Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

Carrie Underwood hopefully will be more focused on Dancing with the Stars tonight. Photo Credit to Christian Petersen/Getty Images

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Decals on the floor is debated for NCAA conference tournaments also VCU-Butler on the move
2) How about this fun story
3) The College Football Hall of Fame is f***ing joke.
4) Sam Mellinger of the KC Star’s Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: MLB

1) Today’s games
2) Clemens trial update
3) New MLB ironman
4) Crown Royals for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game

Third Quarter: NHL Playoffs

1) Tonight’s NHL schedule
2) NHL.com Trending Tuesday
3) King-Coyotes series blog
4) Rangers get win behind King Henrik

Fourth Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) The flop series begins tonight in the Alamo City
3) Waaah Mr. Bryant
4) ESPN’s daily dime

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2012 NBA Playoffs Results

2012 NBA Playoffs Results

Here is the NBA version of what I did for the NHL with the first round now concluding.

Eastern Conference First Round

1 Chicago Bulls v. 8 Philadelphia 76ers
Game 1 (April 28): Philadelphia 76ers 91 @ Chicago Bulls 103, CHI 1-0
Game 2 (May 1): Philadelphia 76ers 109 @ Chicago Bulls 92, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 4): Chicago Bulls 74 @ Philadelphia 76ers 79, PHI 2-1
Game 4 (May 6): Chicago Bulls 82 @ Philadelphia 76ers 89, PHI 3-1
Game 5 (May 8): Philadelphia 76ers 69 @ Chicago Bulls 77, PHI 3-2
Game 6 (May 10): Chicago Bulls 78 @ Philadelphia 76ers 79, PHI 4-2

8 seed Philadelphia 76ers win series 4-1 advances to second round

2 Miami Heat v. 7 New York Knicks
Game 1 (April 28): New York Knicks 67 @ Miami Heat 100, MIA 1-0
Game 2 (April 30): New York Knicks 94 @ Miami Heat 104, MIA 2-0
Game 3 (May 3): Miami Heat 87 @ New York Knicks 70, MIA 3-0
Game 4 (May 6): Miami Heat 87 @ New York Knicks 89, MIA 3-1
Game 5 (May 9): New York Knicks 94 @ Miami Heat 106, MIA 4-1

2 seed Miami Heat win series 4-1 advances to second round

3 Indiana Pacers v. 6 Orlando Magic
Game 1 (April 28): Orlando Magic 81 @ Indiana Pacers 77, ORL 1-0
Game 2 (April 30): Orlando Magic 78 @ Indiana Pacers 93, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 2): Indiana Pacers 97 @ Orlando Magic 74, IND 2-1
Game 4 (May 5): Indiana Pacers 101 @ Orlando Magic 99 F/OT, IND 3-1
Game 5 (May 8): Orlando Magic 87 @Indiana Pacers 105, IND 4-1

3 seed Indiana Pacers win series 4-1 advances to second round

4 Boston Celtics v. 5 Atlanta Hawks
Game 1 (April 29): Boston Celtics 74 @ Atlanta Hawks 83, ATL 1-0
Game 2 (May 1): Boston Celtics 87 @ Atlanta Hawks 80, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 4): Atlanta Hawks 84 @ Boston Celtics 90 F/OT, BOS 2-1
Game 4 (May 6): Atlanta Hawks 79 @ Boston Celtics 101, BOS 3-1
Game 5 (May 8): Boston Celtics 86 @ Atlanta Hawks 87, BOS 3-2
Game 6 (May 10): Atlanta Hawks 80 @ Boston Celtics 83, BOS 4-2

4 seed Boston Celtics win series 4-2 advances to second round

Western Conference First Round

1 San Antonio Spurs v. 8 Utah Jazz
Game 1 (April 29): Utah Jazz 91 @ San Antonio Spurs 106, SAS 1-0
Game 2 (May 2): Utah Jazz 83 @ San Antonio Spurs 114, SAS 2-0
Game 3 (May 5): San Antonio Spurs 102 @ Utah Jazz 90, SAS 3-0
Game 4 (May 7): San Antonio Spurs 87 @ Utah Jazz 81, SAS 4-0

