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Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


The Final Four is set. Photo by CBS Sports

First Quarter: NCAA Basketball

1. NCAA tournament men’s bracket and women’s bracket
2. NIT bracket and WNIT bracket
3. CBI bracket
4. CIT bracket and Vegas 16 bracket

Second Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q Monday Viewing Choice: Hawks (44-30) @ Bulls (36-36), 7 pm/NBAtv
3. East top 8 – CLE (52-21)*, TOR (49-23)*, ATL (44-30), BOS (43-30), MIA (42-30), CHA (42-31), IND (39-34), DET (39-35)
4. West top 8 – GWS (66-7)*, SAS (61-12)*, OKC (51-22)*, LAC (45-27)*, MEM (41-32), POR (38-36), UTA (36-37), HOU (36-38)

*= clinched playoff berth

Third Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. 4Q Monday Viewing Choice (NBCSN DH): Sabres (72 pts) @ Red Wings (85 pts, 6:30 pm; Kings (95 pts) @ Sharks (88 pts), 9 pm
3. East top 8 – WSH (111 pts)*, NYR (95), FLA (93), PIT (92), TBL (91), NYI (89), BOS (88), PHI (85)
4. West top 8 – DAL* (99 pts), STL* (99), LAK (95)*, CHI (95)*, ANA* (92), NSH (91), SJS (88), MIN (85)

*= clinched playoff berth

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: Craig Sager’s upcoming schedule
2. Pitt’s MBB new coach
3.Raising the rent
4. Avoiding disaster

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2016 Posts: 61

The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week

Luke Murray and some actor. (USATSI)
Bill Murray’s son Luke hasn’t seen Caddy Shack

First Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. ESPN Wednesday DH: Knicks (28-43) @ Bulls (36-33) 7 pm; Clippers (43-26) @ Warriors (63-7) 9:30 pm
3. Division Leaders
EAST: ATL – TOR (48-21), CEN – CLE (50-20), SE – MIA (41-29)
WEST: NW – OKC (49-22), PAC – GSW (63-7), SW – SAS (59-11)
4. 4Q Counter-programming Choice: Raptors (48-21) @ Celtics (41-30), 6:30 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Wednesday Night Rivalry DH on NBCSN: Bruins (39-26-8, 86 pts) @ Rangers (41-24-8, 90 pts), 7 pm
3. East Division Leaders: ATL – Florida/Tampa Bay (89 pts), MET – Washington (109 pts)
4. West Division Leaders: CEN – Dallas (97 pts), PAC – Los Angeles (93 pts)

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1. College basketball scoreboards Men’s/Women’s
2. 6 ACC teams in the sweet 16
3. 3 Big XII/B1G teams
4. 1 BIG EAST/West Coast/SEC/PAC-12

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. Top candidates for Pitt
2. Kill LHN?
3. Michigan v. Ohio State kicked up
4. MLB Spring Training scoreboard

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2016 Posts: 58

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

Miami Beach Bowl
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

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

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

Kliff Kingsbury
Ryan Gosling or Kliff Kingsbury? Photo by Jerod Foster/Icon SMI

First Quarter: MLB World Series

1) MLB scoreboard
2) World Series Game 2 (Fenway Park/BOS 1-0): St. Louis Cardinals @ Boston Red Sox, 7:07 pm/FOX
3) Game 2 Pitching Match-up: Michael Wacha v. John Lacky
4) Boston won game one 8-1

Second Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) Kentucky Wildcats (1-5, 0-3 SEC) @ Mississippi State Bulldogs (3-3, 0-2 SEC), 6:30 pm/ESPN
3) Marshall Thundering Herd (4-2, 2-0 CUSA) @ Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (3-4, 1-2 CUSA), 6:30 pm/FS1
4) Independent FBS Game of the Week: Pittsburgh Panthers (4-2, 2-2 ACC) @ Navy Midshipmen (3-3), Noon/CBS Sports Network

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Thursday Night Football: Carolina Panthers (3-3) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-6), 7:25 pm/NFL Network
2) AFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Miami Dolphins (3-3) @ New England Patriots (5-2), Noon/CBS
3) NFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: New York Giants (1-6) @ Philadelphia Eagles (3-4), Noon/FOX
4) Worst Game of the Weekend: Pittsburgh Steelers (2-4) @ Oakland Raiders (2-4), 3:05 pm/CBS

