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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

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I don’t care your political leanings, this is funny. Photo by USA Today Sports

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night: Oklahoma City Thunder (46-15) @ Phoenix Suns (35-25), 8 pm
3) TNT Doubleheader Game 1: Miami Heat (43-15) @ San Antonio Spurs (44-16), 7 pm
4) TNT Doubleheader Game 2: Los Angeles Clippers (42-20) @ Los Angeles Lakers (21-40), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night: Pittsburgh Penguins (41-16-4, 86 pts) @ San Jose Sharks (39-17-7, 85 pts), 9:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
3) Eastern Conference Game to Watch: Washington Capitals (29-24-10, 68 pts) @ Boston Bruins (39-17-5, 83 pts), 6 pm
4) Western Conference Game to Watch: Vancouver Canucks (28-26-10, 66 pts) @ Dallas Stars (29-23-10, 68 pts), 7:30 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s and Women’s scoreboard
2) 6 Villanova Wildcats (26-3, 14-2 Big East) @ Xavier Musketeers (20-10, 10-7 Big East), 6 pm/FS1
3) 20 Memphis Tigers (22-7, 11-5 AAC) @ 15 Cincinnati Bearcats (24-5, 13-3 AAC), 6 pm/ESPN
4) 24 Iowa Hawkeyes (20-9, 9-7 Big Ten) @ 22 Michigan State Spartans (22-7, 11-5 Big Ten), 8 pm/ESPN

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

1) Liz Merrill solid Doug McDermott piece
2) Luke Winn’s excellent rankings
3) GM trend?
4) HOT STOVE

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2014 Posts: 51

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Monday Edition

Here are you four Monday topics for you to start the week

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Saturday afternoon Nebraska used needed a Hail Mary to defeat Northwestern 27-24. Photo from the Omaha World-Herald

First Quarter: NBA/NHL 4Q Games of the Night

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Game of the Night: Golden State Warriors (2-1) @ Phildelphia 76ers (3-0), 6 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q Game of the Night: Anaheim Ducks (11-3-1, 23 pts) @ New York Rangers (6-7-0, 12 pts), 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: Chicago Bears (4-3) @ Green Bay Packers (5-2), 7:40 pm/ESPN
2. 9-0 Team – Kansas City Chiefs
3. Winless Teams – Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-8) and Jacksonville Jaguars (0-8)
4. Which Florida team wins first? Jacksonville or Tampa Bay? Still asking this question

Third Quarter: 4Q College Football Top 14

1. Florida State (8-0, 6-0 ACC) – LW2
2. Oregon (8-0, 5-0 PAC-12) – LW1
3. Alabama (8-0, 5-0 SEC) – LW3
4. Ohio State (9-0, 5-0 B1G) – LW5
5. Northern Illinois (9-0, 5-0 MAC) – LW4
6. Baylor (7-0, 4-0 Big XII) – LW7
7. Fresno State (8-0, 5-0 MWC) – LW8
8. Stanford (7-1, 5-1 PAC-12) – LW9
9. Auburn (8-1, 4-1 SEC) – LW10
10. UCF (6-1, 3-0 AAC) – LW11
11. Missouri (8-1, 4-1 SEC) – LW12
12. Ball State (8-1, 5-0 MAC) – LW14
13. North Dakota State (8-0, 5-0 MVC) – LW13
14. Michigan State (8-1, 5-0 B1G) – LWNR

Dropping Out: Miami (FL) (7-1, 3-1 ACC) – LW6

BcS Rankings Week 3

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Monday’s MMQB and CFB Overtime
2. Media Circus
3. Michelle Tafoya did a solid job last night in reporting the Gary Kubiak story
4. Play of the weekend

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2013 Posts: 256

Monday Edition

Here are you four Monday topics for you to start the week

The U.S. team's solid showing in the Gold Cup has provided coach Jurgen Klinsmann with tantalizing options.
The United State beat Panama 1-0 in Chicago to capture the 2013 Gold Cup. Photo by Nam Y. Huh/AP

