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The How Many Altuves Edition

Slate's Hang Up and Listen

Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss Colin Kaepernick’s collusion grievance. They’re also joined by Evan Drellich to talk about Houston Astros star Jose Altuve, and by Caitlin Murray for a conversation about the Portland Thorns women’s soccer team.

69 Min

Oct 16, 2017

48 Min

Oct 12, 2017

Hang Up Extra: The World Cup Catastrophe Edition

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Hang Up Extra: The World Cup Catastrophe Edition

29 Min

Oct 11, 2017

The Duglegur Edition

Slate's Hang Up and Listen

Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss Jemele Hill, Jerry Jones, and Donald Trump with the Ringer’s Bryan Curtis. Yahoo’s Jeff Passan also joins to discuss the baseball playoffs, and Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers talks about Iceland’s World Cup dreams.

61 Min

Oct 10, 2017

The Watch Out for the Pious Ones Edition

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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin discuss the shifting politics of the NFL protests with Jamil Smith. Bloomberg View’s Joe Nocera also joins to discuss the FBI investigation of NCAA basketball, the Ringer’s Ben Lindbergh previews the baseball playoffs.

71 Min

Oct 2, 2017

Episode
Podcast
Time
Released
65 min
Sep 25, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin and Marcus Thompson of The Athletic discuss the wave of protests against Donald Trump’s remarks about the NFL.

76 min
Sep 18, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by NPR’s Gene Demby to discuss Jemele Hill and ESPN’s conservative trolls, by HBO’s Eric Raskin to talk about Golovkin-Alvarez, and by Ninja Warrior’s Josh Levin for a conversation about obstacle course stardom.

49 min
Sep 12, 2017
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The last episode.

54 min
Sep 7, 2017
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What it takes to be really, really good at a beer mile; a final goodbye to our listeners.

72 min
Sep 5, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by SB Nation’s Spencer Hall to discuss college football. Aaron Schatz of Football Outsiders also joins to talk about NFL tanking, and Ed Cunningham explains his move to quit his job as a football announcer for ESPN.

49 min
Aug 31, 2017
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How you can run just three days a week and still maximize your running potential.

29 min
Aug 29, 2017
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How one terrible event remade a runner.

47 min
Aug 29, 2017
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62 min
Aug 28, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by the Wall Street Journal’s Jason Gay to discuss Floyd Mayweather’s win over Conor McGregor, by Ken Rosenthal to talk about the Athletic, and by Robert Lipsyte to assess Clay Travis and ESPN’s supposed liberalism.

59 min
Aug 24, 2017
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A chat with the lifetime runner and creator of the famous run-walk-run method; a detailed discussion on how to make yourself poop before a run.

62 min
Aug 21, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis is joined by former NFL player Hamza Abdullah and ESPN’s Howard Bryant to analyze race and sports.

40 min
Aug 17, 2017
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56 min
Aug 17, 2017
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The Olympic marathoner goes over proper pacing, her favorite music, and a newfound joy in good bourbon.

34 min
Aug 15, 2017
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When Amy Downs thinks about her life, it splits into two distinct sections: before the bombing and after the bombing.

62 min
Aug 14, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Johnette Howard to discuss Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension, tennis writer Ben Rothenberg comes on to talk about Sascha Zverev, and Mike Schur analyzes the Los Angeles Dodgers’ excellence.

48 min
Aug 11, 2017
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54 min
Aug 11, 2017
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Two staffers attempt the Air Force’s physical fitness test.

46 min
Aug 10, 2017
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We’re answering your general training questions, with a focus on getting you in top shape for fall half and full marathons.

42 min
Aug 8, 2017
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A relationship formed in the most excruciating moments of a runner’s life.

61 min
Aug 7, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by ProPublica’s David Epstein to discuss Usain Bolt’s loss to Justin Gatlin. The Irish Times’ Ken Early also talks about Neymar’s record-setting transfer, and Josh and Stefan analyze Colin Kaepernick’s NFL exile.

