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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Four topics to get you ready for the weekend!


What plans does MLB have when players test positive?

First Quarter: Smackdown

1. Tonight, 7 pm on FOX
2. It’s just an option
3. Undertaker appreciation night
4. Will tonight be a best of night?

Second Quarter: NFL

1. NFL free agent tracker
2. Will the season happen?
3. Back-up plans?
4. League expects training camp to start on time

Third Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Jeff Passan says MLB has a plan if players get COVID-19
2. Adam Silver, full steam ahead
3. Oregon-Oregon State dropping the Civil War moniker
4. Morehouse scraps season due to the pandemic

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Scoreboards

1. EPL scoreboard
2. La Liga scoreboard
3. PGA leaderboard
4. German Bundesliga scoreboard

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2020 Posts: 129

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Will MiLB survive?

First Quarter: NFL

1. NFL free agent tracker
2. Onside kick rule fails
3. We’ll have Madden football games through 2026
4. Is Buffalo a Super Bowl contender next season?

Second Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. We continue to wait on Adam Silver to decide
3. Lillard a fan of the play in tournament
4. NBA missed rent on their store in NYC

Third Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Hurricanes extend arena lease five more season but f*** Tom Dundin
3. Jack Eichel not happy about missing the playoffs again
4. How excited are you for the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

Fourth Quarter: Potpourri

1. Jeff Passan on MiLB cuts!
2. Georgia gets USC transfer JT Daniels
3. Boras asks that MLB owners not get bailed out
4. Bundesliga scoreboard

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2020 Posts: 108

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

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LSU beat Clemson in the CFP National Championship game. Photo from the NY Times

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) NBATV Center Court: Rockets @ Grizzlies, 7 pm; Mavericks @ Warriors, 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) NBCSN Tuesday Night Hockey: Wild @ Penguins, 6 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1) NFL playoff schedule
2) Here’s your coaching tracker
3) One and done at LSU?
4) Antonio Gates officially retires from the NFL

Third Quarter: College Football

1) James Franklin named in a lawsuit against Penn State
2) Irish promote from within for their OC opening
3) Clemson is the favorite next season
4) For the third time ever, LSU finishes on top of the AP 25

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Men’s CBB scoreboard
2) Women’s CBB scoreboard
3) Parkland HS football team to run plays on the Super Bowl field
4) Jeff Passan on the anger building with the Astros

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2020 Posts: 10

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


This is how close Arkansas was to winning the national championship. Photo by Aaron Fitt

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Six day games tonight and four night games
3. Light Thursday schedule
4. ESPN Thursday Baseball: Angels @ Red Sox, 6 pm/ESPN

Second Quarter: World Cup

1. World Cup scoreboard
2. Japan v. Poland, 9 am/FS1
3. Senegal v. Columbia, 9 am/FOX
4. England v. Belgium, 1 pm/FOX
5. Panama v. Tunisia, 1 pm/FS1

Third Quarter: College World Series

1. CWS scoreboard
2. Oregon State forces a game three with a three-run ninth inning to stun Arkansas
3. Can the Razorbacks bounce back from being a strike away from the title?
4. CWS Finals GM3 (Series Tied 1-1): Arkansas v. Oregon State, 5:35 pm/ESPN2

Fourth Quarter: Potpourri

1. Jeff Passan says to pass on the most problematic guy to sign in baseball
2. Think twice before signing these NBA free agents
3. Public breakup of a friendship
4. Becky Hammond gets a promotion with the Spurs

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2018 Posts: 125

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

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Miami Marlins honored Jose Fernandez last night before and after the game last night

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) The 30: Making plans
3) For the love of the game
4) Tragic final night

Second Quarter: NFL

1) Dez MRI
2) Perform or get benched
3) What a start
4) 42 things learned week three

Third Quarter: College Football

1) Boomer, expansion not coming Sooner?
2) Ameer Abdullah points the arrows at the minority opinion
3) Forde Yard Dash: Who survives?
4) Dumb Nebraska regent

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) England manager fired
2) What to know about the Ryder Cup
3) More details emerge
4) Ghhhhosts?

