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The Anatomy of Two Firings

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane compares and contrasts the hirings and firings of Herm Edwards and Scott Frost. One was good. One was bad. Find out which was which in this edition of the Slant Pattern with SC’s Kevin Beane. Complete Story

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College Football Week 1 Thoughts

Sports PhotoIn this week’s edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane looks at a wild ACC, the alarming shortage of upsets, and gives a pick against the spread and the total. Complete Story

Regional Sports Networks: Past, Present, and Future

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane takes a look at the Regional Sports Network landscape in America, seems some trends emerge that look more like something from days gone by, and wonders if that might mean something for college football. Complete Story

Dave Portnoy and I Are Different

Sports PhotoThere was a touching and rare moment in the run-up to the Little League World Series recently that seemed to affirm the best of humanity, but to some — like Dave Portnoy — it was the abdication of your duty to slay your foe. SC’s Kevin Beane takes issue. Complete Story

Weekend Sports Betting Preview

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane is on a hot streak and is looking to extend with bets that cross through four different sports (three matches this weekend, plus a futures bet) in this week’s edition of the Slant Pattern. Complete Story

CFL Week 6 Betting Preview

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane gives his thoughts on the point-spread on all four CFL games this week (spoiler: he is all over underdogs) in this edition of the Slant Pattern! Complete Story

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane has a surprise solution if the New York Giants falter at the pivot, the chaotic beauty of pro tennis draws, and more! That’s right, it’s a mailbag! Complete Story

Not Sure Which Golf Tour to Watch? You’ll LIV

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane is a big golf fan. SC’s Kevin Beane also does not like to support evil entities and corporations. So where does he land on the LIV golf debate? Find out in this week’s Slant Pattern. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Livestreams a Candlepin Bowling Match

Sports PhotoIn the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane gives us a live stream (well, not really live) of a … candlepin bowling match? He’s found a great fondness for the sport over the years, so strap in and watch along! Complete Story

Alimkhanuly vs. Dignum Boxing Preview

Sports PhotoIn this week’s Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane breaks down Saturday’s ESPN+ boxing show from Las Vegas, with a keen eye towards finding winning bets against the books (hint: Bet on Jamel Herring). Complete Story

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