Venus and Serena documentary: Hang Up and Listen on the NBA playoffs, the Williams sisters, and the future of gym class.
Slate’s Sports Podcast on the Past, Present, and Future of Gym Class
Slate's sports podcast.
May 13 2013 6:15 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Dodgeball Dodgetorum Edition

Slate’s sports podcast quizzes Steve Kerr on the NBA playoffs. Plus: the documentary Venus and Serena, and the future of gym class.

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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 TNT’s Steve Kerr to discuss the Bulls-Heat series, Derrick Rose’s knee, and what makes a great shooter. Sports Illustrated’s Jon Wertheim also joins to talk about the new Williams sisters documentary Venus and Serena. Finally, they debate the past, present, and future of gym class.

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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.