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As College Football Playoff Nears, Everyone Relax

Sports PhotoSome are taking to fainting couches over their coaches audaciously failing to lead their teams to title contention, and others are getting the vapors over Cincinnati’s treatment by the playoff committee. Here’s why both groups need to simmer down. Complete Story

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College Basketball Week 1 Preview

Sports PhotoDon’t look now, but college basketball is coming up! SC’s Kevin Beane gets you ready for Week 1 by underlining some interesting matchups in the Slant Pattern! Complete Story

College Football Odds and Ends

Sports PhotoIn this week’s Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane compares and contrasts the expectations of two programs, lets you know which two teams are safe bets for the playoff, and gives a tip against the spread. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoThis week in the Slant Pattern mailbag, you will learn whether the Carolina Panthers will regress, why G5 teams can hang with P5 teams, and whether the Texas/OU departure to the SEC was a good move. Complete Story

British Boxing Needs to Clean Up its Act

Sports PhotoSomething’s rotten in the state of British boxing, so says SC’s Kevin Beane. He breaks down their idiosyncrasies to unveil a system that is confounding and even dangerous in this week’s Slant Pattern! Complete Story

On All Those Week 1 Upsets

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane throws a spotlight onto the many upsets that college football’s Week 1 gave us, and tries to draw betting lessons from them. It’s the Slant Pattern! Complete Story

A Bareknuckle Boxing Primer

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane takes you through the basics of bareknuckle boxing, puts a particular bareknuckle fight under his microscope, and learns a valuable betting lesson he shares. Complete Story

Lessons Learned in CFL Week 1

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane gets you up-to-date with what happened in Week 1 of the CFL season, including three lessons from the four games that you might be able to use to enhance your CFL betting approach. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Odds and Ends

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane looks at the move to the SEC Texas and Oklahoma have made, Simone Biles, the Cleveland Guardians, and more! Complete Story

Boxing in Kazakhstan With the Slant Pattern

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane takes us fight-by-fight on an interesting little boxing card from Kazahstan that was broadcast on ESPN+ on July 10th. Complete Story

More Slant Pattern Commentary

07.01.21 Slant Pattern Mailbag By Kevin Beane
06.10.21 The State of the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team By Kevin Beane
05.27.21 Slant Pattern’s Top Five Boxing Podcasts By Kevin Beane
05.13.21 The Return of the WAC By Kevin Beane
04.29.21 Let’s Go to the Dakotas (And the Rest of the FCS) By Kevin Beane
04.15.21 Slant Pattern Mailbag By Kevin Beane
04.01.21 Boxing Betting Preview For April 3rd By Kevin Beane
03.16.21 Slant Pattern’s March Madness 2021 Preview By Kevin Beane
03.04.21 Why Zlatan Got it Wrong About LeBron By Kevin Beane
02.18.21 World’s Earliest Week 1 College Football Schedule, 2021 By Kevin Beane
02.03.21 Young Guns Poised to Save U.S. Tennis, 2021 Version By Kevin Beane
01.22.21 Why the Mets Were Right to Fire Jared Porter By Kevin Beane
01.08.21 Slant Pattern 2020 Boxing Awards By Kevin Beane

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