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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 Boise State-Virginia Tech and the start of the college football season, preview the NFL with Football Outsiders' Aaron Schatz, and talk tailgating with The Sporkful's Dan Pashman.
Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:
Boise State beat Virginia Tech 33-30 in the season opener for both teams.
Sports Illustrated's George Schroeder on the history of Boise State football.
Boise State and Virginia Tech were both wearing Nike's Pro Combat Uniforms.
Morris Brown's failed attempt to jump to Division I sports.
Jacksonville State beat Ole Miss in double overtime.
Quarterback Jeremiah Masoli transferred from Oregon to Ole Miss; he's enrolled in the school's parks and recreation graduate program.
Buy the Football Outsiders Almanac 2010 at the Football Outsiders store.
FO's summary of all you need to know from seven years of advanced football research.
The Arizona Cardinals cut Matt Leinart.
FO uses the "Lewin Career Forecast" to predict how well college quarterbacks will play in the pros.
Check out The Sporkful, a podcast for eaters, not foodies.
The Sporkful's Dan Pashman asks co-host Mark Garrison what to serve on opening day. Should he go with the famed drunken salami?
Mike wants you to know that it's not the New Giants Stadium—it's the New Meadowlands Stadium.
You can eat lobster tails and popcorn lobster at the Audi Club at the new Yankees Stadium.
On The Simpsons, Moe the bartender eats lobster stuffed with tacos.
Hang Up and Listen's weekly KUBIAK s:
Mike's KUBIAK: In praise of world championships basketball announcer Liam Canny.
Stefan's KUBIAK: ESPN's coverage of a high school football game featuring Jack Nicklaus' grandson. (Also: The country's 15 best high school team nicknames.)
Josh's KUBIAK: Remembering the Dream Team's 1992 win over Angola, including Charles Barkley elbowing Herlander Coimbra.
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