Ryan Lemerman, Staff Writer
Fast forward two years to Nov. 17, 2019, and the same team has reportedly been accused of cheating during their 2017 playoff run. Then to Jan. 13, 2020 when the MLB publicly announced that these actions did happen and that the Astros must pay repercussions for having an advantage to winning. This brings up many questions not only to Houston’s organization as a whole, the entire MLB.
We’ve witnessed the greatness of the 2019 College Football and NFL seasons, seeing Alabama finally fall short of the Playoff, along with the unexpected outburst of the Louisiana State University Tigers. Then fans witnessed something even more unforeseen, the Patriots getting a Wild-Card spot and exiting the playoff race early. College football is over, and with only two teams remaining in football’s biggest stage it’s time to think offseason. There is a lot of talent on the board for each team in the NFL Draft, as this is one of the deepest draft classes in awhile. As writers for 42Fifty, we decided to scout out the top prospects and condense the list into a first-round Mock Draft-comparing superior talent and best fits.
Many factors go into being a great student, like great determination and perseverance. More so, it takes a strong mindset to become a leader. Atharva Iyer has both.
In the most immense offseason in NBA history, fans witnessed the league finally restored to balance, and it would be fair to thank one individual, Kawhi Leonard. This postseason, Leonard defied all odds and not only outshined in the Eastern Conference, but defeated the unstoppable Golden State Warrior team. Granted, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, and Demarcus Cousins all battled injuries, but Kawhi changed the game, not only for one season, but for the benefit of many NBA franchises for a long awaiting future.