Posts Tagged ‘ Kansas City Star ’

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

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John Elway announced on Monday the Broncos won’t be wearing orange at Super Bowl 50.

First Quarter: MLB

1) Monday, commission Manfred celebrated his first year as commish
2) Top prospects coming into 2016
3) Keith Hernandez, Seinfeld and Ask Amy
4) MLB free agent tracker

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Jason Kidd almost back
3) NHL scoreboard
4) NHL ASG skills competition

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Denver selected their uniforms for Super Bowl 50
2) The Donkeys made sure to talk about their division rivals on Sunday
3) Patriots strangely fire their OL coach on Monday
4) Mike McCarthy and his 7-7 playoff record frustrated by his GM

Fourth Quarter: Tuesday Links

1) Men’s/Women’s Basketball scoreboards
2) Watch the Montreal Expos doc tonight
3) C’mon Rob!
4) Vince Young oops

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2016 Posts: 18

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The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week


It was a great day for a parade in Kansas City and the Royals. Photo by the KC Star

First Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. ESPN Wednesday DH: Knicks @ Cavaliers 7 pm; Clippers @ Warriors 9:30 pm
3. 10 games scheduled tonight what are you watching?
4. What do you power rankings look like

Second Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Wednesday Night Rivalry on NBCSN: Blues @ Blackhawks, 7 pm
3. Connor McDavid hurt on Tuesday night
4. Four games scheduled with a good rivalry night match-up

Third Quarter: Football

1. NFL – Will you watch Thursday Night Football this week?
2. Best match-up?
3. CFB – Game on your radar this week?
4. Week 1 CFP rankings (11/3)

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. Brady Quinn’s injury theory
2. Kansas City Royals parade was HUGE
3. 31 names who are CFB coaching ready
4. NFL hot seat

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2015 Posts: 217

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week


Mike Moustakas catch on the 11 year anniversary of another famous play in Chicago. Royals one win from the World Series.

First Quarter: MLB Postseason

1) MLB scoreboard
2) ALCS Game 4 (KC 3-0): Baltimore Orioles @ Kansas City Royals, 3 pm/TBS
3) NLCS Game 4 (SF 2-1): St. Louis Cardinals @ San Francisco Giants, 7 pm/FS1
4) Postseason schedule

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) NBCSN Rivalry Night: Boston Bruins (1-3-0, 2 pts) @ Detroit Red Wings (1-1-0, 2 pts), 6:30 pm
3) Calgary Flames (2-2-0, 4 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (2-0-0, 4 pts), 7 pm
4) Edmonton Oilers (0-2-1, 1 pt) @ Phoenix Coyotes (1-1-0, 2 pts), 9:30 pm

Third Quarter: MLS

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Supporters Shield standings: t1. Seattle Sounders/LA Galaxy 60 pts 3 D.C. United 55 pts 4. Real Salt Lake 52 pts
3) Top 5 East: 1. D.C. United* 55 pts 2. New England Revolution* 49 pts 3. Sporting Kansas City* 49 pts 4. New York Red Bull* 47 pts 5. Columbus Crew 46 pts
4) Top 5 West: 1. Seattle Sounders* 60 pts 2. LA Galaxy* 60 pts 3. Real Salt Lake* 52 pts 4. FC Dallas* 51 pts 5. Vancouver Whitecaps 46 pts
* = clinched playoff berth

Fourth Quarter:  Midweek Links

1) Stewart Mandel’s mailbag 10/15
2) College football midterms
3) New concerns with concussions?
4) Royals are one win from the World Series

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2014 Posts: 196

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week

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Cover of the KC Start today.

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard & Postseason schedule
2. NLDS Game 3: Washington Nationals @ San Francisco Giants, 4 pm/MLB Network
3. NLDS Game 3: Los Angeles Dodgers @ St. Louis Cardinals, 8 pm/FS1
4. Baltimore and Kansas City finished off ALDS sweeps setting up the ALCS

Second Quarter: College Football

1. Too Early Playoff Final 4 Teams: 1. Auburn Tigers (5-0, 2-0 SEC) 2. Florida State (5-0, 3-0 ACC), 3. Arizona (5-0, 2-0 PAC-12) 4. Mississippi (5-0, 2-0 SEC)
2. Surprise Team(s) of the Weekend – Ole Miss and Mississippi State
3. Letdown Team of the Weekend – 19 Nebraska being down 20-3 after three quarters at 10 Michigan State who won 27-22
4. 4Q Top 5: 1. Auburn (5-0) 2. Mississippi State (5-0) 3. Mississippi (5-0) 4. Baylor (5-0) 5. Arizona (5-0)

