Hang Up and Listen on SB Nation’s piece on Daniel Holtzclaw, the science of fatigue, and Rio’s water pollution.

How Polluted Is the Water in Rio? Should the Athletes Be Worried?

How Polluted Is the Water in Rio? Should the Athletes Be Worried?

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Feb. 22 2016 5:35 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Feting, Fetid, Fecundity Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on SB Nation’s piece on Daniel Holtzclaw, the science of fatigue, and water pollution in Rio.

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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 SB Nation’s piece on rapist and former football player Daniel Holtzclaw. Next, they delve into the science of fatigue in the NBA. Finally, ESPN’s Bonnie D. Ford joins to discuss the state of Rio’s polluted waters and how the conditions will affect Olympic athletes.

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

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Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Maria Lenks:

Stefan’s Maria Lenk: The town of Grimsby, England, is taking issue with Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest film.

Josh’s Maria Lenk: Check your spam folders—you might get to speak to Sepp Blatter.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the state of the U.S. women’s national soccer team after they clinched a spot in the 2016 Olympics. Visit slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

Podcast production and edit by Zack Dinerstein.

Our intern is Julia Karron.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.