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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

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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

Getting to Know Netball

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane has recently discovered, and enjoys, netball. In this week’s Slant Pattern, he gives you a primer on the game and explains why you might like it to despite the scoring part being a bit of a snoozer. Complete Story

How to Make Spring Football Viable

Sports PhotoAnother spring football league is on us again. This time, it’s the relaunched USFL. Can it last? Can any spring league last? SC’s Kevin Beane hopes so, and has some ideas on how to make it happen. Complete Story

U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships Preview

Sports PhotoIn this week’s Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane previews the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships, which has some great talent in it (Nick Kyrgios, Reilly Opelka, and Taylor Fritz, among others), but there’s a drop in talent significantly not long after that. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoIt looks like it’s been five months since SC’s Kevin Beane fired up a mailbag, so he has an idea: let’s fire up a mailbag. As always, Kevin doesn’t receive any questions, so he will be poaching them from other columns. Complete Story

The World’s Earliest Week 1 College Football Preview

Sports PhotoIt’s that time of year again … time for the world’s earliest Week 1 college football preview. Too bad SC’s Kevin Beane has to miss it this year. Stinkin’ weddings! Complete Story

Juwan Howard Should Have Been Fired

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane thinks Juwan Howard’s punishment was too light, and he explains why against the backdrop of a trying-to-have-it-both-ways piece by a Michigan man in this week’s edition of Slant Pattern. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Livestreams a Low-Major Game

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane has a big bet on an obscure college basketball game that he posted and is transcribing the action live. How will his Super Diamond Quintuple Lock of the Century turn out? It’s Slant Pattern! Complete Story

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