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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Today we remember the attack on Pearl Harbor 71 years ago. Photo by Getty Images

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA Scores
2) Boston Celtics (10-8) @ Philadelphia 76ers (10-8), 6 pm/ESPN
3) Golden State Warriors (11-7) @ Brooklyn Nets (11-6), 6:30 pm
4) Houston Rockets (9-8) @ San Antonio Spurs (15-4), 7:30 pm

Second Quarter: 4Quarters College Football Weekend Watch with FCS Quarterfinals/Army-Navy

1) -Friday- Sam Houston State Bearkats (9-3, 6-1 SLC) @ Montana State Bobcats (11-1, 7-1 Big Sky), 7 pm/ESPN2
2) Navy Midshipmen (7-4) @ Army Black Knights (2-9), 2 pm/CBS
3) Georgia Southern Eagles (9-3, 6-2 Southern) @ Old Dominion Monarchs (11-1, 7-1 CAA), 11 am/ESPN
4) Wofford Terriers (9-3, 6-2 Southern) @ North Dakota State Bison (11-1, 7-1 MVC), 2 pm/Gameplan
5) Illinois State Redbirds (9-3, 5-3 MVC) @ Eastern Washington Eagles (10-2, 7-1 Big Sky), 5 pm/ESPN3

Third Quarter: NFL Week 14

1) NFL Scoreboard
2) Dallas Cowboys (6-6) @ Cincinnati Bengals (7-5), Noon/Fox
3) Chicago Bears (8-4) @ Minnesota Vikings (6-6), Noon/Fox
4) Baltimore Ravens (9-3) @ Washington Redskins (6-6), Noon/CBS

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) How Butch Jones wound up at Tennessee from Bruce Feldman
2) Friction in Stillwater?
3) So long NHL … lockout report
4) Awful Announcing gives you your week’s College Football Bowl broadcasters (will repost) and NFL broadcast teams

See you on Monday and enjoy your weekend! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

Colin Kaepernick
San Francisco beat Chicago again at home with a big game from Colin Kaepernick. Photo by Kirby Lee/US Presswire

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Jeremy Guthrie got a 3-year, $25 million for Thanksgiving from the Kansas City Royals today
2) Update on the dumbest professional sport going
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Jeremy Lin part deux
3) Washington Wizards 0-9
4) Clippers beat the Spurs again

Third Quarter: College Football

1) Walk of shame back to the Mountain West?
2) Stewart Mandel on the B1G addition of Maryland
3) Pat Forde on how the Terrapins and Scarlet Knights got to pass go and collect money
4) Grantland uses the “G” word for the move

Fourth Quarter: NFL

1) QB controversy in San Francisco between Colin Kaepernick and Alex Smith?
2) Pete Prisco’s CBS Sportsline NFL Power Rankings
3) Playoff picture as of 11/20
4) Jags going with the hot hand this week … Chad Henne

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend

Andrew Luck
Andrew Luck and the Colts did this to the Jags hearts last night. Phelan E. Ebenhack/AP

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA Scores
2) Dallas Mavericks (3-1) @ New York Knicks (3-0), 6:30 pm
3) Miami Heat (4-1) @ Atlanta Hawks (2-1), 6:30 pm
4) Houston Rockets (2-2) @ Memphis Grizzlies (3-1), 7 pm

Second Quarter: 4Quarters College Football Games to Watch Week 11

1) 24 Northwestern Wildcats (7-2, 3-2 B1G) @ Michigan Wolverines (6-3, 4-1 B1G), Noon/ESPN
2) 11 Oregon State Beavers (7-1, 5-1 Pac-12) @ 14 Stanford Cardinal (7-2, 5-1 Pac-12), 2 pm/FOX
3) 15 Texas A&M Aggies (7-2, 4-2 SEC) @ 1 Alabama Crimson Tide (9-0, 6-0 SEC), 2:30 pm/CBS
4) 21 Mississippi State Bulldogs (7-2, 3-2 SEC) @ 7 LSU Tigers (7-2, 3-2 SEC), 6 pm/ESPN

Third Quarter: NFL Week 10

1) NFL Scoreboard
2) Detroit Lions (4-4) @ Minnesota Vikings (5-4), Noon/FOX
3) San Diego Chargers (4-4) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-4), Noon/FOX
4) Houston Texans (7-1) @ Chicago Bears (7-1), 7:20 pm/NBC

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links provided by Awful Announcing (hey I liked their news)

1) Look who’ll call an ECHL game, Mike “Doc” Emrick
2) Opening Weekend from College Basketball broadcasting wise
3) Start the bidding at say $500 million for the CFB playoff?
4) Awful Announcing gives you your week’s College Football and NFL announcing teams
Bonus: Breaking News Mike Brown fired by the Lakers

See you on Monday and enjoy your weekend! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

2012-13 NBA predictions sure to go wrong


Who do I like to lift the Larry O’Brien trophy in June?

