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Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week

Adam Scott struggled down the stretch of the British Open and finished second after leading all weekend. Photo by Robert Beck Sports Illustrated

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. ESPN Monday Night Baseball 7pm (on ESPN): Boston Red Sox (48-48) @ Texas Rangers (56-37)
3. Washington Nationals (55-39) @ New York Mets (47-48), 6:10 pm
4. Los Angeles Dodgers (52-44) @ St. Louis Cardinals (50-45), 7:15 pm

Second Quarter: Monday 4Quarters Top14

1. New York Yankees (57-38, LW-1) 2. Texas Rangers (56-38, LW-2) 3. Washington Nationals (55-39, LW-3) 4. Cincinnati Reds (55-40, LW-4) 5. Pittsburgh Pirates (54-40, LW-6) 6. San Francisco Giants (53-42, LW-8) 7. Detroit Tigers (52-44, LW-NR) 8. Atlanta Braves (52-43, LW-7) 9. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (52-44, LW-9) 10. Los Angeles Dodgers (52-44, LW-10) 11. Oakland Athletics (51-44, LW-11) 12. Chicago White Sox (50-45, LW-5) 13. Baltimore Orioles (51-44, LW-13) 14. St. Louis Cardinals (50-45, LW-NR)

Dropping Out: Tampa Bay Rays (49-47, LW-13), Cleveland Indians (47-48, LW-14)

Third Quarter: Olympics

1. USA basketball defeated Argentina on Sunday
2. Friday the opening ceremonies kick off the 2012 Olympics in London
3. Leave a comment with what sport your looking forward to
4. Finally how about a guess the medal count for you the reader, again leave a comment

Fourth Quarter: Other Sports

1. Penn State: The NCAA will announce the fate of Penn State University on Monday morning
2. British Open: Adam Scott bogeyed the last four holes on Sunday and finished second
3. Tennis: Andy Roddick wins the Atlanta Open
4. NFL: Another Detroit Lion breaks the law

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NCAA Softball Super Regional Predictions Sure to go Wrong

2012 NCAA Softball Super Regional Picks

Here are my picks for this round of the tournament in addition to days and times of the games.

Berkeley Super Regional/Levine-Fricke Field (May 26-27)
1 California Golden Bears (54-5) v. 16 Washington Huskies (39-17)
Pick: California

Tuscaloosa Super Regional/Rhoads Stadium (May 24-25)
2 Alabama Crimson Tide (53-7) v. Michigan Wolverines (42-15)
Pick: Alabama

Tempe Super Regional/Alberta B. Farrington Stadium (May 24-25)
3 Arizona State Sun Devils (49-8) v. 14 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns (52-4)
Pick: Arizona State

Norman Super Regional/OU Softball Complex (May 25-26)
4 Oklahoma Sooners (48-8) v. 13 Arizona Wildcats (38-17)
Pick: Oklahoma

Austin Super Regional/Red & Charline McCombs Field (May 25-26)
6 Texas Longhorns (46-11) v. 11 Oregon Ducks (42-15)
Pick: Oregon

Knoxville Super Regional/Parker-Lee Softball Stadium (May 26-27)
7 Tennessee Volunteers (50-11) v. 10 Georgia Bulldogs (44-15)
Pick: Tennessee

Columbia Super Regional/Audrey Walton Stadium (May 26-27)
9 Missouri Tigers (46-12) v. LSU Tigers (37-22)
Pick: Missouri

Tampa Super Regional/USF Softball Stadium (May 25-26)
South Florida Bulls (48-11) v. Hofstra Pride (41-13)
Pick: Hofstra

NCAA Softball Bracket

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

Marlins Park opens on the not cold yet carcass that was the Orange Bowl tonight as "Opening" night features the Cardinals and Marlins

