Let Katie SwimThere are reasons beyond gender equity for the Olympics to finally add women’s 1,500-meter events.
Push It to the LimitThe women’s 1,500-meters record just fell after 22 years. What’s the fastest humans can possibly run?
Let’s All Hate-Watch United Passions TogetherWatch the FIFA propaganda film while you listen to commentary from Slate’s Hang Up and Listen podcast.
Life After PiaNearly three years after the Swede’s departure, the USWNT still seeks the consistency of the Sundhage era.
Who Did It Better? Curry vs. James.LeBron had a bigger night, but Steph Curry had a hot streak at an opportune time.
Let’s Force Cities to Host the OlympicsA modest proposal inspired by Boston and Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery.”
The How to Make Sports Funny Bonus SegmentParks and Recreation co-creator Mike Schur joins Hang Up and Listen to talk about athlete guest stars and how to wring laughs out of baseball stats.
Lucky BounceAn incredibly accurate new formula for predicting lead changes shows just how random basketball truly is.
Who Did It Better? The Warriors, Obviously.In the end, the best team in the world survived LeBron’s best shot.
Will American Pharoah Win the Belmont? Don’t Bet on It.Really. But do bet on every other horse to win.
Blatter’s Resignation Is Only the First StepFor true change, FIFA needs to start over with outsiders and a new structure.
Inside Pedro’s BrainThe new Pedro Martinez memoir offers rare insight into the career of a pitching great.