If you think I forgot about the NBA starting, well you are partially correct so no round table picks (maybe at a later point) but fear not I can make the wrong picks by myself. So with all that here are my 2012-13 NBA Predictions Sure to go Wrong, playoff seed in parenthesis.

Eastern Conference –

Atlantic Division:
1. Boston Celtics (2) 2. Philadelphia 76ers (5) 3. Brooklyn Nets (6) 4. New York Knicks (8) 5. Toronto Raptors

Central Division:
1. Chicago Bulls (3) 2. Indiana Pacers (4) 3. Cleveland Cavaliers 4. Milwaukee Bucks 5. Detroit Pistons

Southeast Division:
1. Miami Heat (1) 2. Atlanta Hawks (7) 3. Washington Wizards 4. Charlotte Bobcats 5. Orlando Magic

Western Conference –

Northwest Division:
1. Oklahoma City Thunder (3) 2. Denver Nuggets (6) 3. Minnesota Timberwolves (8) 4. Portland Trailblazers 5. Utah Jazz

Pacific Division:
1. Los Angeles Lakers (1) 2. Los Angeles Clippers (4) 3. Phoenix Suns 4. Golden State Warriors 5. Sacramento Kings

Southwest Division:
1. San Antonio Spurs (2) 2. Houston Rockets (5) 3. Dallas Mavericks (7) 4. Memphis Grizzlies 5. New Orleans Hornets

Playoff Match-Ups –

Eastern Conference: 1 Miami Heat v. 8 New York Knicks, 2 Boston Celtics v. 7 Atlanta Hawks, 3 Chicago Bulls v. 6 Brooklyn Nets, 4 Indiana Pacers v. 5 Philadelphia 76ers

Western Conference: 1 Los Angeles Lakers v. 8 Minnesota Timberwolves, 2 San Antonio Spurs v. 7 Dallas Mavericks, 3 Oklahoma City Thunder v. 6 Denver Nuggets, 4 Los Angeles Clippers v. 5 Houston Rockets

2013 NBA Finals –

Miami Heat over Los Angeles Lakers, FYI I feel sick just typing this out but I can’t deny it happening.

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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!

RIP Omaha’s Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium who met the wrecking ball this morning.

First Quarter: MLB

1) Today’s schedule
2) Day baseball in Queens, Pittsburgh, Miami, Southside of Chicago, Anaheim, Seattle and San Francisco
3) Detroit Tigers (52-45) M. Scherzer (9-5, 4.61) @ Cleveland Indians (49-48) D. Lowe (8-8, 5.04), 6:05 pm
4) Los Angeles Dodgers (53-45) A. Harang (7-5, 3.46) @ St. Louis Cardinals (51-46) K. Lohse (10-2, 2.71), 7:15 pm

Second Quarter: MLB Trade Rumors

1) Atlanta is zeroing in on Zack Greinke
2) Will that raise urgency in Washington to add another bat or pitching themselves?
3) Baltimore seems to still be buyers
4) Waiting on Ryan Dempster and the Upton boys

Third Quarter: Olympics (Women’s Soccer)

1) The United State came back on France 4-2
2) Brazil took care of business
3) Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan scored
4) Next up is Columbia

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) Stewart Mandel looks at the aftermath of the PSU sanctions
2) FS-Kansas City looks at the 2013 Kansas City Royals by Jeffrey Flanagan
3) Carolina Panthers has just made things interesting
4) Katie Baker of Grantland looks at things

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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!

I think this Lin fade away jumper is perfect for how the Knicks just let yesterday go to Houston.

First Quarter: MLB

1) Today’s schedule
2) Philadelphia Phillies (41-51) C. Lee (1-6, 3.92) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (48-44) C. Kershaw (7-5, 2.84), 2:10 pm
3) Arizona Diamondbacks (43-47) I. Kennedy (6-8, 4.55) @ Cincinnati Reds (51-39) M. Latos (7-2, 4.10), 6:10 pm
4) San Francisco Giants (50-40) R. Vogelsong (7-4, 2.36) @ Atlanta Braves (49-40) M. Minor (5-6, 5.97), 6:10 pm

Second Quarter: MLB Trade Rumors

1) Is Boston looking to trade Carl Crawford?
2) Will Miami really look to unload Hanley Ramirez and others?
3) How close are the Phillies to blowing things up?
4) Oakland is playing well but how tempted is Billy Beane to making moves?

Third Quarter: NBA Free Agency (Jeremy Lin heavy edition)

1) Jeremy Lin is heading to Houston so cue up the puns
2) SI.com talked with Lin
3) Gregg Doyel on the Knicks letting Lin go
4) Phil Jackson to the Blazers front office? Seems like it’s being discussed

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) Richard Deitsch and Nick Zaccardi compiled a list of 50 twitter feeds to follow during the Olympics in London
2) This doesn’t paint a good picture of the London Olympics
3) Indianapolis wants a second helping of the Super Bowl
4) Michael Bamberger of Golf.com looks at the British Open which begins tomorrow

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