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4Quarters 2012 College Football Preview: Michigan State Spartans

Today in our 24 teams in 24 days are the Michigan State Spartans of the Big Ten Conference.

Last Season: 11-3/7-1 B1G
Bowl: Beat Georgia 33-30 F/3OT in the Outback Bowl
Final 2011 Ranking: 11th
Head Coach: Mark Dantonio, 6th season at Michigan State (62-39 career)
Stadium: Spartan Stadium (75,005)
Conference: Big Ten Conference

2012 Schedule (* = Conference Opponent) all times central since that’s where I live.

Aug. 31 – Boise State, 7 pm/ESPN
Sept. 8 – @Central Michigan, 2:30 pm/ESPNU
Sept. 15 – Notre Dame, 7 pm/ABC
Sept. 22 – Eastern Michigan, TBA/TBA
Sept. 29 – Ohio State*, TBA/TBA
Oct. 6 – @Indiana*, 11 am/ESPN, ESPN2 or BTN
Oct. 13 – Iowa*, 11 am/ESPN, ESPN2 or BTN
Oct. 20 – @Michigan*, TBA/TBA
Oct. 27 – @Wisconsin*, 2:20 pm/ABC
Nov. 3 – Nebraska*, TBA/TBA
Nov. 17 – Northwestern*, TBA/TBA
Nov. 24 – @Minnesota*, TBA/TBA

Previous Previewed Teams:
Number 24 – Boise State Broncos 08/08/12
Number 23 – South Florida Bulls 08/09/12
Number 22 – Ohio Bobcats 08/10/12
Number 21 – Kansas State Wildcats 08/11/12
Number 20 – TCU Horned Frogs 08/12/12
Number 19 – Stanford Cardinal 08/13/12
Number 18 – Arkansas Razorbacks 08/14/12
Number 17 – Central Florida Golden Knights 08/15/12

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4Quarters 2012 College Football Preview: Central Florida Golden Knights

Today in our 24 teams in 24 days are the Central Florida Golden Knights of the Conference USA.

Last Season: 5-7/3-5
Bowl: None
Final 2011 Ranking: NR
Head Coach: George O’Leary, 9th season at Central Florida (102-84 career)
Stadium: Bright House Networks Stadium (45,301)
Conference: Conference USA

2012 Schedule (* = Conference Opponent) all times central since that’s where I live.

Aug. 30 – @Akron, 6 pm/ESPN3
Sept. 8 – @Ohio State, 11 am/ESPN2
Sept. 15 – Florida International, 3 pm/CSS, ESPN3
Sept. 29 – Missouri, TBA/FSN
Oct. 4 – East Carolina*, 7 pm/CBS Sports Network
Oct. 13 – Southern Miss*, 7 pm/CBS Sports Network
Oct. 20 – @Memphis*, 7 pm/CSS, CSN Houston
Oct. 27 – @Marshall*, 7 pm/CBS Sports Network
Nov. 3 – SMU*, 6 pm/CBS Sports Network
Nov. 10 – @UTEP*, 6 pm/Fox College Sports
Nov. 17 – @Tulsa*, TBA/FSN
Nov. 24 – UAB*, TBA/FSN

Previous Previewed Teams:
Number 24 – Boise State Broncos 08/08/12
Number 23 – South Florida Bulls 08/09/12
Number 22 – Ohio Bobcats 08/10/12
Number 21 – Kansas State Wildcats 08/11/12
Number 20 – TCU Horned Frogs 08/12/12
Number 19 – Stanford Cardinal 08/13/12
Number 18 – Arkansas Razorbacks 08/14/12

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4Quarters 2012 College Football Preview: Arkansas Razorbacks

Today in our 24 teams in 24 days are the Arkansas Razorbacks of the Southeastern Conference.

Last Season: 11-2/6-2 SEC
Bowl: Beat Kansas State in the 29-16 AT&T Cotton Bowl
Final 2011 Ranking: 3rd
Head Coach: John L. Smith, 1st season at Arkansas (79-65 career)
Stadium: Razorback Stadium (72,000) and War Memorial Stadium/Little Rock (53,727)
Conference: Southeastern Conference

2012 Schedule (* = Conference Opponent) all times central since that’s where I live.

Sept. 1 – Jacksonville State, TBA/PPV
Sept. 8 – Louisiana Monroe (Little Rock), 6 pm/ESPN
Sept. 15 – Alabama, 2:30 pm/CBS
Sept. 22 – Rutgers, TBA/TBA
Sept. 29 – @Texas A&M, TBA/TBA
Oct. 6 – @Auburn, TBA/TBA
Oct. 13 – Kentucky, TBA/TBA
Oct. 27 – Mississippi (Little Rock), TBA/TBA
Nov. 3 – Tulsa, TBA/TBA
Nov. 10 – @South Carolina, TBA/TBA
Nov. 17 – @Mississippi State, TBA/TBA
Nov. 23 – LSU, 1:30 pm/CBS

Previous Previewed Teams:
Number 24 – Boise State Broncos 08/08/12
Number 23 – South Florida Bulls 08/09/12
Number 22 – Ohio Bobcats 08/10/12
Number 21 – Kansas State Wildcats 08/11/12
Number 20 – TCU Horned Frogs 08/12/12
Number 19 – Stanford Cardinal 08/13/12

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4Quarters 2012 College Football Preview: Kansas State Wildcats

Today in our 24 teams in 24 days are the Kansas State Wildcats of the BigXII Conference.

