NBA playoffs 2012: Hang Up and Listen on Heat-Celtics, Thunder-Spurs, the Stanley Cup Final, and Johan Santana’s no-hitter.
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June 4 2012 8:10 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The No, No, No, No, Yes! Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Heat-Celtics, Thunder-Spurs, the Stanley Cup Final, and Johan Santana’s no-hitter.


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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 Heat-Celtics, Spurs-Thunder, and the players’ complaints about NBA refereeing. They also discuss the Los Angeles Kings’ 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals with Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshynski. Finally, they dissect Johan Santana’s no-hitter, which ended the New York Mets’ 50-year streak without a no-hit game.

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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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