Slate’s Sports Podcast on Whether NBA Players Need To Stop Complaining about the Refs

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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, a regular guest on NPR's All Things Considered, and a panelist on Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen. Email him at sfatsis9@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter.

Josh Levin is Slate's executive editor. You can email him at sportsnut@slate.com, visit his website, and follow him on Twitter.

Mike Pesca is the host of Slate’s upcoming daily podcast. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.