Posts Tagged ‘ NFL Playoff Picture ’

The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week


New Yankee with a sign from his childhood

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1. NBA scoreboard
2. ESPN Wednesday DH: Heat @ 76ers, 6 pm; Celtics @ Mavericks, 8:30 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. NBCSN Wednesday Night Hockey DH: Avalanche @ Blackhawks, 7 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Tripleheader of action on Saturday
2. Lots of seeding to be determined
3. Teams playing for draft position
4. Best team in the NFL

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Bowl games begin this weekend
2. FCS bracket
3. DII bracket
4. DIII bracket

Fourth Quarter: Potpourri of Wednesday Links

1. National signing day part one
2. Men’s College Basketball scoreboard
3. Women’s College Basketball scoreboard
4. Three Sooners suspended for the Peach Bowl

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2019 Posts: 253

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week! No post tomorrow, Merry Christmas!


It’s Christmas Eve! Have a great Christmas and there will be a new post Friday! None tomorrow.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Christmas Day Line-up: Wizards (19-8) @ Knicks (5-25) 11 am/ESPN, Thunder (13-16) @ Spurs (18-11) 1:30 pm/ABC, Cavaliers (17-10) @ Heat (13-16) 4 pm/ABC, Lakers (9-19) @ Bulls (19-9) 7 pm/TNT, Warriors (23-4) @ LA Clippers (19-10) 9:30 pm/TNT
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Rivalry Night on NBCSN: Capitals (17-11-6, 40 pts) @ Penguins (22-7-5, 49 pts), 6:30 pm; Sharks (19-11-5, 43 pts) @ Kings (17-11-7, 41 pts)9 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1) AFC Playoff teams as of today: Patriots (12-3)*^, Broncos (11-4)*, Bengals (10-4-1)*, Colts (10-5)*, Steelers (10-5)*, Chargers (9-6)
2) AFC in the Hunt: Ravens (9-6), Texans, Chiefs, Dolphins, Bills (8-7)
3) NFC Playoff teams as of today: Seahawks (11-4)*, Lions (11-4), Cowboys (11-4)*, Panthers (6-8-1), Packers (11-4)*, Cardinals (11-4)*
4) NFC in the Hunt: Falcons (6-9) who need to beat Carolina to be in the playoffs
* = Clinched playoff berth, ^ = Clinched home field

Third Quarter: College Football

1) Bowl central
2) Popeye’s Bahamas Bowl: Central Michigan (7-5) v. Western Kentucky (7-5), 11 am/ESPN
3) Hawaii Bowl: Fresno State (6-7) v. Rice (7-5)
4) Two games today, none on Christmas then bowls resume on Friday

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Men’s basketball scoreboard; Women’s basketball scoreboard
2) Jim Harbaugh’s idea of war paint
3) Zach Lowe ranks the Western Conference
4) Are you though LA?

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2014 Posts: 243

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

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Miami Beach Bowl? More like beach brawl following Memphis beating BYU in double OT

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Who wants Josh Smith?
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Winter Classic rink

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Ugly scene after the first Miami Beach Bowl
2) Pitt has their head coach
3) Florida hires another former Alabama OC for their new staff
4) Bowl central

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Joel Corry looks at teams with bad cap situations
2) Grantland all-pro team
3) Who can clinch this week?
4) NFL playoff picture

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) SI counts down the top sports moments of 2014 from 114 to 1
2) Cheating in Little League? Why I never
3) Stadium conflict in Arlington?
4) Hot Stove tracker

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2014 Posts: 242

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

 

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Youngstown State’s new head football coach? Photo Reddit CFB

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Zach Lowe on the ignored evolution of the Sixers
3) NHL scoreboard
4) All-Star Game fan vote

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Attendance down
2) Bo Pelini going home? And new Houston coach?
3) Holly Anderson’s College Football Clip Show: Florida State 
4) Arizona State switching apparel providers

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Week 15 MMQB
2) This week’s schedule
3) Who can clinch this week?
4) NFL playoff picture

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Inside how FOX covered the Bengals-Browns game
2) Jerry Palm’s bracketology 12-15
3) Losing appealing to Lester
4) Hot Stove tracker

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2014 Posts: 237

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week


Has Jon Lester selected “A” team?

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Wednesday ESPN DH: Pelicans (10-10) @ Mavericks (10-7) 7 pm/Heat (10-11) @ Nuggets (9-12) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Rivalry Night on NBCSN: Maple Leafs (15-9-3, 33 pts) Red Wings (17-6-5, 39 pts), 7 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1) AFC Playoff teams as of today: Patriots (10-3), Broncos (10-3), Colts (9-4), Bengals (8-4-1), Steelers (8-5), Chargers (8-5)
2) AFC in the Hunt: Ravens (8-5), Texans, Dolphins, Chiefs, Bills, Browns (7-6)
3) NFC Playoff teams as of today: Cardinals (10-3), Packers (10-3), Eagles (9-4), Falcons (5-8), Seahawks (9-4), Lions (9-4)
4) NFC in the Hunt: Cowboys (9-4), 49ers (7-6)

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) Men’s basketball scoreboard; Women’s basketball scoreboard
2) 10 Kansas (6-1) @ Georgetown (5-2), 6 pm/FS1
3) 13 Utah (6-1) @ BYU (7-2), 8 pm/ESPNU
4) Washington State (4-4) @ 9 Gonzaga (7-1), 10 pm/ESPNU

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Jon Lester heads to the Northside
2) Milwaukee’s makeover by Zach Lowe
3) Pat Forde wonders if the Heisman trophy is locked up
4) Bristol on Bristol crime

