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May 4 2015 4:49 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Snooze of the Century Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Mayweather-Pacquiao, Spurs-Clippers, and “character issues” in the NFL draft.

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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 Floyd Mayweather’s victory over Manny Pacquiao in boxing’s not-so-thrilling fight of the century. They also discuss the Los Angeles Clippers’ Game 7 victory over the defending champion San Antonio Spurs and how the NFL handled “character issues” in the 2015 draft.

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

Hang Up and Listen’s weekly proven performance escalators:

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Mike’s proven performance escalator: Early-season baseball trends, including the Houston Astros’ surprising winning streak.

Stefan’s proven performance escalator: Remembering the days when men were men and boxing matches lasted more than 100 rounds.

Josh’s proven performance escalator: Will Houston’s Astrodome turn into a tropical island resort?

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss last week’s crowd-free game between the Orioles and White Sox. Visit slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

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