Hang Up And Listen

Hang Up and Listen: The Love Me Some Me Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Urban Meyer, Terrell Owens and Ray Lewis, and the NFL’s helmet rule.

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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Josh Levin is joined by Deadspin’s Laura Wagner and the New Yorker’s Vinson Cunningham to talk about Urban Meyer’s possible ouster as the head football coach at Ohio State due to his failure to act on reports that one of his assistant coaches was a domestic abuser. They also discuss new Pro Football Hall of Fame inductees Terrell Owens and Ray Lewis, and they assess whether the NFL’s new helmet rule will change the game.


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


Hang Up and Listen’s weekly George “Rose” Barclays:

Laura’s George “Rose” Barclay: Male tennis players should stop playing five-set matches.

Vinson’s George “Rose” Barclay: The joys of watching NBA players destroy small children.

Josh’s George “Rose” Barclay: In praise of the 2016 Classic Tetris World Championship and “Boom! Tetris for Jeff.”

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Vinson, Josh, and Laura discuss Donald Trump calling LeBron James dumb and whether Michael Jordan should be blamed for not being a political activist.

Podcast production and edit by Patrick Fort. Our intern is Meredith Ellison.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.