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.

Hang Up And Listen
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.
Hang Up And Listen
July 7 2014 4:49 PMThe Hype Man Behind the Biggest Contest in Competitive Eating Tells All
Hang Up And Listen
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. 
Hang Up And Listen
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.  
Hang Up And Listen
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.
Hang Up And Listen
May 27 2014 5:09 PMDo You Suffer From the Yips? How Can You Make Them Stop?
Hang Up And Listen
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. 
Hang Up And Listen
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. 
Hang Up And Listen
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.
Hang Up And Listen
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.
Hang Up And Listen
March 31 2014 5:18 PMWhy the NCAA Is So Panicked About the Potential for Unionized College Football Players
Brow Beat
March 25 2014 6:38 PMNo, Monopoly Is Not Changing Its Rules. It’s Just the Latest Hasbro Publicity Stunt.
Hang Up And Listen
March 24 2014 5:07 PMHang Up and Listen: The Silver’s Mettle EditionSlate’s sports podcast on the NCAA tournament, the relaunch of FiveThirtyEight, and baseball’s Australian opening day.
Hang Up And Listen
March 17 2014 5:55 PMHang Up and Listen: The Hoisted by Their Own Criteria EditionSlate’s sports podcast on March Madness, NFL free agency, and Major League Soccer.
Hang Up And Listen
March 10 2014 5:44 PMAre the 34–0 Wichita State Shockers All They’re Cracked Up to Be?
Hang Up And Listen
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.
Sports Nut
July 2 2014 5:27 PMWho Was Dent McSkimming?The truth behind the legend of the lone American reporter at the 1950 World Cup.
Sports Nut
June 24 2014 2:18 PMThe Tooth HurtsA short history of biting in sports.
Hang Up And Listen
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.  
Hang Up And Listen
June 2 2014 6:07 PMWhat’s It Like to Coach During a Revolution? Bob Bradley Can Tell You.
The Spot
May 23 2014 3:38 PMWhy Jürgen Klinsmann Never Trusted Landon Donovan
Hang Up And Listen
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.
Hang Up And Listen
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. 
Gaming
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
Obit
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.
Sports Nut
March 25 2014 1:14 PMRich Kids Are Soft, Poor Kids Need to Be Toughened UpHow race and class affect the way we coach our children.
Lexicon Valley
March 18 2014 12:58 PMThese Sports Terms Should Be Playable in Scrabble
Gaming
March 14 2014 7:13 PMBestie, Ew, Slumdog, TwerkInside the contest to add a new word to the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Hang Up And Listen
March 4 2014 5:34 PMIs the NFL’s Proposed Ban of the N-Word a Great Idea or a Foolish Mistake?

READ MORE STORIES