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

1) Kliff Kingsbury getting things done in Lubbock
2) Dennis Dodd jinx?
3) Rany on the Cardinals?
4) Strong tone out of Tampa Bay

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2013 Posts: 248

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


The road to Atlanta and the Final Four begins today, get your brackets ready.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) 4Q Game of the Night – Portland Trailblazer (31-36) @ Chicago Bulls (36-30), 7 pm
3)  NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q Game of the Night – Boston Bruins (19-6-3, 41 pts) @ Ottawa Senators (16-8-6, 38 pts), 6:30 pm

Second Quarter: College Basketball NCAA Tournament Part One (Early Games to Watch)

1) East (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY) – 11 Bucknell Bison v. 6 Butler Bulldogs, 11:40 am/TruTV
2) West (EnergySolutions Arena/Salt Lake City, UT) – 9 Wichita State Shockers v. 8 Pittsburgh Panthers, 12:40 pm/TBS
3) Midwest (Palace of Auburn Hiils/Auburn Hills, MI) – 11 Saint Mary’s Gaels v. 6 Memphis Tigers, 1:45 pm/CBS
4) Midwest (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA) – 12 Oregon Ducks v. 5 Oklahoma State Cowboys, 3:40 pm/TNT

Third Quarter: College Basketball NCAA Tournament Part Two (Late Games to watch)

1) South (Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI) – 13 South Dakota State Rabbits v. 4 Michigan Wolverines, 6:15 pm/CBS
2) West (EnergySolutions Arna/Salt Lake City, UT) – 11 Belmont Bruins v. 6 Arizona Wildcats, 6:20 pm/TNT
3) East (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA) – 12 California Golden Bears v. 5 UNLV Running Rebels, 6:27 pm/TruTV
4) Midwest (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY) – 9 Missouri Tigers v. 8 Colorado State Rams, 8:20 pm/TBS

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) SI.com – Andy Staples gives you ten players to watch
2) CBSsports.com – Ed Reed is going to Houston
3) YahooSports.com – Top 10 NBA prospects in the NCAA tourney
4) FoxSports.com – Creighton moving to the Big East makes financial sense but will it pay off?

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2013 Posts: 90

2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament

For those who know the bracket great! But I feel that this blog needs to be a source of information on the biggest deal in sports so here is your field of 68. All times are Central and you’re on your own finding these channels.

KEY – MW = Midwest, W = West, S = South, E = East

Play-In Four (I refuse to call it by the name it’s billed as)

March 19 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
MW – 16 Liberty Flames (15-20) v. 16 North Carolina A&T Aggies (19-16), 5:40 pm TruTV
MW – 11 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (28-5) v. 11 Saint Mary’s Gaels (27-6), 8:10 pm TruTV

March 20 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
E – 16 LIU-Brooklyn Blackbirds (20-13) v. 16 James Madison Dukes (20-14), 5:40 pm TruTV
W – 13 Boise State Broncos (21-10) v. 13 LaSalle Explorers (21-9), 8:10 pm TruTV

Midwest Region

Thursday, March 21 (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY)
1 Louisville Cardinals (29-5) v. 16 Liberty/North Carolina A&T winner, 5:50 pm TBS
8 Colorado State Rams (25-8) v. 9 Missouri Tigers (23-10), 8:20 pm TBS

Thursday, March 21 (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA)
5 Oklahoma State Cowboys (24-8) v. 12 Oregon Ducks (26-8), 3:30 pm TNT
4 Saint Louis Billikens (27-6) v. 13 New Mexico State Aggies (24-10), 1:10 TNT

Thursday, March 21 (Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI)
6 Memphis Tigers (30-4) v. 11 Middle Tennessee/Saint Mary’s winner, 1:45 pm CBS
3 Michigan State Spartans (25-8) v. 14 Valparaiso Crusaders (26-7), 11:15 am CBS

Friday, March 22 (Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA)
7 Creighton Bluejays (27-7) v. 10 Cincinnati Bearcats (22-11), 1:45 pm CBS
2 Duke Blue Devils (27-5) v. 15 Albany Great Danes (24-10), 11:15 am CBS

