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Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links

Hank Aaron TK (Walter Iooss Jr./SI)
40 years ago today Hank Aaron hit homerun 715. Photo by Walter Looss/SI

First Quarter: NBA

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Playoff picture: 04-08-14
3) Change in Detroit soon?
4) Today’s standings

Second Quarter: NHL

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Current playoff match-ups
3) Front office casualty
4) Today’s standings

Third Quarter: College Basketball

1) NCAA Men’s Tournament Bracket/Women’s bracket
2) North Texas got a lot of airtime with the men’s Final Four
3) Let them eat
4) One Shining Moment: 2014
5) Battle of unbeatens tonight in Nashville

Fourth Quarter:  MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) The 30: Early Returns
3) Tom Verducci on the true HR king
4) 40 years ago today Hank Aaron hit 715

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2014 Posts: 70

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Thursday w/ 4Quarters

It’s the middle of the week

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Why not Jordan Lynch for Heisman? Or at least being invited to New York City? Photo by Matt Marton, USA TODAY Sports

First Quarter: NBA/NHL

1) NBA scoreboard
2) TNT Doubleheaders: Houston Rockets (5-4) @ New York Knicks (3-4) 7 pm/Oklahoma City Thunder (5-2) @ Golden State Warriors (5-3) 9:30 pm
3) NHL scoreboard
4) 4Q NHL Game of the Night: San Jose Sharks (11-2-5, 27 pts) @ Vancouver Canucks (11-7-2, 24 pts), 9 pm 

Second Quarter: College Football

1) CFB scoreboard
2) Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (6-3, 5-2 ACC) @ 8 Clemson Tigers (8-1, 6-1 ACC), 6:30 pm/ESPN
3) Marshall Thundering Herd (6-3, 4-1 CUSA) @ Tulsa Golden Hurricanes (2-7, 1-4 CUSA), 6:36 pm/FS1
4) Which game has your attention this weekend?

Third Quarter: NFL

1) Thursday Night Football: Indianapolis Colts (6-3) @ Tennessee Titans (4-5), 7:25 pm/NFL Network
2) AFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Oakland Raiders (3-6) @ Houston Texans (2-7), Noon/CBS
3) NFC Game That Won’t Be Mentioned Tomorrow: Minnesota Vikings (2-7) @ Seattle Seahawks (9-1), 3:25 pm/FOX
4) Worst Game of the Weekend: Atlanta Falcons (2-7) @ Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-8), Noon/FOX

Fourth Quarter: 4Q Potpourri (Links and all kind of good stuff)

1) Northern Illinois mascot gives high fives!
2) Andy Staples week 12 CFB walkthrough
3) Bruce Feldman’s top 10 CFB head coaches
4) How about one of the Grantland CBB previews?

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2013 Posts: 264

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 Stanley Cup Playoff Results: 1st Round

After each round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs I’ll keep you up to date on how things turned out, with the completion of the opening round last night here you go.


Boston moved on in seven games and will play original six rival New York in the next round. Photo by Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Eastern Conference – First Round

1 Pittsburgh Penguins v. 8 New York Islanders
Game 1 (May 1): Islanders 0 @ Penguins 5, PIT 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Islanders 4 @ Penguins 3, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 5): Penguins 5 @ Islanders 4 F/OT, PIT 2-1
Game 4 (May 7): Penguins 4 @ Islanders 6, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 9): Islanders 0 @ Penguins 4, PIT 3-2
Game 6 (May 11): Penguins 4 @ Islanders 3 F/OT, PIT 4-2 – Win Series

2 Montreal Canadians v. 7 Ottawa Senators
Game 1 (May 2): Senators 4 @ Canadians 2, OTT 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Senators 1 @ Canadians 3, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 5): Canadians 1 @ Senators 6, OTT 2-1
Game 4 (May 7): Canadians 2 @ Senators 3 F/OT, OTT 3-1
Game 5 (May 9): Senators 6 @ Canadians 1, OTT 4-1 – Win Series

3 Washington Capitals v. 6 New York Rangers
Game 1 (May 2): Rangers 1 @ Capitals 3, WSH 1-0
Game 2 (May 4): Rangers 0 @ Capitals 1 F/OT, WSH 2-0
Game 3 (May 6): Capitals 3 @ Rangers 4, WSH 2-1
Game 4 (May 8): Capitals 3 @ Rangers 4, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 10): Rangers 1 @ Capitals 2 F/OT, WSH 3-2
Game 6 (May 12): Capitals 0 @ Rangers 1, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 13): Rangers 5 @ Capitals 0, NYR 4-3 – Win Series

