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Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week

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Patriots defeat the Rams 13-3 in Super Bowl LIII for their sixth title photo Christopher Evans/Boston Herald

First Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Six games tonight
3. NBATV GM1: Bucks @ Nets, 6:30 pm
4. NBATV GM2: Spurs @ Kings, 9 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Four total games today
3. Ducks @ Maple Leafs, 6 pm; Kings @ Rangers, 6 pm
4. Canucks @ Flyers, 6 pm; Coyotes @ Stars, 7:30 pm

Third Quarter: NFL

1. NFL scoreboard
2. Super Bowl LIII (Mercedes-Benz Stadium/Atlanta, GA): Patriots 13 v. Rams 3
3. Super Bowl MVP: Julian Edelman
4. New England Patriots win their sixth Super Bowl title (tied with the Pittsburgh)

Fourth Quarter: College Basketball

1. Men’s basketball scores
2. 15 Louisville (16-6, 7-2 ACC) @ 12 Virginia Tech (18-3, 7-2 ACC), 6 pm/ESPN
3. West Virginia (10-12, 2-7 Big XII) @ 16 Texas Tech (17-5, 5-4 Big XII), 8 pm/ESPN
4. 20 Iowa State (17-5, 6-3 Big XII) @ Oklahoma (15-7, 3-6 Big XII), 8 pm/ESPNU

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Super Bowl Sunday, Sunday, Sunday

It’s the 53nd Super Bowl Sunday in Minneapolis today, here’s a look back

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New England Patriots v. Los Angeles Rams

First Quarter: Super Bowl MVP’s

I: Bart Starr QB Green Bay Packers, II: Bart Starr QB (2) Green Bay Packers, III: Joe Namath QB New York Jets, IV: Len Dawson QB Kansas City Chiefs, V: Chuck Howley LB Dallas Cowboys, VI: Roger Staubach QB Dallas Cowboys, VII: Jake Scott S Miami Dolphins, VIII: Larry Csonka RB Miami Dolphins, IX: Franco Harris RB Pittsburgh Steelers, X: Lynn Swan WR Pittsburgh Steelers, XI: Fred Biletnikoff Oakland Raiders, XII: Harvey Martin DE/Randy White DT Dallas Cowboys, XIII: Terry Bradshaw QB Pittsburgh Steelers, XIV: Terry Bradshaw QB (2) Pittsburgh Steelers, XV: Jim Plunkett QB Oakland Raiders, XVI: Joe Mantana QB San Francisco 49ers, XVII: John Riggins RB Washington Redskins, XVIII: Marcus Allen RB Los Angeles Raiders, XIX: Joe Mantana QB (2) San Francisco 49ers, XX: Richard Dent DE Chicago Bears, XXI: Phil Simms QB New York Giants, XXII: Doug Williams QB Washington Redskins, XXIII: Jerry Rice WR San Francisco 49ers, XXIV: Joe Mantana QB (3) San Francisco 49ers, XXV: Ottis Anderson RB New York Giants, XXVI: Mark Rypien QB Washington Redskins, XXVII: Troy Aikman QB Dallas Cowboys, XXVIII: Emmitt Smith RB Dallas Cowboys, XXIX: Steve Young QB San Francisco 49ers, XXX: Larry Brown CB Dallas Cowboys, XXXI: Desmond Howard WR Green Bay Packers, XXXII: Terrell Davis RB Denver Broncos, XXXIII: John Elway QB Denver Broncos, XXXIV: Kurt Warner QB St. Louis Rams, XXXV: Ray Lewis LB Baltimore Ravens, XXXVI: Tom Brady QB New England Patriots, XXXVII: Dexter Jackson S Tampa Bay Buccaneers, XXXVIII: Tom Brady QB (2) New England Patriots, XXXIX: Deion Branch WR New England Patriots, XL: Hines Ward WR Pittsburgh Steelers, XLI: Peyton Manning QB Indianapolis Colts, XLII: Eli Manning QB New York Giants, XLIII: Santonio Holmes WR Pittsburgh Steelers, XLIV: Drew Brees QB New Orleans Saints, XLV: Aaron Rodgers QB Green Bay Packers, XLVI: Eli Manning QB New York Giants, XLVII: Joe Flacco QB Baltimore Ravens, XLVIII: Malcolm Smith LB Seattle Seahawks, XLIX: Tom Brady QB New England Patriots, 50: Von Miller LB Denver Broncos, LI: Tom Brady QB New England Patriots, LII: Nick Foles QB Philadelphia Eagles

