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Episode 46: Help From the Team

The Runner's World Show

Dealing with injuries, focusing on recovery, and learning the mental strategies needed to make you ready for race day.

54 Min

Mar 23, 2017

The We Love Mike Edition

Slate's Hang Up and Listen

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

68 Min

Mar 20, 2017

Episode 45: A Lifetime of Running

The Runner's World Show

What it takes to run 200,000 lifetime miles; how to get your kids started running.

37 Min

Mar 16, 2017

The Unlimited Salad Edition

Slate's Hang Up and Listen

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss March Madness, the Brock Osweiler trade, and the Washington NFL team’s decision to fire Scot McCloughan. They also talk about the annual video ranking the best hair in Minnesota high school hockey.

56 Min

Mar 13, 2017

Episode 44: Testing the Limits

The Runner's World Show

An inside look at Nike’s quest to break the two-hour-marathon barrier, from its latest innovations to the controversy surrounding the project.

71 Min

Mar 9, 2017

The Whore of Carnegie Mellon Edition

Slate's Hang Up and Listen

Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Duke’s Grayson Allen and other NCAA hoops matters. Scott Raab also talks about his book You’re Welcome, Cleveland, and Oliver Roeder of 538 explains how a computer program beat four pro poker players.

66 Min

Mar 7, 2017

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49 min
Mar 2, 2017
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A frank discussion on the problems many runners have when dealing with weight and food.

58 min
Feb 27, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss sports parallels for Sunday’s big Oscars mishap. They also talk JaVale McGee’s feud with Shaquille O’Neal, and Ken Early of the Irish Times joins to discuss the decline of Leicester City.

77 min
Feb 23, 2017
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Mirna Valerio shatters the boundaries of what a runner “should” look like; an update on Nike’s training process to go under 2 hours in the marathon.

53 min
Feb 21, 2017
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and Kevin Arnovitz discuss the DeMarcus Cousins trade and the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles, the football team whose fans call the plays. LaVar Ball also joins to talk about parenting and how his three sons will change basketball.

72 min
Feb 16, 2017
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Why you should put your running goals out there for the world to see.

1 min
Feb 14, 2017
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Rachel is back; tell Human Race about your running club

59 min
Feb 13, 2017
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Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and Dan Steinberg discuss Patriots players spurning the White House. They also analyze Kevin Durant’s return to OKC and Dolan v. Oakley, and high school coach Kyle Allen joins to explain his effort to revolutionize basketball.

67 min
Feb 9, 2017
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Stories of on-the-run dating fails and successes; obstacle race and ultrarunning superstar Amelia Boone discusses her competitive nature.

53 min
Feb 6, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the Patriots’ epic Super Bowl comeback and the Falcons’ amazing collapse. Charles P. Pierce joins to discuss Tom Brady, and SB Nation’s Spencer Hall explains why the game was quintessentially Atlanta.

45 min
Feb 2, 2017
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Dr. Jordan Metzl shares his keys to maximizing your fitness for a healthy running life.

59 min
Jan 31, 2017
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For this elite 82-year-old, greatness comes with a price.

67 min
Jan 31, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Mike Pesca, and Josh Levin break down the Australian Open. Tim Layden also joins to discuss the sports ramifications of Trump’s refugee ban, and Rod Smart and Charlie Ebersol talk about the 30 for 30 documentary This Was the XFL.

67 min
Jan 30, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Mike Pesca, and Josh Levin break down the Australian Open. Tim Layden also joins to discuss the sports ramifications of Trump’s refugee ban, and Rod Smart and Charlie Ebersol talk about the 30 for 30 documentary This Was the XFL.

67 min
Jan 26, 2017
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How hard you have to train to reach your grandest goals; Coach Jenny’s practical advice for every runner.

65 min
Jan 24, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Jack Hamilton talk about the Falcons’ and Patriots’ conference title game wins. Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard also joins to discuss the streaking 76ers, and they assess the Baseball Hall of Fame’s new inductees.

66 min
Jan 19, 2017
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The host of Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me talks his favorite running adventures; a shopping trip to see how to stock your runner’s pantry.

72 min
Jan 18, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and special guest Nate Jackson talk about the NFL playoffs. They’re also joined by Don Yee to discuss his proposed pro football minor league and ESPN’s Ethan Sherwood Strauss to assess the 35-6 Golden State Warriors.

34 min
Jan 17, 2017
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One man's journey from prison to qualifying for the Boston Marathon

72 min
Jan 12, 2017
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The positive spirit of the Sub-30 Club; Ted Spiker on leading from the back.

