Slate’s Sports Podcast on Why Nobody Loves Tim Duncan

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May 21 2012 7:24 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Tim Duncan Loves Paintball Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the Spurs’ unloved center, the NHL’s southern strategy, and women who love sports.

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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca are joined by Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard to talk about his two recent profile subjects, Tim Duncan and Kobe Bryant. They also discuss the playoff success of the Los Angeles Kings and Phoenix Coyotes, and whether the NHL’s “southern strategy” has failed. Finally, Sarah Kogod of the Washington Post joins to discuss how the world reacts to women who love sports.

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Podcast production by Andrew Bouve. Podcast edit by Andy Bowers.

You can e-mail us at hangup@slate.com.

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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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