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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

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The state of Iowa has been trouble for top ranked teams. Photo Sportscenter

First Quarter: MLB

1) RIP Glenn Frey 
2) Upton to Detroit
3) Who fixed weak links?
4) MLB free agent tracker

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) The NBA’s Dream Big campaign was celebrated today
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Roof top rinks in Toronto

Third Quarter: NFL

1) NFL standings
2) Two best NFC teams ready to square off
3) Full NFL playoff schedule
4) I’m one who’s tired of this match-up

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Men’s/Women’s Basketball scoreboards
2) Rooting for teams while broadcasting?
3) Little less of Lacy in 2016?
4) Top 30 for Rio named

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2016 Posts: 13

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


This man wasn’t PROUD of the Big XII officials. Photo from the Des Moines Register 

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) NLDS Game 2: Pittsburgh Pirates 7 @ St. Louis Cardinals 1, Series Tied 1-1
3) ALDS Game 1: Tampa Bay Rays @ Boston Red Sox, 2 pm/TBS
4) NLDS Game 2: Los Angeles Dodgers @ Atlanta Braves, 5 pm/TBS
5) ALDS Game 1: Detroit Tigers @ Oakland Athletics, 8:30 pm/TBS

Second Quarter: 4Q CFB Games of the Week

1) 25 Maryland Terrapins (4-0) @ 8 Florida State Seminoles (4-0, 2-0 ACC), 11 am/ESPN
2) 24 Mississippi Rebels (3-1, 1-1 SEC) @ Auburn Tigers (3-1, 1-1 SEC), 6 pm/ESPNU
3) 4 Ohio State Buckeyes (5-0, 1-0 B1G) @ 16 Northwestern Wildcats (4-0), 7 pm/ABC
4) 15 Washington Huskies (4-0, 1-0 PAC-12) @ 5 Stanford Cardinal (4-0, 2-0 PAC-12), 9:30 pm/ESPN

Third Quarter: 4Q NFL Games of the Week

1) Kansas City Chiefs (4-0) @ Tennessee Titans (3-1), Noon/CBS
2) Seattle Seahawks (4-0) @ Indianapolis Colts (3-1), Noon/FOX
3) New Orleans Saints (4-0) @ Chicago Bears (3-1), Noon/FOX
4) Sunday Night Football: Houston Texans (2-2) @ San Francisco 49ers (2-2), 7:30 pm/NBC

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) Tunnel Walk of Shame, Illinois game
2) A winning Kansas City is a happy Kansas City
3) Cleveland Plain Dealer isn’t sure which division the Browns are in
4) Weekend College and NFL broadcasters also Paul Rhodes after the game last night

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

2013 Posts: 233

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Tampa Bay moves onto the ALDS after beating Cleveland 4-0 on Wednesday night. Mark Duncan/AP

First Quarter: MLB Postseason

1) MLB scoreboard
2) NLDS Game 1: Pittsburgh Pirates @ St. Louis Cardinals, 4 pm/TBS
3) NLDS Game 1: Los Angeles Dodgers @ Atlanta Braves, 7:30 pm/TBS
4) The two ALDS series begin on Friday

Second Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) Texas Longhorns (2-2, 1-0 Big XII) @ Iowa State Cyclones (1-2), 6:30 pm/ESPN
3) Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (3-2, 0-1 Sun Belt) @ Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (2-3), 6:30 pm/ESPNU
4) 12 UCLA Bruins (3-0) @ Utah Utes (3-1, 0-1 PAC-12), 9 pm/FS1

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Thursday Night Football: Buffalo Bills (2-2) @ Cleveland Browns (2-2), 7:25 pm/NFL Network
2) Best NFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Detroit Lions (3-1) @ Green Bay Packers (1-2), Noon/FOX
3) Best AFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: New England Patriots (4-0) @ Cincinnati Bengals (2-2), Noon/CBS
4) Worst Game of the Weekend: Philadelphia Eagles (1-3) @ New York Giants (0-4), Noon/FOX

Fourth Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (Links and all kind of good stuff)

1) Grantland’s division series preview 
2) Andy Staples Weekend Walkthrough 
3) Just play Mr. Howard
4) SEC articles from USA Today Sports – Bob Stoops and will the reign end?