66 min
Jan 10, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk about the New York Giants’ playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers and Odell Beckham’s pre-game boat trip. They also discuss the legacy of ESPN’s Chris Berman and the 2017 World Darts Championship.

66 min
Jan 3, 2017
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Josh Levin and Mike Pesca are joined by the Ringer’s Bryan Curtis to discuss the college football playoffs and the quarterback crisis in the NFL playoffs. They’re also joined by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton to examine the NBA’s sudden surge in triple-doubles.

37 min
Jan 3, 2017
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Why human beings run and a surprising marathon goal after volunteering for a major surgery to save a mother-in-law's life

73 min
Dec 29, 2016
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Our panel of experts will help you run your best in 2017; some of the top stories of the year.

51 min
Dec 26, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk with their favorite guests of 2016: Leicester City beat writer Rob Tanner; Mina Kimes of ESPN the Magazine, author of a profile of Martellus and Michael Bennett; and Ann Beaty, the widow of Zelmo Beaty.

72 min
Dec 22, 2016
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Joe De Sena on why you should always push your limits; trying an obstacle course race for the first time.

41 min
Dec 20, 2016
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Jason Gay and Joanna Stern sit down with the Wall Street Journal's Editor-in-Chief Gerard Baker to break down the controversies surrounding fake news, its impact on the election, and what it means for journalism and social media.

41 min
Dec 20, 2016
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A dedicated masters runner with an unbelievable backstory.

68 min
Dec 20, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis and Mike Pesca discuss the Minnesota football sexual assault invesigation with journalist Jessica Luther. They also talk about Ronda Rousey's UFC return with Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, and the year in Cleveland sports with writer Scott Raab.

67 min
Dec 15, 2016
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An inside look at Nike’s bold attempt to go past an unthinkable running barrier; a new Broadway musical has a running storyline.

73 min
Dec 12, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis and Mike Pesca are joined by ProPublica's David Epstein to discuss the Russian doping scandal. They also examine MLB offseason moves with ESPN's Sam Miller and discuss rare NFL final scores with Jon Bois of SB Nation.

51 min
Dec 8, 2016
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How Andrea Barber of “Fuller House” fell in love with the sport; getting to the bottom of one runner’s debilitating heel pain.

39 min
Dec 6, 2016
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The story of a man who lost his heart and what he gained in its place

66 min
Dec 6, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca are joined by Yahoo’s Jeff Passan to discuss baseball’s new labor deal and Japanese star Shohei Otani. They also assess the Cavs’ J.R. Smith and George Dohrmann joins to talk about the NFL’s marketing to children.

64 min
Dec 1, 2016
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Writer and masters runner Roger Robinson shares his incredible life in running and literature; what the finish line looks like when the clock officially stops.

44 min
Nov 30, 2016
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The Wall Street Journal's Jason Gay hosts New York City's much loved morning television anchor, NY1's Pat Kiernan. Join us for a studio chat about Kiernan's children's book called Good Morning City and much more.

66 min
Nov 29, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Ohio State's double overtime victory over Michigan with Slate writer Ben Mathis-Lilley; US Soccer's firing of Jurgen Klinsmann; and the World Chess Championship with FiveThirtyEight's Oliver Roeder.

42 min
Nov 22, 2016
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The Wall Street Journal's Shalini Ramachandran joins Jason Gay with the latest on Amazon's new plans to stream live sports, and the shifting video trends giving way to a new era of media consumption.

36 min
Nov 22, 2016
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A woman who lost it all in a tragic accident finds running helps her rediscover the most essential part of herself is still there.

69 min
Nov 22, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the success of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, talk with FiveThirtyEight's Neil Paine about Randall Cunningham's legacy, and speak with Puck Daddy's Greg Wyshynski about teenage NHL stars.

45 min
Nov 17, 2016
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Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer breaks down how he claimed the Appalachian Trail thru-hike record; tips for running any off-road path with more confidence.

57 min
Nov 16, 2016
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Ariel Helwani, mixed martial arts journalist, joins the Wall Street Journal's Jason Gay for an in-depth discussion on the ups and downs of covering the sport, the UFC, and what's next for MMA in the future.

62 min
Nov 14, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss post-election critiques from NBA coaches and Ernie Johnson's call for unity on Inside the NBA.

73 min
Nov 10, 2016
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Our 2016 Cover Search winners, Josh LaJaunie and Eileen Moon, share their amazing stories; the Kick recaps the NYC Marathon.

21 min
Nov 8, 2016
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This is the story of a man who changed his whole life, starting with a few Harvard Stadium steps.

