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

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.
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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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Dec. 24 2012 11:00 AMHang Up and Listen: The Pesca and the Pelicans EditionThe special, year-end, call-in edition of Slate’s sports podcast.
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Dec. 10 2012 6:55 PMHang Up and Listen: The Worth Its Wait in Gold EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Johnny Manziel’s Heisman Trophy win, the Army-Navy game, and shot putter Adam Nelson’s belated Olympic victory.
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Nov. 26 2012 7:13 PMHang Up and Listen: The 138! EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the resurgence of Notre Dame. Plus: interviews with Grinnell basketball coach Dave Arseneault Jr. and Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey.
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Nov. 14 2012 4:07 PMWhy Do We Let Kids Play Tackle Football?We shouldn’t.
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Nov. 5 2012 6:47 PMHang Up and Listen: The Out of the Running EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the canceled New York City Marathon, the state of the activist athlete, and whether Alabama could beat an NFL team.
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Oct. 22 2012 6:15 PMHang Up and Listen: The Honey, I Badgered the Kid EditionSlate’s sports podcast on baseball’s postseason narratives, the rise of the no-huddle offense, and Sports Illustrated’s cover story on Tyrann Mathieu.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Jan. 7 2013 9:48 PMHang Up and Listen: The Playing Through Pain EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Robert Griffin III’s knee injury. Plus: an interview with Royce White on his anxiety disorder and struggles with Houston Rockets management.
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Dec. 17 2012 6:18 PMHang Up and Listen: The Bionic Running Back EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Adrian Peterson’s incredible return from ACL surgery and baseball’s West Coast power shift. Plus, an interview with NBC Sports’ Stan Van Gundy.
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Dec. 3 2012 6:18 PMHang Up and Listen: The How To Talk About a Murder-Suicide EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Jovan Belcher, Alabama sports radio host Paul Finebaum, and the contretemps over the Spurs resting their starters.
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Nov. 19 2012 5:49 PMHang Up and Listen: The Moment of Hoodwinkitude EditionSlate’s sports podcast on college football’s latest round of upsets, the Miami Marlins’ fire sale, and whether youth tackle football should be banned.
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Nov. 12 2012 5:10 PMHang Up and Listen: The Wildcat Doth Protest Too Much EditionSlate’s sports podcast on NFL quarterback concussions, the Lakers’ coaching carousel, and John Calipari’s Kentucky machine.
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Oct. 29 2012 6:33 PMHang Up and Listen: The Lab Geek Rats and Pocket Squares EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the San Francisco Giants’ World Series sweep and the start of the NBA season.
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Oct. 18 2012 12:15 PMNFL 2012"Mild" concussions, magical helmets, and other ways football lies to itself.

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