Posts Tagged ‘ US women’s soccer team ’

Monday Edition

Here are you four Monday topics for you to start the week (back after being in Kansas City on Friday for the Royals home opener)


Tonight Connecticut and Kentucky play for the title in Arlington at Jerry World

First Quarter: NBA

1. NBA scoreboard
2. Today’s playoff picture on 04-07-14
3. No games tonight due to the NCAA men’s final
4. Playoffs start in 12 days

Second Quarter: NHL

1. NHL scoreboard
2. Today’s playoff picture on 04-07-14
3. 4Q Game of the Night (1): Calgary Flames (33-38-7, 73 pts) @ New Jersey Devils (34-28-16, 84 pts), 6 pm
4. 4Q Game of the Night (2): Minnesota Wild (40-26-12, 92 pts) @ Winnipeg Jets (35-34-10, 80 pts), 7 pm

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1. NCAA Men’s Tournament Bracket/Women’s Bracket
2. Men’s Final Four: 8 Kentucky v. 7 Connecticut, 8 pm/CBS
3. Who takes the title tonight between teams that have won two of the last three men’s titles
4. Arlington, Texas is the place to be tonight

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1. Titus’ 12 observations from the Final Four
2. Media Circus: Promotions for Tracy Wolfson and Allie LaForce
3. USWNT will have a new head coach
4. SI.com week 1 MLB power rankings

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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week! Happy Halloween!


Happy Halloween, US soccer Olympians Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux honored the US gymnastics team. Photo from AM’s instagram

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) Denver Nuggets (0-0) @ Philadelphia 76ers (0-0)
3) Golden State Warriors (0-0) @ Phoenix Suns (0-0)
4) Los Angeles Lakers (0-1) @ Portland Trailblazers (0-0)

Second Quarter: College Football

1) No midweek football!
2) ESPN College Gameday is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana … I think that’s all you need to know
3) Sneaky good match-up of the weekend? 12 Oklahoma Sooners (5-2, 3-1 Big XII) @ Iowa State Cyclones (5-3, 2-3 Big XII)
4) How did the picks turn out between Jerry and I this past weekend? Find out Thursday

Third Quarter: NFL

1) What game has your attention this weekend?
2) Tomorrow Thursday Night Football on the NFL Network
3) 6-0 teams: Atlanta Falcons
4) Fired Coach Watch: Looking your way Kansas City (1-6)

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) CFB: Stewart Mandel’s mailbag
2) NFL: ESPN is tripping over themselves over this developing story
3) NBA: Bill Simmons looks at what he deems “The Harden Disaster
4) Poker: We’ve got a winner from Las Vegas, you’re 2012 World Series of Poker champion which took 19 hours

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The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week! It’s our 300th post here at 4Quarters!


Alex Morgan and team USA women’s soccer gold medal tour continues tonight

First Quarter: MLB

1) Today’s schedule
2) Day baseball in the Bronx (DH for Blue Jays-Yankees), Washington D.C. (DH for Dodgers-Nationals)
3) Oakland Athletics (84-63) B. Anderson (4-1, 1.93) @ Detroit Tigers (78-69) J. Verlander (14-8, 2.82), 6:05 pm/ESPN
4) Texas Rangers (87-60) D. Holland (10-6, 4.50) @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (12-9, 3.73), 9:05 pm/ESPN

Second Quarter: College Football

1) MACtion returns to it’s rightful midweek place tonight: Kent State Golden Flashes (1-1) @ Buffalo Bulls (1-1), 6 pm/ESPNU
2) ESPN College Gameday is in Tallahassee, FL for 10 Clemson Tigers (3-0) – 4 Florida State Seminoles (3-0) match-up
3) Sneaky good match-up of the weekend? Fresno State Bulldogs (2-1) @ Tulsa Golden Hurricanes
4) How did the picks turn out between Jerry and I this past weekend? Find out Thursday

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Bob Fescoe of 610 Sports rant is making the rounds after Deadspin wrote an article about his Monday rant
2) Tomorrow Thursday Night Football begins on the NFL Network
3) 2-0 teams: San Diego Chargers, Houston Texans, Philadelphia Eagles, Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Falcons
4) 0-2 teams: Kansas City Chiefs, Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns, Tennessee Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars, New Orleans Saints