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Patriots beat the Chiefs in the AFC Championship Game

Second Quarter: AFL/AFC Champions 

I: Kansas City Chiefs (1966), II: Oakland Raiders (’67), III: New York Jets (’68), IV: Kansas City Chiefs (1969), V: Baltimore Colts (’70), VI: Miami Dolphins (’71), VII: Miami Dolphins (’72), VIII: Miami Dolphins (’73), IX: Pittsburgh Steelers (’74), X: Pittsburgh Steelers (’75), XI: Oakland Raiders (’76), XII: Denver Broncos (’77), XII: Pittsburgh Steelers (’78), XIV: Pittsburgh Steelers (’79), XV: Oakand Raiders (1980), XVI: Cincinnati Bengals (’81), XVII: Miami Dolphins (’82), XVIII: Los Angeles Raiders (’83), XIX: Miami Dolphins (’84), XX: New England Patriots (’85), XXI: Denver Broncos (’86), XXII: Denver Broncos (’87), XXIII: Cincinnati Bengals (’88), XXIV: Denver Broncos (’89), XXV: Buffalo Bills (1990), XXVI: Buffalo Bills (’91), XXVII: Buffalo Bills (’92), XXVIII: Buffalo Bills (’93), XXIX: San Diego Chargers (’94), XXX: Pittsburgh Steelers (’95), XXXI: New England Patriots (’96), XXXII: Denver Broncos (’97), XXXIII: Denver Broncos (’98),  XXXIV: Tennessee Titans (’99), XXXV: Baltimore Ravens (2000), XXXVI: New England Patriots (’01), XXXVII: Oakland Raiders (’02), XXXVIII: New England Patriots (’03), XXXIX: New England Patriots (’04), XL: Pittsburgh Steelers (’05), XLI: Indianapolis Colts (’06), XLII: New England Patriots (’07), XLIII: Pittsburgh Steelers (’08), XLIV: Indianapolis Colts (’09), XLV: Pittsburgh Steelers (2010), XLVI: New England Patriots (’11), XLVII: Baltimore Ravens (’12), XLVIII: Denver Broncos (’13), XLIX: New England Patriots (’14), 50: Denver Broncos (’15), LI: New England Patriots (’16), LII: New England Patriots (’17), LIII: New England Patriots (’18)

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Rams beat the Saints in the NFC Championship Game

Third Quarter: NFC Champions

I: Green Bay Packers (1966), II: Green Bay Packers (’67), III: Baltimore Colts (’68), IV: Minnesota Vikings (’69), V: Dallas Cowboys (1970), VI: Dallas Cowboys (’71), VII: Washington Redskins (’72), VIII: Minnesota Vikings (’73), IX: Minnesota Vikings (’74), X: Dallas Cowboys (’75), XI: Minnesota Vikings (’76), XII: Dallas Cowboys (’77), XIII: Dallas Cowboys (’78), XIV: Los Angeles Rams (’79), XV: Philadelphia Eagles (1980), XVI: San Francisco 49ers (’81), XVII: Washington Redskins (’82), XVIII: Washington Redskins (’83), XIX: San Francisco 49ers (’84), XX: Chicago Bears (’85), XXI: New York Giants (’86), XXII: Washington Redskins (’87), XXIII: San Francisco 49ers (’88), XXIV: San Francisco 49ers (1989), XXV: New York Giants (1990), XXVI: Washington Redskins (’91), XXVII: Dallas Cowboys (’92), XXVIII: Dallas Cowboys (’93), XXXIX: San Francisco 49ers (’94), XXX: Dallas Cowboys (’95), XXXI: Green Bay Packers (’96), XXXII: Green Bay Packers (’97), XXXIII: Atlanta Falcons (’98), XXXIV: St. Louis Rams (’99), XXXV: New York Giants (2000), XXXVI: St. Louis Rams (’01), XXXVII: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (’02), XXXVIII: Carolina Panthers (’03), XXXIX: Philadelphia Eagles (’04), XL: Seattle Seahawks (’05), XLI: Chicago Bears (’06), XLII: New York Giants (’07), XLIII: Arizona Cardinals (’08), XLIV: New Orleans Saints (’09), XLV: Green Bay Packers (’10), XLVI: New York Giants (’11), XLVII: San Francisco 49ers (’12), XLVIII: Seattle Seahawks (’13), XLVIX: Seattle Seahawks (’14), 50: Carolina Panthers (’15), LI: Atlanta Falcons (’16), LII: Philadelphia Eagles (’17), LIII: Los Angeles Rams (’18)

