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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 the amazing pitching performances in this year's baseball playoffs, Deadspin's allegations against Brett Favre, the NHL's salary-cap shenanigans, and George Dohrmann's book Play Their Hearts Out.
Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:
Slate's Tim Marchman on Roy Halladay's postseason no-hitter.
The New York Times' Dan Rosenheck asks whether Tim Lincecum's performance was better than Halladay's.
Deadspin's Oct. 7 post alleging that Brett Favre sent lewd photos and voice mails to Jenn Sterger.
There are also allegations that a New York Jets public-relations employee abetted Favre's behavior, and that Favre sent more lewd messages to two Jets massage therapists.
Deadspin's first Favre-Sterger post, from Aug. 4.
Donald Fehr is likely to become the executive director of the NHL's players association.
Puck Daddy's Greg Wyshynski on the "lifetime deals" designed to circumvent the NHL's salary cap.
The New York Times' Howard Beck on NBA commissioner David Stern's call to reduce the maximum length of players' contracts.
George Dohrmann's book Play Their Hearts Out.
Sports Illustrated's excerpt of the Dohrmann book.
Tommy Craggs' Play magazine article on Renardo Sidney.
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