1 seed San Antonio Spurs win series 4-0 advance to second round

2 Oklahoma City Thunder v. 7 Dallas Mavericks
Game 1 (April 28): Dallas Mavericks 98 @ Oklahoma City Thunder 99, OKC 1-0
Game 2 (April 30): Dallas Mavericks 99 @ Oklahoma City Thunder 102, OKC 2-0
Game 3 (May 3): Oklahoma City Thunder 95 @ Dallas Mavericks 79, OKC 3-0
Game 4 (May 5): Oklahoma City Thunder 103 @ Dallas Mavericks 97, OKC 4-0

2 seed Oklahoma City Thunder win series 4-0 advances to second round

3 Los Angeles Lakers v. 6 Denver Nuggets
Game 1 (April 29): Denver Nuggets 88 @ Los Angeles Lakers 103, LAL 1-0
Game 2 (May 1): Denver Nuggets 100 @ Los Angeles Lakers 104, LAL 2-0
Game 3 (May 4): Los Angeles Lakers 84 @ Denver Nuggets 99, LAL 2-1
Game 4 (May 6): Los Angeles Lakers 92 @ Denver Nuggets 88, LAL 3-1
Game 5 (May 8): Denver Nuggets 102 @ Los Angeles Lakers 99, LAL 3-2
Game 6 (May 10): Los Angeles Lakers 96 @ Denver Nuggets 113, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 12): Denver Nuggets 87 @ Los Angeles Lakers 96, LAL 4-3

3 seed Los Angeles Lakers win series 4-3 advances to second round

4 Memphis Grizzlies v. 5 Los Angeles Clippers
Game 1 (April 29): Los Angeles Clippers 99 @ Memphis Grizzlies 98, LAC 1-0
Game 2 (May 2): Los Angeles Clippers 98 @ Memphis Grizzlies 105, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 5): Memphis Grizzlies 86 @ Los Angeles Clippers 87, LAC 2-1
Game 4 (May 7): Memphis Grizzlies 97 @ Los Angeles Clippers 101 F/OT, LAC 3-1
Game 5 (May 9): Los Angeles Clippers 80 @ Memphis Grizzlies 92, LAC 3-2
Game 6 (May 11): Memphis Grizzlies 90 @ Los Angeles Clippers 88, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 13): Los Angeles Clippers 82 @ Memphis Grizzlies 72, LAC 4-2

5 seed Los Angeles Clippers win series 4-2 advances to second round

2012 Stanley Cup Playoff Results

2012 Stanley Cup Playoff Results

UPDATED, May 14 (now with second round results) I’ve been tracking the results for the playoffs and with the second round starting on Friday here you go if you need to catch up.

Eastern Conference – First Round

1 New York Rangers v. 8 Ottawa Senators
Game 1 (April 12): Ottawa Senators 2 @ New York Rangers 4, NYR 1-0
Game 2 (April 14): Ottawa Senators 3 @ New York Rangers 2 F/OT, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (April 16): New York Rangers 1 @ Ottawa Senators 0, NYR 2-1
Game 4 (April 18): New York Rangers 2 @ Ottawa Senators 3 F/OT, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (April 21): Ottawa Senators 2 @ New York Rangers 0, OTT 3-2
Game 6 (April 23): New York Rangers 3 @ Ottawa Senators 2, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (April 26): Ottawa Senators 1 @ New York Rangers 2, NYR 4-3