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Eagles won their first Super Bowl last year

Fourth Quarter: Super Bowl Results I-LII

I (January 15, 1967/Los Angeles Coliseum/Los Angeles, CA): Green Bay Packers (NFL) 35 Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) 10
II (January 14, 1968/Orange Bowl/Miami, FL): Green Bay Packers (NFL) 33 Oakland Raiders (AFL) 14
III (January 12, 1969/Orange Bowl/Miami, FL): New York Jets (AFL) 16 Baltimore Colts (NFL) 7
IV (January 11, 1970/Tulane Stadium/New Orleans, LA): Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) 23 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) 7
V (January 17, 1971/Orange Bowl/Miami, FL): Baltimore Colts (AFC) 16 Dallas Cowboys (NFC) 13
VI (January 16, 1972/Tulane Stadium/New Orleans, LA): Dallas Cowboys (NFC) 24 Miami Dolphins (AFC) 3
VII (January 14, 1973/Los Angeles Coliseum/Los Angeles, CA): Miami Dolphins (AFC) 14 Washington Redskins (NFC) 7
VIII (January 13, 1974/Rice Stadium/Houston, TX): Miami Dolphins (AFC) 24 Minnesota Vikings (NFC) 7
IX (January 12, 1975/Tulane Stadium/New Orleans, LA): Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC) 16 Minnesota Vikings (NFC) 6
X (January 18, 1976/Orange Bowl/Miami, FL): Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC) 21 Dallas Cowboys (NFC) 17
XI (January 9, 1977/Rose Bowl/Pasadena, CA): Oakland Raiders (AFC) 32 Minnesota Vikings (NFC) 14
XII (January 15, 1978/Louisiana Superdome/New Orleans, LA): Dallas Cowboys (NFC) 27 Denver Broncos (AFC) 10
XIII (January 21, 1979/Orange Bowl/Miami, Florida): Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC) 35 Dallas Cowboys (NFC) 31
XIV (January 20, 1980/Rose Bowl/Pasadena, CA): Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC) 34 Los Angeles Rams (NFC) 19
XV (January 25, 1981/Louisiana Superdome/New Orleans, LA): Oakland Raiders (AFC) 27 Philadelphia Eagles (NFC) 10
XVI (January 24, 1982/Pontiac Silverdome/Pontiac, MI): San Francisco 49ers (NFC) 26 Cincinnati Bengals (AFC) 21
XVII (January 30, 1983/Rose Bowl/Pasadena, CA): Washington Redskins (NFC) 27 Miami Dolphins (AFC) 17
XVIII (January 22, 1984/Tampa Stadium/Tampa, FL): Los Angeles Raiders (AFC) 38 Washington Redskins (NFC) 9
XIX (January 20, 1985/Stanford Stadium/Palo Alto, CA): San Francisco 49ers (NFC) 38 Miami Dolphins (AFC) 16
XX (January 26, 1986/Louisiana Superdome/New Orleans, LA): Chicago Bears (NFC) 46 New England Patriots (AFC) 10
XXI (January 25, 1987/Rose Bowl/Pasadena, CA): New York Giants (NFC) 39 Denver Broncos (AFC) 20
XXII (January 31, 1988/Jack Murphy Stadium/San Diego, CA): Washington Redskins (NFC) 42 Denver Broncos (AFC) 10
XXIII (January 22, 1989/Joe Robbie Stadium/Miami, FL): San Francisco 49ers (NFC) 20 Cincinnati Bengals (AFC) 16
XXIV (January 28, 1990/Louisiana Superdome/New Orleans, LA): San Francisco (NFC) 55 Denver Broncos (AFC) 10
XXV (January 27, 1991/Tampa Stadium/Tampa, FL): New York Giants (NFC) 20 Buffalo Bills (AFC) 19
XXVI (January 26, 1992/Metrodome/Minneapolis, MN): Washington Redskins (NFC) 37 Buffalo Bills (AFC) 24
