Hang Up And Listen

Hang Up and Listen: The It’s Like a Whole Other Quarterback Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Dak Prescott and Tony Romo, how Randall Cunningham changed the NFL, and the NHL’s youth movement.

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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 the success of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott and Tony Romo’s emotional speech about relinquishing his starting position to the rookie. They also talk with FiveThirtyEight writer Neil Paine about how Randall Cunningham changed the NFL and the state of the running quarterback in pro football today. Finally, they speak with Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshynski about teenage NHL stars Connor McDavid, Patrik Laine, and Auston Matthews.

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Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Shooters:

Mike’s Shooter: Hank Willis Thomas turned a 1986 photograph from Life into a life-size sculpture of former NBA player Juwan Howard’s arm.

Stefan’s Shooter: U.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann likes to talk about chopping off heads.

Josh’s Shooter: The accumulation of injuries during Sunday night’s Washington–Green Bay game was of little interest to Mike Tirico and Cris Collinsworth.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment Josh, Stefan, and Mike discuss football on Thanksgiving and the tradition of watching sports on holidays. Visit slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

Podcast production and edit by Mickey Capper.

Our intern is Shane Monaghan.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.