Jordan Spieth 2015: Hang Up and Listen on the Masters, plus interviews with basketball shoe impresario Sonny Vaccaro and Stanley Cup keeper Philip Pritchard.

Is Sonny Vaccaro a Basketball Hero or Villain?

Is Sonny Vaccaro a Basketball Hero or Villain?

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April 13 2015 7:52 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Lord Stanley’s Coffee Urn Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the Masters, plus interviews with basketball shoe impresario Sonny Vaccaro and Stanley Cup keeper Philip Pritchard.

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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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Mike Pesca interviews the Stanley Cup.

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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 Jordan Spieth’s runaway Masters win and whether the 21-year-old will be golf’s next superstar. They also interview Sonny Vaccaro about the new documentary Sole Man and whether he corrupted or saved the soul of basketball. Finally, they ogle the Stanley Cup and speak to the trophy’s keeper Philip Pritchard.

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

Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Bqstqns:

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Mike’s Bqstqn: A recap of the Stanley Cup’s tour of the Slate New York office.

Stefan’s Bqstqn: Want to measure the speed of a golf green imprecisely? Use a Stimpmeter.

Josh’s Bqstqn: Remembering the 1972 Noah’s Ark International and a victorious zebu.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the Red Sox’s 19-inning victory over the Yankees and when baseball games become farce. Visit slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.