XXVII (January 31, 1993/Rose Bowl/Pasadena, CA): Dallas Cowboys (NFC) 52 Buffalo Bills (AFC) 17
XXVIII (January 30, 1994/Georgia Dome/Atlanta, GA): Dallas Cowboys (NFC) 30 Buffalo Bills (AFC) 13
XXIX (January 29, 1995/Joe Robbie Stadium/Miami, FL): San Francisco 49ers (NFC) 49 San Diego Chargers (AFC) 26
XXX (January 28, 1996/Sun Devil Stadium/Tempe, AZ): Dallas Cowboys (NFC) 27 Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC) 17
XXXI (January 26, 1997/Louisiana Superdome/New Orleans, LA): Green Bay Packers (NFC) 35 New England Patriots (AFC) 21
XXXII (January 25, 1998/Qualcomm Stadium/San Diego, CA): Denver Broncos (AFC) 31 Green Bay Packers (NFC) 24
XXXIII (January 31, 1999/Pro Player Stadium/Miami, FL): Denver Broncos (AFC) 34 Atlanta Falcons (NFC) 19
XXXIV (January 30, 2000/GeorgiaDome/Atlanta, GA): St. Louis Rams (NFC) 23 Tennessee Titans (AFC) 16
XXXV (January 28, 2001/Raymond James Stadium/Tampa, FL): Baltimore Ravens (AFC) 34 New York Giants (NFC) 7
XXXVI (February 3, 2002/Louisiana Superdome/New Orleans, LA): New England Patriots (AFC) 20 St. Louis Rams (NFC) 17
XXXVII (January 26, 2003/Qualcomm Stadium/San Diego, CA): Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFC) 48 Oakland Raiders (NFC) 21
XXXVIII (February 1, 2004/Reliant Stadium/Houston, TX): New England Patriots (AFC) 32 Carolina Panthers (NFC) 29
XXXIX (February 6, 2005/ALLTEL Stadium/Jacksonville, FL): New England Patriots (AFC) 24 Philadelphia Eagles (NFC) 21
XL (February 5, 2006/Ford Field/Detroit, MI): Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC) 21 Seattle Seahawks (NFC) 10
XLI (February 4, 2007/Dolphin Stadium/Miami, FL): Indianapolis Colts (AFC) 29 Chicago Bears (NFC) 17
XLII (February 3, 2008/University of Phoenix Stadium/Glendale, AZ): New York Giants (NFC) 17 New England Patriots (AFC) 14
XLIII (February 1, 2009/Raymond James Stadium/Tampa, FL): Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC) 27 Arizona Cardinals (NFC) 23
XLIV (February 7, 2010/Sun Life Stadium/Miami, FL): New Orleans Saints (NFC) 31 Indianapolis Colts (AFC) 17
XLV (February 6, 2011/Cowboys Stadium/Arlington, TX): Green Bay Packers (NFC) 31 Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC) 25
XLVI (February 5, 2012/Lucas Oil Stadium/Indianapolis, IN): New York Giants (NFC) 21 New England Patriots (AFC) 17
XLVII (February 3, 2013/Mercedes-Benz Superdome/New Orleans, LA): Baltimore Ravens (AFC) 34 San Francisco 49ers (NFC) 31
XLVIII (February 2, 2014/MetLife Stadium/East Rutherford, NJ): Seattle Seahawks (NFC) 43 Denver Broncos (AFC) 8
XLIX (February 1, 2015/University of Phoenix Stadium/Glendale, AZ): New England Patriots (AFC) 28 Seattle Seahawks (NFC) 24
50 (February 7, 2016/Levi Stadium/Santa Clara, CA): Denver Broncos (AFC) 24 Carolina Panthers (NFC) 10
LI (February 5, 2017/NRG Stadium/Houston, TX): New England Patriots (AFC) 34 Atlanta Falcons (NFC) 28 F/OT
LII (February 4, 2018/US Bank Stadium/Minneapolis, MN): Philadelphia Eagles (NFC) 41 New England Patriots (AFC) 33

