Hang Up And Listen

Hang Up and Listen: The Climbing Trees and Wrestling Dogs Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Jim Harbaugh’s recruiting at Michigan, PFTCommenter, and This Is Your Brain on Sports.

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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh’s recruiting tactics and whether the SEC is more unethical than other conferences. Next, they are joined by PFT Commenter, who shares his strong takes on the NFL and Super Bowl 50. Finally, Jon Wertheim joins the show to discuss his new book, This Is Your Brain on Sports.

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Hang Up and Listen’s weekly blueshirts:

Mike’s blueshirt: Chris Russo is not happy that people don’t know the answer to his trivia question.

Stefan’s blueshirt: A close reading of Adam Schefter’s bookshelf.

Josh’s blueshirt: Was Boston College–Wake Forest the worst college football game of 2015 or the worst football game of all time?

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca are joined by Greg Wyshynski to discuss John Scott’s MVP performance in the NHL All-Star Game. Visit slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

Podcast production and edit by Jayson De Leon.

Our intern is Julia Karron.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.