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Who Should Win the ESPYs in Each Category

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane breaks down some of the 2019 ESPY nominees, and who should win, in this week’s edition of the Slant Pattern! Complete Story

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The State of American Men’s Tennis

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane takes the pulse of American men’s tennis, and has a lot to be optimistic about (junior slam finalists and winners) and a lot to feel pessimistic about (many players falling off a cliff). But one thing remains constant: John Isner. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoIt’s time again for another Slant Pattern mailbag, where we poach the questions posed to others. Should young QBs have mentors? Should the three-point line vary from arena to arena? Those questions and more are answered by SC’s Kevin Beane. Complete Story

NFL Logos of Yesteryear (Part 2)

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane returns to finish his NFL logo series, and even gives us a couple of bonus CFL entrants, in the Slant Pattern. Complete Story

NFL’s Logos of Yesteryear (Part 1)

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane breaks down the good (old Detroit Lions), the bad (most of them), and the okay (old Miami Dolphins) of logos used in the past, with a couple of present logos sprinkled in to keep you on your toes. Complete Story

Slant Pattern NBA Playoff Musings

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane takes a look at the NBA playoffs, including who is being overlooked (Bucks, Nuggets), who is being overhyped (Celtics), and more in the Slant Pattern! Complete Story

Deconstructing Darren Rovell’s Tweets III

Sports PhotoIn the third of an irregular series of responding to Darren Rovell’s tweets, SC’s Kevin Beane looks at betting on Tiger Woods, defending Chris Webber, college basketball championship game ratings, and more in this week’s Slant Pattern! Complete Story

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern mailbag, SC’s Kevin Beane looks at NFL replays, the young guns of Canadian tennis, a potential new designated hitter rule, and more. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Odds and Ends

Sports PhotoIn this week’s edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane takes on the NCAA tournament committee (boo!) the Utah Jazz and their fans (boo!) and the idea of paying college players big bucks (boo!). Complete Story

Serious Thoughts on the AAF

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane has some advice for the AAF to help it survive, or to help any spring football league to survive, like any hardcore football fan wants. What would that advice be? Read on in the latest Slant Pattern! Complete Story

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12.19.18 Slant Pattern’s Tennis Mailbag By Kevin Beane
12.05.18 Why the Wilder/Fury Draw Was Correct By Kevin Beane
11.23.18 Deconstructing Darren Rovell’s Tweets II By Kevin Beane
11.07.18 College Football Odds and Ends By Kevin Beane
10.19.18 Slant Pattern’s October Mailbag By Kevin Beane
10.04.18 College Football Week 6 Predictions By Kevin Beane
09.21.18 NFL Week 2 Post-Partum By Kevin Beane
09.06.18 College Football Week 2 Predictions By Kevin Beane
08.23.18 The Mightiest Team Nickname, MLB Edition By Kevin Beane

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