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Monday Edition

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


Snowy day in the NFL yesterday so here’s Molly McGrath to warm things up. #MSNANOOKOFTHENORTH

First Quarter: NBA/NHL 4Q Games of the Night

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Game of the Night: Denver Nuggets (12-8) @ Washington Wizards (9-10), 6 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q Game of the Night: Columbus Blue Jackets (12-14-3, 27 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (20-10-1, 41 pts), 6:30 pm/NBCSN

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: Dallas Cowboys (7-5) @ Chicago Bears (6-6), 7:40 pm/ESPN
2. Playoff implications on the line in Chicago tonight
3. If the AFC Playoff’s started today: Denver (11-2)y, New England (10-3), Cincinnati (9-4), Indianapolis (8-5), Kansas City (10-3), Baltimore (7-6) – In the hunt/Miami (7-6), San Diego (6-7), New York Jets (6-7)
4. If the NFC Playoff’s started today: Seattle (10-2)y, New Orleans (10-3), Philadelphia (8-5), Detroit (7-6), Carolina (9-4), San Francisco (9-4) – In the hunt/Arizona (8-5), Dallas (7-5), Chicago (6-6), Green Bay (6-6-1)

y – clinched playoff spot

Third Quarter: 4Q College Football Top 14

1. Florida State (13-0, 8-0 ACC) – LW1
2. Michigan State (12-1, 8-0 B1G) – LW7
3. Auburn (12-1, 7-1 SEC) – LW4
4. Stanford (11-2, 7-2 PAC-12) – LWNR
5. UCF (11-1, 8-0 AAC) – LW8
6. Baylor (11-1, 8-1 Big XII) – LW11
7. Alabama (11-1, 7-1 SEC) – LW6
8. North Dakota State (12-0, 8-0 MVC) – LW10
9. Louisville (11-1, 7-1 AAC) – LW13
10. Northern Illinois (12-1, 8-0 MAC) – LW2
11. Ohio State (12-1, 8-0 B1G) – LW3
12. Missouri (11-2, 7-1 SEC) – LW5
13. Fresno State (11-1, 7-1 MWC) – LW14
14. Bowling Green (10-3, 7-1 MAC) – LWNR

Dropping Out: Oklahoma State (10-2, 7-2 Big XII) – LW9, Duke (10-3, 6-2 ACC) – LW12

BcS Rankings Final

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Monday’s MMQB and CFB Overtime
2. Media Circus
3. Bowl Games
4. NCAA D1 Volleyball Bracket/DII, Playoffs – FCSDIIDIII

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2013 Posts: 279

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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

2013 NBA Playoff Results: 1st Round

Yes, I know the first round ended sometime ago but I still wanted to get this out for anyone wondering. So here is your refresher on how the first round went. 


Memphis has been one of the bigger surprises this postseason. Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images

Eastern Conference – First Round

1 Miami Heat v. 8 Milwaukee Bucks
Game 1 (April 21): Bucks 87 @ Heat 110, MIA 1-0
Game 2 (April 23): Bucks 86 @ Heat 98, MIA 2-0
Game 3 (April 25): Heat 104 @ Bucks 91, MIA 3-0
Game 4 (April 27): Heat 88 @ Bucks 77, MIA 4-0 – Win Series  

2 New York Knicks v. 7 Boston Celtics
Game 1 (April 20): Celtics 78 @ Knicks 85, NYK 1-0
Game 2 (April 23): Celtics 71 @ Knicks 87, NYK 2-0
Game 3 (April 26): Knicks 90 @ Celtics 76, NYK 3-0
Game 4 (April 28): Knicks 90 @ Celtics 97 F/OT, NYK 3-1
Game 5 (May 1): Celtics 92 @ Knicks 86, NYK 3-2
Game 6 (May 3): Knicks 88 @ Celtics 80, NYK 4-2 – Win Series  

3 Indiana Pacers v. 6 Atlanta Hawks
Game 1 (April 21): Hawks 90 @ Pacers 107, IND 1-0
Game 2 (April 24): Hawks 98 @ Pacers 113, IND 2-0
Game 3 (April 27): Pacers 69 @ Hawks 90, IND 2-1
Game 4 (April 29): Pacers 91 @ Hawks 102, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 1): Hawks 83 @ Pacers 106, IND 3-2
Game 6 (May 3): Pacers 81 @ Hawks 73, IND 4-2 – Win Series  