0 min
Aug 1, 2017
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Human Race is taking this week off

45 min
Aug 1, 2017
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61 min
Jul 31, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by sportswriter Jessica Luther to discuss girls in baseball. Dan Nosowitz also talks about trends in basketball sneakers, and Scrabble champion Will Anderson comes on the show to recount his victory.

55 min
Jul 24, 2017
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Josh Levin and ESPN’s Mina Kimes are joined by Slate’s Jim Newell to discuss Jordan Spieth’s British Open win. Josh and Mina also dissect Kyrie Irving’s trade drama, and Slate’s Ben Mathis-Lilley analyzes Hugh Freeze’s ousting as Ole Miss football coach.

57 min
Jul 20, 2017
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Jordan Hasay discusses her meteoric rise as a runner, and how the sport helped her cope after the death of her mother.

45 min
Jul 18, 2017
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A run club participates in a crazy ass sport with crazy ass people and crazy ass asses.

49 min
Jul 18, 2017
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57 min
Jul 17, 2017
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Josh Levin and Jody Avirgan of ESPN’s 30 for 30 podcasts are joined by ESPN’s Howard Bryant to discuss Wimbledon. Sam Miller of ESPN also talks about Aaron Judge and Cody Bellinger, and producer Rose Eveleth joins for a conversation about 30 for 30.

53 min
Jul 13, 2017
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A roundtable discussion about the issues of cardiac safety and running.

45 min
Jul 11, 2017
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66 min
Jul 10, 2017
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Josh Levin and Ben Mathis-Lilley are joined by Daniel “Progressive Liberal” Harnsberger to chat about his wrestling persona. The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis also discusses Jamie Horowitz and Fox Sports, and Nick Greene analyzes NBA free agency.

43 min
Jul 6, 2017
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42 min
Jul 6, 2017
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Noah Droddy discusses his breakthrough year over some beers; and how to grill the perfect burger this summer.

38 min
Jul 4, 2017
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Early flights, injury, illness? Karen Queally has no plans to stop her 20-year running streak.

73 min
Jul 3, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by former NBA player Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts, and Slate’s Henry Grabar explains what makes Miami’s new stadium deal so great.

65 min
Jun 29, 2017
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We test the Runner’s World staff to see if how well we know the words and phrases we use all the time; elite marathoner Diego Estrada shares how he refocuses when things don’t go according to plan.

60 min
Jun 26, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Joel Anderson of BuzzFeed to discuss the NBA draft. Graphic designer Todd Radom also joins to debate the merits of updating the NBA logo. Finally, they chat about the perils of playing sports while old.

72 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Discovering the practices and strategies that boost your athletic endeavors; the benefits of massage for runners.

46 min
Jun 20, 2017
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Brandon Hudgins has a rare autoimmune disease. He refuses to stop chasing a dream that he knows might not happen.

57 min
Jun 19, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Kevin Draper to discuss the upcoming Mayweather-McGregor mega-fight. Ben Lindbergh also joins to discuss whether major-league baseballs are juiced. Finally, David Gessner talks about his memoir Ultimate Glory.

52 min
Jun 16, 2017
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43 min
Jun 16, 2017
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How to win the mental game of running; the best way to run with your pooch; navigating the speciality running store for new kicks.

66 min
Jun 15, 2017
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The highs and lows of running, and why it’s so easy to fall in love with the sport; answering your most pressing running shoe questions.

63 min
Jun 12, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Kevin Arnovitz to discuss the NBA Finals. George Dohrmann also joins to talk about U.S. soccer phenom Christian Pulisic. Plus, an interview with Ice Cube about the documentary Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies.

44 min
Jun 9, 2017
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55 min
Jun 8, 2017
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The two-time Olympian talks about goals for his final year, and what’s next when he retires at the end of the year.

36 min
Jun 7, 2017
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A judge starts a running club for the homeless and its impact expands far beyond Skid Row.

58 min
Jun 5, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Marcus Thompson to discuss the NBA Finals. Bruce Arthur also joins for a conversation about the Stanley Cup Final, and Sadie Stein comes on the show to talk about Mr. Met.

57 min
Jun 1, 2017
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David Willey concludes his dramatic "moonshot" training season at the Bayshore Marathon.

