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Hang Up and Listen: The Winning Very Ugly Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the Denver Broncos’ Super Bowl victory and Leicester City’s improbable Premier League run.

Feb. 9 2016 1:49 PMThe 11th Worst Super Bowl in HistoryHow do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.
Feb. 1 2016 6:27 PMHang Up and Listen: The Climbing Trees and Wrestling Dogs EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Jim Harbaugh’s recruiting at Michigan, PFTCommenter, and This Is Your Brain on Sports.
Jan. 25 2016 4:39 PMHang Up and Listen: The Fixing the Fixers EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NFL playoffs, David Blatt’s firing, and match-fixing in professional tennis.
Jan. 19 2016 6:22 PMHang Up and Listen: The Rad Sports Players EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NFL playoffs, John Scott and the NHL All-Star Game, and the cartoon Spurs Special Forces.
Jan. 12 2016 2:52 PMHang Up and Listen: The Clemson Gets Kicked EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Alabama’s win over Clemson in college football’s national title game.
Jan. 7 2016 3:59 PMHow to Watch the Game at a Party on the SlyHow do the hosts of Hang Up and Listen stay tuned to the big game, even at social events?
Dec. 28 2015 5:28 PMHang Up and Listen: The History of the Sports World EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Super Bowl I, basketball inventor James Naismith, and a fake fight between Rocky Marciano and Muhammad Ali.
Dec. 21 2015 5:46 PMHang Up and Listen: The Horse Awakens EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the movie Concussion, the state of NFL refereeing, and Serena Williams over American Pharoah as Sports Illustrated’s Sportsperson of the Year.
Dec. 9 2015 10:48 AMThe “Bathed in Opulence” Bonus SegmentAfter scoring VIP-tier tickets to an NFL stadium lounge, Mike Pesca reflects on the experience of watching football while eating crab legs. 
Dec. 1 2015 3:21 PMThe “Violating His Amateur Status” Bonus SegmentThe Hang Up and Listen hosts cover speedcubing—from the algorithms of Rubik’s Cubes to the sport’s record-breaking competitors.
Nov. 24 2015 3:14 PMThe “Classic, Irrational New York Exuberance” Bonus SegmentThe Hang Up and Listen crew discusses the hype over Kristaps Porzingis and his extraordinary height.
Nov. 16 2015 4:29 PMHang Up and Listen: The Bonus EditionSlate’s sports podcast on how to write a sports column, taking your kids to games, women in sports media, and East Coast bias.
Nov. 9 2015 5:54 PMHang Up and Listen: The Serious Times EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Greg Hardy, the Missouri football boycott, and The Gospel According to Mac
Nov. 2 2015 5:55 PMHang Up and Listen: The All Hail the Royals EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Kansas City’s World Series win and the end of Grantland. Plus, an interview with NBA players’ union executive director Michele Roberts. 
Oct. 26 2015 4:53 PMHang Up and Listen: The Hockey on Cocaine EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the World Series, the NFL’s Internet experiment, and the NHL’s new overtime format.
Feb. 3 2016 1:33 PMAn Unlikely Hockey Hero Takes On the NHL by Bringing Down the House John Scott scores a fitting end to his NHL All-Star dreams. 
Jan. 26 2016 2:41 PMAesthetics or Athletics?The NBA turns heads by showing some leg, and Slate’s Hang Up and Listen hosts discuss.   
Jan. 21 2016 3:27 PMThe Two Biggest Moves in Football This WeekThe hosts of Hang Up and Listen revisit recent hot topics that haven’t cooled off.
Jan. 12 2016 4:53 PMHow Do the Halls of Fame Stack Up?The hosts of Hang Up and Listen share memories and tips for hall of fame tourism.
Jan. 11 2016 6:05 PMHang Up and Listen: The Flaming Pile of Garbage EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Bengals-Steelers, the NFL’s Los Angeles scheming, and the Baseball Hall of Fame vote.
Jan. 4 2016 5:15 PMHang Up and Listen: The Eating Ribs in Hell EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the college football playoff semifinals, Chip Kelly’s firing, and the Peyton Manning HGH report.
Dec. 23 2015 10:56 AMThe “Kobe Farewell Tour” Bonus SegmentThe Hang Up and Listen hosts highlight recent basketball stories—from the 76ers’ draft picks to Kobe Bryant’s performance in his final season. 
Dec. 14 2015 5:38 PMHang Up and Listen: The Universe Really Is Just a Circle EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Philadelphia 76ers, the Chicago Cubs, and college football’s Holder of the Year.
Dec. 7 2015 5:28 PMHang Up and Listen: The Worst Best Great Mediocre Team Ever EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the college football playoff, the U.S. women’s soccer walkout, and the unbeaten Carolina Panthers.
Nov. 30 2015 5:47 PMHang Up and Listen: The Barking Where There Are No Dogs EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Kobe Bryant and Peyton Manning, Les Miles and Mark Richt, and announcer Ian Eagle.
Nov. 23 2015 6:03 PMHang Up and Listen: The Runaway Potting Shed EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Golden State Warriors, legal troubles for daily fantasy sports, and rugby legend Jonah Lomu.
Nov. 12 2015 11:11 AMThe “Between His Salary and Sneaker Money” Bonus SegmentThe Hang Up and Listen hosts welcome director Jonathan Hock to talk about past and future films. 
Nov. 3 2015 11:57 AMThe Balls and Strikes Bonus SegmentIn this Hang Up and Listen extra, learn how you can help send Seth Stevenson to baseball umpire school. 
Oct. 27 2015 12:31 PMThe “Running Backward” Bonus SegmentThe Hang Up and Listen hosts discuss college football stars and a growing death toll among high school teams.
Oct. 20 2015 12:52 PMThe “Baseball Clava Hat” Bonus SegmentThe Hang Up and Listen hosts highlight the best and worst of cold-weather sportswear.

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