1 Seed New York Rangers win series 4-3 advance to the second round

2 Boston Bruins v. 7 Washington Capitals
Game 1 (April 12): Washington Capitals 0 @ Boston Bruins 1 F/OT, BOS 1-0
Game 2 (April 14): Washington Capitals 2 @ Boston Bruins 1 F/2OT, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (April 16): Boston Bruins 4 @ Washington Capitals 3, BOS 2-1
Game 4 (April 19): Boston Bruins 1 @ Washington Capitals 2, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (April 21): Washington Capitals 4 @ Boston Bruins 3, WSH 3-2
Game 6 (April 22): Boston Bruins 4 @ Washington Capitals 3 F/OT, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (April 25): Washington Capitals 3 @ Boston Bruins 2 F/OT, WSH 4-3

7 Seed Washington Capitals win series 4-3 advance to the second round

3 Florida Panthers v. 6 New Jersey Devils
Game 1 (April 13): New Jersey Devils 3 @ Florida Panthers 2, NJD 1-0
Game 2 (April 15): New Jersey Devils 2 @ Florida Panthers 4, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (April 17): Florida Panthers 4 @ New Jersey Devils 3, FLA 2-1
Game 4 (April 19): Florida Panthers 0 @ New Jersey Devils 4, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (April 21): New Jersey Devils 0 @ Florida Panthers 3, FLA 3-2
Game 6 (April 24): Florida Panthers 3 @ New Jersey Devils 4, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (April 26): New Jersey Devils 3 @ Florida Panthers 2 F/2OT, NJD 4-2

6 Seed New Jersey Devils win series 4-3 advance to the second round

4 Pittsburgh Penguins v. 5 Philadelphia Flyers
Game 1 (April 11): Philadelphia Flyers 4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins 3 F/OT, PHI 1-0
Game 2 (April 13): Philadelphia Flyers 8 @ Pittsburgh Penguins 5, PHI 2-0
Game 3 (April 15): Pittsburgh Penguins 4 @ Philadelphia Flyers 8, PHI 3-0
Game 4 (April 18): Pittsburgh Penguins 10 @ Philadelphia Flyers 3, PHI 3-1
Game 5 (April 20): Philadelphia Flyers 2 @ Pittsburgh Penguins 3, PHI 3-2
Game 6 (April 22): Pittsburgh Penguins 1 @ Philadelphia Flyers 5, PHI 4-1

4 seed Philadelphia Flyers win series 4-2 advance to the second round

Western Conference – First Round

1 Vancouver Canucks v. 8 Los Angeles Kings
Game 1 (April 11): Los Angeles Kings 4 @ Vancouver Canucks 2, LAK 1-0
Game 2 (April 13): Los Angeles Kings 4 @ Vancouver Canucks 2, LAK 2-0
Game 3 (April 15): Vancouver Canucks 0 @ Los Angeles Kings 1, LAK 3-0
Game 4 (April 18): Vancouver Canucks 3 @ Los Angeles Kings 1, LAK 3-1
Game 5 (April 22): Los Angeles Kings 2 @ Vancouver Canucks 1 F/OT, LAK 4-1

8 seed Los Angeles Kings win series 4-1 advances to the second round

2 St. Louis Blues v. 7 San Jose Sharks
Game 1 (April 12): San Jose Sharks 3 @ St. Louis Blues 2 F/2OT, SJS 1-0
Game 2 (April 14): San Jose Sharks 0 @ St. Louis Blues 3, Series Tied
Game 3 (April 16): St. Louis Blues 4 @ San Jose Sharks 3, STL 2-1
Game 4 (April 19): St. Louis Blues 2 @ San Jose Sharks 1, STL 3-1
Game 5 (April 21): San Jose Sharks 1 @ St. Louis Blues 3, STL 4-1

2 seed St. Louis Blues win series 4-1 advances to the second round

3 Phoenix Coyotes v. 6 Chicago Blackhawks
Game 1 (April 12): Chicago Blackhawks 2 @ Phoenix Coyotes 3 F/OT, PHX 1-0
Game 2 (April 14): Chicago Blackhawks 4 @ Phoenix Coyotes 3 F/OT, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (April 17): Phoenix Coyotes 3 @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 F/OT, PHX 2-1
Game 4 (April 19): Phoenix Coyotes 3 @ Chicago Blackhawks 2 F/OT, PHX 3-1
Game 5 (April 21): Chicago Blackhawks 2 @ Phoenix Coyotes 1 F/OT, PHX 3-2
Game 6 (April 23): Phoenix Coyotes 4 @ Chicago Blackhawks 0, PHX 4-2

