC Game You Won’t Watch: 49ers (0-3) @ Cardinals (1-2)

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Texas (1-2) @ Iowa State (2-1), 7 pm/ESPN
2. Is there a game that has your attention this weekend?
3. Game of the week?
4. Which game needs to be ignored?

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1. How the FBI rocked college basketball
2. Fall of Rick Pitino
3. Ranking of NFL owners as business men
4. Tiger Woods done?

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2017 Posts: 179

The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week


Back in the news.

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Astros @ Rangers, 1 pm/ESPN
3. Wednesday Night Baseball (GM1): Cubs @ Cardinals, 6 pm
4. Wednesday Night Baseball (GM2): Padres @ Dodgers, 9 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Tomorrow Thursday night football is a NFC north match-up
2. Are you watching?
3. Can one of the 0-3 teams make the playoffs?
4. Game you want to see this weekend?

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Big XII gets the spotlight on Thursday
2. Which match-up are you most looking forward to?
3. Team that needs a win this weekend
4. Who’ll have a Heisman moment next?

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. Give Louisville the death penalty?
2. Broken system?
3. Well Bruce Feldman … well
4. LeBron James, handled this well

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2017 Posts: 178

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) If the season ended today
3) Addison Russell and nachos
4) AL postseason potentials shrinking

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Forde Yard Dash: Why aren’t colleges protesting?
2) Purdue lockerroom not good enough for Michigan
3) Really Jim? Reform with this?
4) Misery index week four

Second Quarter: NFL

1) Protest misconceptions
2) Go away Big Ben, just go away
3) HOF’r Jim Kelly calls out shady
4) The worst part of the POTUS attack on NFL players

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Out of touch POTUS
2) Apology
3) Michael Jordan speaks outs
4) Dale Jr. speaks out against NASCAR ideas

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2017 Posts: 177

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


Shahid Khan stood with his players prior to their game in London on Sunday. Photo byPaul Childs/Action Images via Reuters

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. All but two divisions have been clinched
3. Who takes the AL East and NL Central?
4. Postseason spots at a premium this last week

Second Quarter: College Football

1. Who impressed during CFB week 4?
2. Impressions from this past weekend?
3. Did Penn State have the best win?
4. Week five game you’re looking forward to?

Third Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: Cowboys (1-1) @ Cardinals (1-1), 7:15 pm
2. Excited for MNF this evening?
3. Week 3 Most Impressive Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
4. Week 3 Least Impressive Team: Miami Dolphins

Fourth Quarter: Monday Links

1. Richard Deitsch/Media Circus: Sunday discussion on the POTUS comments
2. Missouri dorm selling
3. Sign this free agent (finally?)
4. NASCAR owners support the President

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2017 Posts: 176

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you ready for the weekend!

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Who needs to win the most this weekend? Photo by USA Today Sports

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. AL Series of the Weekend: Clevelanders @ Mariners
3. NL Series of the Weekend: Cubs @ Brewers
4. Sunday Night Baseball: Angels @ Astros, 7 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1. NFL scoreboard
2. Best Early Game:  Falcons @ Lions, Noon/FOX
3. Best Afternoon Game: Seahawks @ Titans, 3:05 pm/FOX
4. NBC Sunday Night Football: Raiders @ R*******, 7:30 pm

Third Quarter: College Football

1. CFB scoreboard
2. Viewing Suggestion One: 1 Alabama (3-0) @ Vanderbilt (3-0), 2:30 pm/CBS
3. Viewing Suggestion Two: 16 TCU (3-0) @ 6 Oklahoma State (3-0), 2:30 pm/ESPN
4. ABC Primetime Game: 4 Penn State (3-0) @ Iowa (3-0), 7 pm

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Oh c’mon!
2. Can the Cornhuskers be relevant again?
3. As Nebraska turns
4. Ausmus out

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2017 Posts: 175

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Will Cleveland lose again?
3. Who wins the NL Central?
4. AL/NL favorites?

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Thursday Night Football: Rams (1-1) @ 49ers (0-2), 7 pm/CBS-NFL Network
2. Tonight’s winner
3. AFC Game You Won’t Watch: Browns (0-2) @ Colts (0-2)
4. NFC Game You Won’t Watch: Giants (0-2) @ Eagles (1-1)

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Temple (2-1) @ South Florida (3-0), 6:30 pm/ESPN
2. Is there a game that has your attention this weekend?
3. Game of the week?
4. Which game needs to be ignored?

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1. Advanced CTE found?
2. Sir Charles speaks out on today’s players
3. The Nature Boy speaks out about his near death experience
4. You Tube at fault?

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2017 Posts: 174