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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!


Last night I was in Sioux Falls watching South Dakota State claim their second straight Summit League tournament title. Photo by USA Today Sports

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) Utah Jazz (33-31) @ Oklahoma City Thunder (47-17), 7 pm/ESPN
3) New York Knicks (38-23) @ Denver Nuggets (43-22), 9:30 pm/ESPN
4) Memphis Grizzlies (43-19) @ Los Angeles Clippers (45-20), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) Big East tournament at Madison Square Garden begins in New York City
2) Las Vegas hosts the PAC-12 tournament which begins today
3) Also in Vegas is day two of the Mountain West Conference tournament
4) Conference Tournament scoreboard

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Rivalry Night Game One on NBCSN: Philadelphia Flyers (12-14-1, 25 pts) @ New Jersey Devils (12-9-5, 29 pts), 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
3) Ottawa Senators (13-8-5, 31 pts) @ Montreal Canadians (17-5-4, 38 pts), 6 pm
4) Detroit Red Wings (12-9-5, 29 pts) @ Calgary Flames (9-11-4, 22 pts), 8:30 pm

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) MLB.com – World Baseball Classic scoreboard, updated brackets
2) SI.com – Seth Davis gives you his bracket busters in a video
3) Grantland – The first day of NFL free agency 
4) CBSsports.com – Conference Tournament  scoreboard

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2013 Posts: 80

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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week! (Post 500)


Tonight is the final men’s basketball game at the Bob Devaney Sports Center where several former players will comeback. Photo by ThisIsNebraska.com

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) Boston Celtics (32-27) @ Indiana Pacers (38-22), 6 pm
3) Portland Trailblazers (28-31) @ Memphis Grizzlies (39-19), 7 pm
4) Chicago Bulls (34-26) @ San Antonio Spurs (47-14), 8 pm/ESPN

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) 13 Oklahoma State Cowboys (22-6, 12-4 Big XII) @ Iowa State Cyclones (19-10, 9-7 Big XII), 6 pm/ESPNU
2) 16 Saint Louis Billikens (23-5, 12-2 A10) @ Xavier Musketeers (16-12, 8-6 A10), 8 pm
3) Minnesota Golden Gophers (20-9, 8-8 B1G) @ Nebraska Cornhuskers (13-16, 4-12 B1G), 8 pm/BTN
4) Stanford Cardinal (17-13, 8-9 PAC-12) @ California Golden Bears (20-9, 12-5 PAC-12), 10 pm/ESPN2

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Rivalry Night Game One on NBCSN: Colorado Avalanche (8-9-4, 20 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (20-0-3, 43 pts), 7 pm/NBC Sports Network
3) San Jose Sharks (11-6-4, 26 pts) @ Calgary Flames (8-8-4, 20 pts), 8:30 pm
4) Phoenix Coyotes (11-8-3, 25 pts) @ Anaheim Ducks (15-3-3, 33 pts), 9 pm

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) MLB.com – World Baseball Classic scoreboard, updated brackets
2) SI.com – 50 most powerful people in sports
3) YahooSports.com – Pat Forde thinks Indiana jumped the gun celebrating last night after a loss
4) CBSsports.com – Conference Tournament  scoreboard

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2013 Posts: 72

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!

Charles Barkley
Charles Barkley turns 50 today, so a 4Q’s Happy Birthday to the Round Mound of Rebound! Photo by Brett Deering/Getty

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) New York Knicks (32-18) @ Indiana Pacers (32-21), 6 pm
3) Oklahoma City Thunder (39-14) @ Houston Rockets (29-26), 7 pm
4) Phoenix Suns (18-36) @ Golden State Warriors (30-23), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) 9 Kansas Jayhawks (21-4, 9-3 Big XII) @ 14 Oklahoma State Cowboys (19-5, 9-3 Big XII), 8 pm/ESPN2
2) 22 Colorado State Rams (21-4, 8-2 MWC) @ UNLV Running Rebels (19-7, 6-5 MWC), 9:15 pm/CBS Sports Network
3)  Washington Huskies (14-12, 6-7 PAC-12) @ 12 Arizona Wildcats (21-4, 9-4 PAC-12), 10 pm/ESPN2
4) Santa Clara Broncos (19-8, 7-5 WCC) @ 3 Gonzaga Bulldogs (25-2, 12-0 WCC), 10 pm/ESPNU

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Rivalry Night Game One on NBCSN: Philadelphia Flyers (7-9-1, 15 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (11-5-0, 22 pts), 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
3) Rivalry Night Game Two on NBCSN: St. Louis Blues (9-6-1, 19 pts) @ Colorado Avalanche (6-7-1, 13 pts), 9 pm/NBC Sports Network
4) Los Angeles Kings (6-6-2, 14 pts) @ Calgary Flames (5-6-3, 13 pts), 9 pm