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2013 Posts: 231

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Todd Helton played his final home game in Denver last night for the Rockies. David Zalubowski/AP

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Tampa Bay Rays (89-69) @ New York Yankees (82-76), 6:05 pm
3) Los Angeles Angels (78-80) @ Texas Rangers (87-71), 7:05 pm
4) Cleveland Indians (88-70) @ Minnesota Twins (66-92), 7:10 pm

Second Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) Two games tonight on the schedule
3) Virginia Tech Hokies (3-1) @ Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (3-0, 2-0 ACC), 6:30 pm/ESPN
4) Iowa State Cyclones (0-2) @ Tulsa Golden Hurricanes (1-2), 6:30 pm/FS1

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Thursday Night Football: San Francisco 49ers (1-2) @ St. Louis Rams (1-2), 7:25 pm/NFL Network
2) NFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Arizona Cardinals (1-2) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-3), Noon/FOX
3) AFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Washington Redskins (0-3) @ Oakland Raiders (1-2), 3:25 pm/FOX
4) Worst Game of the Weekend: Pittsburgh Steelers (0-3) v. Minnesota Vikings (0-3) in London, Noon/CBS

Fourth Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (Links and all kind of good stuff)

1) MLB: Todd Helton night in Denver
2) CFB: Bruce Feldman’s weekend picks
3) America Cup’s: Oracle USA comes back from huge deficit
4) Awful Announcing: RIP to the Crossover 

Team Oracle USA won the America's Cup after completing an epic comeback against New Zealand.
Oracle USA came back to win the America Cup. Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images

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2013 Posts: 224

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Harvard knocked off New Mexico on the biggest day one shocker on opening day of the NCAA tournament. Photo by Robert F. Worley

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

1) West (Sprint Center/Kansas City, MO) – 12 Ole Miss Rebels v. 5 Wisconsin Badgers, 11:40 am/TruTV
2) Midwest (Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA) – 10 Cincinnati Bearcats v. 7 Creighton Bluejays, 1:45 pm/CBS
3) West (Spring Center/Kansas City, MO) – 13 LaSalle Explorers v. 4 Kansas State Wildcats, 2:10 pm/TruTV
4) East (Frank Erwin Center/Austin, TX) – 10 Colorado Buffaloes v. 7 Illinois Fighting Illini, 3:40 pm/TNT

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

1) South (Spring Center/Kansas City, MO) – 9 Villanova Wildcats v. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels, 6:20 pm/TNT
2) South (Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA) – 10 Oklahoma Sooners v. 7 San Diego State Aztecs, 8:20 pm/TBS
3) West (UD Arena/Dayton, OH) – 10 Iowa State Cyclones v. 7 Notre Dame Fighting Illini, 8:45 pm/CBS
4) South (Frank Erwin Center/Austin, TX) – 11 Minnesota Golden Gophers v. 6 UCLA Bruins, 8:57 pm/TruTV

Third Quarter: NHL/NBA

1) NHL scoreboard
2) 4Q NHL Game of the Night – Detroit Red Wings (14-11-5, 33 pts) @ Anaheim Ducks (22-3-4, 48 pts), 9 pm/NHL Network
3) NBA Scores
4) 4Q NBA Game of the Night – Milwaukee Bucks (34-33) @ Indiana Pacers (42-26), 6 pm

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

1) D1baseball.com Scoreboard
2) 4Q College Baseball Series of the Weekend: 20 Arizona State Sun Devils @ 3 Oregon State Beavers
3) 21 Arkansas Razorbacks @ 5 South Carolina Gamecocks
4) 23 Central Arkansas Bears @ Oral Roberts Golden Eagles

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

2013 Posts: 91

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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2013 Posts: 89

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