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Nick Foles your Super Bowl MVP

Overtime: Other Super Bowl information

Most Super Bowl titles: 6 – Pittsburgh Steelers, 5 – Dallas Cowboys/New England Patriots/San Francisco 49ers, 4 – Green Bay Packers/New York Giants, 3 – Los Angeles-Oakland Raiders/Washington Redskins/Denver Broncos, 2 – Baltimore-Indianapolis Colts/Baltimore Ravens/Miami Dolphins, 1 –  Kansas City Chiefs/Chicago Bears/Los Angeles-St. Louis Rams/Tampa Bay Buccaneers/New Orleans Saints/New York Jets/Seattle Seahawks/Philadelphia Eagles

Franchises Super Bowl records listed with appearances listed first: (10) New England Patriots 5-5, (8) Pittsburgh Steelers 6-2, Dallas Cowboys 5-3, Denver Broncos (3-5), (6) San Francisco 49ers 5-1, (5) Green Bay Packers 4-1, New York Giants 4-1, Washington Redskins 3-2, Los Angeles-Oakland Raiders 3-2, Miami Dolphins 2-3, (4) Baltimore-Indianapolis Colts 2-2, Minnesota Vikings 0-4, Buffalo Bills 0-4, (3) Los Angeles-St. Louis Rams 1-2, Seattle Seahawks 1-2, Philadelphia Eagles 1-2, (2) Baltimore Ravens 2-0, Kansas City Chiefs 1-1, Chicago Bears 1-1, Cincinnati Bengals 0-2, Carolina Panthers 0-2, Atlanta Falcons 0-2, (1) New York Jets 1-0, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 1-0, New Orleans Saints 1-0, San Diego Chargers 0-1, Tennessee Titans 0-1, Arizona Cardinals 0-1

Teams that have not made the Super Bowl: Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville

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Third time Atlanta hosts Super Bowl Sunday

Franchises Super Bowl droughts:

New York Jets Super Bowl III (1969), Kansas City Chiefs Super Bowl IV (1970), Minnesota Vikings Super Bowl XI (1977), Miami Dolphins Super Bowl XIX (1985), Cincinnati Bengals Super Bowl XXIII (1989), Washington Redskins Super Bowl XXVI (1992), Buffalo Bills Super Bowl XXVIII (1994), San Diego Chargers Super XXIX (1995), Dallas Cowboys Super Bowl XXX (1996), Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl XXXIII (1999), Tennessee Titans Super Bowl XXXIV (2000), St. Louis Rams Super Bowl XXXVI (2002), Oakland Raiders Super Bowl XXXVII (2003), Tampa Bay Buccaneers Super Bowl XXXVII (2003), Chicago Bears Super Bowl XLI (2007), Arizona Cardinals Super Bowl XLIII (2009), New Orleans Saints Super Bowl XLIV (2010), Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl XLIV (2010), Green Bay Packers Super Bowl XLV (2011), Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl XLV (2011), New York Giants Super Bowl XLVI (2012), Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl XLVII (2013), San Francisco 49ers Super Bowl XLVII (2013), Denver Broncos Super Bowl XLVIII (2014), Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl XLIX (2015), Carolina Panthers Super Bowl 50 (2016), Atlanta Falcons Super Bowl LI (2017), Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl LII (2018). Cleveland Browns/Detroit Lions 51 years without a Super Bowl, Jacksonville Jaguars entered league in 1995 which Super Bowl XXX was played and Houston Texans 2002 with Super Bowl XXXVII.Jaguars, Houston Texans

The New England Patriots played in Super Bowl LII in 2018 which they lost their fifth Super Bowl (New England won Super Bowl LI in 2017), where the Los Angeles Rams last appearance was Super Bowl XXXVI in 2002 when they were in St. Louis also against their opponent in this game. This will also be a rematch of Super Bowl XXXVI in New Orleans won by the Patriots 20-17


Who wins?

