Monday Morning Media Roundup: September 28th, 2020

I was never much one for math, but we’ve all had to become something of mathematic experts as Milwaukee’s last two seasons offer the possibility of back-to-back transitive property championships. Smugly sitting back in your armchair and firing off tweets about how “if we’d only beaten Eventual Champion X, we’d definitely have beaten Other Eastern Team Y and gone on to win the Finals over Whatever Western Team Z” is all we have left once the fires of our blazing wreck have been put out.



Jimmy Butler et al. watching a band on stage in front of a crowd


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Which is the long-winded way of saying we’ll be stuck with another case of the woulda, coulda, shouldas if Miami does the thing and defeats LA in the Finals. We’ve already faded so rapidly into obscurity that nobody outside of our psychotic corner of the internet will even bother connecting the dots that lead from being down

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Ohio State football target Ernest Cooper, 2022 DE, values education over just a ‘crazy good’ program: Buckeyes Recruiting Roundup

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Defensive lineman Ernest Cooper of Martin High School in Arlington, Texas can be described as a ‘go-getter’, ‘hard-worker’, and ‘all-around guy’ with over 20 offers to prove it, including Ohio State football.

Yet, a big factor in his decision will not be the success of the football program, but the opportunities and academics the university will provide.

“(My parents) told me to take my time,” Cooper told cleveland.com’s Kayla Harvey. “They’re not going to influence it at all, it’s going to be my decision and one of the most selfish decisions you can make in life because it’s going to be about you and your next four years.”

Cooper was offered by defensive line coach Larry Johnson during a phone call in May. With coaches able to contact recruits directly starting on Sept. 1, daily conversations between the two has become a priority.

“Like it is with

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