Hang Up and Listen on Carmelo Anthony, NFL labor, and Sepp Blatter.

Hang Up and Listen on Carmelo Anthony, NFL labor, and Sepp Blatter.

Hang Up and Listen on Carmelo Anthony, NFL labor, and Sepp Blatter.

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Feb. 22 2011 3:52 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Blatter Infection Edition

Slate's sports podcast on the Carmelo Anthony trade, NFL labor talks, and Grant Wahl's quest to oust FIFA's Sepp Blatter.

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In this week's episode of Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss the Knicks' trade for Carmelo Anthony and the potential return of one-time Knicks executive Isiah Thomas. Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely also joins the show to talk about the NFL's labor talks, and Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl explains his candidacy to replace FIFA President Sepp Blatter.

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

Carmelo Anthony was traded from the Nuggets to the Knicks.
The New York Times' Howard Beck reports that Knicks owner James Dolan pushed for the deal.
Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski on Isiah Thomas' continuing sway with Dolan.
Anthony told Sports Illustrated that he learned from LeBron James' Decision debacle.
CNBC's Darren Rovell interviews Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov.
The latest on the NFL's labor talks.
Before committing suicide last week, ex-Bears defensive back Dave Duerson asked that his brain be examined for signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
Jay Feely's Twitter page.
Feely's touchdown run against the Broncos.
Grant Wahl's Sports Illustrated article announcing his candidacy for FIFA president.
Wahl's Facebook page.
The Twitter account of changeFIFA, which is pushing "to make FIFA a democracy and give fans the right to vote for the FIFA President."
After a horrific car crash, Charlie Davies is making a comeback with D.C. United of MLS.
The U.S. women's national soccer team is getting to set to play in the Algarve Cup.

Hang Up and Listen's weekly Timofeys:

Stefan's Timofey: Robert Lipsyte's upcoming memoir An Accidental Sportswriter, and the story behind Muhammad Ali's quote, "I ain't got no quarrel with them Viet Cong."
Josh's Timofey: The myth of the NCAA Tournament's "weak bubble."

Podcast production and edit by Abdullah Rufus.

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