Posts Tagged ‘ Rutgers Scarlet Knights ’

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


The Royals beat the White Sox 4-3, just a small sample from the postgame celebration.

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Hottest seat in Major League Baseball
3) Royals steal game against White Sox last night
4) September 2 Standings – Divisions and Wildcard

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Forde Yard Dash: Coaches who need a win this weekend
2) Dennis Dodd on how ND and BYU can make the CFB playoff
3) Rutgers issues another apology
4) Matt Hinton puts a bow on week 3 and why you still can’t trust Southern Cal

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Darren Sproles highlights set to Super Mario music 
2) Vikings “fumbled” the Adrian Peterson decision
3) Keith Olbermann “National Freefall League” part 1 and part 2
4) Minnesota’s governor says AD should be suspended and look who’s appealing

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Media Circus: Gus Johnson stepping down as FOX’s top soccer broadcaster
2) MLS scoreboard
3) Sam Mellinger of the KC Star twitter Tuesday, 9-16
4) Rihanna puts CBS on blast

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2014 Posts: 174

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Monday Edition`

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week

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Happy Monday and yes I’ve got a link about the Chihauhuas

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Milwaukee Brewers (59-47) @ Tampa Bay Rays (51-54), 6:10 pm
3. Washington Nationals (57-45) @ Miami Marlins (51-53), 6:10 pm
4. Pittsburgh Pirates (55-49) @ San Francisco Giants (57-48), 9:15 pm

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1. NBA free agent tracker
2. So K. Love doesn’t want to risk getting hurt playing for team USA?
3. NHL free agent tracker
4. Which team had the best offseason?

Third Quarter: College Football

1. B1G media days begins today in Chicago
2. Maryland and Rutgers are in the league (still sinking in)
3. Who wins the new East/West divisions?
4. Can the conference get a team to the playoff?

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: John Madden in retirement
2. The 30: Center of attention
3. Dog days of summer in El Paso an article from SportsLogos.Net 
4. Stephen A Smith “apology” on the fake debate show

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2014 Posts: 134

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Match day. Photo from SportsNation

First Quarter: World Cup

1) Bracket
2) Today’s foe Belgium
3) Planet Futbol preview
4) Historic city that the game will be played at
5) Flip the script

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) Basketball Insiders keeps you posted on FA moves
2) Rumors and such
3) Hockey’s free agent frenzy
4) Tracker

Third Quarter:  MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Starting line-ups for July 1
3) Seattle rotation only getting stronger
4) A’s need to go for broke
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) The 30: Middling 

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Stewart Mandel’s mailbag
2) NFL.com ranked the 14 best college football stadiums
3) Today’s scores from Wimbledon 
4) Old faces in new places today due to realignment

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2014 Posts: 115

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

A look at the new floor design for CenturyLink Center Omaha.
Creighton University debuted a new logo and men’s basketball court last night at the CenturyLink Center. Photo by GoCreighton.com

First Quarter: MLB Postseason

1) MLB scoreboard
2) ALDS Game 5: Detroit Tigers @ Oakland Athletics, 7 pm/TBS
3) Winner faces Boston in the ALCS
4) NLCS is set Los Angeles versus St. Louis 

Second Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) Rutgers Scarlet Knights (4-1, 1-0 AAC) @ 8 Louisville Cardinals (5-0, 1-0 AAC), 6:30 pm/ESPN
3) San Diego State Aztecs (2-3, 1-0 MWC) @ Air Force Falcons (1-5, 0-4 MWC), 8 pm/CBS Sports Network
4) Arizona Wildcats (3-1, 0-1 PAC-12) @ Southern California Trojans (3-2, 0-2 PAC-12), 9:30 pm/FS1

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Thursday Night Football: New York Giants (0-5) @ Chicago Bears (3-2), 7:25 pm/NFL Network
2) AFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Cincinnati Bengals (3-2) @ Buffalo Bills (2-3), Noon/CBS
3) NFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Detroit Lions (3-2) @ Cleveland Browns (3-2), Noon/FOX
4) Worst Game of the Weekend: Jacksonville Jaguars (0-5) @ Denver Broncos (5-0), 3:05 pm/CBS

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

1) SI.com best and worst cast for each Eastern Conference team
2) Bruce Feldman’s week seven picks
3) Holly Anderson’s weekend viewing guide
4) Creighton University debuted a new athletics logo yesterday

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2013 Posts: 237

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!


