Slate’s Sports Podcast on the Crazy Racism at Euro 2012

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June 18 2012 5:43 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The All Greek to Me Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the NBA Finals, the U.S. Open, and Euro 2012.

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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 talk about how the Heat have taken a 2-1 lead over the Thunder in the NBA Finals. They also discuss Webb Simpson’s one-shot win in the U.S. Open and the joys of watching the world’s greatest golfers play really poorly. Finally, they check in on Euro 2012—the games, the Greeks, the virulent racism.

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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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