4 Boston Bruins v. 5 Toronto Maple Leafs
Game 1 (May 1): Maple Leafs 1 @ Bruins 4, BOS 1-0
Game 2 (May 4): Maple Leafs 4 @ Bruins 2, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 6): Bruins 5 @ Maple Leafs 2, BOS 2-1
Game 4 (May 8): Bruins 4 @ Maple Leafs 3 F/OT, BOS 3-1
Game 5 (May 10): Maple Leafs 2 @ Bruins 1, BOS 3-2
Game 6 (May 12): Bruins 1 @ Maple Leafs 2, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 13): Maple Leafs 4 @ Bruins 5 F/OT, BOS 4-3 – Win Series

Western Conference – First Round

1 Chicago Blackhawks v. 8 Minnesota Wild
Game 1 (April 30): Wild 1 @ Blackhawks 2 F/OT, CHI 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Wild 2 @ Blackhawks 5, CHI 2-0
Game 3 (May 5): Blackhawks 2 @ Wild 3 F/OT, CHI 2-1
Game 4 (May 7): Blackhawks 3 @ Wild 0, CHI 3-1
Game 5 (May 9): Wild 1 @ Blackhawks 5, CHI 4-1 – Win Series

2 Anaheim Ducks v. 7 Detroit Red Wings
Game 1 (April 30): Red Wings 1 @ Ducks 3, ANA 1-0
Game 2 (May 2): Red Wings 5 @ Ducks 4 F/OT, Series Tied 1-1
Game 3 (May 4): Ducks 4 @ Red Wings 0, ANA 2-1
Game 4 (May 6): Ducks 2 @ Red Wings 3 F/OT, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 8): Red Wings 2 @ Ducks 3 F/OT, ANA 3-2
Game 6 (May 10): Ducks 3 @ Red Wings 4 F/OT, Series Tied 3-3
Game 7 (May 12): Red Wings 3 @ Ducks 2, DET 4-2 – Win Series

3 Vancouver Canucks v. 6 San Jose Sharks
Game 1 (May 1): Sharks 3 @ Canucks 1, SJS 1-0
Game 2 (May 3): Sharks 3 @ Canucks 2 F/OT, SJS 2-0
Game 3 (May 5): Canucks 2 @ Sharks 5, SJS 3-0
Game 4 (May 7): Canucks 3 @ Sharks 4 F/OT, SJS 4-0 – Win Series

4 St. Louis Blues v. 5 Los Angeles Kings
Game 1 (April 30): Kings 1 @ Blues 2 F/OT, STL 1-0
Game 2 (May 2): Kings 1 @ Blues 2, STL 2-0
Game 3 (May 4): Blues 0 @ Kings 1, STL 2-1
Game 4 (May 6): Blues 3 @ Kings 4, Series Tied 2-2
Game 5 (May 8): Kings 3 @ Blues 2 F/OT, LAK 3-2
Game 6 (May 10): Blues 1 @ Kings 2, LAK 4-2 – Win Series

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2013 Posts: 133

The Wednesday Edition

It’s the middle of the week!

Alex Ferguson has won a total of 38 trophies, including 13 Premier League championships, two Champions League titles and five FA Cups at Manchester United
Sir Alex Ferguson is retiring but how great is this photo? John Peters/Manchester United/Getty Images

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Memphis and New York even series last night
3) Chicago Bulls @ Miami Heat, 6 pm/TNT – CHI 1-0
4) Golden State Warriors @ San Antonio Spurs, 8:30 pm/TNT – SAS 1-0

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) Boston Bruins @ Toronto Maple Leafs, 6 pm/CNBC – BOS 2-1
3) Washington Capitals @ New York Rangers, 6:30 pm/NBC Sports Network – WSH 2-1
4) Los Angeles Kings @ St. Louis Blues, 8 pm/NHL Network + CNBC – Series Tied 2-2
5) Detroit Red Wings @ Anaheim Ducks, 9 pm/NBC Sports Network – Series Tied 2-2


San Jose is the first team to advance in the Stanley Cup playoffs after sweeping Vancouver. Photo from  Kelley L Cox, USA TODAY Sports

