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Slate’s sports podcast on the NCAA Tournament, Johan Cruyff, and the documentary Fastball.


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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and Jonathan Hock talk about Syracuse’s surprising trip to the Final Four, the school’s academic scandal, and Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski’s handshake line hijinks. Next, Ken Early joins the show to discuss the death of Dutch soccer legend Johan Cruyff. Finally, they review Hock’s latest documentary, Fastball.

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


Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Johnny Humphries:

Jon’s Johnny Humphries: Nolan Ryan claims that his elbow healed itself before the start of the 1987 season.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and Jon Hock discuss Major League Baseball’s return to Cuba, and Hock’s film about Luis Tiant, The Lost Son of Havana. 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.

Jonathan Hock is a nine-time Emmy Award winning producer, director, writer, and editor.

Josh Levin is Slate’s editorial director.

Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.