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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Slate’s Ben Mathis-Lilley discuss the Patriots’ putrid Super Bowl win over the Rams. The Ringer’s Bryan Curtis then joins the show to assess Tony Romo’s performance in the booth. Finally, they critique the New York Knicks’ decision to trade their young star Kristaps Porzingis.


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

Follow Ben Mathis-Lilley on Twitter.
• Mathis-Lilley’s piece in Slate on how Super Bowl LIII was an extremely bad college football game.
• Nick Greene’s Slate pieces on Tom Brady’s sixth title and the seven scenarios in which you’ll tell your grandchildren about the Patriots’ win.
• Bill Barnwell’s ESPN column on how Bill Belichick outcoached Sean McVay.
Follow Bryan Curtis on Twitter and listen to his podcast The Press Box.
• The NFL’s compilation of Tony Romo’s best calls from Super Bowl LIII.
• Curtis on Romomania at the Super Bowl.
• Mathis-Lilley was not pleased with the Knicks’ trade of Kristaps Porzingis.
• Sports Illustrated’s Andrew Sharp says the Porzingis trade was actually good for the Knicks.

Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Gundars Vētras:

• Stefan’s Gundars Vētra: Chip Oliver quit the Oakland Raiders, joined a commune, and acted in a pilot for All in the Family. (He didn’t get the role.)
• Josh’s Gundars Vētra: The “left, right, left, right, sit down!” chant is extremely ineffectual.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Stefan, Josh, and Ben discuss whether Saints fans have gone too far or not far enough in their Super Bowl protests.

Podcast production and edit by Patrick Fort.

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