3 seed Phoenix Coyotes win series 4-2 advances to the second round

4 Nashville Predators v. 5 Detroit Red Wings
Game 1 (April 11): Detroit Red Wings 2 @ Nashville Predators 3, NSH 1-0
Game 2 (April 13): Detroit Red Wings 3 @ Nashville Predators 2, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (April 15): Nashville Predators 3 @ Detroit Red Wings 2, NSH 2-1
Game 4 (April 17): Nashville Predators 3 @ Detroit Red Wings 1, NSH 3-1
Game 5 (April 20): Detroit Red Wings 1 @ Nashville Predators 2, NSH 4-1

4 seed Nashville Predators win series 4-1 advances to the second round

Eastern Conference – Second Round

1 New York Rangers v. 7 Washington Capitals
Game 1 (April 28): Washington Capitals 1 @ New York Rangers 3, NYR 1-0
Game 2 (April 30): Washington Capitals 3 @ New York Rangers 2, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 2): New York Rangers 2 @ Washington Capitals 1, F/3OT, NYR 2-1
Game 4 (May 5): New York Rangers 2 @ Washington Capitals 3, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 7): Washington Capitals 2 @ New York Rangers 3, NYR 3-2
Game 6 (May 9): New York Rangers 1 @ Washington Capitals 2, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 12): Washington Capitals 1 @ New York Rangers 3, NYR 4-3

1 seed New York Rangers win series 4-3 advances to conference finals

5 Philadelphia Flyers v. 6 New Jersey Devils
Game 1 (April 29): New Jersey Devils 3 @ Philadelphia Flyers 4 F/OT, PHI 1-0
Game 2 (May 1): New Jersey Devils 4 @ Philadelphia Flyers 1, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 3): Philadelphia Flyers 3 @ New Jersey Devils 4 F/OT, NJD 2-1
Game 4 (May 6): Philadelphia Flyers 1 @ New Jersey Devils 3, NJD 3-1
Game 5 (May 8): New Jersey Devils 3 @ Philadelphia Flyers 1, NJD 4-1

6 seed New Jersey Devils win series 4-1 advances to conference finals

Western Conference – Second Round

2 St. Louis Blues v. 8 Los Angeles Kings
Game 1 (April 28): Los Angeles Kings 3 @ St. Louis Blues 1, LAK 1-0
Game 2 (April 30): Los Angeles Kings 5 @ St. Louis Blues 2, LAK 2-0
Game 3 (May 3): St. Louis Blues 2 @ Los Angeles Kings 4, LAK 3-0
Game 4 (May 6): St. Louis Blues 1 @ Los Angeles Kings 3, LAK 4-0

8 seed Los Angeles Kings win series 4-0 advances to conference finals

3 Phoenix Coyotes v. 4 Nashville Predators
Game 1 (April 27): Nashville Predators 3 @ Phoenix Coyotes 4 F/OT, PHX 1-0
Game 2 (April 29): Nashville Predators 3 @ Phoenix Coyotes 5, PHX 2-0
Game 3 (May 2): Phoenix Coyotes 0 @ Nashville Predators 2, PHX 2-1
Game 4 (May 4): Phoenix Coyotes 1 @ Nashville Predators 0, PHX 3-1
Game 5 (May 7): Nashville Predators 1 @ Phoenix Coyotes 2, PHX 4-1

4 seed Phoenix Coyotes win series 4-1 advance to conference finals

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week

Might West Virginia be getting another east coast buddy in the BigXII in Florida State?

