Hang Up and Listen, the Early Winter Classic Edition
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Updated Monday, Oct. 26, 2009, at 4:42 PM
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In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast, Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Rush Limbaugh's failed bid to become an NFL owner, the umpiring in the baseball playoffs, the first BCS standings, the nascent United Football League, and a statistical controversy surrounding NBA star Kevin Durant.
Stefan Fatsis is the author of Word Freak and A Few Seconds of Panic, a regular guest on NPR's All Things Considered, and a panelist on Slate's sports podcast "Hang Up and Listen." You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter.
Drew Magary is a Deadspin columnist and author of the book Men With Balls: The Professional Athlete's Handbook.
Mike Pesca is a correspondent for National Public Radio who covers mostly sports.
Illustration by Robert Neubecker.