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

Hang Up And Listen
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.
Hang Up And Listen
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.
Hang Up And Listen
May 20 2013 4:42 PMHang Up and Listen: The Falling Into the Truth EditionSlate’s sports podcast on big vs. small in the NBA playoffs, the Kings staying in Sacramento, and whether the America’s Cup is too dangerous to continue.
Hang Up And Listen
May 13 2013 6:15 PMHang Up and Listen: The Dodgeball Dodgetorum EditionSlate’s sports podcast quizzes Steve Kerr on the NBA playoffs. Plus: the documentary Venus and Serena, and the future of gym class.
Sports Nut
May 2 2013 3:04 PMComing to Their SensesU.S. Soccer finally admits that Abby Wambach’s concussion was mishandled.
Hang Up And Listen
April 29 2013 7:44 PMHang Up and Listen: The “And I’m Gay” EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Jason Collins’ coming-out story, the NFL draft, and the NHL postseason.
Hang Up And Listen
April 22 2013 6:41 PMHang Up and Listen: The Cross Between Akili Smith and Aaron Brooks EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombing, the NBA playoffs, and stereotyping black quarterback prospects.
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April 15 2013 6:52 PMHang Up and Listen: The Golfier Than Thou EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Tiger Woods’ illegal drop and Kobe Bryant’s torn Achilles tendon. Also, an interview with Jackie Robinson’s teammate Ralph Branca.
Hang Up And Listen
April 1 2013 5:54 PMHang Up and Listen: The Avert Your Eyes EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Kevin Ware’s gruesome broken leg and MLB opening day. Also, an interview with Louisville women’s basketball coach Jeff Walz.
Hang Up And Listen
March 18 2013 5:54 PMHang Up and Listen: The Cinderella Man EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NCAA tournament and the supposed death of the Big East. Also: an interview with Belmont coach Rick Byrd.
Hang Up And Listen
March 4 2013 6:08 PMHang Up and Listen: The Worm in North Korea EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the state of NBA stats, sports ticket economics, and Dennis Rodman’s trip to the DPRK.
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Feb. 19 2013 6:54 PMHang Up and Listen: The Wrestling or Wushu EditionSlate’s sports show on the IOC’s decision to cut wrestling, Oscar Pistorius’ fall from grace, and the Redskins nickname controversy.
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Feb. 4 2013 6:09 PMHang Up and Listen: The Twirling a Hat on a Stick EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Ravens’ Super Bowl win, CBS’s coverage of the blackout, and our favorite schoolyard games.
Gaming
Jan. 17 2013 4:54 PMWhat’s a Z Really Worth?Why efforts to assign Scrabble tiles their “real value” miss the point of the game.
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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.
Sports Nut
May 17 2013 6:33 PMThe Dreaded C-WordBryce Harper ran face-first into a wall. Why are the Washington Nationals afraid to say he had a concussion?
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May 6 2013 6:21 PMHang Up and Listen: The Sandpaper, Pine Tar, and Hair Gel EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA playoffs, spitball accusations, and Spelman College dropping out of the NCAA.
Sports Nut
April 30 2013 2:07 PMNot Using Their HeadsHow Abby Wambach, her team, and the National Women’s Soccer League botched the star player’s head injury.
Sports Nut
April 25 2013 5:27 AMGet Your Head Out of the GameAbby Wambach got hit in the head and stayed on the field. For shame.
Sports Nut
April 22 2013 3:43 PMThe First Black Player in Major-League HistoryWas it William Edward White?
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April 8 2013 5:54 PMHang Up and Listen: The Peg You in the Head With Basketballs EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Final Four, Brittney Griner and the NBA, and fired Rutgers coach Mike Rice. Plus: an interview with marathon legend Bill Rodgers.
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March 25 2013 6:39 PMHang Up and Listen: They Might Be Giant Killers EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Florida Gulf Coast’s NCAA run, ESPN’s Survive and Advance, and U.S. national soccer team’s crazy snow game.
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March 11 2013 7:58 PMHang Up and Listen: The Tough Stuff EditionSlate’s weekly sports show on improving college basketball, the World Baseball Classic, and MLB’s exploitation of Latin American talent.
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Feb. 25 2013 6:08 PMHang Up and Listen: The Twist My Arm EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Ronda Rousey’s rise to stardom, the Blackhawks’ record-breaking points streak, and what makes a great sports blooper.
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Feb. 11 2013 5:51 PMHang Up and Listen: The How To Rig a Soccer Match EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the greatness of LeBron James and Kevin Durant, soccer match-fixing, and the reality show The Next Knuckler.
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Jan. 28 2013 6:14 PMHang Up and Listen: The One Man’s Trash Talk Is Another Man’s Treasure EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Super Bowl gambling, the fight-happy, lockout-shortened NHL season, and the ethics of trash talking.
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Jan. 14 2013 6:38 PMHang Up and Listen: The Kneeling Bronco EditionSlate’s sports podcast on second-guessing NFL coaches and the great sports (and political) writer Richard Ben Cramer.

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