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) SI.com second annual twitter 100
2) Ovie to play in the KHL
3) North Carolina men’s basketball coach Roy Williams underwent kidney surgery
4) The Big East Conference is apparently divided on who should be their 14th team

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

I know a certain back-up QB is celebrating his birthday today but I’m sticking with this photo for the second straight Tuesday. Photo by US Presswire

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) SI’s final Olympic thoughts
2) Bill Simmons of Grantland concludes his London experience
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) RIP Johnny Pesky
3) Saving Strasburg by Joe Sheehan
4) Jeff Passen’s 10 degrees

Third Quarter: College Football

1) Don’t expect San Diego State to punt this season
2) Dennis Dodd likes the new Big East commish
3) College Football talk declares that the USC Trojans will be best this season
4) Speaking of rankings here is the latest from our 24 teams in 24 days

Fourth Quarter: NFL/NHL

1) NFL ref lockout 
2) New Orleans didn’t wiretap is was decided by police
3) NHLPA meeting this week
4) NHL.com is looking at each team in 30 days

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Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend

The USA women’s soccer team found redemption at Wembly Stadium on Thursday at the Olympics defeating Japan 2-1 for the gold. Photo by Nigel Roddis/Reuters

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Detroit faces Texas this weekend in Arlington which is a key series for both
3) In another AL Central/West showdown the A’s travel to the Southside to face the White Sox
4) Strasburg throws tonight so keep an eye on the innings

Second Quarter: MLB Weekend Series to Watch

1) St. Louis Cardinals (61-51) K. Lohse (12-2, 2.79) @ Philadelphia Phillies (50-61) R. Halladay (5-6, 4.02), 6:05 pm
2) Detroit Tigers (60-52) M. Sherzer (10-6, 4.72) @ Texas Rangers (65-45) S. Feldman (6-6, 4.52), 7:05 pm
3) Oakland Athletics (60-51) B. McCarthy (6-3, 2.54) @ Chicago White Sox (60-50) G. Floyd (8-9, 4.43), 7:10 pm
4) Washington Nationals (69-43) S. Strasburg (12-5, 2.97) @ Arizona Diamondbacks (57-55) T. Cahill (9-9, 3.76), 8:40 pm

Third Quarter: XXX Summer Olympics in London

1) Closing ceremony is Sunday from London
2) USA women’s basketball will face France for the gold
3) Today the USA men’s basketball team takes on Argentina and will face the Russia/Spain winner for gold
4) Medal count

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) I really feel bad that history repeats itself for the Orlando Magic and a franchise big man
2) Andy Staples shares freshmen who could make a impact in college football this season
3) Here is your PGA Championship leaderboard
4) Another London Chronicles from Bill Simmons of Grantland

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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

All be it controversal with its ending Canada and the United States played an exciting women’s soccer semifinal at the Olympics. Alex Morgan’s header in the final seconds of extra time gave the US a rematch with Japan. Photo by US Presswire

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) S.L. Price says Britain has gone from gloom over the Olympics to glory
2) I know more Olympics but too many good stories here from SI.com
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) The San Diego Padres have been sold
3) Richard Justice says Roy Oswalt’s behavior won’t jive with the Rangers clubhouse culture
4) Doug Miller says top catchers will play somewhere else at one time or another

Third Quarter: College Football

1) How about a 2012 Heisman Watch for the first week of August
2) Andy Staples looks at the impact of TV on college football
3) Stewart Mandel looks at the (Joe) Tessitore effect
4) Finally SI.com did a round table on college football and TV with Richard Deitsch, Staples, Mandel and Holly Anderson

Fourth Quarter: XXX Summer Olympics in London

1) Olympic Medal Standings as of July 31
2) Grant Wahl looks at what the US women’s soccer team will do after the Olympics
3) Dan Wetzel says Abby Wambach’s brains played a role in the ending of yesterday’s game versus Canada
4) NBC’s online schedule

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