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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

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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

Anatomy of a Lifelong Arizona Hotshots Fan

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane has been a fan of the Arizona Hotshots for, well, seems about like forever. In this week’s Slant Pattern, he tells the world what it’s like to be such a fan. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Odds and Ends

Sports PhotoIn this Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane takes on the Saints/Rams no-call, and introduces you to the Alliance of American Football and the Traverse City Pit Spitters. Complete Story

The World’s Earliest Week 1 CFB Preview

Sports PhotoIt’s time again for the world’s earliest Week 1 college football preview. What’s the first big game of the year? Who’s slated in the Labor Day game that always caps the long weekend? Find out in the Slant Pattern! Complete Story

College Football Playoff Thoughts and Reflections

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane takes a look at how the ranking should look now, whether we should expand the College Football Playoff (and whether it’s a moot point) and who he’s taking in the National Championship Game. 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
08.09.18 Slant Pattern Odds and Ends By Kevin Beane
07.26.18 Josh Hader is Okay, John Middlekauff is Not By Kevin Beane
07.12.18 Slant Pattern’s July Mailbag By Kevin Beane
06.28.18 Boxing Preview For Late June By Kevin Beane

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