Stefan Fatsis 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 Hang Up and Listen

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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.
Sports Nut
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.
Lexicon Valley
Sept. 24 2013 11:54 AMSoccer’s “Yid” Problem   
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Sept. 16 2013 6:39 PMHang Up and Listen: The Johnny Hancock Is Just a Kid EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Alabama’s win over Texas A&M, RG3’s slow start, and Nate Jackson’s NFL memoir Slow Getting Up.
Sports Nut
Sept. 9 2013 7:40 PMRemember Zelmo BeatyAn obituary for Slate’s favorite basketball player.
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Aug. 26 2013 5:31 PMHang Up and Listen: The Too Many Panels EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Fox Sports 1’s first week, the ESPN/Frontline split, and whether the “Battle of the Sexes” was on the up and up.
Sports Nut
Aug. 7 2013 9:30 AMWho Is the American Messi?Also: Who Is the Irish Messi? The Iranian Messi? The Kiwi Messi?
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July 29 2013 5:36 PMHang Up and Listen: The 165-Year-Old Hall of Famer EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the U.S. men’s soccer team’s Gold Cup victory, Peter King’s new website the MMQB, and Deacon White’s long journey to Cooperstown.
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June 10 2013 6:53 PMHang Up and Listen: The Overly Lasered EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA Finals, Major League Baseball’s latest drug scandal, and lasers at live sporting events.
The Good Word
May 28 2013 6:02 PMWait, I Have to Know What It Means, Too?Shame on the Scripps National Spelling Bee for forcing contestants to memorize definitions.
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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.
Hang Up And Listen
Oct. 21 2013 4:56 PMWhat the Grambling Football Boycott Reveals About Black College Sports
Sports Nut
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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Sept. 23 2013 5:57 PMHang Up and Listen: The Come Sail Away EditionSlate’s sports podcast on baseball’s playoff races, the America’s Cup, and the first stirrings of college athlete activism.
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Sept. 9 2013 7:45 PMHang Up and Listen: The Secrets of Football Night EditionSlate’s sports podcast on producing an NFL telecast, the U.S. Open, and the International Olympic Committee’s big meeting in Argentina.
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Sept. 2 2013 10:17 AMHang Up and Listen: The Opinions and Funyuns EditionSlate’s sports podcast takes your questions in a special Labor Day call-in show.
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Aug. 19 2013 8:07 PMHang Up and Listen: The Rainbow-Colored Fingernails EditionSlate’s sports podcast on athletes and Russia’s anti-gay laws, the Premier League’s NBC debut, and Sean Pamphilon’s The United States of Football.
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Aug. 5 2013 6:18 PMHang Up and Listen: The A-Rod vs. Everyone EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Alex Rodriguez’s suspension, Clint Dempsey’s return to MLS, and the role of genes in athletic performance.
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June 17 2013 6:05 PMHang Up and Listen: The Derecho Finals EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the close-but-lopsided NBA Finals, the overtime-laden Stanley Cup Finals, and the U.S. Open at tiny Merion Golf Club.
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June 3 2013 5:10 PMHang Up and Listen: The Understandably Quiet EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NHL’s power quartet, Roy Hibbert’s on-court stardom and off-court homophobia, and the state of Mount Everest in 2013.
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May 27 2013 10:35 AMHang Up and Listen: The Grappling with Sportocrats EditionSlate’s sports podcast on David Beckham and Alex Ferguson, the fate of Olympic wrestling, and three new WNBA stars.

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