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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Tonight they party like it’s 2005 in Philly with Donovan McNabb being honored tonight and Andy Reid coming back. Photo by USA Today Sports

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) San Diego Padres (71-80) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (87-65), 11:35 am
3) Baltimore Orioles (81-70) @ Boston Red Sox (92-61), 6:10 pm
4) Texas Rangers (82-69) @ Tampa Bay Rays (83-68), 6:10 pm

Second Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) Tonight – 3 Clemson Tigers (2-0) @ North Carolina State Wolfpack (2-0), 6:30 pm/ESPN
3) Saturday – FCS v. FBS Tilt of the Week: Maine Black Bears (3-0) @ 18 Northwestern Wildcats (3-0), 2:30 pm/BTN
4) Saturday – Why is a SEC team playing this Game of the Week: Vanderbilt Commodores (1-2) @ Massachusetts Minutemen, 11 am/ESPNews

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Thursday Night Football: Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) @ Philadelphia Eagles (1-1), 7:25 pm/NFL Network
2) NFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: New York Giants (0-2) @ Carolina Panthers (0-2), Noon/FOX
3) AFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: San Diego Chargers (1-1) @ Tennessee Titans (1-1), Noon/CBS
4) Worst Game of the Weekend: Jacksonville Jaguars (0-2) @ Seattle Seahawks (2-0), 3:25 pm

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

1) Golf – PGAChampionsLPGA
2) Awful Announcing – Cox refunds fans over WWE Night of Champions PPV
3) NFL – Cleveland surrenders, oh it’s week three
4) CFB – Is the saga over in Lincoln? KO took time to put his own bow on the matter

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2013 Posts: 219

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Matt Boyd threw a complete game shutout while keeping Oregon State alive at the College World Series on Wednesday night. Photo from OregonLive.com

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Colorado Rockies (37-36) @ Washington Nationals (35-36), 6:05 pm
3) Tampa Bay Rays (37-35) @ New York Yankees (39-32), 6:05 pm
4) Boston Red Sox (44-30) @ Detroit Tigers (39-31), 6:08 pm/MLB Network

Second Quarter: NBA/Stanley Cup Finals

1) NBA scoreboard
2) NBA Finals Game 7: San Antonio Spurs @ Miami Heat, 8 pm/ABC
3) NHL scoreboard
4) NHL Stanley Cup Finals Game 4: Chicago Blackhawks 6 @ Boston Bruins 5 F/OT, Series Tied 2-2

Third Quarter: College World Series

1) CWS Game 9: 3 Oregon State Beavers 1 v. Indiana Hoosiers 0, Indiana Eliminated
2) CWS Game 10/Elimination Game: 1 North Carolina Tar Heels v. North Carolina Wolfpack, 7 pm/ESPN
3) CWS Game 11: 3 Oregon State Beavers v. Mississippi State Bulldogs, 2 pm/ESPN on Friday 6/21
4) CWS Game 11: 1 North Carolina/NC State winner v. UCLA Bruins, 7 pm/ESPN on Friday 6/21

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) JournalStar.com – Only in (Lincoln) Nebraska
2) TheAdvocate.com – Dumbest thing I’ve read today
3) FoxSportsKansasCity.com – Wait, this is the dumbest thing I’ve read today
4) ProBasketballTalk.com – Stern on why the Spurs aren’t popular

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2013 Posts: 158

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

4Quarters 2013 NCAA Baseball Super Regional Results

Saturday the College World Series begins but here is how we arrived at eight teams.


Who will celebrate at the 2013 College World Series?

Chapel Hill Super Regional (Boshamer Stadium): 1 North Carolina Tar Heels (55-9/ACC) v. South Carolina Gamecocks (42-18/SEC)
Game 1 (6-7-13) – Game 1 PPD to June 8 due to rain
Game 1 (6-8-13) – South Carolina 5 v. 1 North Carolina 6, North Carolina 1-0
Game 2 (6-9-13) – 1 North Carolina 0 v. South Carolina 8, Super Regional Tied 1-1
Game 3 (6-10-13) – Game 3 PPD to June 11 due to rain
Game 3 (6-11-13) – South Carolina 4 v. 1 North Carolina, North Carolina wins Super Regional 2-1