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. ESPN Monday Night Baseball: Los Angeles Angels (48-55)/Jered Weaver (5-5, 2.98) @ Texas Rangers (56-49)/Matt Garza (7-1, 2.87), 6:05 pm
3. St. Louis Cardinals (62-40)/Jake Westbrook (7-4, 2.95) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (61-42)/Francisco Liriano (10-4, 2.23), 6:05
3. Tampa Bay Rays (62-43)/David Price (5-5, 3.75) @ Boston Red Sox (63-43)/Felix Doubront (7-4, 3.78), 6:10 pm

Second Quarter: MLB Power Rankings

1. Tampa Bay Rays (62-43) – LW1
2. Boston Red Sox (63-43) – LW2
3. St. Louis Cardinals (62-40) – LW3
4. Oakland Athletics (62-43) – LW5
5. Los Angeles Dodgers (56-48) – LW14
6. Atlanta Braves (60-45) – LW7
7. Pittsburgh Pirates (61-42) – LW4
8. Detroit Tigers (59-45) – LW9
9. Cleveland Indians (56-48) – LW11
10. Baltimore Orioles (58-48) – LW6
11. Cincinnati Reds (59-47) – LW8
12. Texas Rangers (56-49) – LW10
13. New York Yankees (55-50) – LW12
14. Kansas City Royals (51-51) – LWNR

Dropping Out: Arizona Diamondbacks (54-51) – LW13

Third Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (NFL, NHL, NBA, College Sports or else of choice)

1. NFL – All bad contract team
2. NHL – Schedule breakdowns
3. NBA – Team USA turnaround
4. College – Football needs to start just so stories like this can end

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links
1. Jeff Passans 10 Degrees and Jonah Keri’s the 30
2. Grant Wahl on what’s next for US men’s soccer after the Gold Cup victory and how about this MLS rivalry article
3. Steve Elkington got in trouble this weekend across the pond with some tweets
4. SI.com – Media Circus and a neat story


Alex Gordon‘s 2-run homer got the Royals to the .500 mark and was their first sweep in Chicago since 1999. Photo by Jim Prisching

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2013 Posts: 183

Monday Edition

Here are you four Monday topics for you to start the week


David Berg and UCLA upset LSU on day two of the College World Series. Photo from NCAA.com

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Baltimore Orioles (40-30) @ Detroit Tigers (38-29), 6:08 pm
3. Pittsburgh Pirates (41-28) @ Cincinnati Reds (42-28), 6:10 pm
4. San Diego Padres (35-34) @ San Francisco Giants (35-33), 9:15 pm

Second Quarter: NBA/Stanley Cup Finals

1. NBA scoreboard 
2. San Antonio takes a 3-2 lead into Miami for game six on Tuesday
3.  NHL scoreboard
4. Game 3: Chicago Blackhawks @ Boston Bruins, 7 pm/NBC Sports Network – Series Tied 1-1

Third Quarter: College World Series
1. Game 5: Elimination Game – Oregon State Beavers v. Louisville Cardinals, 2 pm/ESPN2
2. Game 6: Indiana Hoosiers v. Mississippi State Bulldogs, 7 pm/ESPN2
3. Bracket A Standings: Indiana (1-0), Mississippi State (1-0), Oregon State (0-1), Louisville (0-1)
4. Bracket B Standings: NC State (1-0), UCLA (1-0), LSU (0-1), North Carolina (0-1)

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links
1. SI.com – Media Circus
2. Grantland – The 30
3. NCAA.com – NCAA D1 Baseball bracket
4. Bleacher Report – The CWS: America’s Best Sporting Event?

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2013 Posts: 157

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend, sorry for the inconsistent week of posts but with the CWS starting it might be the norm this next week (thanks).

Setting the CWS table in Omaha
The 2013 College World Series begins tomorrow. AP Photo/Nati Harnik

First Quarter: NBA Finals

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Game four is Sunday night
3) Miami won game three 109-93 to tie the series against San Antonio
4) Who takes game five?

