Hang Up And Listen

Hang Up and Listen: The Most Cleveland Thing Ever Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the Minnesota football sexual assault investigation, Ronda Rousey’s return to the UFC, and the winless, pathetic Cleveland Browns.

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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis and Mike Pesca are joined by journalist Jessica Luther to discuss the ongoing sexual-assault investigation involving the University of Minnesota football team. They also speak with Ramona Shelburne of ESPN about Ronda Rousey’s return to the UFC octagon more than a year after losing by knockout to Holly Holm. Finally, they examine the year in Cleveland sports, including the Browns’ potential winless season, with Cleveland native Scott Raab.

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

Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Hector Marinaros:

Mike’s Hector Marinaro: The smarty-pants University Athletic Association conference has just four teams for football. NYU isn’t one of them.

Stefan’s Hector Marinaro: Scott Raab sticks around to listen to some of the best and the the worst music about the Browns.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment Stefan and Mike discuss their dislike of the NFL color rush uniforms. Visit slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

Podcast and production edit by Mickey Capper.

Our intern is Shane Monaghan.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.