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2016 Posts: 184

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week

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Sports lost two super stars on Sunday.

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Cubs (99-56) @ Pirates (77-78), 6:05 pm
3. Yankees (79-76) @ Blue Jays (86-69), 6:07 pm
4. Mariners (82-73) @ Astros (82-74), 7:10 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Surprising 3-0 teams?
2. Disappointing 0-3 teams?
3. What’s stood out week three?
4. Monday Night Football: Falcons (1-1) @ Saints (0-2), 7:30 pm/ESPN

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Polls really need to wait until October
2. Lots of ranked v. ranked games this weekend
3. Can Wisconsin keep it up?
4. Game that you want to watch

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: ESPN fires back at FS1
2. Dan LeBatard and Jeff Passan on the passing of Jose Fernandez on Sunday
3. Arnold Palmer passed away at 87 last night
4. 2016 World Cup of Hockey results

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2016 Posts: 183

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler both homered for the Cubs in Game 3.
Chicago outslugged St. Louis to take a 2-1 NLDS lead on a fantastic Monday of playoff baseball. Photo USATSI

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Jeff Passan: How Joe Maddon learned to love the bunt
3) Jonah Keri: The sudden dominance of Jake Arrieta
4) MLB playoff schedule

Second Quarter: CFB

1) Grantland staff week 6 recap
2) Week 6 rankings
3) HBC retires
4) Sark fired 

Third Quarter: NFL

1) MNF walkoff
2) Bummer
3) Week 5 winners & losers
4) Bill Barnwell week 5 recap

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Tweet of the day
3) Poor form by the shield
4) Deadspin banned

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2015 Posts: 201

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Another odd MNF ending in Seattle

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Jeff Passan 10 Degrees: Season awards
3) Jonah Keri’s Power Rankings: Final rankings
4) MLB playoff schedule

Second Quarter: CFB

1) Grantland staff week 5 recap
2) Week 5 rankings
3) Stewart Mandel top 10: Good/Bad news
4) Forde Yard Dash: When each unbeaten will go down

Third Quarter: NFL

1) What happened in Seattle? Again?
2) Does the Dolphins owner know what he’s doing?
3) Week 4 winners & losers
4) Bill Barnwell week 4 recap

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) NHL’s head hunter returns and then suspended again
2) If the Taylor Swift jinx wasn’t enough
3) Going to rehab
4) Daily fantasy games

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2015 Posts: 196

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

Edwin Encarnacion #10 of the Toronto Blue Jays hits a solo home run in the second inning during a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on September 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)
Toronto is never losing again. Cubs over Jays in the World Series

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Jeff Passan 10 Degrees: Jake Arrieta ERA
3) Jonah Keri’s Power Rankings: Not all Septembers are equal
4) MLB standings 9/29

Second Quarter: CFB

1) Grantland staff week 4 recap
2) Week 4 rankings
3) Stewart Mandel Forward Pass: Who supplants Oregon?
4) Forde’s Fab Four 9/27: No Ohio State … yet

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Patriots and Packers to go 19-0
2) Where’s KC offense?
3) Week 3 winners & losers
4) Bill Barnwell week 3 recap

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Computer problems?
2) John Calipari thoughts
3) HEY RODGERS!!!
4) Derrick Rose

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2015 Posts: 191

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

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I’m forgot I’m a good QB Andrew Luck

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Jeff Passan 10 Degrees: Playoff chaos?
3) Jonah Keri’s Power Rankings: Faltering stars
4) MLB standings 9/15

Second Quarter: CFB

1) Grantland staff week 3 recap
2) Week 3 rankings
3) Conference parity?
4) Forde’s Fab Four 9/20

Third Quarter: NFL

1) If Brandon Weeden had got hurt here’s who was next
2) Hatefest in Buffalo
3) Week 2 winners & losers
4) Bill Barnwell week 2 recap

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Stick with the gambling talk?
2) Next round of MLS expansion
3) James Blake saga
4) Anthony Bennett buyout?

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2015 Posts: 186