Hang Up And Listen

Hang Up and Listen: The Badly Photoshopped Flag-Burning Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Jerry Richardson, the NFL concussion protocol, and fake sports news.

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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by former Green Bay Packers vice president Andrew Brandt to discuss the allegations that Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson engaged in inappropriate workplace behavior and Richardson’s announcement that he’s going to put the NFL team up for sale. Chris Nowinski of the Concussion Legacy Foundation also joins to talk about the recent spate of high-profile head injuries in pro football. Finally, Deadspin’s David Roth discusses the rise of fake sports news.


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

Hang Up and Listen’s weekly todaypolice.coms:

Stefan’s todaypolice.com: David Roth invented the baseball slash-line Twitter ratio.

Josh’s todaypolice.com:  It’s time for sportscasters to stop bragging about their own stupidity.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Stefan and Josh discuss the Steelers’ touchdown noncatch and how to fix the NFL’s catch rule. Visit Slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

Podcast production and edit by Patrick Fort.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.