Jonathan Quick didn’t let a goal past him in the Kings game one win over San Jose. Photo by Chris Williams/Icon SMI

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Indiana and San Antonio are a win from the conference finals
3) 5 Chicago Bulls @ 1 Miami Heat, 6 pm/TNT – MIA 3-1
4) 5 Memphis Grizzlies @ 1 Oklahoma City Thunder, 8:30 pm/TNT – MEM 3-1

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Pittsburgh and Los Angeles jumped out to 1-0 series leads
3) Boston-New York begins tomorrow
4) 7 Detroit Red Wings @ 1 Chicago Blackhawks, 7 pm/NBC Sports Network

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball: Boston Red Sox (22-17)/J. Lester (5-0, 2.73) @ Tampa Bay Rays (20-18)/D. Price (1-3, 4.78), 6:10 pm
3) Atlanta Braves (22-17)/T. Hudson (4-2, 4.70) @ Arizona Diamondbacks (22-18)/I. Kennedy (1-3, 4.83), 2:40 pm
4) Milwaukee Brewers (16-21)/Y. Gallardo (3-2, 4.70) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (22-17)/W. Rodriguez (3-2, 3.62), 6:05 pm

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) SI.com – Top 50 earning athletes in the US
2) CBSsports.com – Rutgers is a women which is a school first
3) Grantland.com – Katie Baker’s NHL round two predictions
4) TodayInSports.com – Good day of sports birthdays

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2013 Posts: 135

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

4Quarters Weekly College Pick’em: Jerry and Mike Go Bowling! (Dec. 28 Bowls)

Yesterday we both were 2-1 in which we both whiffed on UCLA in the Holiday Bowl. Today we’ve got contrast in which I like Louisiana-Monroe and he like Ohio. We both agree on Rutgers taking the Russell Athletic and Texas Tech big in Houston.

Again, instead of giving you each bowl game all at once we’ll give you are picks in a daily dose of them.

Friday – December 28, 2012
AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl (Shreveport, Louisiana): Ohio Bobcats (8-4, 4-4 MAC) v. Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks (8-4, 6-2 Sun Belt), 1 pm/ESPN
M – This isn’t anything against Frank Solich or Ohio in what I’m about to say. But Louisiana-Monroe has tangled with the big boys and has a SEC victory (you could say the win against Arkansas at a “neutral” site fueled the free fall). They can score, just look at the point totals produced (not just against so-so defenses like Auburn and Baylor) this season against everyone. Kolton Browning has been a handful for everyone and will be for the Bobcats as well. The Pick: Louisiana-Monroe 38 Ohio 24
J – Another good battle of mid-majors in Shreveport. Louisiana-Monroe sparked Arkansas’ collapse had Auburn dead to rights before kicking did them in and traded punches with Baylor while Ohio went into a hostile environment in Happy Valley and beat Penn State going away in the season opener. This game comes down to whether the Warhawks can slow down the Bobcats duel-threat QB Tyler Tettleton and RB Beau Blakenship, one of the nation’s best backs. Todd Berry’s got a game squad but I’ve got a soft spot for Ohio, so … The Pick: Ohio 33 Louisiana-Monroe 29

Russell Athletic Bowl (Orlando, Florida): Rutgers Scarlett Knights (9-3, 5-2 Big East) v. Virginia Tech Hokies (6-6, 4-4 ACC), 4:30 pm/ESPN
M – I know give Frank Beamer time and he’ll come up with a game plan to beat you. While you’re probably right and this is an opponent that VA Tech could exploit but this isn’t a classic Hokie team as shown by the results. I don’t like this Rutgers team but I do like them more than who they’re playing. The Pick: Rutgers 20 Virginia Tech 13
J – The Scarlet Knights went 9-3 and won a share of the Big East in the first season after Greg Schiano (cut to Bucs fans banging their heads on the desk) and this game appears to be theirs for the taking against a Virginia Tech team that outside of a win against Duke and a hard-fought loss to Florida State has look largely uninspired this season. Expect Rutgers bowl-game winning streak to extend to 6. The Pick: Rutgers 27 Virginia Tech 14

Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas (Houston, Texas): Minnesota Golden Gophers (6-6, 2-6 B1G) v. Texas Tech Red Raiders (7-5, 4-5 Big XII), 8 pm/ESPN
M – Minnesota is a team I’ve seen in person the past two seasons and like where Jerry Kill has the program heading. I don’t like this match-up for the Golden Gophers who have a decent pass defense but haven’t seen an offense like Texas Tech. Also the Red Raiders are playing in their home state and will have enough to make it feel like an away game for Goldie unless I’m overlooking the “snowbird” factor. The Pick: Texas Tech 45 Minnesota 20
J – There should be concerns for the Red Raiders coming into this game with an interim coach and an extremely leaky defense but their quick-strike offense should carry them quite easily against a Golden Gopher team that struggled almost all year to score. The Pick: Texas Tech 38 Minnesota 10 

Rankings are from BcS Standings

Current Bowl Record: Mike (5-6), Jerry (6-5)
Regular Season Total: Jerry (92-49), Mike (92-49)

Previous Bowl Pick’em Results

Current Bowl Results –

Gilden New Mexico Bowl: Nevada 48 Arizona 49
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Toledo 15 Utah State 41
San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl: BYU 23 San Diego State 6
Beef “O” Brady Bowl St. Petersburg: Ball State 17 UCF 38
R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: East Carolina 34 Louisiana-Lafayette 43
MAACO Bowl Las Vegas: Washington 26 Boise State 28
Sheraton Hawai’i Bowl: Fresno State 10 SMU 43
Little Caesars Bowl: Western Kentucky 21 Central Michigan 24
Military Bowl presented by Northrop Grumman: San Jose State 29 Bowling Green 20
Belk Bowl: Cincinnati 48 Duke 34
Bridgeport Education Holiday Bowl: Baylor 49 UCLA 26

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