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The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week

LeBron James
“If we cover our mouths they won’t know we’re colluding”

First Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. ESPN Wednesday GM1: Pacers @ Wizards, 7 pm
3. ESPN Wednesday GM2: Jazz @ Trail Blazers, 9:30 pm
4. Eight games in total tonight

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1. College Basketball scoreboard
2. 10 Marquette (18-3, 7-1 BIG EAST) @ Butler (12-9, 3-5 BIG EAST), 5:30 pm/FS1
3. St. John’s (15-5, 3-5 BIG EAST) @ Creighton (12-8, 3-4 BIG EAST), 7:30 pm/FS1
4. USC (12-8, 5-2 PAC-12) @ Washington (16-4, 7-0 PAC-12), 10 pm/FS1

Third Quarter: NFL

1. Super Bowl week!
2. Second time Atlanta has hosted Super Week
3. Who do you like in Super Bowl LIII?
4. Or are you not watching

Fourth Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Two games
3. NBCSN Wednesday Night Hockey: Lightning @ Penguins, 7 pm
4. The other game tonight is Sabres @ Stars, 7:30 pm

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NFL Predictions sure to go wrong

Here are my 2018 NFL predictions sure to go wrong

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Who do I have playing in Atlanta at the end of the season?

Division Finishes:
AFC East – Patriots, Jets, Dolphins, Bills
AFC North – Steelers, Ravens, Browns, Bengals
AFC South – Jaguars, Texans, Colts, Titans
AFC West – Chargers, Chiefs, Broncos, Raiders
Wildcards – Jets and Texans

NFC East – Eagles, Cowboys, Giants, R______
NFC North – Vikings, Packers, Bears, Lions
NFC South – Falcons, Saints, Panthers, Buccaneers
NFC West – Rams, 49ers, Seahawks, Cardinals
Wildcard – Saints and 49ers

NFL Playoffs:
Wildcard Weekend
AFC – Steelers over Texans and Chargers over Jets
NFC – Falcons over 49ers, Rams over Saints

Divisional
AFC – Patriots over Chargers, Jaguars over Steelers
NFC – Eagles over Rams, Vikings over Falcons

Conference Championship
AFC – Patriots over Jaguars
NFC – Vikings over Eagles

Super Bowl LIII (Atlanta, GA)
New England Patriots over Minnesota Vikings

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


The Final Four is Saturday night in Atlanta, which of these four seem out of place? Photo by Jaime Green / The Wichita Eagle

First Quarter: College Basketball – Final Four (Georgia Dome/Atlanta, GA)

1) 9 Wichita State Shockers (30-8) v. 1 Louisville Cardinals (33-5), 5:05 pm/CBS
2) 4 Syracuse Orange (30-9) v. 4 Michigan Wolverines (30-7), 7:49 pm/CBS
3) Who do you like in the national semifinals?
4) Which players get there teams to Monday nights finals?

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q NBA Game of the Night: Oklahoma City Thunder (55-20) @ Indiana Pacers (48-27), 7 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q NHL Game of the Night: Calgary Flames (13-18-4, 30 pts) @ San Jose Sharks (19-11-6, 44 pts), 9:30 pm/NBC SportsNetwork

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q MLB Series of the Weekend (Giants Championship Weekend): St. Louis Cardinals (1-2)/J. Westbrook @ San Francisco Giants (2-1)/B. Zito, 3:35 pm
3) Los Angeles Angels (1-2)/J. Vargas @ Texas Rangers (2-1)/D. Holland, 1:05 pm
4) Washington Nationals (3-0)/D. Haren @ Cincinnati Reds (2-1)/H. Bailey, 6:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball (All Rankings from Baseball America)

