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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Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PMGiving Up on GoodellHow the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.
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Sept. 8 2014 6:49 PMHang Up and Listen: The Ravens Cut Rice EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Ray Rice, the Atlanta Hawks owner’s email, and the worst high school quarterback ever.
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Aug. 25 2014 5:14 PMHang Up and Listen: The All’s Fair in Love and WAR EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the value of the NFL preseason, Alex Gordon’s unlikely MVP candidacy, and Kevin Love’s move to Cleveland.
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Aug. 4 2014 5:22 PMHang Up and Listen: The Breaking News EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Paul George’s gruesome injury, sexual assault and college athletics, and the baseball trade deadline.
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July 14 2014 4:47 PMHang Up and Listen: The Ohio Player EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Germany’s World Cup win and LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
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July 2 2014 5:27 PMWho Was Dent McSkimming?The truth behind the legend of the lone American reporter at the 1950 World Cup.
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June 24 2014 2:18 PMThe Tooth HurtsA short history of biting in sports.
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June 16 2014 4:41 PMHang Up and Listen: The San Antonio Is Beautiful EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Spurs’ NBA Finals win, the opening of the World Cup, and O’Bannon v. NCAA.  
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June 2 2014 6:07 PMWhat’s It Like to Coach During a Revolution? Bob Bradley Can Tell You.
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May 23 2014 3:38 PMWhy Jürgen Klinsmann Never Trusted Landon Donovan
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May 12 2014 5:30 PMHang Up and Listen: The Baring Your Sole EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Michael Sam, the NBA playoffs, and the Vibram FiveFingers settlement.
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April 28 2014 5:19 PMHang Up and Listen: The Sterling’s Reputation EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Clippers owner, Michael Pineda’s pine tar suspension, and UFC champ Jon “Bones” Jones. 
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April 10 2014 6:50 PMGeocache?!The word that won Scrabble’s new-word contest is totally useless in Scrabble.
Lexicon Valley
April 7 2014 10:01 AMMake Sure the Next Scrabble Word Has Lexicographical Staying Power
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March 28 2014 10:26 AM“Tuches Sleeps With the Dictionary!”Remembering Lester Schonbrun, and the dingy Times Square games parlor where he found a second home.
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Sept. 15 2014 5:10 PMHang Up and Listen: The Will Goodell Go? EditionSlate’s sports podcast on another terrible week for the NFL, U.S. domination of the basketball World Cup, and Jon Bois’ Breaking Madden series.
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Sept. 2 2014 4:36 PMHang Up and Listen: The Jerry Loves Johnny EditionSlate’s sports podcast on college football’s neutral-site money grab, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, and the U.S. Open.
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Aug. 18 2014 5:17 PMHang Up and Listen: The “Are the Kids Alright?” EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the new baseball commissioner, the Little League World Series, and continuing gender inequality in sports.
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July 21 2014 5:20 PMHang Up and Listen: The Losingest Winner EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Mike Trout, the Iroquois Nationals lacrosse team, and legendary Washington Generals coach Red Klotz.
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July 7 2014 4:49 PMThe Hype Man Behind the Biggest Contest in Competitive Eating Tells All
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June 30 2014 4:57 PMHang Up and Listen: The Soft Rock and Salary Caps EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the World Cup and how to build a basketball and baseball team. 
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June 23 2014 5:37 PMHang Up and Listen: The White Elephant in Manaus EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the World Cup and Tony Gwynn’s legacy.  
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June 9 2014 5:10 PMHang Up and Listen: The Boring Plus Time Equals Consistency EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA Finals, California Chrome’s Triple Crown bid, and Delonte West.
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May 27 2014 5:09 PMDo You Suffer From the Yips? How Can You Make Them Stop?
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May 19 2014 8:07 PMHang Up and Listen: The Way Too Many Animals EditionSlate’s sports podcast on Qatar’s World Cup catastrophe, the NHL playoffs, and California Chrome. 
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May 5 2014 5:18 PMHang Up and Listen: The Red Flags With Character Issues EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA playoffs, NFL draft, and Sports Illustrated’s Gary Smith. 
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April 21 2014 5:42 PMHang Up and Listen: The Remember the 96 EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NBA playoffs, the NHL playoffs, and the Hillsborough disaster.
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April 7 2014 5:58 PMHang Up and Listen: The Mr. Monopoly Was a Hipster EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the Final Four, the Premier League's relegation system, and Monopoly's new rules.
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March 31 2014 5:18 PMWhy the NCAA Is So Panicked About the Potential for Unionized College Football Players
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March 25 2014 6:38 PMNo, Monopoly Is Not Changing Its Rules. It’s Just the Latest Hasbro Publicity Stunt.

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