Stefan Fatsis

Stefan Fatsis is the author of Word Freak and A Few Seconds of Panic, a regular guest on NPR's All Things Considered, and a panelist on Slate's sports podcast Hang Up and Listen. Email him at sfatsis9@gmail.com. Follow him on Twitter.

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Feb. 28 2014 7:29 PMDon’t Use Your Heads, KidsWhy children shouldn’t be allowed to head a soccer ball.
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Feb. 20 2014 7:58 PMThe U.S. vs. Canada Women’s Final Was the Best Hockey Game in Years
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Feb. 18 2014 4:50 PMHang Up and Listen: The Mixed Zone, Mixed Bag EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Sochi Olympics and the NFL’s report on the Miami Dolphins’ locker room.
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Feb. 13 2014 5:56 PMHang Up and Listen Olympics Extra: The NordicTrack EditionSlate’s sports podcast extra on Thursday’s action in Sochi.
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Feb. 10 2014 5:28 PMHang Up and Listen: The Sam, Sochi, and Smart EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Michael Sam’s coming out, the Sochi Olympics, and Marcus Smart’s shove.
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Feb. 3 2014 5:03 PMThe Secret to the Seahawks’ Super Bowl Success: Underpaying Their Best Players
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Jan. 13 2014 5:24 PMWas Tonya Harding a Villain or a Victim?
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Dec. 30 2013 10:02 AMCollision Low Crossers Is an Instant Classic on Life in the NFL
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Dec. 16 2013 5:41 PMHang Up and Listen: The How Extreme Is Too Extreme EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Mike Shanahan’s benching of Robert Griffin III, Mack Brown’s last days at the University of Texas, and the documentary The Crash Reel.
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Dec. 9 2013 12:20 PMIt’s Good!Breaking down Matt Prater’s record 64-yard field goal.
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Nov. 25 2013 5:37 PMHang Up and Listen: The King of the (Chess) World EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, Alex Rodriguez’s battle with MLB, and world chess champion Magnus Carlsen.
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Nov. 12 2013 1:31 AMHang Up and Listen: The Live with Bob Costas EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Dolphins’ bullying scandal and New York’s WFAN sports radio. Plus: an interview with NBC’s Olympics host.
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Oct. 28 2013 6:06 PMHang Up and Listen: The Huge YAC Man EditionSlate’s sports podcast on strange World Series conclusions, Calvin Johnson’s brilliance, and the NBA’s statistical revolution.
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Oct. 14 2013 5:01 PMHang Up and Listen: The Cardinals’ Sins EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the hateability of the St. Louis baseball team, the miserable Tampa Bay Bucs, and the quest for World Cup qualification.
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Oct. 7 2013 5:36 PMHang Up and Listen: The River in Egypt EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Broncos-Cowboys, the new documentary League of Denial, the MLB playoffs, and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
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Feb. 24 2014 5:37 PMSteve Nash Explains What It’s Like for a Great Athlete to Confront the End of His Career
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Feb. 20 2014 12:08 PMThe Joys of NBC’s Raw, Secret, Unscripted, Boring Figure Skating Practice Cam
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Feb. 18 2014 4:47 PMWhy Do Figure Skaters Go to the “Kiss and Cry” to Get Their Scores?
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Feb. 12 2014 4:52 PMHow Sports Illustrated Botched the Michael Sam StoryThe bad journalism that has everyone convinced the NFL isn’t ready for a gay player.
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Feb. 4 2014 11:52 PMBaseball’s Secret PioneerWilliam Edward White, the first black player in major-league history, lived his life as a white man.
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Jan. 27 2014 5:32 PMHang Up and Listen: The Tennis, Tykes, and Tragedy EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Australian Open, the TV series Friday Night Tykes, and the Grantland story “Dr. V’s Magical Putter.”
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Jan. 6 2014 5:07 PMHang Up and Listen: The “I Know, I Borrowed Your Face” EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Week 1 of the NFL playoffs, Chris Kluwe’s accusations against the Minnesota Vikings, and the end of the BCS.
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Dec. 23 2013 5:25 PMIs the NFL’s Tax-Exempt Status a Huge Scandal or a Big Nonissue?
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Dec. 9 2013 5:09 PMHang Up and Listen: The “In the Conversation” EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the BCS title matchup, the Jameis Winston case, a snowy NFL weekend, and the United States’ World Cup draw.
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Dec. 2 2013 5:41 PMHang Up and Listen: The Relearning How to Hit Each Other EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the remarkable Alabama-Auburn game, the NHL’s new TV deal and concussion lawsuit, and fallen hoops prodigy Lenny Cooke.
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Nov. 18 2013 5:04 PMHang Up and Listen: The Death to Punting EditionSlate’s sports podcast on an iconoclastic high school football coach, cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar’s retirement, and Mike Tyson on Broadway.
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Nov. 4 2013 5:52 PMHang Up and Listen: The Bullies, Boors, and Bucks EditionSlate’s sports podcast on NFL bullies and Hulu’s Behind the Mask. Also: Aaron Krickstein discusses his famous match with Jimmy Connors.
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Oct. 21 2013 4:56 PMWhat the Grambling Football Boycott Reveals About Black College Sports
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Oct. 11 2013 12:38 PMDid League of Denial Get It Right?Debating the Frontline documentary on the NFL and concussions.
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Sept. 30 2013 5:30 PMHang Up and Listen: The High-Hanging Fruit EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the baseball postseason, the state of the read-option, and the professionalization of sports in Cuba.

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