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Atlanta Braves (19-15)/M. Minor (3-2, 3.26) @ Cincinnati Reds (19-15)/M. Leake (2-1, 4.15), 11:35 am
3) Seattle Mariners (15-19)/F. Hernandez (4-2, 1.60) @ Pittsburgh Pirates (18-14)/A.J. Burnett (3-2, 2.57), 11:35 am
4) Arizona Diamondbacks (18-15)/W. Miley (2-1, 3.06) @ Los Angeles Dodgers (3-2, 1.66), 9:10 pm

Fourth Quarter: Midweek Links

1) NBA.com/Suns – What they are saying about the Phoenix Suns new GM
2) NHL.com – With the Sharks sweeping the Canucks here is NHL.com looking at how San Jose did it
3) SI.com – Sir Alex Ferguson is stepping down, ok this story might be used for the pictured used
4) Grantland.com – Katie Baker ranks the first round of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs 

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2013 Posts: 128

Tuesday = Lots of Links

It’s Tuesday so bring on the links! (555 posts!)

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Is Donny baseball running out of time in LA? Photo by  Matt Kartozian, USA TODAY Sports

First Quarter: Starter Links

1) Teams left behind in conference realignment
2) Dolphins front office are calling the teams chances of staying “bleak”
3) Mad Chatter from Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World Herald
4) Sam Mellinger of the Twitter Tuesday

Second Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) Noah wants people to hush on Rose
3) BULLS WIN!!! game one
4) Warriors-Spurs play solid two OT game, Golden State has lost 30 straight in San Antonio dating back to 1997

Third Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) How about hockey in California?
3) Vancouver has entered the state of denial 
4) Speaking of hockey in California, Ducks-Kings to play at Dodger Stadium next season

Fourth Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) Richard Justice on how you should vote for All-Star outfielders this season 
3) The 30
4) Being a month in which manager gets canned first?

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2013 Posts: 127

Friday’s Weekend Primer

Getting you set for the Weekend


Which NBA Playoff game six are you watching tonight? Photo from NBA.com

First Quarter: NBA Playoffs

1) NBA scoreboard
2) New York Knicks @ Boston Celtics, 6 pm/ESPN – NYK 3-2
3) Indiana Pacers @ Atlanta Hawks, 6 pm/ESPN2 – IND 3-2
4) Oklahoma City Thunder @ Houston Rockets, 8:30 pm/ESPN – OKC 3-2
5) Los Angeles Clippers @ Memphis Grizzlies, 8:30 pm/ESPN2 – MEM 3-2

Second Quarter: NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

1) NHL scoreboard
2) New York Islanders @ Pittsburgh Penguins, 6 pm/NBC Sports Network – PIT 1-0
3) Ottawa Senators @ Montreal Canadians, 6 pm/CNBC – OTT 1-0
4) Minnesota Wild @ Chicago Blackhawks, 8:30 pm/NBC Sports Network – CHI 1-0
5) San Jose Sharks @ Vancouver Canucks, 9 pm/CNBC – SJS 1-0

Third Quarter: MLB

1) MLB scoreboard
2) 4Q MLB Series of the Weekend: Los Angeles Dodgers (13-14)/C. Kershaw (3-2, 1.73) @ San Francisco Giants (16-12)/B. Zito (3-1, 3.29), 9:15 pm
3) Oakland Athletics (16-13)/A.J. Griffin (2-2, 4.65) @ New York Yankees (17-10)/CC Sabathia (4-2, 3.35), 6:05 pm
4) Boston Red Sox (20-8)/F. Doubront (3-0, 4.24) @ Texas Rangers (17-11)/D. Holland (1-2, 3.38), 7:05 pm

Fourth Quarter: College Baseball (All Rankings from National Collegiate Baseball Writers Poll)

1) D1baseball.com scoreboard
2) 4Q College Baseball Series of the Weekend: 1 Vanderbilt Commodores 39-6, 19-2 SEC) @ 9 South Carolina Gamecocks (33-12, 13-8 SEC)
3) Long Beach State 49ers (21-21, 9-6 Big West) @ 3 Cal State Fullerton Titans (36-7, 12-3 Big West)
4) 17 Indiana Hoosiers (34-8, 11-4 B1G) @ Nebraska Cornhuskers (20-23, 11-4 B1G)

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

2013 Posts: 125

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