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Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week

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The Men’s Final Four is set!

First Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Six games scheduled tonight
TNT Monday DH:
3. Cavaliers @ Spurs, 7 pm
4. Pelicans @ Jazz, 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Six games tonight
3. The playoff push continues with a couple weeks left
4. Monday NBCSN Game: Blackhawks @ Lightning, 6:30 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1. College basketball scoreboards – men & women
2. The Women’s Final Four will be set tonight but who will join Stanford and Mississippi State?
3. Tonight’s Elite Eight Match-ups
Bridgeport Region: 10 Oregon v. 1 Connecticut, 6:06 pm/ESPN
Stockton Region: 3 Florida State v. 1 South Carolina, 8:06 pm/ESPN
4. Men’s Final Four has two first timers in Gonzaga & South Carolina another making their first trip in 78 years (Oregon) and making their 20th appearance North Carolina

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: Q&A with Sam Ponder
2. Game times for Saturday
3. Goodell criticizes Oakland stadium efforts 
4. Jonah Keri’s trade index

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend

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St. Louis heads home with the World Series tied at one. Photo from USA Today

First Quarter: MLB World Series

1) MLB scoreboard
2) World Series Game 3/Sunday (Series Tied 1-1/Busch Stadium): Boston Red Sox @ St. Louis Cardinals, 7:07/FOX
3) Game 3 Pitching Match-up: Jake Peavy v. Joe Kelly
4) The Cardinals used a big 7th inning to tie the series before going home to St. Louis for game three Sunday

Second Quarter: 4Q CFB Games of the Week

1) 24 Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-1, 2-0 B1G) @ Minnesota Golden Gophers (5-2, 1-2 B1G), 11 am/ESPN
2) 10 Texas Tech Red Raiders (7-0, 4-0 Big XII) @ 15 Oklahoma Sooners (6-1, 3-1 Big XII), 2:30 pm/FOX
3) 12 UCLA Bruins (5-1, 2-1 PAC-12) @ 3 Oregon Ducks (7-0, 4-0 PAC-12), 6 pm/ESPN
4) 21 South Carolina Gamecocks (5-2, 3-2 SEC) @ 5 Missouri Tigers (7-0, 3-0 SEC), 6 pm/ESPN2
5) 6 Stanford Cardinal (6-1, 4-1 PAC-12) @ 25 Oregon State Beavers (6-1, 4-0 PAC-12), 9:30 pm/ESPN

Third Quarter: 4Q NFL Games of the Week

1) Cleveland Browns (3-4) @ Kansas City Chiefs (7-0), Noon/FOX
2) Dallas Cowboys (4-3) @ Detroit Lions (4-3), Noon/CBS
3) New York Jets (4-3) @ Cincinnati Bengals (5-2), 3:05 pm/CBS
4) Sunday Night Football: Green Bay Packers (4-2) @ Minnesota Vikings (1-5), 7:30 pm/NBC

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) SI.com’s NBA Crystal Ball for the 2013-14 season
2) Tunnel Walk of Shame – Minnesota
3) NHL scores
4) Weekend College and NFL broadcasters 

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2013 Posts: 249

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Georgia’s tough opening schedule continues between the hedges. Photo by GERRY MELENDEZ/THE STATE/GETTY IMAGES

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Boston Red Sox (85-57) @ New York Yankees (75-65), 6:05 pm
3) Pittsburgh Pirates (81-58) @ St. Louis Cardinals (80-60), 7:15 pm
4) Tampa Bay Rays (77-62) @ Seattle Mariners (63-77), 9:10 pm

Second Quarter: 4Q CFB Games of the Week

1) 2 Oregon Ducks (1-0) @ Virginia Cavaliers (1-0), 2:30 pm/ABC or ESPN2
2) 6 South Carolina Gamecocks (1-0) @ 11 Georgia Bulldogs (0-1), 3:30 pm/ESPN
3) 14 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (1-0) @ 17 Michigan Wolverines (1-0), 7 pm/ESPN
4) San Jose State Spartans (1-0) @ 5 Stanford Cardinal (0-0), 10 pm/PAC-12 Network

Third Quarter: 4Q NFL Games of the Week

1) Minnesota Vikings @ Detroit Lions, Noon/FOX
2) Atlanta Falcons @ New Orleans Saints, Noon/FOX
3) Green Bay Packers @ San Francisco 49ers, 3:25 pm/FOX
4) New York Giants @ Dallas Cowboys, 7:30 pm/NBC

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) Big week in Olympic voting
2) Grant Wahl on lineup changes for USA-Costa Rica tonight
3) Holly Anderson week 2 CFB viewing guide
4) CBSsports.com – Golf Leaderboards

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4Quarters 2013 CFB Predictions Sure to go Wrong

Nick Saban
Can anyone beat the Tide? This dummy thinks so! Photo by Getty Images

College football begins tonight and what better time to put out my predictions sure to go wrong. I’ll be out of town until Tuesday so please get your 4Q fix with this post. Thanks and with that here are said predictions.

