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High School Football on Trial

Is it ever a judge’s place to rule on a referee’s bad decision?

Nov. 28 2016 8:10 PMHang Up and Listen: The Call on the Field Does Not Stand EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Ohio State–Michigan, U.S. Soccer firing Jürgen Klinsmann, and the World Chess Championship.
Nov. 15 2016 4:10 PMWill the NFL Tone Down Its Jingoism Now That Trump Is President?Yeah, probably not.
Nov. 9 2016 11:01 AMShould We Be Worried About the Future of Sports Television?ESPN is hemorrhaging subscribers, and NFL ratings are declining. What’s going on?
Nov. 3 2016 10:04 AMHang Up and Listen: The Cubs Win?!? EditionA special edition of Slate’s sports podcast on Game 7 of the World Series.
Oct. 31 2016 6:02 PMHang Up and Listen: The Kevin Hustle Plays Kabaddi EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the World Series, The Murder of Sonny Liston, and the Kabaddi World Cup.
Oct. 24 2016 7:38 PMHang Up and Listen: The Joy Is Retroactively Applied EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the World Series, interpersonal drama in the NBA, and Josh Brown.
Oct. 17 2016 5:14 PMHang Up and Listen: The She’s Big League EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the baseball playoffs, NFL TV ratings, and Fox’s Pitch.
Oct. 11 2016 5:04 PMHang Up and Listen: The Locker Room Talk EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the baseball playoffs and how men talk behind closed doors. Plus, S.L. Price on Playing Through the Whistle.
Oct. 3 2016 7:41 PMHang Up and Listen: The Humid Urgency of the South EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Ryder Cup, the baseball playoff picture, and a whirlwind weekend of college football coverage.
Sept. 26 2016 5:14 PMHang Up and Listen: the Short, Joyous Life of José Fernández EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the life and death of the Miami Marlins pitcher. Plus, Chicago Cubs fandom and Nate Jackson’s new book.
Sept. 19 2016 6:02 PMHang Up and Listen: The Fear of Flying EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the whiteness of baseball and football players celebrating too early. Plus, an interview with Steph Davis about deaths in BASE-jumping.  
Sept. 12 2016 7:45 PMHang Up and Listen: The Zelmo the Hall of Famer EditionSlate’s sports podcast on whether NFL games are getting worse and goalball at the Paralympics. Plus, an interview with Zelmo Beaty’s widow, Annie Beaty.
Sept. 6 2016 8:07 PMHang Up and Listen: The Be Careful Who You Meme EditionSlate’s sports podcast on college football’s opening weekend. Plus, an interview with Nate Boyer and an appreciation of Vin Scully.
Aug. 29 2016 4:59 PMHang Up and Listen: The O’er the Land of the Free EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Colin Kaepernick’s protest, Joey Bosa’s contract, and Gary Sanchez’s hot streak.
Aug. 22 2016 6:16 PMHang Up and Listen: The Let the Games Be Gone EditionSlate’s sports podcast on NBC’s Olympics coverage, how the games played in Brazil, and the state of UFC.
Nov. 21 2016 7:27 PMHang Up and Listen: The It’s Like a Whole Other Quarterback EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Dak Prescott and Tony Romo, how Randall Cunningham changed the NFL, and the NHL’s youth movement.
Nov. 14 2016 7:03 PMHang Up and Listen: The Popovich for President EditionSlate’s sports podcast on sports and Donald Trump, and the political implications of the U.S.–Mexico soccer rivalry.
Nov. 7 2016 5:58 PMHang Up and Listen: The Stick to Everything EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the intersection of sports and politics, Alabama’s college football dominance, and the Harvard men’s soccer scandal.
Nov. 1 2016 4:25 PMHow to Become an NBA FanDon’t follow basketball? Now’s the time to get started. Here’s how.
Oct. 25 2016 1:26 PMWhat’s the Difference Between Writing About Sports and Talking About It on TV?Slate’s sports podcast talks to sports writer and sports talker Pablo Torre of ESPN.
Oct. 18 2016 4:07 PMDo Happy Cubs Fans Buy More Beer?Slate’s sports podcast talks about vending at Wrigley Field during the playoffs.
Oct. 12 2016 1:35 PMCan a Game Be So Lopsided It’s Boring?What Hang Up and Listen thought of the Michigan football team’s 78–0 win over Rutgers.
Oct. 4 2016 5:09 PMThe Sports Fans We Hate the MostAnd why we hate them, according to Slate’s sports podcast.
Sept. 27 2016 2:37 PMThe Best Moments From Hang Up and Listen History, According to You  Revisiting the show’s most noteworthy afterballs from the vault.  
Sept. 20 2016 3:22 PMCan We Like Abby Wambach’s Book Without Liking Her?Slate’s Hang Up and Listen discusses the soccer star’s memoir.
Sept. 13 2016 1:49 PMWas Allen Iverson Ahead of His Time?Slate’s sports podcast explains why he’s not just a basketball player.
Sept. 7 2016 2:21 PMLooking Back on Seven Years of Hang Up and ListenHang Up and Listen revisits its first episode.
Aug. 30 2016 1:01 PMShould Olympians Be Held to a Higher Standard?Hang Up and Listen asks what we should make of the Ryan Lochte scandal.
Aug. 25 2016 10:55 AMThe U.S. Men’s Basketball Team Has Never Been BetterBut we’re not watching if there aren’t any stakes in the game.
Aug. 19 2016 4:00 PMHang Up and Listen Olympics Extra: The Stars of Field EditionSlate’s sports podcast speaks with former high jump world-record holder Dwight Stones about what’s wrong with NBC’s track-and-field coverage.