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NFL Odds and Ends

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane breaks down the play of Baker Mayfield (he’s optimistic), Bryce Young (ditto, but needs to be unshackled), and is a real killjoy when it comes to fun plays. Complete Story

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College Football Odds and Ends

Sports PhotoThis week in the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane weighs in on Deion Sanders’ Colorado debut, makes some picks against the spread, and, well, that’s about it except for a couple one-liners. Join us anyway! Complete Story

Sports and Poker in an Unfamiliar Place

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane rolls into a new town, tells us what the sport and poker scene are like, and throws in some pointers. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoThe Slant Pattern mailbag is back this week, taking on college football realignment, whether Bill Belichick and Mike Gundy are fire-proof, and a Tiger Woods prediction that is firmly tongue-in-cheek! Complete Story

A Smorgasbord of Sports Illustrated Bad Takes

Sports PhotoSports Illustrated has come out with a ton of bad NFL takes this week (on purpose). SC’s Kevin Beane goes through each and every one of them, plus offers his own bad take, in this week’s edition of the Slant Pattern! Complete Story

Coaches Behaving Badly? No Surprise

Sports PhotoTwo high-profile coaches hit the breadline this week. SC’s Kevin Beane examine their previous indicators of jerkishness and explains why it’s all so disheartening. Complete Story

The Strongest Cue Sport Country in the World

Sports PhotoThe last few weeks, SC’s Kevin Beane’s interest in cue sports has only grown, so he tells us a little bit about a game called 3-cushion and tries to figure out the best all-around country in cue sports. So grill up those bratwurst and read the Slant Pattern! Complete Story

The Calamity That is LIV Golf

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane is well-aware of the human rights questions surrounding LIV golf and is therefore not happy about the merger with the PGA Tour. But did you know the LIV Golf’s product sucks, too? He explains. Complete Story

Slant Pattern on Pool

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane has been knee-deep in the world of pool, and he brings us muggles up to speed on the variations that are popular in the U.S. and who the big names and tournaments are. It’s the Slant Pattern! Complete Story

Slant Pattern College Hoops Odds and Ends

Sports PhotoIn this offseason look into college basketball, SC’s Kevin Beane ponders whether championship culture is a thing or not, some bluebloods that have won far fewer championships than we think, and ESPN serving as the lapdog for Rick Pitino. Complete Story

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