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2014 Posts: 233

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Pro tip, wear your previous World Series ring on the day you sign with your new team.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) CBSsports NBA power rankings for 11/25
3) NHL scoreboard
4) All-Star Game voting now active

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Forde Yard Dash: Gauging rivalry week 2014
2) Rivalry week preview
3) Holly Anderson’s 2014 Pigskin Pantheon: Week 13
4) Matt Hinton puts a bow on week 13: UCLA comes full circle

Third Quarter: NFL

1) The Bills will play in Buffalo this weekend
2) Rex still confident
3) This is how the NFC East considered beating Chip
4) NFL playoff picture

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Time to right the wrongs of the HOF says Tom Verducci
2) MLS scoreboard
3) Tuesday Media Circus: How ESPN got the Iron Bowl
4) Hot Stove tracker

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2014 Posts: 223

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Chris Bosh said that the pressure in Houston would’ve been too much.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Chris Bosh didn’t want the pressure
3) NHL scoreboard
4) Gary Bettman says World Cup top international priority

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Forde Yard Dash: Five biggest dumpster fires
2) Jerry Palm’s playoff/bowl predictions 11/18/14
3) Holly Anderson’s 2014 Pigskin Pantheon: Week 12
4) Matt Hinton puts a bow on week 12: Melvin Gordon

Third Quarter: NFL

1) The NFC south disaster
2) NFL ruled right on Peterson says Dan Wetzel
3) Tuesday Media Circus: NFL Media Panel Part II
4) NFL playoff picture

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Stanton and Miami about to complete the 13-year deal
2) MLS scoreboard
3) Jonah Keri on the heating up of the MLB Hot Stove
4) Awful Announcing breaks down College Gameday’s coverage

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2014 Posts: 220

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Thanks to all who’ve served this country.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Zach Lowe takes the (really) early season temperature of the NBA
3) NHL scoreboard
4) The league pays tribute to veterans today

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Forde Yard Dash: Around the coaching carousel 
2) Heather Dinich on how things change weekly in CFB
3) Holly Anderson’s 2014 Pigskin Pantheon: Week 11 awards
4) Matt Hinton puts a bow on week 11: Let the great debate begin

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Gregg Easterbrook says the NFL needs to revise their playoffs
2) Nate Silver on locations the NFL should expand to before London
3) 49ers player won’t face charges
4) NFL playoff picture

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) This is interesting
2) MLS scoreboard
3) Tuesday Media Circus: Al Michaels part II
4) USA Today has a bracketology

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2014 Posts: 215

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you (hope everyone had a great Christmas! or holiday or your choosing)


When we were last with you the it was Monday, which the 49ers beat the Falcons in thrilling fashion to close out Candlestick Park

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) TNT Doubleheaders: Memphis Grizzlies (12-15) @ Houston Rockets (19-11) 7 pm; Los Angeles Clippers (20-10) @ Portland Trail Blazers (23-5) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q NHL Game of the Night: Still on Christmas break

Second Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) Bowl games return this afternoon
3) Little Caesars Bowl (Detroit, MI): Pittsburgh Panthers (6-6) v. Bowling Green Falcons (10-3), 5 pm/ESPN
4) Poinsettia Bowl (San Diego, SD): Utah State Aggies (8-5) v. Northern Illinois Huskies (12-1), 8:30 pm/ESPN

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Still a lot on the line for most playoff spots
2) AFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Houston Texans (2-13) @ Tennessee Titans (6-9), Noon/CBS
3) NFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Detroit Lions (7-8) @ Minnesota Vikings (4-10-1), Noon/FOX
4) Worst Game of the Weekend: Washington Redskins (3-12) @ New York Giants (7-8), Noon/FOX

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

1) Masked Man Q&A
2) NBA Western Conference status from Grantland‘s Zach Lowe
3) Eric Edholm asks is postseason momentum overrated?
4) HOT STOVE

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2013 Posts: 291

Monday Edition

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


Tonight is likely the last game at historic Candlestick Park in San Francisco as the 49ers face the Atlanta Falcons.

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

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Game of the Night: Dallas Mavericks (15-12) @ Houston Rockets (18-10), 7 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q Game of the Night: Colorado Avalanche (23-10-2, 48 pts) @ San Jose Sharks (22-8-6, 50 pts), 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: Atlanta Falcons (4-10) @ San Francisco 49ers (10-4), 7:40 pm/ESPN
2. Last regular season (possible ever game) at Candlestick Park
3. If the AFC Playoff’s started today: Denver (12-3)xy, New England (11-4)x, Cincinnati (10-5)x, Indianapolis (10-5)x, Kansas City (11-3)y, Miami (8-7) – In the hunt/Baltimore (8-7), San Diego (8-7)
4. If the NFC Playoff’s started today: Seattle (12-2)y, Carolina (11-4)y, Philadelphia (9-6), Chicago (8-7), San Francisco (10-4), New Orleans (10-5), – In the hunt/Arizona (10-5), Dallas (8-6), Green Bay (7-7-1)

x – clinched divsion/y – clinched playoff spot

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Beef ‘O’ Brady Bowl St. Petersburg: Ohio 20 v. East Carolina 37
2. Tomorrow is the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl
3. Weekend bowl winners – Colorado State (New Mexico), USC (Las Vegas), San Diego State (Potato), Louisiana-Lafayette (New Orleans)
4. Playoffs – FCS

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Monday’s MMQB
2. Media Circus
3. NFL story of Monday
4. NBA lottery solution and dispatches from bowlvania 

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2013 Posts: 290