Hang Up and Listen

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Slate’s sports podcast on the college football playoff, the CCNY basketball scandal, and the decade in sports.

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A weekly sports discussion show from Slate. Hang Up and Listen features Slate personalities Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin.

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In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Josh Levin and Stefan Fatsis are joined by Spencer Hall to talk about the semifinal round of the College Football Playoff. They also interview Matthew Goodman about his book on the City College of New York point-shaving scandal, The City Game. Finally, they review the greatest and most memorable moments of the last decade in sports.

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

Follow Spencer Hall on Twitter.
• Rodger Sherman of the Ringer ranks Joe Burrow’s touchdown passes.
The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman on LSU’s system
Hall’s Banner Society item on Clemson
ESPN’s Bill Connelly on Clemson–Ohio State
The calls that flipped the game for Clemson
Follow Matthew Goodman on Twitter and buy his book, The City Game: Triumph, Scandal, and a Legendary Basketball Team.
• In USA Today, Goodman wrote about how the conditions of the City College point-shaving scandal apply in college sports now.
• A New York Daily News feature on CCNY’s basketball glory and shame
• The Hang Up and Listen Facebook thread on the greatest sports moments of the 2010s
• Lindsay Gibbs’ list of the most important women’s sports moments of the decade

Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Ogunbowales:

Stefan’s Ogunbowale: A personal sports moment of the decade: the game when his daughter’s soccer team proved itself against the boys.

Josh’s Ogunbowale: A decade bookended by great Louisiana sports moments: the Saints winning the Super Bowl in 2010 and LSU beating Alabama in 2019.

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Josh and Stefan discuss listeners’ personal sports moments of the decade.

Podcast production and edit by Melissa Kaplan.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.