Hang Up And Listen

Hang Up and Listen: The Semenya Dilemma Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on sex verification at the Olympics, Eugene Monroe’s retirement from the NFL, and the legacy of Ichiro.

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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 are joined by ProPublica’s David Epstein to discuss Caster Semenya and sex verification at the Olympic Games. They’re also joined by Eugene Monroe to talk about his retirement from the NFL and advocacy of medical marijuana. Finally, they assess the long and successful career of Ichiro Suzuki, the first Japanese position player in the major leagues.

Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:

Hang Up and Listen’s Nobuyuki Kobayashis:

Mike’s Nobuyuki Kobayashi: Assessing the commentary on the domestic abuse allegation against Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott.

Stefan’s Nobuyuki Kobayashi: A close reading of the 1977 article “Beer Town Babes Are Big Losers.”

Josh’s Nobuyuki Kobayashi: What is the world record for longest baseball throw by a woman?

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca are joined by David Epstein to discuss which sports should be added to the Olympics. Visit Slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

Podcast production and edit by Mickey Capper.

Our intern is Laura Wagner.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.