62 min
Nov 7, 2016
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Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and The Ringer's Bryan Curtis discuss the intersection of sports and politics, Alabama's college football dominance, and Harvard's cancellation of its men's soccer team’s season due to lewd “scouting reports” of women players.

27 min
Nov 3, 2016
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and Mike Pesca record a special emergency episode to discuss the Chicago Cubs’ Game 7 win over the Cleveland Indians.

81 min
Nov 3, 2016
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A frank discussion about on-the-run harassment; an interview with actor and marathoner Theo Rossi; and what to watch for in New York this weekend.

79 min
Oct 31, 2016
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and Mike Pesca discuss the first five games of the World Series. They also interview Shaun Assael about The Murder of Sonny Liston and talk about the Kabaddi World Cup with writer Jemayel Khawaja and Team USA’s Kevin Hustle.

60 min
Oct 27, 2016
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How one group honors the sacrifice of America’s service members; what is really going on in your head when running.

43 min
Oct 25, 2016
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Runners are retroactively disqualified from races. A mom with a blog is attacked by a vicious online mob. But this is not your classic good versus evil storyline.

73 min
Oct 24, 2016
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and ESPN’s Pablo S. Torre discuss the Cubs-Indians World Series match-up and interpersonal drama in the NBA. Deadspin’s Diana Moskovitz also joins to talk about Josh Brown, Derrick Rose, and sports leagues and criminal justice.

72 min
Oct 20, 2016
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The legendary ultrarunner discusses myths and legends of running; why you need take care of yourself after the run ends; plus the latest news in the Kick.

76 min
Oct 17, 2016
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Stars of the baseball playoffs, theories on the decline of the NFL’s television ratings, and the Fox show Pitch with former minor league baseball pitcher Ila Borders.

37 min
Oct 13, 2016
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The unbreakable bond between a blind runner and his guide; why mortals need coaches; a recap of the Chicago Marathon and the backstory to our November anniversary issue.

70 min
Oct 11, 2016
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and Mike Pesca talk about the MLB playoffs and Donald Trump’s concept of “locker room talk.” They also interview Sports Illustrated’s S.L. Price about his book Playing Through the Whistle: Steel, Football, and an American Town.

45 min
Oct 11, 2016
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How one runner’s life is transformed after a sudden loss. And what he gained in its place.

53 min
Oct 6, 2016
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Writer Kristin Armstrong finds the joy in suffering; a daily runner deals with a month off; the latest news in the Kick.

63 min
Oct 3, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis and Mike Pesca talk about the Ryder Cup, MLB playoffs, and the wild weekend in college football.

41 min
Sep 27, 2016
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What it's like to hold one of the most thankless jobs in running—and why it's not at all what you think.

62 min
Sep 26, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis and Mike Pesca talk about Jose Fernandez, the politics of Cubs' ownership, and Nate Jackson's new book on fantasy football.

65 min
Sep 19, 2016
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Slate’s sports podcast on the whiteness of baseball and football players celebrating too early. Plus, an interview with Steph Davis about deaths in BASE-jumping.

42 min
Sep 15, 2016
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Comedian Liz Miele makes running funny, training editor Meghan Kita talks rest day strategy, and the latest running news in the Kick.

67 min
Sep 12, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss whether the NFL’s on-field product is getting worse. They also speak with Paralympic goalball player John Kusku and interview Annie Beaty about her husband Zelmo’s induction in the Basketball Hall of Fame.

59 min
Sep 8, 2016
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Our Mayor of Running shares his best training advice and how the sport has changed; Shalane Flanagan tells us what “Run Fast, Eat Slow” really means.

71 min
Sep 6, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca are joined by Spencer Hall to talk about college football’s opening weekend; interview NFL long snapper and Green Beret Nate Boyer about his conversations with Colin Kaepernick; and celebrate Vin Scully.

39 min
Sep 6, 2016
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On the Free for All: the NFL regular season starts Thursday, and Jason Gay talks about the start of the new season with Wall Street Journal sports editor Jonathan Clegg. They're joined by former WSJ reporter Kevin Clark, now NFL writer at The Ringer.

65 min
Sep 1, 2016
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We answer your questions on what it takes to run your very best (or first) 26.2, and the Kick reveals the best running cities in America.

71 min
Aug 29, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and ESPN’s Mina Kimes discuss Colin Kaepernick’s protest of the national anthem. They also assess Joey Bosa’s contract dispute with the Chargers, and Baseball Prospectus’ Sam Miller joins to evaluate hot-hitting Gary Sanchez.

48 min
Aug 25, 2016
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A chat with the creators of Another Mother Runner, how to survive the treadmill, and the latest news in the Kick.