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) SI.com – Put together a photo gallery of Charles Barkley who turns 50 years old today and TNT has a best of video
2) KETV.com (Newswatch 7 in Omaha) – Alfonzo Dennard former Nebraska Cornhusker and current Patriot was sentenced today
3) Sports on Earth – Shaun Powell with a good article on the money aspect of the NBA trade deadline
4) Yahoo Sports – Martin Rogers with the latest from the Oscar Pistorius situation

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2013 Posts: 58

The (Ash) Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week! And Ash Wednesday (edition I-480)


Raise your arms if its your last Ash Wednesday as pope! Photo by UPI/Stefano Spaziani

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) Chicago Bulls (30-21) @ Boston Celtics (27-24), 6:30 pm
3) Denver Nuggets (33-20) @ Brooklyn Nets (30-22), 6:30 pm
4) Houston Rockets (29-25) @ Los Angeles Clippers (37-17), 9:30 pm/NBATV

Second Quarter: College Basketball

1) 6 Syracuse Orange (20-3, 8-2 Big East) @ Connecticut Huskies (16-6, 6-4 Big East), 6 pm/ESPN
2) Charlotte 49ers (17-6, 5-4 A10) @ 11 Butler Bulldogs (20-4, 7-2 A10), 6 pm
3) 23 Oregon Ducks (19-5, 8-3 PAC-12) @ Washington Huskies (13-11, 5-6 PAC-12), 10 pm/ESPN2
4) San Diego State Aztecs (18-5, 6-3 MWC) @ 24 Colorado State Rams (19-4, 6-2 MWC), 9 pm/CBS Sports Network

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Rivalry Night on NBCSN: St. Louis Blues (6-5-1, 13 pts) @ Detroit Red Wings (7-4-1, 15 pts), 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
3) Ottawa Senators (7-4-2, 16 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (8-5-0, 16 pts), 6 pm
4) Dallas Stars (7-5-1, 15 pts) @ Calgary Flames (3-4-3, 9 pts), 8:30 pm

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) SI.com – Stewart Mandel’s mailbag
2) Sports on Earth – Will Leitch on Darren Rovell not being in tuned with people
3) CBS Sports – Stupid NCAA ruling of the day
4) Yahoo Sports – Les Carpenter with a Michael Jordan article … from his Wizard days

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2013 Posts: 52

2013 NHL Predictions Sure to go Wrong

Hockey starts this weekend (finally) so here are my predictions sure to go wrong, don’t worry we’ll have a three-man weave prediction sure to go wrong also. But here is my solo predictions that are sure to go wrong.


Los Angeles will look to defend its title after winning the Cup for the first time last season. Photo by Juan Ocampo/NHLI via Getty Images

Eastern Conference –

Atlantic: 1) New York Rangers* 2) Philadelphia Flyers* 3) Pittsburgh Penguins* 4) New Jersey Devils 5) New York Islanders

Northeast: 1) Boston Bruins* 2) Toronto Maple Leafs* 3) Ottawa Senators 4) Buffalo Sabres 5) Montreal Canadians

Southeast: 1) Washington Capitals* 2) Tampa Bay Lightning* 3) Carolina Hurricanes* 4) Florida Panthers 5) Winnipeg Jets

Eastern Conference Playoffs –

First Round:
1 New York Rangers over 8 Carolina Hurricanes in five games
2 Boston Bruins over 7 Toronto Maple Leafs in six games
6 Pittsburgh Penguins over 3 Washington Capitals in seven games
4 Philadelphia Flyers over 5 Tampa Bay Lightning in five games

Second Round:
1 New York Rangers over 6 Pittsburgh Penguins in six games
2 Boston Bruins over 4 Philadelphia Flyers in seven games

Eastern Conference Finals:
1 New York Rangers over 2 Boston Bruins in five games

Western Conference –

Central: 1) St. Louis Blues* 2) Chicago Blackhawks* 3) Detroit Red Wings* 4) Nashville Predators 5) Columbus Blue Jackets

Northwest: 1) Vancouver Canucks* 2) Minnesota Wild* 3) Calgary Flames 4) Edmonton Oilers 5) Colorado Avalanche

Pacific: 1) Los Angeles Kings* 2) San Jose Sharks* 3) Anaheim Ducks* 4) Phoenix Coyotes 5) Dallas Stars

Western Conference Finals –

First Round:
1 St. Louis Blues over 8 Anaheim Ducks in four games
2 Vancouver Canucks over 7 San Jose Sharks in five games
3 Los Angeles Kings over 6 Detroit Red Wings in six games
5 Minnesota Wild over 4 Chicago Blackhawks in seven games

Second Round:
5 Minnesota Wild over 1 St. Louis Blues in six games
3 Los Angeles Kings over 2 Vancouver Canucks in five games

Western Conference Finals:
3 Los Angeles Kings over Minnesota Wild in six game

Stanley Cup Finals –
Los Angeles Kings over New York Rangers in seven games

* = Playoff Team

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2013 Posts: 28

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