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The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week

USP NFL: SUPER BOWL LI-NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS VS ATL S FBN USA TX
Look who’s in the news again

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Eastern Conference Finals begin in Boston tonight
3. Are the Spurs done?
4. GM1: Cavaliers @ Celtics, 7 pm/TNT

Second Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Are the Astros the best team?
3. Who should start making trades?
4. ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball: Red Sox @ Cardinals, 7 pm

Third Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1. NHL scoreboard
2. ECF GM3 (Series Tied 1-1): Penguins @ Senators, 7 pm/NBCSN
3. Who wins tonight critical game three in Ottawa
4. Game four of the WCF tomorrow

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. NFL and the Patriots set to meet again?
2. Unfair snub?
3. What a POS
4. Mark Cuban and the Mavs tanked

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2017 Posts: 94

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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

image via @tedstarkey
San Jose scored in overtime but it wasn’t counted since the refs and review from the situation room in Toronto must’ve been sleeping. San Jose lost at home in the shootout.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Wednesday Night ESPN DH: Chicago Bulls (1-2) @ Indiana Pacers (4-0) 6pm/Dallas Mavericks (3-1) @ Oklahoma City Thunder (2-1) 8:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) NBCSN Rivalry Night: Pittsburgh Penguins (11-4-0, 22 pts) @ New York Rangers (6-8-0, 14 pts), 6:30 pm

Second Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS/Soccer)

1) NBA – The Mothership is actually doing this
2) NFL – Golic v. Le Batard on the “code red” issue in Miami, happy birthday NFL Network
3) NHL – Tonight’s NBCSN Rivalry night tale of the tape, San Jose hosed last night
4) MLS/Soccer – New coach in Columbus

Third Quarter: College Football 

1)  Only 11 ranked teams are away from home, starting Thursday
2) Only three match-ups of 25 teams playing one another, again tomorrow begins a fun weekend of match-ups
3) Game Day will be in Tuscaloosa for LSU at Alabama
4) 4Q FCS Game of the Week: Eastern Kentucky Colonels (6-3, 4-1 OVC) @ Jacksonville State Gamecocks (7-2, 3-2 OVC), 3 pm

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) AL Central Hot Stove preview
2) Great soccer story
3) RIP Astrodome?
4) Fun 30for30 here

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2013 Posts: 258

4Quarters 2013-14 NBA Predictions Sure to go Wrong

Tonight the National Basketball Association begins the 2013-14 season which the Miami Heat will try to make it three straight. Listed are my predictions for the upcoming season through the playoffs, as per the standard of this blog this will serve as a record of how wrong I was.


Will Miami make it three straight? Who did I put the jinx on?

* = Playoff Team

Eastern Conference (Regular Season) –

Atlantic: 1. Brooklyn Nets* 2. New York Knicks* 3. Toronto Raptors* 4. Boston Celtics 5. Philadelphia 76ers
Central: 1. Indiana Pacers* 2. Chicago Bulls* 3. Detroit Pistons* 4. Cleveland Cavaliers 5. Milwaukee Bucks
Southeast: 1. Miami Heat* 2. Atlanta Hawks* 3. Washington Wizards 4. Orlando Magic 5. Charlotte Bobcats

Western Conference (Regular Season) –

Northwest: 1. Oklahoma City Thunder* 2. Denver Nuggets* 3. Minnesota Timberwolves* 4. Portland Trailblazers 5. Utah Jazz
Pacific: 1. Los Angeles Clippers* 2. Golden State Warriors* 3. Los Angeles Lakers 4. Sacramento Kings 5. Phoenix Suns
Southwest: 1. San Antonio Spurs* 2. Houston Rockets* 3. Memphis Grizzlies* 4. Dallas Mavericks 5. New Orleans Pelicans

Eastern Conference Playoffs –

First Round:
1 Miami Heat over 8 Toronto Raptors in four games
2 Brooklyn Nets over 7 Detroit Pistons in six games
3 Indiana Pacers over 6 New York Knicks in five games
4 Chicago Bulls over 5 Atlanta Hawks in five games