1) D1baseball.com scoreboard
2) 4Q College Baseball Series of the Weekend: 10 Kentucky Wildcats (22-6, 6-3 SEC) @ 2 LSU Tigers (27-2, 8-1 SEC)
3) 3 Vanderbilt Commodores (26-4, 8-1 SEC) @ 16 Mississippi Rebels (23-6, 4-5 SEC)
4) 8 Oregon State Beavers (23-4, 5-1 PAC-12) @ 11 UCLA Bruins (18-7, 6-3 PAC-12)

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2013 Posts: 103

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


The road to Atlanta and the Final Four begins today, get your brackets ready.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night – Portland Trailblazer (31-36) @ Chicago Bulls (36-30), 7 pm
3)  NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q Game of the Night – Boston Bruins (19-6-3, 41 pts) @ Ottawa Senators (16-8-6, 38 pts), 6:30 pm

Second Quarter: College Basketball NCAA Tournament Part One (Early Games to Watch)

1) East (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY) – 11 Bucknell Bison v. 6 Butler Bulldogs, 11:40 am/TruTV
2) West (EnergySolutions Arena/Salt Lake City, UT) – 9 Wichita State Shockers v. 8 Pittsburgh Panthers, 12:40 pm/TBS
3) Midwest (Palace of Auburn Hiils/Auburn Hills, MI) – 11 Saint Mary’s Gaels v. 6 Memphis Tigers, 1:45 pm/CBS
4) Midwest (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA) – 12 Oregon Ducks v. 5 Oklahoma State Cowboys, 3:40 pm/TNT

Third Quarter: College Basketball NCAA Tournament Part Two (Late Games to watch)

1) South (Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI) – 13 South Dakota State Rabbits v. 4 Michigan Wolverines, 6:15 pm/CBS
2) West (EnergySolutions Arna/Salt Lake City, UT) – 11 Belmont Bruins v. 6 Arizona Wildcats, 6:20 pm/TNT
3) East (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA) – 12 California Golden Bears v. 5 UNLV Running Rebels, 6:27 pm/TruTV
4) Midwest (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY) – 9 Missouri Tigers v. 8 Colorado State Rams, 8:20 pm/TBS

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) SI.com – Andy Staples gives you ten players to watch
2) CBSsports.com – Ed Reed is going to Houston
3) YahooSports.com – Top 10 NBA prospects in the NCAA tourney
4) FoxSports.com – Creighton moving to the Big East makes financial sense but will it pay off?

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2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

For those who know the bracket great! But I feel that this blog needs to be a source of information on the biggest deal in sports so here is your field of 68. All times are Central and you’re on your own finding these channels.

KEY – MW = Midwest, W = West, S = South, E = East

Play-In Four (I refuse to call it by the name it’s billed as)

March 19 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
MW – 16 Liberty Flames (15-20) v. 16 North Carolina A&T Aggies (19-16), 5:40 pm TruTV
MW – 11 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (28-5) v. 11 Saint Mary’s Gaels (27-6), 8:10 pm TruTV

March 20 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
E – 16 LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds (20-13) v. 16 James Madison Dukes (20-14), 5:40 pm TruTV
W – 13 Boise State Broncos (21-10) v. 13 LaSalle Explorers (21-9), 8:10 pm TruTV

Midwest Region

Thursday, March 21 (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY)
1 Louisville Cardinals (29-5) v. 16 Liberty/North Carolina A&T winner, 5:50 pm TBS
8 Colorado State Rams (25-8) v. 9 Missouri Tigers (23-10), 8:20 pm TBS

Thursday, March 21 (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA)
5 Oklahoma State Cowboys (24-8) v. 12 Oregon Ducks (26-8), 3:30 pm TNT
4 Saint Louis Billikens (27-6) v. 13 New Mexico State Aggies (24-10), 1:10 TNT

Thursday, March 21 (Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI)
6 Memphis Tigers (30-4) v. 11 Middle Tennessee/Saint Mary’s winner, 1:45 pm CBS
3 Michigan State Spartans (25-8) v. 14 Valparaiso Crusaders (26-7), 11:15 am CBS

