Hang Up and Listen

The Coach O Is Out Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on Ed Orgeron, the NBA, and The Kaepernick Effect.


Episode Notes

Joel Anderson and Josh Levin talk with Slate’s Alex Kirshner about the split between LSU and its coach Ed Orgeron. They’re also joined by Vincent Goodwill of Yahoo Sports for a preview of the 2021-22 NBA season. Finally, Stefan Fatsis speaks with Dave Zirin about his book The Kaepernick Effect.

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Follow Alex Kirshner on Twitter and subscribe to his podcast Split Zone Duo.

• Ross Dellenger’s Sports Illustrated piece on Ed Orgeron’s downfall at LSU.

• Brody Miller’s piece in the Athletic on Orgeron and LSU.

Follow Vincent Goodwill on Twitter and read his Yahoo Sports piece on Kyrie Irving’s vaccine stance and the limits of player empowerment.

Follow Dave Zirin on Twitter and buy his book The Kaepernick Effect.

Read excerpts from The Kaepernick Effect in Sports Illustrated and the Nation.

Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Mia and Pinoe:

Josh’s Mia and Pinoe: Why is LSU erasing Derrius Guice from its record books?

On this week’s bonus segment, Josh, Joel, and Vincent Goodwill discuss Ben Simmons’ falling out with the Philadelphia 76ers.

Podcast production and edit by Kevin Bendis.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.


About the Show

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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