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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.
Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:
- Rajon Rondo told Doris Burke that the Heat are “complaining and crying to the referees in transition.”
- Ray Allen’s chess analogy.
- Serge Ibaka’s perfect game.
- Kendrick Perkins is mad at the TNT broadcast crew.
- Greg Wyshynski’s hockey podcast, Marek vs. Wyshynski.
- Greg’s story on the Kings’ Game 2 win over the Devils in the Stanley Cup Final.
- The Kings took off once Darryl Sutter took over as coach.
- Kings goaltender Jon Quick is the leading contender for playoff MVP.
- ESPN’s Vince Doria says hockey is a local sport that doesn’t translate to a national conversation.
- Greg’s item on why U.S. fans aren’t watching the Stanley Cup Final.
- The NHL’s “Because It’s the Cup” ad campaign.
- Johan Santana threw the first no-hitter in New York Mets history.
- Adrian Johnson’s bad call kept the no-hitter alive.
- Mets manager Terry Collins talks about his decision to leave Santana in the game.
- Was the Mets’ no-hitter drought really that amazing?
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