Friday, March 22 (Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA)
7 Creighton Bluejays (27-7) v. 10 Cincinnati Bearcats (22-11), 1:45 pm CBS
2 Duke Blue Devils (27-5) v. 15 Albany Great Danes (24-10), 11:15 am CBS

Regional Finals – Lucas Oil Stadium/Indianapolis, IN March 29 and 31

West Region

Thursday, March 21 (EnergySolutions Arena/Salt Lake City, UT)
1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (31-2) v. 16 Southern Jaguars (23-9), 3:10 pm TBS
8 Pittsburgh Panthers (24-8) v. 9 Wichita State Shockers (26-8), 12:40 pm TBS

Friday, March 22 (Sprint Center/Kansas City, MO)
5 Wisconsin Badgers (23-11) v. 12 Mississippi Rebels (26-8), 11:40 am TruTV
4 Kansas State Wildcats (27-7) v. 13 Boise State/LaSalle winner, 2:10 pm TruTV

Thursday, March 21 (EnergySolutions Arena/Salt Lake City, UT)
6 Arizona Wildcats (25-7) v. 11 Belmont Bruins (26-6), 6:20 pm TNT
3 New Mexico Lobos (29-5) v. 14 Harvard Crimson (19-9), 8:50 pm TNT

Friday, March 22 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
7 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (25-9) v. 10 Iowa State Cyclones (22-11), 8:45 pm CBS
2 Ohio State Buckeyes (26-7) v. 15 Iona Gaels (20-13), 6:15 pm CBS

Regional Finals – Staples Center/Los Angeles, CA March 28 and 30

South Region

Friday, March 22 (Sprint Center/Kansas City, MO)
1 Kansas Jayhawks (29-5) v. 16 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (20-15), 8:50 pm TNT
8 North Carolina Tarheels (24-10) v. 9 Villanova Wildcats (20-13), 6:20 pm TNT

Thursday, March 21 (Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI)
5 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (26-8) v. 12 Akron Zips (26-6), 8:45 pm CBS
4 Michigan Wolverines (26-7) v. 13 South Dakota State Jackrabbits (25-9), 6:15 pm CBS

Friday, March 22 (Frank Erwin Center/Austin, TX)
6 UCLA Bruins (25-9) v. 11 Minnesota Golden Gophers (20-12), 6:27 pm TruTV
3 Florida Gators (26-7) v. 14 Northwestern State Demons (23-8), 8:57 TruTV

Friday, March 22 (Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA)
7 San Diego State Aztecs (22-10) v. 10 Oklahoma Sooners (20-11), 5:50 pm TBS
2 Georgetown Hoyas (25-6) v. 15 Florida Gulf Coast (24-10), 8:20 pm TBS

Regional Finals – Cowboys Stadium/Arlington, TX March 29 and 31

East Region

Friday, March 22 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
1 Indiana Hoosiers (27-6) v. 16 LIU-Brooklyn/James Madison winner, 3:10 pm TBS
8 North Carolina State Wolfpack (24-10) v. 9 Temple Owls (23-9), 12:40 pm TBS

Thursday, March 21 (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA)
5 UNLV Running Rebels (25-9) v. 12 California Golden Bears (20-11), 6:27 pm TruTV
4 Syracuse Orange (26-9) v. 13 Montana Grizzlies (25-6), 8:57 pm TruTV

Thursday, March 21 (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY)
6 Butler Bulldogs (26-8) v. 11 Bucknell Bison (28-5), 11:40 am TruTV
3 Marquette Golden Eagles (23-8) v. 14 Davidson Wildcats (26-7), 2:10 pm TruTV

Friday, March 22 (Frank Erwin Center/Austin, TX)
7 Illinois Fighting Illini (22-12) v. 10 Colorado Buffaloes (21-11), 3:40 pm TNT
2 Miami (FL) Hurricanes (27-6) v. 15 Pacific Tigers (22-12), 1:10 pm TNT

Regional Finals – Verizon Center/Washington, D.C. March 28 and 30

2013 Final Four – Georgia Dome/Atlanta, GA April 6 and 8

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