First Quarter: NHL

Two NHL games tonight and how the NHL playoffs stand as of today

1) Tampa Bay Lightning (37-35-7, 81pts) @ Montreal Canadians (29-35-15, 73pts), 6:30 pm
2) Detroit Red Wings (47-27-5, 99pts) @ St. Louis Blues (48-21-10, 106pts), 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
3) East Playoff Standings 4/4: Z-1. New York Rangers (109pts), Y-2. Boston Bruins (98pts), *-3. Florida Panthers (92pts), X-4. Pittsburgh Penguins (104pts), X-5. Philadelphia Flyers (101pts), X-6. New Jersey Devils (98pts), X-7. Ottawa Senators (92pts), 9. Washington Capitals (88pts), 10. Buffalo Sabres (88pts)
4) West Playoff Standings 4/4: Y-1. Vancouver Canucks (109pts), Y-2. St. Louis Blues (106pts), *-3. Los Angeles Kings (93pts), X-4. Nashville Predators (100pts), X-5. Detroit Red Wings (99pts), X-6. Chicago Blackhawks (98pts), 7. Phoenix Coyotes (93pts), 8. San Jose Sharks (92pts), 9. Dallas Stars (89pts), 10. Colorado Avalanche (88pts)

Z – Clinched Conference, Y – Clinched Division, X – Clinched Playoff Spot, * – Leads Division

Second Quarter: NBA action

Today’s schedule

1) San Antonio Spurs (37-14) @ Boston Celtics (30-22), 6:30 pm
2) Oklahoma City Thunder (40-13) @ Miami Heat (38-14), 7 pm/ESPN2
3) Phoenix Suns (27-26) @ Utah Jazz (28-26), 8 pm
4) Los Angeles Lakers (34-20) @ Los Angeles Clippers (32-21), 9:30 pm/ESPN2

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) NCAA Champions: Kentucky Wildcats (Men) and Baylor Bears (Women)
2) NIT Champions: Stanford Cardinal (Men) and Oklahoma State Cowgirls (Women)
3) CBI/WBI Champions: Pittsburgh Panthers (Men) and Minnesota Gophers (Women)
4) CIT Champions: Mercer Bears (Men) and

Fourth Quarter: MLB/NCAA Baseball/NFL

1) Opening Night?: St. Louis Cardinals @ Miami Marlins, 6 pm/ESPN
2) Awful Announcing has your MLB opening week broadcasting schedule
3) Here’s today’s schedule for college baseball
4) UniWatch looks at the new NFL uniforms team-by-team

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

Tonight in Denver the Baylor Bears look to go 40-0 while Notre Dame looks for the upset

First Quarter: NCAA Men’s Basketball

1) Up to date NCAA women’s bracket with Baylor or Notre Dame winning their second national title in women’s basketball
2) Last night Kentucky beat Kansas to win the Wildcats 8th national title (how soon before it’s vacated)
3) Andy Katz way to early top 25 for 2012-13
4) Richard Deitsch details how ND can beat Baylor tonight

Second Quarter: MLB

1) Today’s games as we are on the eve of the domestic opening of the season
2) MLB came down with a suspension in the Ubaldo-Tulo case
3) Giants pay Matt Cain so little Timmy next?
4) How about an Ozzie link? Well ok

Third Quarter: NHL

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) if the playoffs started today
3) In addition here are the numbers for the last spot in both conferences
4) Trending Topics

Fourth Quarter: NBA

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) Yesterday the Basketball Hall of Fame announced the class of 2012
3) ESPN’s Daily Dime
4) Power Rankings

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

Tuesday is link day!