Regional Finals – Lucas Oil Stadium/Indianapolis, IN March 29 and 31

West Region

Thursday, March 21 (EnergySolutions Arena/Salt Lake City, UT)
1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (31-2) v. 16 Southern Jaguars (23-9), 3:10 pm TBS
8 Pittsburgh Panthers (24-8) v. 9 Wichita State Shockers (26-8), 12:40 pm TBS

Friday, March 22 (Sprint Center/Kansas City, MO)
5 Wisconsin Badgers (23-11) v. 12 Mississippi Rebels (26-8), 11:40 am TruTV
4 Kansas State Wildcats (27-7) v. 13 Boise State/LaSalle winner, 2:10 pm TruTV

Thursday, March 21 (EnergySolutions Arena/Salt Lake City, UT)
6 Arizona Wildcats (25-7) v. 11 Belmont Bruins (26-6), 6:20 pm TNT
3 New Mexico Lobos (29-5) v. 14 Harvard Crimson (19-9), 8:50 pm TNT

Friday, March 22 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
7 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (25-9) v. 10 Iowa State Cyclones (22-11), 8:45 pm CBS
2 Ohio State Buckeyes (26-7) v. 15 Iona Gaels (20-13), 6:15 pm CBS

Regional Finals – Staples Center/Los Angeles, CA March 28 and 30

South Region

Friday, March 22 (Sprint Center/Kansas City, MO)
1 Kansas Jayhawks (29-5) v. 16 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (20-15), 8:50 pm TNT
8 North Carolina Tarheels (24-10) v. 9 Villanova Wildcats (20-13), 6:20 pm TNT

Thursday, March 21 (Palace of Auburn Hills/Auburn Hills, MI)
5 Virginia Commonwealth Rams (26-8) v. 12 Akron Zips (26-6), 8:45 pm CBS
4 Michigan Wolverines (26-7) v. 13 South Dakota State Jackrabbits (25-9), 6:15 pm CBS

Friday, March 22 (Frank Erwin Center/Austin, TX)
6 UCLA Bruins (25-9) v. 11 Minnesota Golden Gophers (20-12), 6:27 pm TruTV
3 Florida Gators (26-7) v. 14 Northwestern State Demons (23-8), 8:57 TruTV

Friday, March 22 (Wells Fargo Center/Philadelphia, PA)
7 San Diego State Aztecs (22-10) v. 10 Oklahoma Sooners (20-11), 5:50 pm TBS
2 Georgetown Hoyas (25-6) v. 15 Florida Gulf Coast (24-10), 8:20 pm TBS

Regional Finals – Cowboys Stadium/Arlington, TX March 29 and 31

East Region

Friday, March 22 (UD Arena/Dayton, OH)
1 Indiana Hoosiers (27-6) v. 16 LIU-Brooklyn/James Madison winner, 3:10 pm TBS
8 North Carolina State Wolfpack (24-10) v. 9 Temple Owls (23-9), 12:40 pm TBS

Thursday, March 21 (HP Pavilion/San Jose, CA)
5 UNLV Running Rebels (25-9) v. 12 California Golden Bears (20-11), 6:27 pm TruTV
4 Syracuse Orange (26-9) v. 13 Montana Grizzlies (25-6), 8:57 pm TruTV

Thursday, March 21 (Rupp Arena/Lexington, KY)
6 Butler Bulldogs (26-8) v. 11 Bucknell Bison (28-5), 11:40 am TruTV
3 Marquette Golden Eagles (23-8) v. 14 Davidson Wildcats (26-7), 2:10 pm TruTV

Friday, March 22 (Frank Erwin Center/Austin, TX)
7 Illinois Fighting Illini (22-12) v. 10 Colorado Buffaloes (21-11), 3:40 pm TNT
2 Miami (FL) Hurricanes (27-6) v. 15 Pacific Tigers (22-12), 1:10 pm TNT

Regional Finals – Verizon Center/Washington, D.C. March 28 and 30

2013 Final Four – Georgia Dome/Atlanta, GA April 6 and 8

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2013 Posts: 89