Second Round:
1 Miami Heat over 4 Chicago Bulls in six games
3 Indiana Pacers over 2 Brooklyn Nets in five games

Eastern Conference Finals:
1 Miami Heat over 3 Indiana Pacers in seven games

Western Conference Playoffs –

First Round:
1 San Antonio Spurs over 8 Minnesota Timberwolves in five games
2 Los Angeles Clippers over 7 Memphis Grizzlies in seven games
3 Oklahoma City Thunder over 6 Denver Nuggets in six games
4 Golden State Warriors over 5 Houston rockets in seven games

Second Round:
4 Golden State Warriors over 1 San Antonio Spurs in seven games
2 Los Angeles Clippers over 3 Oklahoma City Thunder in seven games

Western Conference Finals
2 Los Angeles Clippers over 4 Golden State Warriors in seven games

NBA Finals –

Miami Heat over Los Angeles Clippers in six games

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2013 Posts: 252

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you (Post 150 of the year)


Tonight is the MLB Draft yes it has the less fanfare of any of the big four drafts.

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Tampa Bay Rays (32-26)/R. Hernandez (3-5, 4.87) @ Detroit Tigers (31-26)/M. Scherzer (7-0, 3.42), 12:08 pm
3) Texas Rangers (36-22)/D. Holland (5-2, 2.81) @ Boston Red Sox (36-24)/J. Lester (6-2, 3.53), 6:10 pm
4) Arizona Diamondbacks (34-25)/I. Kennedy (3-3, 4.74) @ St. Louis Cardinals (38-21)/S. Miller (6-3, 1.82), 6:15 pm

Second Quarter: NBA Playoffs Finals

1) NBA scoreboard
2) NBA Finals Game 1: San Antonio Spurs @ Miami Heat, 8 pm/ABC
3) Miami Heat Finals History (2-1) – Defeated Dallas Mavericks in 2006, Lost to Dallas Mavericks in 2011, Defeated Oklahoma City Thunder 2012
4) San Antonio Spurs Finals History (4-0) – Defeated New York Knicks in 1999, New Jersey Nets in 2003, Detroit Pistons in 2005, Cleveland Cavaliers in 2007

Third Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs/Conference Finals

1) NHL scoreboard
2) 1 Chicago Blackhawks @ 5 Los Angeles Kings, 8 pm/NBC Sports Network – CHI 2-1
3) Boston won 2-1 over Pittsburgh in double OT
4) Can the Kings tie the series up tonight?

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) YahooSports.com: George Karl fired
2) YahooSports.com: Look out kid!
3) SportingNews.com: Why the MLB Draft isn’t working
4) NationalFootballPost.com: London Jaguars?

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2013 Posts: 150

Monday Edition

Here are you four Monday topics for you to start the week


Today is Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball which celebrates the legend and pioneer.

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Jackie Robinson Day: San Diego Padres (2-10)/E. Stult (1-1, 3.60) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (7-5)/C. Billingsley (1-0, 1.50), 9:10 pm
3. 4Q MLB Game to Watch: Chicago White Sox (5-7)/G. Floyd (0-2, 5.56) @ Toronto Blue Jays (5-7)/M. Buehrle (0-0, 10.24), 6:07 pm
4. St. Louis Cardinals (7-5)/L. Lynn (1-0, 4.50) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (6-6)/J. McDonald (1-1, 3.75), 6:05 pm

 

Second Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard 
2.  standings
3.  4Q NBA Game of the Night: San Antonio Spurs (58-22) @ Golden State Warriors (45-35), 9:30 pm
4. Memphis Grizzlies (54-26) @ Dallas Mavericks (40-40), 7 pm/NBATV

Third Quarter: NHL
1. NHL scoreboard
2. standings
3. 4Q NHL Game of the Night: Dallas Stars (21-17-3, 45 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (32-5-4, 68 pts), 7 pm/NBC Sports Network
4. San Jose Sharks (21-13-7, 49 pts) @ Phoenix Coyotes (18-16-7, 43 pts), 9 pm

