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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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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Let the bowls begin! Photo from Grantland

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scores
2) ESPN Friday DH – Houston Rockets (17-9) @ Indiana Pacers (20-5) 7 pm; Minnesota Timberwolves (13-13) @ Los Angeles Lakers (12-13) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scores
4) 4Q Game of the Night – Vancouver Canucks (20-11-6, 46 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (25-7-5, 55 pts), 7 pm/NHL Network

Second Quarter: 4Q CBB Games of the Weekend

1) MBB scoreboard/WBB scoreboard
2) 21 Gonzaga Bulldogs (10-1) v. Kansas State Wildcats (7-3) game in Wichita, KS, 2:30 pm/ESPN2
3) 5 Michigan State Spartans (9-1) @ Texas Longhorns (10-1), 3 pm/CBS
4) 7 Oklahoma State Cowboys (10-1) v. 20 Colorado Buffaloes (10-1) game in Las Vegas, NV, 10:30 pm/ESPN2

Third Quarter: 4Q NFL Games of the Week

1) Indianapolis Colts (9-5) @ Kansas City Chiefs (11-3), Noon/CBS
2) New Orleans Saints (10-4) @ Carolina Panthers (10-4), Noon/FOX
3) Arizona Cardinals (9-5) @ Seattle Seahawks (12-2), 3:05 pm/FOX
4) Sunday Night Football: Chicago Bears (8-6) @ Philadelphia Eagles (8-6), 7:30 pm/NBC

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) Notre Dame and Boston College will play at Fenway Park in 2015
2) Dispatches from Bowlvania: First Steps 
3) Michelle Tafoya on working in the cold
4) Bowl game/NFL broadcasters

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

2013 Posts: 288

Monday Edition

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


Not even a beer bath could shut down Jamaal Charles yesterday in Oakland. Photo from the Kansas City Star

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

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Game of the Night: San Antonio Spurs (19-4) @ Los Angeles Clippers (16-9), 9:30 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q Game of the Night: Dallas Stars (15-11-5, 35 pts) @ Colorado Avalanche (21-9-1, 43 pts), 8 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: Baltimore Ravens (7-6) @ Detroit Lions (7-6), 7:40 pm/ESPN
2. Playoff implications on the line in Detroit tonight
3. If the AFC Playoff’s started today: Denver (11-3)y, New England (10-4), Cincinnati (9-5), Indianapolis (9-5), Kansas City (11-3)y, Miami (8-6) – In the hunt/Baltimore (7-6), San Diego (7-7)
4. If the NFC Playoff’s started today: Seattle (12-2)y, New Orleans (10-4), Philadelphia (8-6), Chicago (8-6), Carolina (10-4), San Francisco (10-4) – In the hunt/Arizona (9-5), Dallas (7-6), Detroit (7-6), Green Bay (7-6-1)

y – clinched playoff spot

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Florida State’s QB wins the Heisman
2. Bowl games begin this weekend
3. Which bowl game strikes your fancy?
4. Playoffs – FCSDIIDIII

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Monday’s MMQB
2. Media Circus
3. Stewart Mandel on the Mack Brown years in Austin
4. NCAA D1 Volleyball Bracket/DII

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2013 Posts: 284

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend

Must-See Photo
San Diego helped out New England in the race for the top seed in the AFC playoffs. Photo by Joe Mahoney/AP

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scores
2) ESPN Friday DH – Los Angeles Lakers (10-11) @ Oklahoma City Thunder (17-4) 7 pm/Houston Rockets (15-8) @ Golden State Warriors (13-10) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scores
4) 4Q Game of the Night – New Jersey Devils (12-14-6, 30 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (21-10-1, 43 pts), 6 pm

Second Quarter: 4Q CBB Games of the Weekend

1) MBB scoreboard/WBB scoreboard
2) Tonight – 23 Iowa Hawkeyes (10-1) @ 17 Iowa State Cyclones (7-0), 8:30 pm/ESPNU
3) Saturday – 11 Kentucky Wildcats (8-2) @ 18 North Carolina Tar Heels (6-2), 4:15 pm/ESPN
4) Saturday – New Mexico Lobos (7-1) @ 13 Kansas Jayhawks (6-3) Game in Kansas City, MO, 6 pm/ESPN2

