Alabama-LSU: Hang Up and Listen on the Tide’s BCS title game win over the Tigers.
Slate’s Sports Podcast on Alabama’s Mauling of LSU in the BCS Title Game
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Jan. 10 2012 2:39 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Tide Rolls the Honey Badger Edition

A special edition of Slate’s sports podcast on Alabama’s BCS title game victory over LSU.


Hang Up and Listen is doing a live show in New York on Tuesday, Jan. 17 at City Winery. Our special guest will be Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 the day of the show.

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In this special edition of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Alabama’s 21-0 thrashing of LSU in the BCS title game. The topics covered include Alabama’s superior game plan, Les Miles’ decision to keep backup quarterback Jarrett Lee on the bench, and Brent Musburger’s obsession with honey badgers.

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


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Stefan Fatsis is the author of Word Freak and A Few Seconds of Panic and is 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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