30 min
Aug 24, 2016
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In this re-broadcast of an interview from June 27, Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis interview boxer Claressa Shields and film producer Sue Jaye Johnson about Shields’ preparations for the Olympics and the documentary about her life, T-Rex.

73 min
Aug 22, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca evaluate NBC’s coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics. Sports Illustrated’s S.L. Price also joins to talk about how the Olympics played in Brazil, and Luke O’Brien discusses Conor McGregor and the state of UFC.

35 min
Aug 19, 2016
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Josh Levin speaks with long-time TV commentator and high-jump champion Dwight Stones about what’s wrong with NBC’s track-and-field coverage.

33 min
Aug 18, 2016
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Josh Levin speaks with ESPN The Magazine’s Mina Kimes about Ryan Lochte’s claim that he was robbed at gunpoint and why he might have lied about it. Plus, David Epstein of ProPublica explains how Jamaica is able to development so many great sprinters.

48 min
Aug 18, 2016
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Meb chats about his Olympic history, and what it’s like to compete in Rio at the age of 41; how speed sessions can ramp up your training; and a cross-country team that got creative with a workout.

36 min
Aug 17, 2016
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Lauren Fleshman: "Racing Clean is a Sign of Privilege"

32 min
Aug 16, 2016
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Slate’s sports podcast talks to Megan Abbott about her new book "You Will Know Me," set in the high-stakes world of elite gymnastics.

74 min
Aug 15, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca are joined by ProPublica’s David Epstein to discuss Usain Bolt, U.S. swimming, and the limits of human performance. Slate’s Jessica Winter also joins to discuss allegations of abuse against the Karolyis.

25 min
Aug 12, 2016
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Josh Levin interviews 2016 U.S. Olympic field hockey star Michelle Vittese and 1984 U.S. field hockey Olympian Karen Shelton.

24 min
Aug 11, 2016
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Josh Levin speaks with swim coach Terry Laughlin about what makes Katie Ledecky so fast in the water.

61 min
Aug 11, 2016
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Olympian Shalane Flanagan shares her preparation for the marathon in Rio, and the legendary Frank Shorter discusses his extraordinary life and running career.

24 min
Aug 10, 2016
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Josh Levin with Dvora Meyers on the U.S. women’s gymnastics team’s dominant win in the team all-around.

25 min
Aug 9, 2016
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From the doping and political controversies, to the most memorable event performances thus far, the Wall Street Journal's Sara Germano takes a deep dive with Jason Gay into all things Rio Olympics 2016 -- direct from all the action in Rio de Janeiro.

21 min
Aug 9, 2016
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Slate’s sports podcast talks to Franklin Foer about what will happen in Rio when the Olympics are gone.

63 min
Aug 8, 2016
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Slate’s sports podcast on NBC’s Olympics coverage and American jingoism. Plus, a Wrigley Field beer vendor tells all.

66 min
Aug 4, 2016
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Olympian Alexi Pappas talks making films; journalist David Epstein explains the recent doping scandals.

68 min
Aug 1, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca are joined by ProPublica’s David Epstein to discuss Caster Semenya. Eugene Monroe also joins to talk about his retirement from the NFL and medical marijuana advocacy. Finally, they assess Ichiro Suzuki.

26 min
Jul 28, 2016
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Sports writer for the Wall Street Journal Brian Costa joins Jason Gay to break down the PGA Championship and his burger-fueled night out with the golf world's sudden darling, Andrew "Beef" Johnston.

42 min
Jul 28, 2016
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An organization helps veterans transition into civilian life through sports like running.

1 min
Jul 26, 2016
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Season two—and brand new episodes—will resume in a month.

69 min
Jul 26, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the IOC’s decision not to make a decision about Russian Olympians; interview Tanisha Wright of the New York Liberty about WNBA players’ support of Black Lives Matter; and examine free throw psychology.

40 min
Jul 21, 2016
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How a runner can get the most out of a hike in the woods, the pioneers of running podcasts on their best tips, and inspirational stories in the Kick.

41 min
Jul 19, 2016
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Deadspin's Patrick Redford and the Wall Street Journal's Josh Robinson join Jason Gay to talk the home stretch of the 2016 Tour de France, breaking down the top picks, the nerdiest bike trends, and predictions the next cycling superstar.

44 min
Jul 19, 2016
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One vocal Alzheimer’s patient forces our producer to face her biggest fear. And it’s all because of running.

68 min
Jul 18, 2016
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and Mike Pesca are joined by the Cleveland Browns’ Andrew Hawkins to discuss athlete activism. Jason Gay also joins to assess the Tour de France, and they discuss the paltry pay for minor league baseball players.