4 Brooklyn Nets v. 5 Chicago Bulls
Game 1 (April 20): Bulls 89 @ Nets 106, BKN 1-0
Game 2 (April 22): Bulls 90 @ Nets 82, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (April 25): Nets 76 @ Bulls 79, CHI 2-1
Game 4 (April 27): Nets 134 @ Bulls 142 F/3OT, CHI 3-1
Game 5 (April 29): Bulls 91 @ Nets 110, CHI 3-2
Game 6 (May 2): Nets 95 @ Bulls 92, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 4): Bulls 99 @ Nets 93, CHI 4-2 – Win Series

Western Conference – First Round

1 Oklahoma City Thunder v. 8 Houston Rockets
Game 1 (April 21): Rockets 91 @ Thunder 120, OKC 1-0
Game 2 (April 24): Rockets 102 @ Thunder 105, OKC 2-0
Game 3 (April 27): Thunder 104 @ Rockets 101, OKC 3-0
Game 4 (April 29): Thunder 103 @ Rockets 105, OKC 3-1
Game 5 (May 1): Rockets 107 @ Thunder 100, OKC 3-2
Game 6 (May 3): Thunder 103 @ Rockets 94, OKC 4-2 – Win Series  

2 San Antonio Spurs v. 7 Los Angeles Lakers
Game 1 (April 21): Lakers 79 @ Spurs 91, SAS 1-0
Game 2 (April 24): Lakers 91 @ Spurs 102, SAS 2-0
Game 3 (April 26): Spurs 120 @ Lakers 89, SAS 3-0
Game 4 (April 28): Spurs 103 @ Lakers 82, SAS 4-0 – Win Series

3 Denver Nuggets v. 6 Golden State Warriors
Game 1 (April 20): Warriors 95 @ Nuggets 97, DEN 1-0
Game 2 (April 23): Warriors 131 @ Nuggets 117, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (April 26): Nuggets 108 @ Warriors 110, GSW 2-1
Game 4 (April 28): Nuggets 101 @ Warriors 115, GSW 3-1
Game 5 (April 30): Warriors 100 @ Nuggets 107, GSW 3-2
Game 6 (May 2): Nuggets 88 @ Warriors 92, GSW 4-2 – Win Series  

4 Los Angeles Clippers v. 5 Memphis Grizzlies
Game 1 (April 20): Grizzlies 91 @ Clippers 112, LAC 1-0
Game 2 (April 22): Grizzlies 91 @ Clippers 93, LAC 2-0
Game 3 (April 25): Clippers 82 @ Grizzlies 94, LAC 2-1
Game 4 (April 27): Clippers 83 @ Grizzlies 104, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (April 30): Grizzlies 103 @ Clippers 93, MEM 3-2    
Game 6 (May 3): Clippers 105 @ Grizzlies 118, MEM 4-2 – Win Series

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2013 Posts: 134

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

Stanley Cup Playoffs: San Jose Sharks play Vancouver Canucks
San Jose’s Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski celebrate Burns goal that put the Sharks ahead in the game and gave SJ a 1-0 series lead. AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Washington Nationals (14-14)/D. Haren (2-3, 6.29) @ Atlanta Braves (17-10)/K. Medlan (1-3, 3.26), 6:10 pm/MLB Network
3) Chicago White Sox (11-15)/J. Peavy (3-1, 3.38) @ Texas Rangers (17-10)/J. Grimm (2-0, 1.59), 7:05 pm
4) St. Louis Cardinals (16-11)/J. Westbrook (1-1, 0.98) @ Milwaukee Brewers (14-12)/W. Peralta (2-1, 5.02), 7:10 pm

Second Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Friday night we’ll have four game sixes
3) 4 Brooklyn Nets @ 5 Chicago Bulls, 7 pm/TNT – CHI 3-2
4) 3 Denver Nuggets @ 6 Golden State Warriors, 9:30 pm/TNT – GSW 3-2

Third Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) 7 Ottawa Senators @ 2 Montreal Canadians, 6 pm/CNBC
3) 6 New York Rangers @ 3 Washington Capitals, 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
4) 5 Los Angeles Kings @ 4 St. Louis Blues, 8:30 pm/CNBC – STL 1-0
5) 7 Detroit Red Wings @ 2 Anaheim Ducks, 9 pm/NBC Sports Network – ANA 1-0

