Posts Tagged ‘ Tom Brady ’

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week


RIP to Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1. NBA scoreboard
2. 4Q NBA Viewing Choice of the Night: Nuggets (18-26) @ LA Clippers (30-14), 9:30 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. 4Q NHL Viewing Choice of the Night: No game tonight, Team Toews beat Team Foligno 17-12 in the 60th ASG

Second Quarter: Super Bowl XLIX

1. Super Bowl XLIX is six days from today
2. Tomorrow is media day which will be a carnival as usual
3. Seattle arrived yesterday and New England arrives today
4. Team Irvin defeated Team Carter 32-28 in the Pro Bowl

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1. MBB and WBB scoreboards
2. Coach K got his 1,000 victory yesterday at MSG versus St. John’s
3. Syracuse (14-6, 5-2 ACC) @ 13 North Carolina (16-4, 6-1 ACC), 6 pm/ESPN
4. 19 Texas (14-5, 3-3 Big XII) @ 15 Iowa State (14-4, 4-2 Big XII), 8 pm/ESPN

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Media Circus: Mark Brunell on his outburst against Tom Brady
2. ESPN.com let’s you know the missing piece for your favorite NFL team, Richard Sherman on the Patriots punishment
3. Hey look at who wants to change the dates for the College Football Playoff
4. RIP to Mr. Cub, Commissioner Rob Manfred is now in charge and he wrote a letter to the fans

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2015 Posts: 16

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


“Hey you cool with taking the blame here?”

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Thursday Night TNT DH: Spurs (27-16) @ Bulls (27-16) 7 pm/Nets (18-24) @ LA Clippers (28-14) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) NHL All-Star Break begins today

Second Quarter Super Bowl XLIX

1) Deflate gate day four
2) Bill Belichick throws Tom Brady under the bus
3) Richard Sherman doesn’t seem to be a Brady fan
4) Seahawks don’t seem to care about the current story lines

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) College Basketball Scoreboards Men’s/Women’s
2) DePaul (10-9, 4-2 BIG EAST) @ 24 Seton Hall (13-4, 3-2 BIG EAST), 6 pm/FOX Sports 1
3) 7 Arizona (16-2, 4-1 PAC-12) @ Stanford (13-4, 4-1 PAC-12), 8 pm/ESPN2
4) 13 Maryland (17-2, 5-1 B1G) @ 14 Indiana (14-4, 4-1 B1G), 8 pm/ESPNU

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1) Jonah Keri on how the Marlins look at sustained success
2) Sean McIndoe on the apathy and absurdity of the NHL All-Star Game
3) HOT STOVE
4) Why Gary Andersen left Wisconsin by Dennis Dodd

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2015 Posts: 14

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Forget Brady-Manning, this is where the dislike lies. Photo by Elaine Thompson/AP; Gerry Broome/AP

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scores
2) ESPN Friday DH – Los Angeles Clippers (27-13) @ New York Knicks (15-24) 6 pm; Golden State Warriors (25-15) @ Oklahoma City Thunder (29-10), 8:30 pm
3) NHL scores
4) 4Q Game of the Night – Anaheim Ducks (36-8-5, 77 pts) @ Chicago Blackhawks (30-8-11, 71 pts), 7 pm/NHL Network

Second Quarter: College Basketball

Saturday –
1) 25 Oklahoma Sooners (13-4, 2-2 Big XII) @ 12 Baylor Bears (13-3, 1-2 Big XII), 1 pm/ESPN
2) 25 UCLA Bruins (14-3, 3-1 PAC-12) @ Utah Utes (13-4, 2-3 PAC-12), 3 pm/FS1
3) 9 Oklahoma State Cowboys (15-2, 3-1 Big XII) @ 15 Kansas Jayhawks (12-4, 3-0 Big XII), 3 pm/CBS
4) 22 Pittsburgh Panthers (16-1, 4-0 ACC) @ 2 Syracuse Orange (17-0, 4-0 ACC), 3 pm/ESPN

Third Quarter: NFL Conference Championship Weekend

1) AFC Championship: 2 New England Patriots (12-4) @ 1 Denver Broncos (13-3), 2 pm/CBS
2) Brady-Manning XV Bowl prediction: Patriots 35 Broncos 38
3) NFC Championship: 5 San Francisco 49ers (12-4) @ 1 Seattle Seahawks (13-3), 5:30 pm/FOX
4) Carroll-Harbaugh Bowl: 49ers 24 Seahawks 28