North Carolina advances to its 10th College World Series all-time (1960, ‘66, ‘78, ‘89, 2006, ‘07, ‘08, ‘09, ‘11, ’13) and sixth in seven years

Raleigh Super Regional (Doak Field): North Carolina State Wolfpack (47-14/ACC) v. Rice Owls (44-18/CUSA)
Game 1 (6-7-13) – Game 1 PPD to June 8 due to rain
Game 1 (6-8-13) – Rice 3 v. North Carolina State 4, NC State 1-0
Game 2 (6-9-13) – North Carolina State 5 v. Rice 4 F/17, NC State wins Super Regional 2-0

North Carolina State (49-14) advances to their second College World Series all-time (1968)

Fullerton Super Regional (Goodwin Field): 5 Cal State Fullerton Titans (51-8/Big West) v. UCLA Bruins (42-17/PAC-12)
Game 1 (6-7-13) – UCLA 5 v. 5 Cal State Fullerton 3 F/10, UCLA 1-0
Game 2 (6-8-13) – 5 Cal State Fullerton 0 v. UCLA 3, UCLA wins Super Regional 2-0

UCLA (43-17) advances to its 5th College World Series all-time (1969, ’97, 2010, ’12, ’13) and third in four years

Baton Rouge Super Regional (Alex Box Stadium): 4 LSU Tigers (55-9/SEC) v. Oklahoma Sooners (43-19/Big XII)
Game 1 (6-7-13) – Oklahoma 0 v. LSU 2, 4 LSU 1-0
Game 2 (6-8-13) – 4 LSU 11 v. Oklahoma 1, 4 LSU wins Super Regional 2-0

LSU (57-9) advances to its 16th College World Series all-time (1986, ‘87, ‘89, ‘90, ‘91, ‘93, ‘94, ‘96, ‘97, ‘98, 2000, ‘03, ‘04, ‘08, ‘09, ’13) first since 2009 when it won the programs sixth National Championship (1991, ‘93, ’96, ’97, 2000, ’09)

Nashville Super Regional (Hawkins Field): 2 Vanderbilt Commodores (54-10/SEC) v. Louisville Cardinals (49-12/Big East)
Game 1 (6-8-13) – Louisville 5 v. 2 Vanderbilt 3, Louisville 1-0
Game 2 (6-9-13) – 2 Vanderbilt 1 v. Louisville 2, Louisville wins Super Regional 2-0

Louisville (51-12) advances to their second College World Series all-time (2007)

Tallahassee Super Regional (Dick Howser Stadium): 7 Florida State Seminoles (47-15/ACC) v. Indiana Hoosiers (46-14/B1G)
Game 1 (6-8-13) – Indiana 10 v. 7 Florida State 9, Indiana 1-0
Game 2 (6-9-13) – 7 Florida State 6 v. Indiana 11, Indiana wins Super Regional 2-0

Indiana (48-14) reaches the programs first College World Series and are the first Big Ten school since 1984 (Michigan)

Charlottesville Super Regional (Davenport Field): 6 Virginia Cavaliers (50-10/ACC) v. Mississippi State Bulldogs (46-18/SEC)
Game 1 (6-8-13) – Mississippi State 11 v. 6 Virginia 6, Mississippi State 1-0
Game 2 (6-9-13) – 6 Virginia 3 v. Mississippi State 5, Game PPD in the bottom of the seventh resumed June 10
Game 2 (6-10-13) – 6 Virginia 5 v. Mississippi State 6, Mississippi State wins Super Regional 2-0

Mississippi State (48-18) advances to the programs ninth College World Series all-time (1971, ‘79, ‘81, ‘85, ‘90, ‘97, ‘98, 2007, ’13) and first since 2007

Corvallis Super Regional (Goss Stadium): 3 Oregon State Beavers (48-10/PAC-12) v. Kansas State Wildcats (44-17/Big XII)
Game 1 (6-8-13) – Kansas State 6 v. 3 Oregon State 2, Kansas State 1-0
Game 2 (6-9-13) – 3 Oregon State 12 v. Kansas State 4, Super Regional Tied 1-1
Game 3 (6-10-13) – 3 Oregon State 4 v. Kansas State 3, Oregon State wins Super Regional 2-1

Oregon State (50-10) advances to their fifth College World Series all-time (1952, 2005, ’06, ’07, ’13) and first since 2007 which they won the programs second straight National Championship (2006, ’07)