First Quarter: NHL Playoffs

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Tonight ECF Game 1: 6 New Jersey Devils @ 1 New York Rangers, 7 pm NBC Sports Network
3. Last night WCF Game 1: 8 Los Angeles Kings 3 @ 3 Phoenix Coyotes 1, LAK 1-0
4. NHL.com Playoff Central

Second Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. ESPN Monday Night Baseball 6 pm: Chicago Cubs (14-20) R. Dempster (0-1) @ St. Louis Cardinals (20-14) J. Westbrook (4-2)
3. New York Yankees (19-15) I. Nova (4-1) @ Baltimore Orioles (22-13) J. Hammel (4-1), 6:05 pm
4. Monday 4Quarters Top 14 –  MLB Power Rankings: 1. Texas Rangers (23-12, LW-2) 2. Los Angeles Dodgers (23-11, LW-1) 3. Baltimore Orioles (22-13, LW-3) 4. Atlanta Braves (22-13, LW-6) 5. Washington Nationals (21-13, LW-5) 6. Tampa Bay Rays (21-14, LW-4) 7. St. Louis Cardinals (20-14, LW-7) 8. New York Mets (19-15, LW-10) 9. New York Yankees (19-15, LW-11) 10. Toronto Blue Jays (19-16, LW-9) 11. Miami Marlins (18-16, LW-NR) 12. Cleveland Indians (18-16, LW-8) 13. Cincinnati Reds (17-16, LW-12) 14. Oakland Athletics (18-17, LW-NR)

Dropping Out: Detroit Tigers (17-17, LW-13), San Francisco Giants (17-17, LW-14)

Third Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1. NBA Scoreboard
2. Chris Bosh is out indefinitely for the Heat
3. 8 Philadelphia 76ers @ 4 Boston Celtics, 6 pm TNT/BOS 1-0
4. Game 1: 3 Los Angeles Lakers @ 2 Oklahoma City Thunder, 8:30 pm TNT

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball Polls

1. Baseball America Top25
2. Perfect Game Top50
3. USA Today/ESPN Top25
4. Four Quarters Top14: 1. South Carolina (38-13/SEC, LW-4) 2. Oregon (37-14/Pac12, LW-6) 3. Florida State (40-10/ACC, LW-1) 4. Kentucky (41-11/SEC, LW-9) 5. Cal State Fullerton (32-15/BigWest, LW-5) 6. Texas A&M (37-14/BigXII, LW-7) 7. Florida (38-14/SEC, LW-8) 8. Rice (36-14/CUSA, LW-10) 9. North Carolina (38-13/ACC, LW-11) 10. North Carolina State (36-13/ACC, LW-12) 11. UCLA (35-13/Pac12, LW-14) 12. Purdue (39-10/B1G, LW-NR) 13. LSU (39-13/SEC, LW-3) 14. San Diego (38-13/WCC, LW-13)

Dropping Out: Baylor (39-11/BigXII, LW-2)

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend:

Tonight the Royals travels to the Southside of Chicago to face the White Sox. Photo by Mike Vamosi

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Tampa Bay Rays (20-12) J. Hellickson (3-0, 2.75) @ Baltimore Orioles (20-12) D. Eveland (0-0, -), 6:05 pm
3) Los Angeles Angeles (14-18) C.J. Wilson (4-2, 2.61) @ Texas Rangers (21-11) Y. Darvish (4-1, 2.54), 7:05 pm
4) Colorado Rockies (13-17) J. Moyer (1-2, 4.01) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (20-11) C. Capuano (4-0, 2.21), 9:10 pm

Second Quarter: NHL Playoffs

1) NHL Schedule
2) Conference Finals schedule
3) Saturday: 7 Washington Capitals @ 1 New York Rangers, 6:30 pm NBC Sports Network/Series Tied 3-3
4) Sunday: 8 Los Angeles Kings @ 3 Phoenix Coyotes, 7 pm NBC Sports Network/Game 1 Western Finals

