Hang Up And Listen

The Sports Fans We Hate the Most

And why we hate them, according to Slate’s sports podcast.

For Monday’s edition of the Hang Up and Listen Slate Plus bonus segment, hosts Stefan Fatsis and Mike Pesca discuss when it’s OK to hate a team’s fan base.

Inspired by Wall Street Journal sports columnist Jason Gay’s critique of Michigan fans, the hosts share their least favorite fans, and which ones they really love to loathe. What makes certain teams’ fans so unlikable? What are the trendiest teams to hate? And when shouldn’t you feel bad for disliking a team’s fans?

Also—on the flip side, what are some of Stefan and Mike’s favorite fan bases?

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