Slate’s Sports Podcast on the Awesome, Heartbreaking Wimbledon Final

Slate's sports podcast.
July 9 2012 5:28 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The British Are Crying Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Wimbledon, NBA deals, and baseball at midseason.

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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 are joined by Sports Illustrated’s Jon Wertheim to talk about Roger Federer and Serena Williams’ Wimbledon wins and the heartbreaking loss of local boy Andy Murray. They also talk about Steve Nash’s move to the Lakers, Ray Allen going to the Heat, and Jeremy Lin’s “poison pill” deal. Finally, they check in with Major League Baseball at midseason, where the Red Sox and Phillies are also-rans and the Pirates and Nationals are sitting pretty.

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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.