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2013 Posts: 154

Monday Edition

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


Five teams punched tickets to the 2013 College World Series this weekend, Indiana will make its first appearance in Omaha. Photo by Melina Vastola, USA TODAY Sports

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Boston Red Sox (39-25)/J. Lackey (3-5, 2.79) @ Tampa Bay Rays (34-28)/A. Cobb (6-2, 2.39), 6:10 pm/ESPN
3. Detroit Tigers (35-26)/D. Fister (5-3, 3.27) @ Kansas City Royals (28-32)/J. Guthrie (6-3, 3.66), 7:10 pm
4. Arizona Diamondbacks (35-28)/W. Miley (4-5, 4.92) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (27-35)/C. Kershaw (5-4, 1.93), 9:10 pm

Second Quarter: NBA Finals

1. NBA scoreboard 
2. Miami evened up the Finals last night with a big second half run
3. What does this mean for the rest of the series?
4. Game three is Tuesday in San Antonio

Third Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Finals
1. NHL scoreboard
2. Boston swept Pittsbugh with a 1-0 win Friday while Chicago needed double-OT to beat LA 5-4
3. This will be the first Cup Finals between these two original six teams
4. Boston at Chicago is Wednesday night

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links
1. SI.com – Media Circus
2. YahooSports.com – Ads on NBA courts?
3. NCAA.com – NCAA D1 Baseball bracket
4. Grantland.com – The 30

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2013 Posts: 153

2013 NCAA College Baseball Tournament Primer


The Road to Omaha begins later this week so here are the basics.

Friday the NCAA baseball tournament begins so here is the field and the needed information.

National Seeds:
North Carolina (52-8), Vanderbilt (51-9), Oregon State (45-10), LSU (52-9), Cal State Fullerton (48-8), Virginia (47-10), Florida State (44-15) and Oregon (45-14)

Regional Host:
Baton Rouge, LA – LSU Tigers (52-9) /Alex Box Stadium, Blacksburg, VA – Virginia Tech Hokies (38-20)/English Field, Bloomington, IN – Indiana Hoosiers (43-14)/Bart Kaufman Field, Chapel Hill, N.C. – North Carolina Tar Heels (52-8)/Boshamer Stadium, Charlottesville, VA – Virginia Cavalier (47-10)/Davenport Field, Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina Gamecocks (39-18)/Carolina Stadium, Eugene, OR – Oregon Ducks (45-14)/PK Park, Fullerton, CA – Cal State Fullerton Titans (48-8)/Goodwin Field,
Los Angeles, CA – UCLA Bruins (39-17)/Jackie Robinson Stadium, Louisville, KY – Louisville Cardinals (46-10)/Jim Patterson Stadium, Manhattan, KS – Kansas State Wildcats (41-17)/Tointon Family Stadium
Nashville, TN – Vanderbilt Commodores (51-9)/Hawkins Field, Raleigh, N.C. – North Carolina Wolfpack (44-14)/Doak Field, Starkville, MS – Mississippi State Bulldogs (43-17)/Dude Noble Field, Tallahassee, FL – Florida State Seminoles (44-15)/Dick Howser Stadium