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links
1. SB Nation: Big East Bias looks at the new teams in this case Creighton (I thought it was funny more than information provided)
2. CBSsports.com: Adam Scott becomes the first Aussie to win the Masters and did so in thrilling fashion
3. SI.com: Today is Jackie Robinson Day and Cliff Corcoran says he was more than a legend
4. YahooSports.com: The man who Scott defeated in the two hole playoff actually helped re-start his career

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2013 Posts: 109

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

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Atlanta is getting a new football stadium so why not use this photo. Photo by USA Today Sports

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Kansas City Royals (0-2)/J. Guthrie @ Chicago White Sox (2-0)/G. Floyd, 1:10 pm
3) Baltimore Orioles (1-1)/M. Gonzalez @ Tampa Bay Rays (1-1)/R. Hernandez, 2:10 pm
4) Seattle Mariners (2-1)/B. Maurer @ Oakland Athletics (1-2)/A.J. Griffin, 2:35 pm

Second Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Chicago Bulls (40-33) @ Brooklyn Nets (43-31), 6 pm/TNT
3) Dallas Mavericks (36-38) @ Denver Nuggets (51-24), 8 pm
4) San Antonio Spurs (56-19) @ Oklahoma City Thunder (54-20), 8:30 pm/TNT

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) New Jersey Devils (15-12-9, 39 pts) @ Boston Bruins (23-8-4, 50 pts), 6 pm/NHL Network
3) Winnipeg Jets (18-18-2, 38 pts) @ Montreal Canadians (23-8-5, 51 pts), 6:30 pm
4) Minnesota Wild (21-13-2, 44 pts) @ Los Angeles Kings (20-13-3, 43 pts), 9:30 pm/NHL Network

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) SI.com – Michael Rosenberg on John Beilein’s journey
2) CBSsports.com – Atlanta gets a new stadium approved
3) Grantland.com – The Masked Man looks at the Rock’s career arc
4) YahooSports.com – The Dagger likes the Minnesota new basketball hire

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2013 Posts: 102

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Staples Center home of the Lakers, Clippers and Kings among others host the NCAA West regional this weekend. Photo by Gary Leonard

First Quarter: College Basketball – Thursday Sweet 16 Games (East/West Regionals)

1) East Region (Verizon Center/Washington, D.C.): 3 Marquette Golden Eagles (25-8) v. 2 Miami (FL) Hurricanes (29-6), 6:15 pm/CBS
2) West Region (Staples Center/Los Angeles, CA): 6 Arizona Wildcats (27-7) v. 2 Ohio State Buckeyes (28-7), 6:47 pm/TBS
3) East Region (Verizon Center/Washington, D.C.): 4 Syracuse Orange (28-9) v. 1 Indiana Hoosiers (29-6), 8:45 pm/CBS
4) West Region (Staples Center/Los Angeles, CA): 13 LaSalle Explorers (24-9) v. 9 Wichita State Shockers (28-8), 9:17 pm/TBS

Second Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Los Angeles Lakers (37-25) @ Milwaukee Bucks (34-36), 7 pm
3) Indiana Pacers (45-27) @ Dallas Mavericks (35-36), 7:30 pm
4) Sacramento Kings (26-46) @ Phoenix Suns (23-49), 9 pm

Third Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Winnipeg Jets (18-14-2, 38 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (26-8-0, 52 pts), 6 pm
3) Los Angeles Kings (18-12-2, 38 pts) @ St. Louis Blues (18-9-6, 42 pts), 7 pm/NHL Network
4) Detroit Red Wings (17-11-5, 39 pts) @ San Jose Sharks (15-11-6, 36 pts), 9:30 pm

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) SI.com – Luke Winn’s Sweet 16 rankings
2) CBSsports.com – Missed call versus Kobe?
3) YahooSports.com – Puck Daddy says don’t crown the ‘Pens yet
4) USAToday.com – Taco Bell wants to party with Florida Gulf Coast

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2013 Posts: 95