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) New site Basketball Insiders and has a mock draft (I like it because it was written by a friend and the Suns first pick)
2) Ex-pro athletes who couldn’t win their rec league
3) Friday’s Mad Chatter
4) MMQB previews Sunday’s conference championship games (and from the article which the photo is from)

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

2014 Posts: 14

The Super Bowl Returns to New Orleans

Today is Super Bowl XLVII which will take place for the 10th time in New Orleans. The Baltimore Ravens (10-6) represent the AFC while the San Francisco 49ers (11-4-1) represent the NFC. Here is a look at the all the previous Super Bowls played in the Crescent City.


The Mercedes-Benz Superdome will host its first Super Bowl since 2002 when Baltimore faces San Francisco. Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images

Super Bowl IV (January 11, 1970): Kansas City Chiefs (AFL) 23 Minnesota Vikings (NFL) 7 – Tulane Stadium
Super Bowl VI (January 16, 1972): Dallas Cowboys (NFC) 24 Miami Dolphins (AFC) 3 – Tulane Stadium
Super Bowl IX (January 12, 1975): Pittsburgh Steelers (AFC) 16 Minnesota Vikings (NFC) 6 – Tulane Stadium
Super Bowl XII (January 15, 1978): Dallas Cowboys (NFC) 27 Denver Broncos (AFC) 10 – Louisiana Superdome
Super Bowl XV (January 25, 1981): Oakland Raiders (AFC) 27 Philadelphia Eagles (NFC) 10 – Louisiana Superdome
Super Bowl XX (January 26, 1986): Chicago Bears (NFC) 46 New England Patriots (AFC) 10 – Louisiana Superdome
Super Bowl XXIV (January 28, 1990): San Francisco 49ers (NFC) 55 Denver Broncos (AFC) 10 – Louisiana Superdome
Super Bowl XXXI (January 26, 1997): Green Bay Packers (NFC) 35 New England Patriots (AFC) 21 – Louisiana Superdome
Super Bowl XXXVI (February 3, 2002): New England Patriots (AFC) 20 St. Louis Rams (NFC) 17 – Louisiana Superdome


Tom Brady (left) and Adam Vinateri (right) led the Patriots to a 20-17 win over the Rams in 2002, the last time the game was played in New Orleans. Photo by Sports Illustrated

Average score for AFC teams: 15.5
Average score for NFC teams: 25.2
Average score for winning team: 30.3
Average score for losing team: 10.4

Team Records: 
Dallas Cowboys (2-0)
Kansas City Chiefs (1-0), Pittsburgh Steelers (1-0), Oakland Raiders (1-0), Chicago Bears (1-0), Green Bay Packers (1-0), San Francisco 49ers (1-0)
New England Patriots (1-2)
St. Louis Rams (0-1), Philadelphia Eagles (0-1), Miami Dolphins (0-1),
Denver Broncos (0-2), Minnesota Vikings (0-2)

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2013 Posts: 44

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend

Andy Roddick announced Thursday that he’ll retire following the US Open. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

First Quarter: MLB Scoreboard/Series to Watch

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Baltimore Orioles (72-58) M. Gonzalez (5-3, 3.68) @ New York Yankees (75-55) H. Kuroda (12-9, 2.98), 6:05 pm
3) St. Louis Cardinals (71-60) A. Weinwright (13-10, 3.63) @ Washington Nationals (79-51) G. Gonzalez (16-7, 3.28), 6:05 pm
4) Chicago White Sox (72-58) J. Peavy (9-9, 3.09) @ Detroit Tigers (69-61) D. Fister (7-8, 3.67), 6:05 pm

Second Quarter: Top 25 College Football Games

1) 24 Boise State Broncos @ 13 Michigan State Spartans, 7 pm/ESPN (Friday)
2) 14 Clemson Tigers v. Auburn Tigers (Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Classic/Atlanta, GA), 6 pm/ESPN (Saturday)
3) 8 Michigan Wolverines v. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide (Cowboy Classic/Arlington, TX), 7 pm/ABC (Saturday)
4) Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets @ 16 Virginia Tech Hokies, 7 pm/ESPN (Monday)

Third Quarter: Four other College Football Games to Watch (All Games Saturday)