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) SI.com – The Strikezone, Wrigley Field and the Cubs
2) Golf.com – Wells Fargo Championship leaderboard
3) CBSsports.com – Atlanta is replacing the 20 year old Georgia Dome with this
4) Deadspin.com – Bravo Portland Timbers bravo

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2013 Posts: 124

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Last night #MACtion has the first pick in the NFL Draft with the Kansas City Chiefs selected Eric Fisher of Central Michigan University. Photo by Mary Altaffer/AP

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) New York Knicks @ Boston Celtics, 7 pm/ESPN – NYK 2-0
3) San Antonio Spurs @ Los Angeles Lakers, 9:30 pm/ESPN – SAS 2-0
4) Denver Nuggets @ Golden State Warriors, 9:30 pm/ESPN2 – Series Tied 1-1

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) 4Q NHL Game of the Night: Edmonton Oilers (17-22-7, 41 pts) @ Minnesota Wild (25-18-4, 53 pts), 7 pm
3) Calgary Flames (19-24-4, 42 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (35-6-5, 75 pts), 7:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
4) Colorado Avalanche (15-24-7, 27 pts) @ Phoenix Coyotes (20-18-8, 48 pts), 9 pm

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q MLB Series of the Weekend: Atlanta Braves (15-6)/P. Maholm (3-1, 1.03) @ Detroit Tigers (10-10)/An. Sanchez (2-1, 1.75), 6:08 pm
3) Cincinnati Reds (13-10)/H. Bailey (1-1, 3.24) @ Washington Nationals (11-11)/J. Zimmermann (3-1, 2.67), 6:05 pm
4) Milwaukee Brewers (11-9)/H. Burgos (1-0, 1.80) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (10-11)/J. Beckett (0-3, 4.68), 9:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball (All Rankings from National Collegiate Baseball Writers Poll)

1) D1baseball.com scoreboard
2) 4Q College Baseball Series of the Weekend: 1 North Carolina Tar Heels (40-3, 18-2 ACC) @ 13 North Carolina State Wolfpack (33-10, 14-7)
3) 4Q College Baseball Tournament of the Weekend (TD Ameritrade Classic/Omaha, NE): Creighton Bluejays (22-9), Nebraska Cornhuskers (19-20), Oklahoma State Cowboys (28-11), Rutgers Scarlett Knights (20-19)
4) Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (23-18, 10-5 SLC) @ Lamar Cardinals (30-11, 9-6 SLC)

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2013 Posts: 119

2013 NBA Playoff Predictions Sure to go Wrong

Printable NBA Playoff Bracket 2013
Who did I like this spring in the NBA Playoffs? Read to find out please.

Saturday, April 20th the NBA Playoffs begin so that means that I need to make predictions that probably won’t be accurate come June but if they are look out!

Eastern Conference 

1st Round 

1 Miami Heat v. 8 Milwaukee Bucks – Heat in four
2 New York Knicks v. 7 Boston Celtics – Celtics in six
3 Indiana Pacers v. 6 Atlanta Hawks – Pacers in five
4 Brooklyn Nets v. 5 Chicago Bulls – Bulls in seven

2nd Round

1 Miami Heat v. 5 Chicago Bulls – Heat in five
3 Indiana Pacers v. 7 Boston Celtics – Pacers in six

Eastern Conference Finals

1 Miami Heat v. 3 Indiana Pacers – Heat in five

Western Conference

1st Round

1 Oklahoma City Thunder v. 8 Houston Rockets – Thunder in five
2 San Antonio Spurs v. 7 Los Angeles Lakers – Spurs in six
3 Denver Nuggets v. 6 Golden State Warriors – Nuggets in seven
4 Los Angeles Clippers v. 5 Memphis Grizzlies – Clippers in six

2nd Round

1 Oklahoma City Thunder v. 4 Los Angeles Clippers – Thunder in six
2 San Antonio Spurs v. 3 Denver Nuggets – Nuggets in seven

Western Conference Finals

1 Oklahoma City Thunder v. 3 Denver Nuggets – Thunder in five

NBA Finals

Miami Heat v. Oklahoma City Thunder – Heat in four

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