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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


St. Louis wins game seven to win the franchises first Stanley Cup

First Quarter: NBA Finals

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Can Toronto finish off the series in Oakland tonight?
3. Will Golden State force a game seven on Sunday?
4. NBA Finals GM6 (TOR 3-2): Raptors @ Warriors, 8 pm/ABC

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Finals

1. NHL scoreboard
2. The St. Louis Blues wins the franchises first title in 51 seasons of existence
3. Ryan O’Reilly wins the Conn Smythe trophy as playoff MVP
4. Blues took care of business on the road with a 10-3 record

Third Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. ESPN Thursday Night Baseball: Tigers v. Royals, 7 pm
3. Omaha, Nebraska will host the first MLB game in the state
4. Tonight’s game will serve as a kickoff for the 2019 College World Series

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1. US Open leaderboard
2. Hammer coming for at least six schools?
3. Celtics and Lakers vying for Anthony Davis
4. Tampering???

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2019 Posts: 119

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4Quarters: 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs Predictions Sure to go Wrong


The quest for the cup starts tonight, here’s what I see happening (or will get wrong)

Another spring and another quest for Lord Stanley’s Cup revs up, which means it’s time to make Stanley Cup Predictions Sure to go Wrong! New format this season with a change in divisions the top three teams and two wild cards from each conference make the playoffs.

Eastern Conference –

First Round:
A1 Boston Bruins v. W2 Detroit Red Wings, Bruins in Seven
A2 Tampa Bay Lightning v. A3 Montreal Canadians, Canadians in Six

M1 Pittsburgh Penguins v. W1 Columbus Blue Jackets, Penguins in Five
M2 New York Rangers v. M3 Philadelphia Flyers, Rangers in Seven

Second Round:
Boston Bruins v. Montreal Canadians, Bruins in Six
Pittsburgh Penguins v. New York Rangers, Rangers in Seven

Conference Finals:
Boston Bruins v. New York Rangers, Bruins in Five

Western Conference –

First Round:
C1 Colorado Avalanche v. W1 Minnesota Wild, Wild in Six
C2 St. Louis Blues v. C3 Chicago Blackhawks, Blackhawks in Five

P1 Anaheim Ducks v. W2 Dallas Stars, Ducks in Four
P2 San Jose Sharks v. P3 Los Angeles Kings, Kings in Seven

Second Round:
Chicago Blackhawks v. Minnesota Wild, Blackhawks in Six
Anaheim Ducks v. Los Angeles Kings, Kings in Five

Conference Finals:
Chicago Blackhawks v. Los Angeles Kings, Kings in Six

Stanley Cup Finals –

Boston Bruins v. Los Angeles Kings, Kings in Seven

KEY – A = Atlantic, M = Metropolitan, C = Central, P = Pacific, W = Wildcard

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2014 Posts: 77

2013 NHL Predictions Sure to go Wrong


Will Chicago make it three Stanley Cup championships in four seasons? Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Tonight the 2013-14 NHL season begins with the Chicago Blackhawks raising another banner (second in three seasons) and trying to defend their title. As per the start of a season I like to throw out predictions that likely will be wrong and make public for people to remind me later.

* = Playoff Team

Eastern Conference –

Atlantic Division: 1 Boston Bruins* 2 Detroit Red Wings* 3 Ottawa Senators* 4 Montreal Canadians* 5 Toronto Maple Leafs* 6 Florida Panthers 7 Tampa Bay Lightning 8 Buffalo Sabres

Metropolitan Division: 1 Philadelphia Flyers* 2 Pittsburgh Penguins* 3 New York Rangers* 4 Washington Capitals 5 Carolina Hurricanes 6 New Jersey Devils 7 New York Islanders 8 Columbus Blue Jackets

Western Conference –

Central: 1 Chicago Blackhawks* 2 Minnesota Wild* 3 St. Louis Blues* 4 Nashville Predators* 5 Winnipeg Jets* 6 Dallas Stars 7 Colorado Avalanche

Pacific Division: 1 Los Angeles Kings* 2 Anaheim Ducks* 3 San Jose Sharks* 4 Phoenix Coyotes 5 Edmonton Oilers 6 Vancouver Canucks 7 Calgary Flames

Stanley Cup Playoffs

Eastern Conference Playoffs –

First Round: 1 Boston Bruins over 8 Toronto Maple Leafs, 2 Philadelphia Flyers over 7 New York Rangers, 3 Detroit Red Wings over 6 Montreal Canadians, 4 Ottawa Senators over 5 Pittsburgh Penguins

Second Round: 1 Boston Bruins over 4 Ottawa Senators, 3 Detroit Red Wings over Philadelphia Flyers

Conference Finals: 1 Boston Bruins over 3 Detroit Red Wings

Western Conference Playoffs –

First Round: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 8 Winnipeg Jets, 2 Los Angeles Kings over 7 Nashville Predators, 3 Anaheim Ducks over 6 St. Louis Blues, 5 San Jose Sharks over 4 Minnesota Wild

Second Round: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 5 San Jose Sharks, 3 Anaheim Ducks over 2 Los Angeles Kings

Conference Finals: 1 Chicago Blackhawks over 3 Anaheim Ducks

Stanley Cup Finals –

Boston Bruins over Chicago Blackhawks in seven games

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2013 Posts: 229

2013 NHL Predictions Sure to go Wrong

Hockey starts this weekend (finally) so here are my predictions sure to go wrong, don’t worry we’ll have a three-man weave prediction sure to go wrong also. But here is my solo predictions that are sure to go wrong.


