Hang Up and Listen: The Swedish Hockey Twins Edition
Slate's sports podcast on the NHL playoffs, the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the NFL draft.
Posted Monday, April 25, 2011, at 6:15 PM
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Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:
The Chicago Blackhawks have come back from a 3-0 deficit against the Vancouver Canucks.
The Sedin twins' best 10 goals of the 2010-11 season.
Another video of top Sedin moments.
The Wall Street Journal's Reed Albergotti on "the NHL's telepathic twins."
A 2009 Sports Illustrated article on the Sedins.
Did the salary cap kill the Blackhawks?
Why the Blackhawks exceeded the salary cap after the 2010 season.
The NHL didn't suspend the Canucks' Raffi Torres after he hit Chicago's Brent Seabrook in the head.
NHL disciplinarian Colin Campbell's contentious interview with TSN.
The Campbell e-mail scandal of November 2010.
Major League Baseball has taken control of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
ESPN.com's Gene Wojciechowski says MLB should've never allowed Frank McCourt to buy the Dodgers.
McCourt took a $30 million loan from Fox so he could make payroll.
The blog Dodger Thoughts argues that the beating of a Giants fan outside of Dodger Stadium could've contributed to the MLB takeover.
Sports Illustrated's Tom Verducci on how the MLB takeover will affect the Dodgers.
Forbes on baseball's "debt disaster."
ESPN.com's Jayson Stark on the parallels between the Dodgers and the Mets.
The blog Dodger Divorce.
Sports Illustrated's Peter King on the 2011 NFL Draft.
Jon Gruden chats up Cam Newton on Gruden's QB Camp.
Mike's Ruutu Tootoo: The amazing story of Patti Catalano Dillon, the one-time best female marathoner in the United States.
Stefan's Ruutu Tootoo: The debate over whether Geoffrey Mutai's Boston Marathon victory should count as a world record. (Here's an anti-IAAF manifesto from the Association of Road Racing Statisticians. And here's Christopher Clarey's New York Times piece on the potential for a sub-two-hour marathon.)
Josh's Ruutu Tootoo: The best and worst NHL goal horns.
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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 Slate's sports podcast "Hang Up and Listen." You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter.
Mike Pesca is a correspondent for National Public Radio who covers mostly sports.
Illustration by Robert Neubecker.