Liz Cambage, the Tour de France, and the Mamie Johnson Little League on Hang Up and Listen.

The WNBA’s Most Outspoken Player on What the League Needs to Do Better

The WNBA’s Most Outspoken Player on What the League Needs to Do Better

Slate's sports podcast.
July 30 2018 5:37 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Cloud of Salbutamol Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Liz Cambage, the Tour de France, and the Mamie Johnson Little League.

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Listen to Hang Up and Listen with Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin:

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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by WNBA star Liz Cambage to discuss her record-breaking 53-point game, the gender pay gap in basketball, and her battle with depression. Frederick Dreier of VeloNews also joins to talk about first-time Tour de France champion Geraint Thomas and his controversial teammate Chris Froome. Finally, Keith Barnes, the president of the Mamie Johnson Little League, joins to talk about his team’s quest to make the Little League World Series.

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 Toni Stones:

Stefan’s Toni Stone: Boston newsman Clark Booth, who died last week, wrote a remarkable story in 1976 about the ravages of pro football.

Josh’s Toni Stone: Like Michael Jordan’s kids before him, LeBron James Jr. has some big Nikes to fill.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Stefan and Josh update their conversation about U.S. soccer player Jaelene Hinkle, who was dropped from the national team’s roster last week.

Podcast production and edit by Patrick Fort. Our intern is Meredith Ellison.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.