Posts Tagged ‘ Tom Verducci ’

Monday Edition

Here are four Monday topics for you to start the week

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Lamar Jackson and the Ravens defeated the previous unbeaten Patriots on SNF. Photo from SI.com

First Quarter: NFL

1. The San Francisco 49ers are the last unbeaten
2. On a bye but the Cincinnati Bengals are your last winless team
3. Hey NFC East on MNF, how original!
4. Monday Night Football: Cowboys (4-3) @ Giants (2-6), 7:15 pm

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1. NBA scoreboard
2. NBATV Monday DH: Pelicans @ Nets, 6:30 pm; Trail Blazers @ Warriors, 9:30 pm
3. NHL scoreboard
4. Four games on the ice tonight

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Best team in college football after ten weeks?
2. Which team took the worst loss week nine?
3. Coach on the hot seat? Since Willie Taggert got fired from Florida State
4. Week Eleven game are you watching?

Fourth Quarter: MLS Playoffs

1. MLS schedule
2. MLS Cup week!
3. Toronto FC returns to the finals going to hoist the cup a second time
4. Seattle Sounders FC also in search of their second title

Overtime: Weekend Links

1. JD Martinez not opting out apparently
2. No qualifying offer from the Yanks to Didi
3. Forde Yard Dash (in its new home) setting up this weekends SEC clash
4. Tom Verducci on the moment that flipped the World Series

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2019 Posts: 221

The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week

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Where’s Houston in the polls?

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball (GM1): Cardinals (73-64) @ Pirates (67-69), 6 pm
3. Blue Jays (77-61) @ Yankees (72-65), 6:05 pm
2. ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball (GM2): Rangers (82-56) @ Mariners (70-67), 9 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1. One sleep away from the start of the NFL season
2. Thursday I’ll drop the predictions
3. Who will I have winning Super Bowl LI?
4. Which team do you like to win in Houston?

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Do you agree with the polls that were released this week?
2. Texas and Wisconsin really are 10th and 11th?
3. Release polls in October
4. But seriously, if the polls are this fluid in September it better stay that way

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. Jinx city?
2. He’s back!
3. US Open update
4. Said polls

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2016 Posts: 172

The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week


David Price says high to Boston

First Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. NBAtv Wednesday DH: Pelicans (4-14) @ Rockets (7-11) 7 pm; Pacers (11-5) @ Clippers (10-8) 9:30 pm
3. 9 games on the tonight
4. Will the Warriors make it 20-0 in Charlotte?

Second Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Wednesday Night Rivalry on NBCSN: Rangers (36 pts) @ Islanders (30), 7 pm
3. 4 games on the schedule tonight
4. What game are you watching of the light schedule

Third Quarter: Football

1. NFL – Which game has your attention this week?
2. Best match-up?
3. CFB – Game on your radar this week?
4. Week 3 CFP rankings (12/1)

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. College basketball scoreboards Men’s/Women’s
2. Tom Verducci on David Price shipping off to Boston
3. Steve Kerr on when he’ll be back
4. MLB Hot Stove tracker

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2015 Posts: 235

The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week

Chicago Cubs players celebrate after winning Game 4 in baseball's National League Division Series, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, in Chicago. <span class=meta>AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh</span>
Cubs advance to the NLCS after beating St. Louis.

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. The Cubs are the first team through to the NLCS, Dodgers-Mets to a game five
3. ALDS GM5: Rangers @ Blue Jays, 3:07 pm/FS1
4. ALDS GM5: Astros @ Royals, 7:07 pm/FS1

Second Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Wednesday Night Rivalry on NBCSN: Blackhawks @ Flyers, 7 pm
3. Early surprise?
4. Early disappointment?

Third Quarter: Football

1. NFL – Will you watch Thursday Night Football this week?
2. Best match-up?
3. CFB – Game on your radar this week?
4. Which conference game has your attention?

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. Sad news with Lamar Odom
2. Steve Spurrier career
3. Tom Verducci three strikes
4. Matt Hinton on the end of the Steve Sarkisian era

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2015 Posts: 202

The Wednesday Edition

Halfway through the week

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Official concession from the World Champions

First Quarter: MLB

1. MLB scoreboard
2. ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball (GM1): Cardinals (99-58) @ Pirates (95-62), 6 pm (GM2/GM1 at 12:35 pm)
3. Twins (81-75) @ Indians (77-78), 3:10 pm (GM1) and 6:10 pm (GM2)
4. ESPN Wednesday Night Baseball (GM2): Dodgers (88-69) @ Giants (82-75), 9 pm

Second Quarter: NBA/NHL

1. NBA – Under 30 days
2. Can Anthony Bennett turn it aournd in Toronto?
3. NHL – Preseason games are in full swing
4. Got predictions for this season?

Third Quarter: Football

1. NFL – Can Michael Vick win on Thursday Night Football?
2. Best match-up?
3. CFB – Game on your radar this week?
4. Which conference game has your attention?

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1. USOC finals between Sporting KC and Philadelphia on Wednesday night
2. Oh Larry Brown
3. Mr. Glass
4. Do you need to be hot going into the postseason?

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2015 Posts: 192

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!


Today is April Fools Day.

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) NBAtv Wedneday DH: Pacers (32-42) @ Celtics (33-41) 6:30 pm/LA Clippers (49-26) @ Trailblazers (48-25) 9 pm
3) Top 4 Eastern Conference – 1. Hawks (56-19)* 2. Cavaliers (48-27)* 3. Bulls (45-29)* 4. Raptors (44-30)*
4) Top 4 Western Conference – 1. Warriors (61-13)* 2. Grizzlies (51-24)* 3. Rockets (50-24)* 4. Trailblazers (48-25)*

* – clinched playoff berth

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Wednesday Night Rivalry on NBCSN (GM1): Flyers (30-29-17, 77 pts) @ Penguins (42-23-11, 95 pts), 7 pm
3) Wednesday Night Rivalry on NBCSN (GM2): Avalanche (35-29-12, 82 pts) @ Sharks (37-30-9, 83 pts), 9:30 pm
4) Three east teams have clinched playoff berths with two out west

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1. Men’t NCAA bracket/Women’s NCAA bracket
2. NIT/WNIT
3. CIT
4. CBI

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) Tom Verducci’s 10 story-lines prior to opening day
2) Managers on the hot seat? Why not
3) UConn coaches protest the Indiana state law this weekend, as will USC AD Pat Haden
4) Allie LaForce on her late nights at the NCAA tournament

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2015 Posts: 64

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links


Pro tip, wear your previous World Series ring on the day you sign with your new team.

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) CBSsports NBA power rankings for 11/25
3) NHL scoreboard
4) All-Star Game voting now active

Second Quarter: College Football

1) Forde Yard Dash: Gauging rivalry week 2014
2) Rivalry week preview
3) Holly Anderson’s 2014 Pigskin Pantheon: Week 13
4) Matt Hinton puts a bow on week 13: UCLA comes full circle

Third Quarter: NFL

1) The Bills will play in Buffalo this weekend
2) Rex still confident
3) This is how the NFC East considered beating Chip
4) NFL playoff picture

Fourth Quarter: Links

1) Time to right the wrongs of the HOF says Tom Verducci
2) MLS scoreboard
3) Tuesday Media Circus: How ESPN got the Iron Bowl
4) Hot Stove tracker

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2014 Posts: 223