Last Season: 10-3/7-2 BigXII
Bowl: Lost to Arkansas 29-16 AT&T Cotton Bowl
Final 2011 Ranking: 16th
Head Coach: Bill Snyder, 21th season at Kansas State (159-83-1 Career)
Stadium: Bill Snyder Family Stadium (50,000)
Conference: Big XII Conference

2012 Schedule (* = Conference Opponent) all times central since that’s where I live.

Sept. 1 – Missouri State, 6 pm/TBA
Sept. 8 – Miami (FL), 11 am/TBA
Sept. 15 – North Texas, 6 pm/TBA
Sept. 22 – @Oklahoma*, TBA/TBA
Oct. 6 – Kansas*, TBA/TBA
Oct. 13 – @Iowa State*, TBA/TBA
Oct. 20 – @West Virginia*, TBA/TBA
Oct. 27 – Texas Tech*, TBA/TBA
Nov. 3 – Oklahoma State*, TBA/TBA
Nov. 10 – @TCU*, TBA/TBA
Nov. 17 – @Baylor*, TBA/TBA
Dec. 1 – Texas*, TBA/TBA

Previous Previewed Teams:
Number 24 – Boise State Broncos 08/08/12
Number 23 – South Florida Bulls 08/09/12
Number 22 – Ohio Bobcats 08/10/12

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings survived a three set match against the Austrians last night. Photo by Streeter Lecka

First Quarter: MLB

1) Today’s MLB scoreboard
2) Day baseball in Cincinnati and San Francisco
3) Philadelphia Phillies (47-57) C. Hamels (11-5, 3.31) @ Washington Nationals (61-42) R. Detwiler (5-4, 3.24), 6:05 pm
4) Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (57-48) C.J. Wilson (9-7, 2.88) @ Texas Rangers (60-43) R. Dempster (5-5, 2.25), 7:05

Second Quarter: College Football USA Today Preseason Top25

1) LSU/SEC (18 first place votes) 2) Alabama/SEC (20) 3) Southern California/Pac-12 (19) 4) Oklahoma/BigXII (1) 5) Oregon/Pac-12 6) Georgia/SEC 7) Florida State/ACC (1) 8) Michigan/B1G 9) South Carolina/SEC 10) Arkansas/SEC 11) West Virginia/BigXII 12) Wisconsin/B1G 13) Michigan State/B1G 14) Clemson/ACC 15) Texas/BigXII 16) Nebraska/B1G 17) TCU/BigXII 18) Stanford/Pac-12 19) Oklahoma State/BigXII 20) Virginia Tech/ACC 21) Kansas State/BigXII 22) Boise State/MWC 23) Florida/SEC 24) Notre Dame/Ind 25) Auburn/SEC

Complete Poll

Third Quarter: XXX Summer Olympics in London

1) Today’s medal count
2) Online schedule
3) Swimming continues tonight
4) Women’s gymnastics all-around is (now) tonight in primetime on NBC

Fourth Quarter: Other Sports

1) NBA – Portland has narrowed down the choices for its head coach vacancy
2) NHL – Shane Doan still a free agent
3) NFL – The Cleveland Browns were sold to a Tennessee businessman
4) MLS – Tonight the LA Galaxy hosts Real Madrid

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend

South Carolina looks to continue this theme, needing another win tonight against Arkansas to defend their title in Omaha. Photo by Mike Vamosi

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard, Interleague returns once more!
2) St. Louis Cardinals (35-35) @ Kansas City Royals (31-26) – I-70 Series –
3) Washington Nationals (40-27) @ Baltimore Orioles (39-30) – Beltway Series –
4) San Francisco Giants (38-32) @ Oakland Athletics (34-36) – Bay Bridge Series –

Second Quarter: College World Series

1) College World Series Bracket
2) Thursday Results: South Carolina 4-1 over Kent St., Arizona 10-3 over Florida St. and South Carolina 2-0 over Arkansas
3) Arizona awaits the South Carolina-Arkansas winner in the championship finals that begin on Sunday night
4) CWS Game 14: Arkansas v. South Carolina, 8 pm/ESPN

Third Quarter: NBA Finals

1) NBA Schedule
2) Miami won the championship last night
3) I’m putting an * on this Heat title just like I did on the Spurs ’99 title
4) Next up the NBA Draft

Fourth Quarter: Euro 2012

1) Today the Germans take on Greece in knockout action
2) Portugal won 1-0 against the Czech Repulic yesterday asvances in the tourney
3) Euro2012 Scoreboard
4) Euro2012 Home

See you on Monday! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Also follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

Kent State knocked off the top seed Florida Gators who leaves Omaha 2-and-Q. Photo by Mike Vamosi

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) SI.com counts down the top-100 US Olympic moments
2) Michael Phelps back for more
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the KC Star’s Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: MLB

1) Today’s games
2) R.A. Dickey w0w
3) The U.S. government wasted all of our time
4) #CrownARoyal for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game

Third Quarter: College World Series

1) College World Series Bracket
2) Florida State-UCLA preview for tonight’s elimination game
3) Last night’s round-up
4) South Carolina’s 22-game postseason and 12-game CWS winning streak game to an end against Arkansas last night

Fourth Quarter: NBA Finals

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) Charlotte is close to hiring a new coach and here is who it could be
3) RED FLAG! For Mr. Sullinger
4) ESPN’s daily dime

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