Creighton and UNO tangle at TD Ameritrade tonight

First Quarter: NCAA Men’s Basketball

1) Up to date NCAA women’s bracket with the other half of the Final Four determine
2) Men’s bracket
3) NIT bracket with the semifinals in New York at MSG
4) Frank Martin leaving K-State for South Carolina

Second Quarter: MLB

1) UniWatch breaks down MLB 2012 uniforms in their 14th annual preview
2) looks at the NL Central
3) Tomorrow the season starts in Japan with the Mariners and A’s
4) Mike Aviles won the Red Sox starting SS job which has me straching my head

Third Quarter: NHL

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) if the playoffs started today
3) In addition here are the numbers for the last spot in both conferences
4) Trending Topics

Fourth Quarter: NBA

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) has a NBA Playoff simulator
3) ESPN’s Daily Dime
4) Power Rankings

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend:


The NCAA tournament continues with the other half of the bracket starting. I'll be at session one in Omaha today. Photo by Mike Vamosi

College basketball heavy today, because I’m sure that what you’ll be watching this weekend

First Quarter: College Basketball

Four games I’m paying attention today

1) Midwest: Greensboro Coliseum/Greensboro, N.C. 9 Alabama Crimson Tide v. 8 Creighton Bluejays
2) Midwest: Nationwide Arena/Columbus, OH 11 North Carolina State Wolfpack v. 6 San Diego State Aztecs
3) Midwest: Century Link Center Omaha/Omaha, NE 15 Detroit Titans v. 2 Kansas Jayhawks
4) West: Century Link Center Omaha/Omaha, NE 10 Virginia Cavaliers v. 7 Florida Gators

Second Quarter: Upsets:

Here are four suggesting of teams on upset alert

1) Midwest: 5 Temple Owls v. 12 South Florida Bulls
2) Midwest: 3 Georgetown Hoyas v. 14 Belmont Bruins
3) West: 1 Michigan State Spartans v. 16 Long Island Blackbirds
4) Midwest: 4 Michigan Wolverines v. 13 Ohio Bobcats

Third Quarter: Thursday Results

Here is what happened yesterday, listed are the four surprises

1) South: 12 VCU Rams beats 5 Wichita State Shockers
2) South: 11 Colorado Buffaloes beating 6 UNLV Running Rebels
3) East: 1 Syracuse Orange surviving against 16 UNC-Asheville Bulldogs
4) South: 8 Iowa State handling 9 Connecticut

Fourth Quarter:

Here is the Saturday schedule of games

Have a great weekend and see you on Monday! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Also follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week

Dana Altman and the Oregon Ducks got revenge for the football team against LSU to open the NIT, or thats how I believe ESPN sold it

First Quarter: NHL

Six NHL games tonight

1) Ottawa Senators @ Montreal Canadians, 6:30 pm
2) Colorado Avalanche @ Buffalo Sabres, 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
3) Dallas Stars @ Winnipeg Jets, 7:30 pm
4) Phoenix Coyotes @ Vancouver Canucks, 9 pm

Second Quarter: NBA action

Today’s schedule

1) Indiana Pacers @ Philadelphia 76ers, 6 pm/ESPN
2) Orlando Magic @ San Antonio Spurs, 7:30 pm
3) Miami Heat @ Chicago Bulls, 8:30 pm/ESPN
4) Utah Jazz @ Phoenix Suns, 9:30 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball/NIT Results

For a Wednesday night here is the NIT, CITCBI of games

1) 5 UMass 101 @ 4 Mississippi St 96 F/2OT, 8 Stony Brook 61 @ 1 Seton Hall 63
2) 2 Dayton 75 @ 7 Iowa 84, 8 Savannah State 51 @ 1 Tennessee 65
3) 5 Akron 74 @ 4 Northwestern 75, 5 Marshall 78 @ 4 Middle Tennessee State 86
4) 6 LSU 76 @ 3 Oregon 96, 8 UT-Arlington 72 @ 1 Washington 82, 6 Cleveland State 65 @ 3 Stanford 76 

Fourth Quarter: NCAA Tournament/First Four (Dayton Arena/Dayton, OH)

Tuesday Results:
1) 16 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 59 v. 16 Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils 58
2) 12 Iona Gaels 72 v. 12 BYU Cougars 78
Wednesday Schedule:
3) 16 Vermont v. 16 Lamar, 5:40 pm/TruTV
4) 12 South Florida v. 12 California, 8:10 pm/TruTV