Kentucky basketball 2014: Hang Up and Listen on John Calipari’s two-platoon experiment, the future of sports TV, and Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Are There Too Many Good Players on the Kentucky Basketball Team?

Are There Too Many Good Players on the Kentucky Basketball Team?

Slate's sports podcast.
Dec. 22 2014 7:08 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Inside the NBA Insider Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Kentucky basketball, the future of sports television, and Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

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Listen to Hang Up and Listen with Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca by clicking the arrow on the audio player below:

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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 discuss how John Calipari is handling Kentucky’s surplus of basketball talent and what teams might be able to beat the Wildcats. They also talk with Sports Illustrated executive editor Jon Wertheim about the future of sports television, and look at Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski and how access reporting works in the sports world.

Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:

Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Young Ideas:

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Mike’s Young Idea: Comparing the public’s interest in college football in Idaho to high school football in Texas.

Stefan’s Young Idea: Tracing the etymology of the NFL’s sacred shield.

Josh’s Young Idea: Evaluating the market for multiple types of hole-in-one insurance.

Chris’ Young Idea: Remembering the time Chico Carrasquel defeated communism.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Sacramento Kings owner Vivek Ranadivé’s quirky tenure. Slate Plus members get an ad free version of this podcast with bonus segments. Visit slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

Podcast production and edit by Joel Meyer. Links compiled by Chris Laskowski.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.