Third Quarter: 4Q NFL Games of the Week

1) New England Patriots (10-3) @ Miami Dolphins (7-6), Noon/CBS
2) Seattle Seahawks (11-2) @ New York Giants (5-8), Noon/FOX
3) Green Bay Packers (6-6-1) @ Dallas Cowboys (7-6), 3:25 pm/FOX
4) Sunday Night Football: Cincinnati Bengals (9-4) @ Pittsburgh Steelers (5-8), 7:30 pm/NBC

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) College Football awards
2) The Masked Man
3) Effects of San Diego-Denver last night
4) Weekend NFL broadcasters

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

2013 Posts: 283

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

Mack Brown (USA Today Sports)
Looks like Mack Brown is out at Texas. Photo by USA Today Sports

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Poll Attacks: 12-09-13
2) Target Center will be getting an update
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the Kansas City Star and his Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: College Football

1) BMOC
2) Mack out?
3) Mandel’s bowl rankings
4) Nowhere to bowl

Third Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS)

1) NBA – Scoreboard
2) NFL – Playoff scenarios
3) NHL – Scoreboard
4) MLS – Final power rankings

Fourth Quarter: MLB Hot Stove

1) Mark Trumbo moved
2) The Grandy man is ruffling feathers
3) GIBBY award
4) Hot Stove tracker

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2013 Posts: 280

Monday Edition

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


Snowy day in the NFL yesterday so here’s Molly McGrath to warm things up. #MSNANOOKOFTHENORTH

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

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Game of the Night: Denver Nuggets (12-8) @ Washington Wizards (9-10), 6 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q Game of the Night: Columbus Blue Jackets (12-14-3, 27 pts) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (20-10-1, 41 pts), 6:30 pm/NBCSN

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Monday Night Football: Dallas Cowboys (7-5) @ Chicago Bears (6-6), 7:40 pm/ESPN
2. Playoff implications on the line in Chicago tonight
3. If the AFC Playoff’s started today: Denver (11-2)y, New England (10-3), Cincinnati (9-4), Indianapolis (8-5), Kansas City (10-3), Baltimore (7-6) – In the hunt/Miami (7-6), San Diego (6-7), New York Jets (6-7)
4. If the NFC Playoff’s started today: Seattle (10-2)y, New Orleans (10-3), Philadelphia (8-5), Detroit (7-6), Carolina (9-4), San Francisco (9-4) – In the hunt/Arizona (8-5), Dallas (7-5), Chicago (6-6), Green Bay (6-6-1)

y – clinched playoff spot

Third Quarter: 4Q College Football Top 14

1. Florida State (13-0, 8-0 ACC) – LW1
2. Michigan State (12-1, 8-0 B1G) – LW7
3. Auburn (12-1, 7-1 SEC) – LW4
4. Stanford (11-2, 7-2 PAC-12) – LWNR
5. UCF (11-1, 8-0 AAC) – LW8
6. Baylor (11-1, 8-1 Big XII) – LW11
7. Alabama (11-1, 7-1 SEC) – LW6
8. North Dakota State (12-0, 8-0 MVC) – LW10
9. Louisville (11-1, 7-1 AAC) – LW13
10. Northern Illinois (12-1, 8-0 MAC) – LW2
11. Ohio State (12-1, 8-0 B1G) – LW3
12. Missouri (11-2, 7-1 SEC) – LW5
13. Fresno State (11-1, 7-1 MWC) – LW14
14. Bowling Green (10-3, 7-1 MAC) – LWNR

Dropping Out: Oklahoma State (10-2, 7-2 Big XII) – LW9, Duke (10-3, 6-2 ACC) – LW12

BcS Rankings Final

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Monday’s MMQB and CFB Overtime
2. Media Circus
3. Bowl Games
4. NCAA D1 Volleyball Bracket/DII, Playoffs – FCSDIIDIII

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