Hang Up and Listen on the NFL playoffs and the Sports Illustrated series "The Black Athlete: A Shameful Story."

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Jan. 18 2011 8:06 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Magazine Club of the Pod Edition

Slate's sports podcast on the NFL playoffs and the Sports Illustrated series "The Black Athlete: A Shameful Story."

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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 Jets' win over the Patriots and the alleged jerkiness of the Bears' Jay Cutler. And in Hang Up's first magazine club, the crew is joined by special guest Zaid Abdul-Aziz to discuss the 1968 Sports Illustrated series "The Black Athlete: A Shameful Story."

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

Slate's NFL dialogue featuring Josh, Stefan, Tom Scocca, and Nate Jackson.
Rick Reilly's ESPN.com story on Jay Cutler.
Stefan's thoughts on Jay Cutler.
Brow Beat's fake sports documentary contest.
The Web site of Jack Olsen, the author of Sports Illustrated's series "The Black Athlete: A Shameful Story."
Printer-friendly versions of Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, and Part 5 of the Sports Illustrated series.
Zaid Abdul-Aziz's page on Basketball Reference.
The Web site for Zaid Abdul-Aziz's book Darkness to Sunlight.

Hang Up and Listen's weekly Zelmos:

Mike's Zelmo: In praise of the Denver Broncos for hiring ex-Panthers coach John Fox.
Stefan's Zelmo: Harvard's Jeremy Lin is a star … in the NBA's D-League.
Josh's Zelmo: The new video game Jerry Rice and Nitus' Dog Football.
Podcast production and edit by Abdullah Rufus.

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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 Hang Up and Listen

Josh Levin is Slate's executive editor.

Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.

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