SEC –
East: 1. South Carolina 2. Georgia 3. Florida 4. Vanderbilt 5. Tennessee 6. Missouri 7. Kentucky
West: 1. Alabama 2. LSU 3. Texas A&M 4. Mississippi 5. Auburn 6. Arkansas 7. Mississippi State
SEC Title Game (Atlanta, GA): Alabama over South Carolina

Big Ten –
Leaders: 1. Ohio State 2. Wisconsin 3. Penn State 4. Indiana 5. Illinois 6. Purdue
Legends: 1. Nebraska 2. Northwestern 3. Michigan 4. Michigan State 5. Minnesota 6. Iowa
B1G Title Game (Indianapolis, IN): Ohio State over Nebraska

Big XII –
1. Oklahoma State 2. Oklahoma 3. TCU 4. Baylor 5. Texas 6. Kansas State 7. Texas Tech 8. West Virginia 9. Iowa State 10. Kansas

ACC –
Atlantic: 1. Clemson 2. Florida State 3. Wake Forest 4. Maryland 5. North Carolina State 6. Syracuse 7. Boston College
Coastal: 1. Miami (FL) 2. Virginia Tech 3. Virginia 4. Georgia Tech 5. North Carolina 6. Pittsburgh 7. Duke
ACC Title Game (Charlotte, N.C.): Clemson over Miami (FL)

PAC-12 –
North: 1. Stanford 2. Oregon 3. Washington 4. Oregon State 5. California 6. Washington State
South: 1. UCLA 2. Arizona State 3. Southern California 4. Arizona 5. Utah 6. Colorado
PAC-12 Title Game (Campus Location): Stanford over UCLA

American Athletic –
1. Louisville 2. Central Florida 3. Cincinnati 4. SMU 5. Houston 6. South Florida 7. Rutgers 8. Connecticut 9. Memphis 10. Temple

Mountain West –
Mountain: 1. Boise State 2. Utah State 3. Air Force 4. Wyoming 5. Colorado State 6. New Mexico
West: 1. San Diego State 2. Fresno State 3. San Jose State 4. Nevada 5. Hawaii 6. UNLV
MWC Title Game (Campus Location): Boise State over San Diego State

Conference USA –
East: 1. East Carolina 2. Marshall 3. UAB 4. Middle Tennessee 5. Southern Miss 6. Florida Atlantic 7. Florida International
West: 1. Tulsa 2. Louisiana Tech 3. Rice 4. Tulane 5. North Texas 6. UTSA 7. UTEP
CUSA Title Game (Campus Location): Tulsa over East Carolina

Independents –
1. Notre Dame 2. BYU 3. Navy 4. Army 5. Old Dominion 6. Idaho 7. New Mexico State

Mid American –
East: 1. Ohio 2. Bowling Green 3. Kent State 4. Buffalo 5. Miami (OH) 6. Akron 7. Massachusetts
West: 1. Northern Illinois 2. Toledo 3. Western Michigan 4. Ball State 5. Central Michigan 6. Eastern Michigan
MAC Title Game (Detroit, MI): Northern Illinois over Ohio

Sun Belt –
1. Louisiana-Monroe 2. Louisiana 3. Western Kentucky 4. Arkansas State 5. Texas State 6. Troy 7. Georgia State 8. South Alabama

Bowl Predictions (BcS Bowls) –
BCS National Champions Ship Game (Pasadena, CA): Stanford (PAC-12) over Alabama (SEC)
Rose Bowl Game: Oregon (PAC-12) over Ohio State (B1G)
Fiesta Bowl: Nebraska (B1G) over Oklahoma State (Big XII)
Sugar Bowl: South Carolina (SEC) over Notre Dame (IND)
Orange Bowl: Louisville (AAC) over Clemson (AAC)

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2013 Posts: 206

And see you Tuesday, September 3rd!

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!


This Desmond Howard photo  is drawing similar interest to Johnny Football. Photo by Getty Images

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Trevor Plouffe catch and Fountain Mom photos and video 
2) John Axford ticket exchange? Greatful Dead Night in San Francisco
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) With a few weeks until college football begins here’s a list of Heisman contenders
2) Why Alabama fans care the most? Errr are the most hardcore
3) Texas A&M chooses the same lawyers that Auburn used a couple years ago
4) How about a Steve Spurrier article?

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

1) NBA – John Wall working with the “Glove” to improve
2) NFL – Vince Young is back in the NFL
3) NHL – Today’s 30 for 30 on NHL.com is the San Jose Sharks
4) CFB – Johnny Football and Desmond Howard

Fourth Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Detroit remains hot last night in Cleveland
3) Bud Selig’s legacy 
4) Another A-Rod story

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2013 Posts: 189

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 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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