Posts Tagged ‘ Kansas City Royals ’

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you ready for the weekend!

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Steph Curry will be out three months, let the tanking begin

First Quarter: MLB

1. Carlos Beltran the new manager in Queens
2. I’m not wild about the Mike Matheny hire for KC
3. Who did the Padres hire?
4. Nationals will visit the White House next week

Second Quarter: College Football Week 10

1. College Football scoreboard
2. Friday viewing choices:
Navy (6-1, 4-1 AAC) @ UConn (2-6, 0-4 AAC), 7 pm/ESPN2
3. Saturday viewing choices:
FOX Big Noon: Nebraska (4-4, 2-3 B1G) @ Purdue (2-6, 1-4 B1G), 11 am
Virginia Tech (5-2) @ 16 Notre Dame (5-2), 1:30 pm/NBC
8 Georgia (6-1, 3-1 SEC) v. 6 Florida (7-1, 4-1 SEC), 2:30 pm/CBS – game in Jacksonville
Sunflower State Showdown: 22 Kansas State (5-2, 2-2 Big XII) @ Kansas (3-5, 1-4 Big XII), 2:30 pm/FS1
9 Utah (7-1, 4-1 PAC-12) @ Washington (5-3, 2-3 PAC-12), 3 pm/FOX
Virginia (5-3, 3-2 ACC) @ North Carolina (4-4, 3-2 ACC), 6:30 pm/ACC Network
7 Oregon (7-1, 5-0 PAC-12) @ Southern California (5-3, 4-1 PAC-12), 7 pm/FOX
21 Boise State (6-1, 3-0 MWC) @ San Jose State (4-4, 1-3 MWC), 9:30 pm/CBS Sports Network
4. ABC Saturday Night: 15 SMU (8-0, 4-0 AAC) @ 24 Memphis (7-1, 3-1 AAC), 6:30 pm

Third Quarter: NFL Week 9

1. NFL scoreboard
2. Best Early Game Window: Vikings (6-2) @ Chiefs (5-3), Noon/FOX
3. Best Late Window Game: Packers (7-1) @ Chragers (3-5), 3:25 pm/CBS
4. NBC Sunday Night Football: Patriots (8-0) @ Ravens (5-2), 7:20 pm

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Scoreboards

1. NBA scoreboard
ESPN Friday DH: Rockets @ Nets, 7 pm; Lakers @ Mavericks, 9:30 pm
2. English Premier League scoreboard
3. MLS scoreboard
4. NHL scoreboard

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2019 Posts: 220

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week

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Wild game in Detroit yesterday (yes, I was there). Photo from Vehe Gregorian/Detroit Free Press

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. NL Wildcard (Tuesday): Brewers @ Nationals, 7:08 pm/TBS
3. AL Wildcard (Wednesday): Rays @ Athletics, 7:09 pm/ESPN
4. Today is the five year anniversary of the 2014 AL Wildcard game in KC

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Best 4-0 team?
2. Worse 0-4 team?
3. Any interest in tonight’s AFC north game?
4. Monday Night Football: Bengals (0-3) @ Steelers (0-3), 7:15 pm

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Best team in college football after five weeks?
2. Which team took the worst loss week five?
3. Coach on the hot seat? After Chris Ash’s firing
4. Week six game you’re watching?

Fourth Quarter: MLS

1. MLS schedule
2. East Top 7:
1 NYFC 61 pts, 2 Atlanta 55 pts, 3 Philadelphia 55 pts, 4 DC 49 pts, 5 NY Red Bulls 48 pts, 6 Toronto 47 pts, 7 New England 45 – outside the cutline Chicago 39 pts
3. West Top 7:
1 LAFC 69 pts, 2 Minnesota 53 pts, 3 Seattle 53 pts, 4 LA Galaxy 51 pts, 5 Real Salt Lake 50 pts, 6 Portland 46 pts, 7 FC Dallas 45 pts – outside the cutline San Jose 44 pts
4. East standings remain tight, West is a logjam

Overtime: Weekend Links

1. Giannis says talks disrespecting the Bucks
2. Klay is out until at least the All-Star Break
3. Damien Lillard says Blazers have sights set on the title
4. WNBA playoff bracket

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

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Ned Yost announced his retirement on Monday, photo by the Kansas City royals

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Ned Yost retiring as Royals manager
3) Tiebreakers for the last week of the season
4) Rays take the lead in the second wildcard spot