Los Angeles will look to defend its title after winning the Cup for the first time last season. Photo by Juan Ocampo/NHLI via Getty Images

Eastern Conference –

Atlantic: 1) New York Rangers* 2) Philadelphia Flyers* 3) Pittsburgh Penguins* 4) New Jersey Devils 5) New York Islanders

Northeast: 1) Boston Bruins* 2) Toronto Maple Leafs* 3) Ottawa Senators 4) Buffalo Sabres 5) Montreal Canadians

Southeast: 1) Washington Capitals* 2) Tampa Bay Lightning* 3) Carolina Hurricanes* 4) Florida Panthers 5) Winnipeg Jets

Eastern Conference Playoffs –

First Round:
1 New York Rangers over 8 Carolina Hurricanes in five games
2 Boston Bruins over 7 Toronto Maple Leafs in six games
6 Pittsburgh Penguins over 3 Washington Capitals in seven games
4 Philadelphia Flyers over 5 Tampa Bay Lightning in five games

Second Round:
1 New York Rangers over 6 Pittsburgh Penguins in six games
2 Boston Bruins over 4 Philadelphia Flyers in seven games

Eastern Conference Finals:
1 New York Rangers over 2 Boston Bruins in five games

Western Conference –

Central: 1) St. Louis Blues* 2) Chicago Blackhawks* 3) Detroit Red Wings* 4) Nashville Predators 5) Columbus Blue Jackets

Northwest: 1) Vancouver Canucks* 2) Minnesota Wild* 3) Calgary Flames 4) Edmonton Oilers 5) Colorado Avalanche

Pacific: 1) Los Angeles Kings* 2) San Jose Sharks* 3) Anaheim Ducks* 4) Phoenix Coyotes 5) Dallas Stars

Western Conference Finals –

First Round:
1 St. Louis Blues over 8 Anaheim Ducks in four games
2 Vancouver Canucks over 7 San Jose Sharks in five games
3 Los Angeles Kings over 6 Detroit Red Wings in six games
5 Minnesota Wild over 4 Chicago Blackhawks in seven games

Second Round:
5 Minnesota Wild over 1 St. Louis Blues in six games
3 Los Angeles Kings over 2 Vancouver Canucks in five games

Western Conference Finals:
3 Los Angeles Kings over Minnesota Wild in six game

Stanley Cup Finals –
Los Angeles Kings over New York Rangers in seven games

* = Playoff Team

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2013 Posts: 28

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

Kent State knocked off the top seed Florida Gators who leaves Omaha 2-and-Q. Photo by Mike Vamosi

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) SI.com counts down the top-100 US Olympic moments
2) Michael Phelps back for more
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the KC Star’s Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: MLB

1) Today’s games
2) R.A. Dickey w0w
3) The U.S. government wasted all of our time
4) #CrownARoyal for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game

Third Quarter: College World Series

1) College World Series Bracket
2) Florida State-UCLA preview for tonight’s elimination game
3) Last night’s round-up
4) South Carolina’s 22-game postseason and 12-game CWS winning streak game to an end against Arkansas last night

Fourth Quarter: NBA Finals

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) Charlotte is close to hiring a new coach and here is who it could be
3) RED FLAG! For Mr. Sullinger
4) ESPN’s daily dime

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

Los Angeles won their first Stanley Cup in club history last night beating New Jersey in game six at the Staples Center. Photo by Getty Images

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Golf Digest’s 10 steps to preview/win the US Open later this week
2) Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports ties the CWS to the NCAA college football discussion
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the KC Star’s Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: College Baseball/MLB

1) Today’s games
2) My Kings of Kauffman article on the Return of Zack Greinke tonight to KC
3) College World Series bracket with times
4) #CrownARoyal for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game

Third Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Finals

1) Jonathan Quick was Conn Smythe good this postseason or any previous
2) NHL.com Trending Tuesday and Twitter reactions
3) The Kings won with a good amount of homegrown talent
4) Also here else the Kings were built

Fourth Quarter: NBA Finals

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) CBSsportsline NBA Finals article by Ken Berger
3) SI.com’s Finals Picks and ESPN.com’s Picks
4) ESPN’s daily dime

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

Harvey, Harvey, Harvey … maybe focus on non-athletic matter because you just sound increasingly dumber. Photo by the AP

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) How about a soccer link? Tough your getting one anyways
2) B1G wants the status quo for a playoff and Stewart Mandel chimes in
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the KC Star’s Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: College Baseball/MLB Draft/MLB

1) Today’s games
2) The NCAA baseball Super Regional’s are set and here are the match-ups
3) Last night the MLB Draft begun and here are the results
4) #CrownARoyal for the 2012 MLB All-Star Game and here are the current ASG voting results

Third Quarter: NHL Playoffs

1) Tonight’s NHL schedule
2) NHL.com Trending Tuesday
3) Old is new for the ‘Habs in who they hired as their new head coach
4) How about a Will Ferrell talking hockey at the Stanley Cup Finals with NHL.com

Fourth Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) Tonight’s schedule
2) Gregg Doyel examines the LBJ-Durant argument
3) Spurs last stand? This writer feels so and I hope he’s right
4) ESPN’s daily dime

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