What’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.
Do Happy Cubs Fans Buy More Beer?Slate’s sports podcast talks about vending at Wrigley Field during the playoffs.
Can We Like Abby Wambach’s Book Without Liking Her?Slate’s Hang Up and Listen discusses the soccer star’s memoir.
The U.S. Men’s Basketball Team Has Never Been BetterBut we’re not watching if there aren’t any stakes in the game.
Are We Supposed to Hate Alex Rodriguez?The Hang Up and Listen crew chats about the New York Yankees legend’s retirement.
Why Did Chris Sale Cut Up His Team’s Uniforms?Assessing the White Sox pitcher’s unorthodox critique of throwback jerseys.
NBA Athletes Are No Longer Spreading the LoveWith free agents like Kevin Durant flocking to top teams, will next season’s games be boring?
Is the NHL’s Move to Las Vegas a Gamble?Hang Up and Listen isn’t sure Sin City will be a hockey hotbed. But why?
Are These Sneakers Cornier Than Dad Jokes?Hang Up and Listen weighs in on the bright white, orthopedic-style sneakers designed by Steph Curry.
Should I Cheat on My Hometown Team?Hang Up and Listen helps Mom and Dad Are Fighting host Allison Benedikt pick a team to root for during the 2016 NBA Finals.
What Is Russell Westbrook Wearing Today?Hang Up and Listen decides if the basketball player is fashion-forward or not.
Can 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.
The Best Moments From Hang Up and Listen History, According to You Revisiting the show’s most noteworthy afterballs from the vault.
Was Allen Iverson Ahead of His Time?Slate’s sports podcast explains why he’s not just a basketball player.
Should Olympians Be Held to a Higher Standard?Hang Up and Listen asks what we should make of the Ryan Lochte scandal.
The Case for Dumping Hope SoloHang Up and Listen discusses why the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team will be fine without its current goalkeeper.
Should a Beer Mile Be Added to the Olympic Games?There will be five new sports at the 2020 Olympics. What else should the International Olympic Committee add?
Trial by FuryThe Olympic Trials for swimming and track and field athletes are underway. Who should you look out for?
Which Olympic Athletes Will Be Sitting This One Out?Hang Up and Listen discusses Russian athletes, drug scandals, and the Olympics.
The Man, the Myth, the Tooth Decay FighterHang Up and Listen looks back on some of Muhammad Ali’s famous interviews.
Should Athletes’ Quotes Be Cleaned Up?Hang Up and Listen wonders whether journalists should edit athletes’ quotes for grammar.
How Many Sports Stadium Name Changes Is a Game Changer?When should journalists respect corporate sponsored naming rights to a beloved sports stadium? And when shouldn’t they?
Should We Be Weirded Out That These Grown Men Call Their Bosses Mr.? Hang Up And Listen answers a listener’s question about a strange point of sports etiquette.