1) Ohio Bobcats @ Penn State Nittany Lions, 11 am/ESPN
2) Southern Miss Golden Eagles @ 17 Nebraska Cornhuskers, 2:30 pm/ABC
3) Tulsa Golden Hurricanes @ Iowa State Cyclones, 2:30 pm/Fox Sports Network
4) San Diego State Aztecs @ Washington Huskies, 9:30 pm/Pac-12 Network

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) Enjoy this outstanding promo for Bruce Lee night coming up in San Francisco
2) Bob Craft says Tom Brady is better than Joe Montana
3) Grantland college football weekend preview
4) Yahoo Sports Minute  

Bonus: US Open brackets

Since Monday is Labor Day, I’ve not made a decision if I’ll have an edition up, if not have a great holiday weekend! Thanks for reading Four Quarters! Follow me on twitter @MikeVmos

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

Almost done with the week here are four Thursday topics for you to be cooler at the water cooler on Groundhogs Day

Drew Doughty played beat the clock last night but was home cooking involved?

First Quarter: NHL

Tonight the NHL keeps chugging along with action so here is the slate, listed are two key divisional match-ups oh how about this LA

1) Minnesota Wild @ Colorado Avalanche, 8 pm
2) Dallas Stars @ San Jose Sharks, 9:30 pm

Second Quarter: NBA tonight

Enjoy the scoreboard tonight in the association, TNT has alright games tonight

1) Chicago Bulls @ New York Knicks, 7 pm TNT
2) Denver Nuggets @ Los Angeles Clippers, 9:30 pm TNT

Third Quarter: Super Bowl XLVI Week

Jim Trotter on Tom Brady … Joe Posnanski on when did Tom Coughlin become a good NFL coach … Grag Garber on the Pats

Fourth Quarter: A little of this and a little of that

Husker Locker (who you should read anyways) on the Pelini recruiting … oh Akron … and Pelini part II

Monday Edition

Four topics on this Monday for you to enjoy

SPOILER ALERT (if you didn't watch football yesterday)! These two QBs will be in Indy

 
First Quarter: Conference Championship ResultsAFC: No. 2 Baltimore Ravens 20 @ No. 1 New England Patriots 23
NFC: No. 4 New York Giants 20 @ No. 2 San Francisco 49ers 17 F/OT

  
Second Quarter: Super Bowl XLII the sequelSuper Bowl XLVI (Indianapolis, IN/Feb. 5, 2012) will be a rematch of Super Bowl XLII (Glendale, AZ) in which the Giants beat the unbeaten Patriots 17-14. New England will be making their 7th SB (3-3) appearance in franchise history (lost SBXX (New Orleans) to Chicago, SBXXXI (New Orleans) Green Bay, won SBXXXVI (New Orleans) against St. Louis, SBXXXVIII (Houston) Carolina, SBXXXIX (Jacksonville) Philadelphia, lost SBXLII (Glendale, AZ) to theNew York Giants). For big blue this is their 5th (3-1) appearance on Super Sunday (XXI (Pasadena, CA) beat Denver, XXV (Tampa Bay) Buffalo, XXXV (Tampa Bay) lost to Baltimore, XLII (Glendale, AZ) defeated New England).
 
Third Quarter: NCAA Men’s Basketball Top25

Here is this weeks ESPN/USA Today Coaches Top25 Poll the top five, 1. Kentucky, 2. Missouri, 3. Ohio State, 4. Syracuse and 5. Kansas

And now the debut of the 4Quarters Top14 (Available each Monday the rest of the CBB season)
1. Kentucky Wildcats/SEC (19-1)
2. Murray State Racers/OVC (20-0)
3. Missouri Tigers/BigXII (18-1)
4. Syracuse Orange/BigEast (20-1)
5. Kansas Jayhawks/BigXII (16-3)
6. Ohio State Buckeyes/B1G (17-3)
7. Baylor Bears/BigXII (17-2)
8. North Carolina Tarheels/ACC (16-3)
9. Duke Blue Devils/ACC (16-3)
10. Creighton Bluejays/MVC (18-2)
11. San Diego State/MWC (17-2)
12. UNLV/MWC (18-3)
13. Saint Mary’s/WCC (19-2)
14. Harvard/Ivy (16-2)
  

Fourth Quarter: Today’s ScoreboardTonight’s NHL and NBA games
Oh and friend of the blog Bob Gurnett provided this, and this week’s NHL’s Three Stars 
 
 
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