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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

Hope Solo and Team USA were bounced out of the Olympics after suffering a loss to Sweden. (AP)
Hope Solo suspended six months by USA soccer

First Quarter: Major League Baseball

1. MLB scoreboard
2. Orioles (70-56) @ Nationals (70-56), 6:05 pm
3. Indians (72-53) @ Rangers (74-53), 7:05 pm
4. Giants (68-57) @ Dodgers (70-55), 9:10 pm

Second Quarter: NFL

1. Week three of the preseason begins tonight
2. What are you hoping to see?
3. Do you watch your team play preseason games?
4. Game catching your attention tonight?

Third Quarter: College Football

1. Cal and Hawaii play this weekend in Sydney, Australia
2. We are one week away
3. Week 1 match-up you like?
4. Do you like Nebraska’s alternate uniforms for September 24th?

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Links

1. Being an NFL wife
2. Suspended six months
3. I guarantee it
4. Bret Hart speaks out

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2016 Posts: 163


Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend

25 years ago today the LA Kings traded for the Great One.

First Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q MLB Series of the Weekend: Tampa Bay Rays (66-47) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (64-50)
3) 4Q AL Series of the Weekend: Boston Red Sox (70-47) @ Kansas City Royals (59-53)
4) 4Q NL Series of the Weekend: Pittsburgh Pirates (70-44) @ Colorado Rockies (52-64)

Second Quarter: MLB II

1) AL Division Leaders – Boston (East/+2 GM), Detroit (Central/+7 GMS), Oakland/Texas (West/+11.5 GMS)
2) AL Wildcard(s) Leaders – Tampa Bay (+2 GMS), Oakland/Texas (-), Baltimore (-1.5 GB), Cleveland (-3 GB), Kansas City (-4.5 GB), New York (-7 GB)
3) NL Division Leaders – Atlanta (East/+15.5 GMS), Pittsburgh (Central/+4 GMS), Los Angeles (West/+5.5 GM)
4) NL Wildcard Leaders – St. Louis (+3 GMS), Cincinnati (-), Arizona (4.5 GB), Washington (9 GB), New York (10 GB), Philadelphia/San Diego (11 GB)

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

1) NBA – Hang Time blog
2) NHL – Today is the day Wayne Gretzky went to LA
3) NFL – Tonight’s preseason lineup
4) College – YahooSports video on who can stop the SEC’s run?

Fourth Quarter: Weekend Links

1) MMQB – Chris Kluwe article that he wrote
2) Grantland – They wrote about the Chiefs so I must share
3) – Grant Wahl, Clint Dempsey won’t be on the US friendly roster at Bosnia
4) – Golf Leaderboards

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

2013 Posts: 192

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links!

Yeah, Nick Swisher. What is the deal? (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)
Nick Swisher still doesn’t get why Brayan Pena tagged him last night (video below). Photo by AP Photo/Mark Duncan

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Awful Announcing best call bracket round two
2) How about a fun college football preview from Holly Anderson (now with Grantland)
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: More Links

1) Kareem and O.J. book excerpt from Chuck Klosterman
2) RIP Trenton Thunder bat dog Golden Thunder (Chase)
3) Golden chance for US soccer
4) Pat Forde writes about the American Athletic Conference is determined to play with the best 

Third Quarter: Potpourri (NBA, NFL, NHL, College Sports or anything our of season)

1) NBA – Andrew Bynum to Cleveland?
2) NFL – New England drafted him but apparently didn’t vet him enough
3) NHL – Hall of Fame vote is coming up
4) CBB – FAQ’s about conference realignment from Eamonn Brennan

Fourth Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Bob Nightengale on a few selections for the All-Star Game he doesn’t like
3) All-Star Game final vote continues until Thursday
4) David Wright (NL) and Robinson Cano (AL) picked the Home Run Derby squads oh and how about Nick Swisher

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2013 Posts: 170

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!

White House basketball got four more years yesterday.