Second Quarter: NFL

1) Barkley out 4-6 weeks for the Giants
2) Crabtree cut after a month
3) John Harbaugh explains his approach on Sunday against KC
4) Ramsey uses a sick day in Jacksonville

Third Quarter: College Football

1) Houston QB to transfer after four games?
2) Back to the drawing board in Ann Arbor
3) How the last second play came together for Tulane
4) Progress comes to the Notre Dame mascot

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Kansas men’s basketball looks like it might be in serious trouble
2) Iggy not reporting to Memphis
3) Scott Boras blames wet bases for Bryant injury
4) Mookie Betts makes a great throw on Monday

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2019 Posts: 192

The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week

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Jorge Soler set the Royals single season HR record on Monday night. Photo Kansas City Royals

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. One day game on Wednesday and 10 under the lights
3. Which of the 11 games today has your attention/biggest impact?
4. ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball: US Open Tennis on ESPN

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Did you watch the season finale Hard Knocks last night?
2. Regular season begins Thursday
3. My NFL season predictions sure to go wrong will be tomorrow
4. Bears-Packers just over than 24-hours away

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Colorado and Nebraska trash talk picking up on both sides
2. LSU and Texas the most talk about game this weekend
3. Game that has your attention?
4. Gameday will be in Austin, Texas

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. US Open scoreboard
2. MLS table
3. MLS scoreboard
4. FIBA World Cup scoreboard and schedule

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2019 Posts: 178

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you ready for the weekend!

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Full weekend slate of games for week one! Clemson kicked off their defense last night with a win over Georgia Tech

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. FS1 Saturday: Mets @ Phillies, 3:05 pm
3. MLB on TBS Sunday: Athletics @ Yankees, 12:05 pm
4. ESPN Sunday Night Baseball: Mets @ Phillies, 6 pm

Second Quarter: College Football

1. College Football scoreboard
2. Friday viewing choices:
Rice @ Army, 5 pm/CBS Sports
Tulsa @ 18 Michigan State, 6 pm/FS1
19 Wisconsin @ South Florida, 6 pm/ESPN
3. Saturday viewing choices:
Northwestern @ 25 Stanford, 3 pm/FOX
ABC Saturday Night: 11 Oregon v. 16 Auburn, 6:30 pm game played in Arlington, Texas
Missouri @ Wyoming, 6:30 pm/CBS Sports Network
Fresno State @ Southern California, 9:30 pm/ESPN
4. Sunday viewing choices:
Houston @ 4 Oklahoma, 6:30 pm/ABC

Third Quarter: NFL

1. NFL preseason scoreboard
2. Preseason ended last night
3. Who gets cut?
4. Which guys get the starting nods?

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Scoreboards

1. WNBA scoreboard
2. US Open scoreboard
3. English Premier League scoreboard
4. MLS scoreboard
MLS Soccer Sunday: LA Galaxy @ Seattle, 5:30 pm/FS1

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2019 Posts: 175

The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week

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The Kansas City Royals might be under new ownership soon

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Two day games on Wednesday and 12 under the lights
3. Which of the 14 games today has your attention/biggest impact?
4. ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball: US Open Tennis on ESPN

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Did you watch Hard Knocks last night?
2. Last Preseason games are Thursday
3. Teams start to trim their roster to 53
4. Week four is less than 24-hours away

Third Quarter: College Football Predictions Sure to go Wrong

1. ACC: Clemson over Virginia Tech
2. B1G: Ohio State over Iowa
3. Big XII: Iowa State over Texas
4. PAC-12: Oregon over Utah
5. SEC: Alabama over Georgia

CFP Predictions – 1 Clemson 2 Alabama 3 Ohio State 4 Georgia
CFP Title Game – Clemson over Alabama

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. US Open scoreboard
2. MLS table
3. MLS scoreboard
4. Kansas City Royals for sale?

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2019 Posts: 173

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Media days across the country have begun

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) The Royals made another trade
3) Getting closer to the trade deadline
4) Which contender will make a move?

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Media days in full swing
2) AAC, ACC, Big XII and SEC to open the week
3) Who do you think we’ll have in our predictions sure to go wrong?
4) Only Les Miles has said something dumb so far

Third Quarter: NBA/NHL

NBA
1) New Orleans Pelicans Summer league champions!
2) Now we wait for Chris Paul to get moved?
NHL
3) Which team has done best?
4) Will we have a free agent move today?

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Didn’t get him to flip him!
2) Sad news from the world of boxing
3) 50K fine for Cuban
4) Alright

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2019 Posts: 142