52 min
Jun 1, 2017
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64 min
May 30, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Ethan Sherwood Strauss to preview the NBA Finals. They also talk with Charles P. Pierce about the legacy of writer Frank Deford, and Daniel Engber joins for a conversation about our favorite non-famous athletes.

102 min
May 25, 2017
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Life as a mother, coach, writer, and advocate for running; the last installment of David Willey’s “Moonshot” marathon quest before his big race.

45 min
May 23, 2017
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Brent Burmaster decided he’d run at least 3 miles every day for the rest of his life. But what started out as fun, soon turned into survival.

69 min
May 22, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin and guest Jane Coaston talk about the NBA playoffs.

48 min
May 18, 2017
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24 min
May 18, 2017
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Why top NASCAR drivers use running to help them on the track.

55 min
May 15, 2017
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Bryan Curtis and Stefan Fatsis talk with Michael Lee about John Wall and the NBA playoffs.

82 min
May 11, 2017
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Breaking down what we learned and what’s to come after Nike’s Breaking2 attempt.

47 min
May 9, 2017
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At age 70, the adventurer Rosie Swale Pope accelerates.

39 min
May 5, 2017
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64 min
May 4, 2017
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One of the visionaries behind the Breaking2 project and his love for the sport; the joys and pitfalls of running while pregnant.

58 min
May 1, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and guest Wosny Lambre talk about the layoffs at ESPN. They also discuss how NFL teams evaluate draftees with "red flags" and review Dion Waiters’ genius essay for the Players’ Tribune.

48 min
Apr 28, 2017
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60 min
Apr 27, 2017
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The four-time Olympian discusses injuries, doping in the sport, and why she loves Dunkin’ Donuts.

49 min
Apr 25, 2017
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A 13-year old breaks a world record, then disappears from the running scene.

56 min
Apr 24, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Greg Howard talk with Kevin Arnovitz about the NBA playoffs.

48 min
Apr 21, 2017
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47 min
Apr 20, 2017
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An entire show dedicated to answering your pressing training questions—from running better in the heat to mastering the morning run.

24 min
Apr 17, 2017
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A special episode for Marathon Monday

35 min
Apr 14, 2017
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Isaac speaks with ESPN writer Ethan Strauss

79 min
Apr 13, 2017
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What it means to run Boston 50 years after changing the women’s running landscape; unraveling the mystery of a lingering injury.

46 min
Apr 11, 2017
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When Richard Sikorski collapsed during the 2015 Chicago Marathon, his race stopped and another one began: the race to save his life.

66 min
Apr 10, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin talk to Jim Newell about the Masters; Tom Haberstroh about Russell Westbrook and resting NBA players; Meg Rowley about baseball’s return; and Jonathan Hock about One and Not Done, his ESPN documentary on John Calipari.

45 min
Apr 6, 2017
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Going inside what may be the most memorable Boston Marathon finish ever; a preview of Season 3 of Human Race

58 min
Apr 3, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and special guest Joel Anderson are joined by the Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins to talk about UConn’s loss in the women’s NCAA tournament. They also discuss the men’s Final Four, the Las Vegas Raiders, and NBA hook-up culture.

61 min
Mar 30, 2017
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How one of the top U.S. marathoners analyzes data to run his best; making recovery an essential part of your routine.

45 min
Mar 28, 2017
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64 min
Mar 27, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and guest panelist Jane Coaston discuss the weekend's NCAA tournament storylines and the U.S. women’s hockey team’s boycott. Ben Mathis-Lilley also joins to talk about his Slate article on Jamie Horowitz and Fox Sports 1.

45 min
Mar 23, 2017
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54 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Dealing with injuries, focusing on recovery, and learning the mental strategies needed to make you ready for race day.

68 min
Mar 20, 2017
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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!

37 min
Mar 16, 2017
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What it takes to run 200,000 lifetime miles; how to get your kids started running.

56 min
Mar 13, 2017
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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.

71 min
Mar 9, 2017
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An inside look at Nike’s quest to break the two-hour-marathon barrier, from its latest innovations to the controversy surrounding the project.

66 min
Mar 7, 2017
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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.

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.