For the Monday edition of the Hang Up and Listen Slate Plus bonus segment, hosts Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca ask why the U.S. men’s basketball team’s Olympic dominance has made the competition so boring. Since its overhaul in 2004, the U.S. men’s basketball team has skyrocketed in its number of wins. But does this success eliminate the competitive spirit that makes the game so exciting to watch?
Why can’t the Hang Up and Listen crew get excited about Olympics basketball in the same way? The hosts discuss.
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