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Slant Pattern 2020 Boxing Awards

Sports PhotoIn this week’s Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane gives his choice for fight of the year, fighter of the year, knockout of the year, and prospect of the year. Check it out! Complete Story

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The Scottish Play Set to End For Celtic

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane takes a look at the Scottish soccer scene, which is undergoing a changing of the guard from the old to the also-old. See how it’s happening in this week’s Slant Pattern column. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoIt’s time for SC’s Kevin Beane have another go at the mailbag. Specifically, he addresses a Jets coaching rumor, the legacy of Matthew Stafford, college football games yet to be scheduled, and more in this week’s edition of the Slant Pattern. Complete Story

Week 12 College Football Picks

Sports PhotoThis week in the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane sets his gamblin’ eye back on college football, handicapping games, plus a bet in … what sport? Read on to find out! Complete Story

Changes in the Air For Big Boxing Events

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane looks at the fallout from the news that Canelo Alvarez has become a free agent, with a little primer on how boxing promotions and broadcasting work. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoIn this week’s Slant Pattern mailbag, SC’s Kevin Beane takes on the Dolphins QB situation, the rising star of Teofimo Lopez, and the wild and wacky Big 12. Complete Story

Slant Pattern’s College Sports Covid Landscape

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane takes an updated look at how college sports are handling the Covid pandemic, and while he has time for a bit of crowing about a prediction and finding a cause celebre in early schedule finalization, he is ultimately unhappy with what he sees. Complete Story

In Praise of the Denver Nuggets

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane heaps praise on the Nugs, finding inspiration in their fortitude and general underrated-ness. He goes into detail on why the Nuggets are to be cherished in this week’s Slant Pattern. Complete Story

Slant Pattern U.S. Open Notes

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane weighs in on the Djokovic controversy and offers you a guide of some of the players still alive at the U.S. open in this week’s Slant Pattern. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Odds and Ends

Sports PhotoIs golf joining bowling in being too easy for the pros? Should Thom Brennamen work in broadcasting again? Is handball good? SC’s Kevin Beane reveals the answers. Complete Story

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