Third Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: Seattle Seahawks (2-1) @ Washington R_______ (1-3), 7:30 pm/ESPN
2. Most Impressive Win – Patriots over previously unbeaten Bengals 43-17 on Sunday Night Football
3. Worst Loss – Jets losing 31-0 in San Diego to the Chargers
4. Surprise of the Weekend – Browns winning 29-28 at the Titans after trailing 28-10

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: How Turner Sports will replace Steve Kerr
2. NFL – Jim Harbaugh out after this season in SF? Los Angeles to get an NFL team (yawn)
3. Andy Staples Pork, Pass and Kick: Week 6
4. Benches and bullpens shaping October an article by Jonah Keri, also the Royals party

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2014 Posts: 188

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Kauffman Stadium hosts the biggest series in decades this weekend.

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q Series of the Weekend: Detroit Tigers (84-68) @ Kansas City Royals (83-68)
3) 4Q AL Series to Watch this Weekend: Toronto Blue Jays (77-75) @ New York Yankees (78-74)
4) 4Q NL Series to Watch this Weekend: Milwaukee Brewers (79-74) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (82-70)

Second Quarter: CFB Games to Watch this Weekend

1) CFB Scoreboard
2) Miami (FL) Hurricanes (2-1) @ 24 Nebraska Cornhuskers (3-0), 7 pm/ESPN2
3) 22 Clemson Tigers (1-1) @ 1 Florida State Seminoles (2-0), 7 pm/ABC
4) California Golden Bears (2-0) @ Arizona Wildcats (3-0), 9 pm/PAC-12 Network

Third Quarter: NFL Week 3 Games

1) NFL Scoreboard
2) 4Q AFC Game of the Week: Denver Broncos (2-0) @ Seattle Seahawks (1-1), 3:25 pm/CBS
3) 4Q NFC Game of the Week: San Francisco 49ers (1-1) @ Arizona Cardinals (2-0), 3:05 pm/FOX
4) 4Q Game to Avoid: Oakland Raiders (0-2) @ New England Patriots (1-1), Noon/CBS

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) White House NFL comment
2) Ron Washington
3) Matt Hinton on Florida football
4) Most important series in decades

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

2014 Posts: 177

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


The Royals beat the White Sox 4-3, just a small sample from the postgame celebration.

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Hottest seat in Major League Baseball
3) Royals steal game against White Sox last night
4) September 2 Standings – Divisions and Wildcard

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Forde Yard Dash: Coaches who need a win this weekend
2) Dennis Dodd on how ND and BYU can make the CFB playoff
3) Rutgers issues another apology
4) Matt Hinton puts a bow on week 3 and why you still can’t trust Southern Cal

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Darren Sproles highlights set to Super Mario music 
2) Vikings “fumbled” the Adrian Peterson decision
3) Keith Olbermann “National Freefall League” part 1 and part 2
4) Minnesota’s governor says AD should be suspended and look who’s appealing

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Media Circus: Gus Johnson stepping down as FOX’s top soccer broadcaster
2) MLS scoreboard
3) Sam Mellinger of the KC Star twitter Tuesday, 9-16
4) Rihanna puts CBS on blast

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2014 Posts: 174

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

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Good times for the first place Kansas City Royals

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Sung Woo Lee experience continues, The SungWoo Dog, last night, PTP piece and Mr. Royal giving him a coin
3) Royals focusing on themselves and great catch by a veteran Cubs fan
4) Aug. 12 Standings – Divisions and Wildcard

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) Basketball Insiders keeps you posted on FA moves
2) New Clippers ownership official
3) Sharks rebuild? Or just Todd McLellan dressing things up?
4) Tracker

Third Quarter: MLS

1) MLS scoreboard
2) Mike DeCourcy on relegation talk
3) Another Landon Donovan video
4) Players do the ice bucket challenge

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Most overrated on offense, NFL in August
2) Martin Rickman’s worst case scenario week 1
3) PAC-12 preview from Grantland
4) Tom Watson says Tiger still in the mix

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2014 Posts: 145