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Finals

1) NHL scoreboard
2) NBC Sports Network has game two Saturday
3) Will Chicago go up 2-0?
4) Can Boston knot the series up going back home?

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q MLB Series of the Weekend: San Francisco Giants (34-31) @ Atlanta Braves 39-27)
3) Boston Red Sox @ Baltimore Orioles
4) New York Yankees @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Fourth Quarter: College World Series (National Seeds Listed)

1) D1baseball.com scoreboard
2) NCAA College World Series begins Saturday
3) Bracket A (Saturday Games): Mississippi State Bulldogs v. 3 Oregon State Beavers 2 pm ESPN2/Louisville Cardinals v. Indiana Hoosiers 7 pm ESPN
4) Bracket B (Sunday Games): North Carolina State Wolfpack v. 1 North Carolina State Tar Heels 2 pm ESPN/UCLA Bruins v. 4 LSU Tigers 7 pm ESPN2

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

2013 Posts: 156

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!

The Dodgers and D-backs will reportedly take their hostilities down under to start the 2014 season. (USATSI)
Arizona and Los Angeles got into a scuffle last night at Dodger Stadium. Photo by USA Today Sports

First Quarter: NBA Finals

1) NBA scoreboard
2) San Antonio defeated Miami 113-77 last night
3) When the NBA Finals are tied 1-1 the team winning game three has won 92% of the time
4) Game four is Thursday but will Tony Parker be available?

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Finals

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Game 1: Boston Bruins @ Chicago Blackhawks, 7 pm/NBC
3) Pre and postgame shows will be on NBC Sports Network for games on NBC
4) Who do you like in this Original Six Stanley Cup Finals?

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Detroit Tigers (36-27)/J. Verlander (8-4, 3.71) @ Kansas City Royals (29-33)/J. Shields (2-6, 2.81), 1:10 pm
3) San Francisco Giants (33-30)/B. Zito (4-4, 4.06) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (38-26)/F. Liriano (4-2, 1.75), 6:05 pm
4) Arizona Diamondbacks (36-29)/P. Corbin (9-0, 1.98) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (28-26)/H-J Ryu (6-2, 2.72), 9:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) SI.com – Stewart Mandel’s mailbag & Brian Polian making the Nevada job his
2) Omaha.com – Brian Duensing is providing the sponsorship for Millard South High in Omaha where he went to school
3) SI.com – Tom Dart looks at how World Cup 2016 qualifying is going and how about the stadiums
4) CBSsports.com – Dodgers and Brewers in Australia next season?

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2013 Posts: 155

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend – when we come back Monday I’ll be older

Blackhawks surge past Kings, take 3-1 series lead
Chicago ended the Kings long home ice winning streak Thursday night in Los Angeles. AP Photo/Reed Saxon

First Quarter: NBA Finals

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Game two is Sunday night
3) Can San Antonio make it 2-0 heading home?
4) Will LBJ get help?

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs/Conference Finals

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Pittsburgh Penguins @ Boston Bruins, 7 pm/NBC Sports Network – BOS 3-0
3) Chicago came back at Los Angeles to take a 3-1 lead heading into game five on Saturday
4) Could we know the Stanley Cup match-up when we return on Monday?

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q MLB Series of the Weekend: San Francisco Giants (31-28)/M. Cain (4-3, 5.45) @ Arizona Diamondbacks (34-25)/P. Corbin (9-0, 2.06), 8:40 pm 
3) St. Louis Cardinals (38-21)/A. Wainwright (8-3, 2.33) @ Cincinnati Reds (36-24)/M. Leake (5-2, 2.75), 6:10 pm
4) Miami Marlins (16-44)/J. Fernandez (3-3, 3.34) @ New York Mets (23-33)/M. Harvey (5-0, 2.17), 6:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball

1) D1baseball.com scoreboard
2) NCAA Super Regional play begins today
3) Which Super Regional match-up is the toughest?
4) My picks – North Carolina, North Carolina State, Cal State Fullerton, LSU, Vanderbilt, Florida State, Virginia, Oregon State 

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

2013 Posts: 151

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