Slate's Hang Up and Listen on Stephen Strasburg, Albert Pujols and Glenn Beck, and the Madden video-game series.

Slate's Hang Up and Listen on Stephen Strasburg, Albert Pujols and Glenn Beck, and the Madden video-game series.

Slate's Hang Up and Listen on Stephen Strasburg, Albert Pujols and Glenn Beck, and the Madden video-game series.

Slate's sports podcast.
Aug. 30 2010 4:19 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Can-Miss Prospect Edition

Slate's sports podcast on Stephen Strasburg, Albert Pujols and Glenn Beck, and the Madden video-game series.

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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 Stephen Strasburg's elbow injury and Albert Pujols' and Tony La Russa's appearance at Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally. Patrick Hruby also joins the podcast to discuss his recent article on the Madden video-game series.

Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:

Hang Up and Listen's weekly turduckens:

Mike's turducken: How the Italian Mafia passed messages from jail using a soccer television show.
Stefan's turducken: Racial stereotyping at the Little League World Series.
Josh's turducken: The divorce of Los Angeles Dodgers owners Jamie and Frank McCourt, as documented by dodgerdivorce.com.

Podcast production and edit by Abdullah Rufus.

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