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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

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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

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern, it’s back to the mailbag: Aaron Rodgers, neutral site college football games, adding and subtracting a golf major, and more. Complete Story

The State of the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team

Sports PhotoThe U.S. Men scored a huge and important victory over their rivals Mexico on Sunday. But not everything is champagne and caviar for the Yanks. SC’s Kevin Beane takes a look at some obstacles they face in this week’s edition of the Slant Pattern. Complete Story

Slant Pattern’s Top Five Boxing Podcasts

Sports PhotoLike podcasts? Want to know boxing more? SC’s Kevin Beane has you covered as he lists the five best boxing podcasts he has come across in this edition of Slant Pattern. Complete Story

The Return of the WAC

Sports PhotoThe Western Athletic Conference, left with barely a pulse less than a decade ago, is roaring back with their announced return to football. How is it possible? Let’s explain. Complete Story

Let’s Go to the Dakotas (And the Rest of the FCS)

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane looks on in wonderment at the meteoric rise of college football in the Dakotas, wonders if they will soon be rivaled by a newcomer in the same part of the country, and asks a question about a castaway conference in the Slant Pattern. Complete Story

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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
12.23.20 The Scottish Play Set to End For Celtic By Kevin Beane
12.09.20 Slant Pattern Mailbag By Kevin Beane
11.25.20 Week 12 College Football Picks By Kevin Beane
11.13.20 Changes in the Air For Big Boxing Events By Kevin Beane
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