First Quarter: NBA

1) Today’s scores
2) Brooklyn Nets (1-1) @ Miami Heat (3-1), 6:30 pm
3) Orlando Magic (2-1) @ Minnesota Timberwolves (2-1), 7 pm
4) San Antonio Spurs (4-0) @ Los Angeles Clippers (2-2), 9:30 pm/ESPN

Second Quarter: College Football

1) #MACtion: Bowling Green Falcons (6-3, 4-1 MAC) @ Ohio Bobcats (8-1, 4-1 MAC), 7 pm/ESPN2
2) ESPN College Gameday is on the USS San Diego in San Diego … I think that’s all you need to know
3) Sneaky good match-up of the weekend? Wisconsin Badgers (6-3, 3-2 B1G) @ Indiana Hoosiers (4-5, 2-3 B1G)
4) How did the picks turn out between Jerry and I this past weekend? Find out Friday

Third Quarter: NFL

1) What game has your attention this weekend?
2) Tomorrow Thursday Night Football on the NFL Network
3) 7-0 teams: Atlanta Falcons
4) Fired Coach Watch: Looking your way Jacksonville (1-7)

Fourth Quarter: Leftover Links

1) CFB: Nightmare at Southern Cal
2) CFBII: Former Texas Longhorns coach Darrell Royal passed at age 88
3) NHL: What are they doing now?
4) Soccer: Germany nearly fired Jurgen Klinsmann during the 2006 World Cup
Bonus: Sports (entertainment) and Politics

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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

The phantom of the Staples Center? No just Kobe's new look

First Quarter: NHL

First: tonight’s NHL schedule … Second: Mike Smith helping the Coyotes to the top of the Pacific … Third: six stories to watch down the stretch …  Fourth: with it being March 1 also has the stars of February for you.

Second Quarter: NBA

First: The scoreboard tonight in the association … Second: TNT’s Thursday doubleheader Oklahoma City Thunder (28-7) @ Orlando Magic (23-13), 6 pm and Miami Heat (27-7) @ Portland Trailblazers (18-17), 8:30 pm  … Third: NBA power rankings … Fourth: daily dime .

Third Quarter: College Basketball

First: Tonight’s college schedule … Second: Big South Semifinal Charleston Southern (19-11) v. UNC-Ashville (22-9), 7 pm/ESPNU … Third: Colorado (19-9, 11-5 Pac12) @ Oregon (20-8, 11-5 Pac12), 9:30 pm/FSN … Fourth: New Mexico State (22-8, 9-3 WAC) @ Nevada (23-5, 11-1 WAC), 10 pm/ESPN2

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Final Four

 Here are four random topics to conclude this edition, First: International Friendly from Wednesday United States 1 Italy 0 … Second: Gregg Doyel’s hate mail for you … Third: MLB about to make a mistake in my humble opinion … Fourth: PGA Honda Classic leaderboard.

Thursday w/ 4Quarters

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


Happy 75th Birthday to Dr. Tom Osborne today

First Quarter: NHL

First: tonight’s NHL schedule … Second: here is the NHL’s best from Wednesday night thanks to … Third: tonight the best road team (Vancouver) takes on the leagues best home team (Detroit) on NHL Network …  Fourth: Monday is the NHL trade deadline so here is today’s updated trade tracker for you.

Second Quarter: NBA

First: The scoreboard tonight in the association … Second: TNT’s Thursday doubleheader New York Knicks (17-17) @ Miami Heat (26-7), 6 pm and Los Angeles Lakers (20-13) @ Oklahoma City Thunder (26-7), 8:30 pm  … Third: tonight the Knicks-Heat chapter writes another chapter with ‘Melo-LBJ … Fourth: Sacramento is still trying to figure out the arena issue.

Third Quarter: College Basketball

First: Tonight’s college schedule … Second: #4 Duke Blue Devils (23-4/10-2 ACC) @ #16 Florida State Seminoles (19-7/10-2 ACC), 6 pm ESPN … Third: #12 Murray State Racers (26-1/13-1 OVC) @ Tennessee State Tigers (19-10/11-4 OVC), 7 pm ESPNU … Fourth: BYU Cougars (23-6/11-3 WCC) @ Gonzaga Bulldogs (21-5/11-3 WCC), 10 pm ESPN2.

Fourth Quarter: Thursday Final Four

 Here are four random topics to conclude this edition, First: Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey are both on the US soccer roster for the upcoming friendly against Italy … Second: look who might be returning to the Big East after getting the boot in 2004 … Third: the newly branded Miami Marlins made several “splashes” during the offseason but will fan apathy change? … Fourth: more baseball but Matt Kemp is is calling his shot for baseball’s first 50/50 season in 2012.