Third Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA Schedule
2) 4 Memphis Grizzlies @ 5 Los Angeles Clippers, 8 pm ESPN/LAC 3-2
3) Saturday: Game 1 – 8 Philadelphia 76ers @ 4 Boston Celtics, Game 7 – 6 Denver Nuggets @ 3 Los Angeles Lakers
4) Sunday: Game 7 possible between Memphis-Los Angeles, Game 1 – 3 Indiana Pacers @ 2 Miami Heat

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball

1) College Baseball Weekend Scoreboard and ESPN.com’s weekend preview
2) 1 Florida State Seminoles (40-9, 21-3 ACC) @ Clemson Tigers (29-20, 14-10 ACC)/Kingsmore Stadium; Clemson, S.C.
3) 11 UCLA Bruins (32-13, 12-9 Pac12) @ Washington Huskies (26-18, 11-10 Pac12)/Husky Stadium; Seattle, WA
4) Mississippi State Bulldogs (30-18, 12-12 SEC) @ 5 Florida Gators (36-13, 14-10 SEC)/McKethan Stadium; Gainesville, FL

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

Jonathan Broxton picked up his second save in two-days as the Royals took the series from Boston. Brayan Pena drove in two-run. Photo AP

First Quarter: MLB

1) Today’s scoreboard
2) With yesterday’s rainout in Baltimore the Rangers and O’s will play two today
3) Kansas City after an 0-10 opening homestand won 4-of-7 at the K against New York & Boston
4) Washington at Pittsburgh is the lone NL game today

Second Quarter: NHL Playoffs

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) Last night the Capitals beat the Rangers to force game seven Satuday at MSG
3) U.S.A holds off Belarus at the World Championships
4) New Jersey, Phoenix and Los Angeles continue to wait for the conference finals

Third Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) Here is the schedule in the association on the last night of the season
2) 1 Chicago Bulls @ 8 Philadelphia 76ers, 6 pm NBATV/PHI 3-2
3) 4 Atlanta Hawks @ 5 Boston Celtics, 7 pm TNT/BOS 3-2
4) 3 Los Angeles Lakers @ 6 Denver Nuggers, 9:30 pm TNT/LAL 3-2

Fourth Quarter: Extra Extra

1. NHL – The St. Louis Blues sales has been approved
2. MLB – Reports MLB wants to eliminate the fake first-to-third pickoff
3. NFL – Once again reports out of Minnesota say a new stadium deal is complete
4. NBA – One of the Atlanta Hawks co-owners is calling KG the dirtiest player

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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

I was at Kauffman Stadium but they did let everyone in the park know about what Josh Hamilton did in Baltimore. Patrick Smith/Reuters

First Quarter: NHL

1) The NHL playoffs continue tonight
2) New Jersey is into the conference finals for the first time since 2003
3) 1 New York Rangers @ Washington Capitals, 6:30 pm NBC Sports Network/NYR 3-2
4) The Kings and Coyotes continue to wait to start up

Second Quarter: NBA

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) Indiana was the only time with a chance to close out that did last night
3) 7 New York Knicks @ 2 Miami Heat, 6 pm TNT/MIA 3-1
4) 5 Los Angeles Clippers @ 4 Memphis Grizzlies, 8:30 pm TNT/LAC 3-1

Third Quarter: MLB

1) Today’s schedule
2) Chicago White Sox (14-17) J. Peavy (3-1, 1.99) @ Cleveland Indians (17-12) J. Gomez (2-1, 2.82), 6:05 pm
3) Texas Rangers (20-10) C. Lewis (3-1, 2.97) @ Baltimore Orioles (19-11) W-Y Chen (2-0, 2.76), 6:05 pm
4) St. Louis Cardinals (19-11) K. Lohse (4-1, 2.11) @ Arizona Diamondbacks (14-17) W. Miley (3-0, 2.33), 8:40 pm

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) 25 things following spring football
2) So athletes should just lie right?
3) Here’s today’s schedule for college baseball
4) Grantland and Steve Kerr on the NBA age limit

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