The Field with Regional Match-ups:
Chapel Hill, N.C. – 1 North Carolina Tar Heels, 2 Florida Atlantic Owls, 3 Towson Tigers, 4 Canisius Golden Griffins
Columbia, S.C. – 1 South Carolina Gamecocks, 2 Clemson Tigers, 3 Liberty Flames, 4 Saint Louis Billikens
Raleigh, N.C. – 1 North Carolina State Wolfpack, 2 Mississippi Rebels, 3 William & Mary Tribe, 4 Binghamton Bearcats
Eugene, OR – 1 Oregon Ducks, 2 Rice Owls, 3 San Francisco Dons, 4 South Dakota State Jackrabbits
Fullerton, CA – 1 Cal State Fullerton Titans, 2 Arizona State Sun Devils, 3 New Mexico Lobos, 4 Columbia Lions
Los Angeles, CA – 1 UCLA Bruins, 2 Cal Poly Mustangs, 3 San Diego Toreros, 4 San Diego State Aztecs
Blackburg, VA – 1 Virginia Tech Hokies, 2 Oklahoma Sooners, 3 Coastal Carolina Chanticleers, 4 Connecticut Huskies
Baton Rouge, LA – 1 LSU Tigers, 2 Louisiana-Lafayette Ragin Cajuns, 3 Sam Houston State Bearkats, 4 Jackson State Tigers
Nashville, TN – 1 Vanderbilt Commodores, 2 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, 3 Illinois Fighting Illini, 4 East Tennessee State Buccaneers
Louisville, KY – 1 Louisville Cardinals, 2 Miami (FL) Hurricanes, 3 Oklahoma State Cowboys, 4 Bowling Green Falcons
Bloomington, IN – 1 Indiana Hoosiers, 2 Austin Peay Governors, 3 Florida Gators, 4 Valparaiso Crusaders
Tallahassee, FL – 1 Florida State Seminoles, 2 Alabama Crimson Tide, 3 Troy Trojans, 4 Savannah State Tigers
Charlottesville, VA – 1 Virginia Cavaliers, 2 UNC Wilmington Seahawks, 3 Elon Phoenix, 4 Army Black Knights
Starkville, MS – 1 Mississippi State Bulldogs, 2 South Alabama Jaguars, 3 Mercer Bears, 4 Central Arkansas Bears
Manhattan, KS – 1 Kansas State Wildcats, 2 Arkansas Razorbacks, 3 Bryant Bulldogs, 4 Wichita State Shockers
Corvallis, OR – 1 Oregon State Beavers, 2 Texas A&M Aggies, 3 UC Santa Barbara Gauchos, 4 UTSA Roadrunners

Bids by Conference:
SEC (9), ACC (8), PAC-12, Sun Belt (4), Big XII, Big West, Colonial (3), Atlantic Sun, Big East, Big South, Big Ten, Mountain West, Southland, West Coast (2), America East, Atlantic 10, Conference USA, Horizon, Ivy, Metro Atlantic, MAC, MEAC, Missouri Valley, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, SWAC, Summit, WAC (1)

NCAA Release
Tournament Bracket

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2013 Posts: 143

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Last night #MACtion has the first pick in the NFL Draft with the Kansas City Chiefs selected Eric Fisher of Central Michigan University. Photo by Mary Altaffer/AP

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) New York Knicks @ Boston Celtics, 7 pm/ESPN – NYK 2-0
3) San Antonio Spurs @ Los Angeles Lakers, 9:30 pm/ESPN – SAS 2-0
4) Denver Nuggets @ Golden State Warriors, 9:30 pm/ESPN2 – Series Tied 1-1

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) 4Q NHL Game of the Night: Edmonton Oilers (17-22-7, 41 pts) @ Minnesota Wild (25-18-4, 53 pts), 7 pm
3) Calgary Flames (19-24-4, 42 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (35-6-5, 75 pts), 7:30 pm/NBC Sports Network
4) Colorado Avalanche (15-24-7, 27 pts) @ Phoenix Coyotes (20-18-8, 48 pts), 9 pm

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q MLB Series of the Weekend: Atlanta Braves (15-6)/P. Maholm (3-1, 1.03) @ Detroit Tigers (10-10)/An. Sanchez (2-1, 1.75), 6:08 pm
3) Cincinnati Reds (13-10)/H. Bailey (1-1, 3.24) @ Washington Nationals (11-11)/J. Zimmermann (3-1, 2.67), 6:05 pm
4) Milwaukee Brewers (11-9)/H. Burgos (1-0, 1.80) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (10-11)/J. Beckett (0-3, 4.68), 9:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball (All Rankings from National Collegiate Baseball Writers Poll)

1) D1baseball.com scoreboard
2) 4Q College Baseball Series of the Weekend: 1 North Carolina Tar Heels (40-3, 18-2 ACC) @ 13 North Carolina State Wolfpack (33-10, 14-7)
3) 4Q College Baseball Tournament of the Weekend (TD Ameritrade Classic/Omaha, NE): Creighton Bluejays (22-9), Nebraska Cornhuskers (19-20), Oklahoma State Cowboys (28-11), Rutgers Scarlett Knights (20-19)
4) Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks (23-18, 10-5 SLC) @ Lamar Cardinals (30-11, 9-6 SLC)

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

2013 Posts: 119

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