Hang Up and Listen

The How the Super Bowl Was Won Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the Chiefs’ victory, Kevin Durant, and women’s college basketball.


Episode Notes

Joel Anderson, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin talk about the Chiefs’ Super Bowl victory over the Eagles. They also discuss Kevin Durant’s move from the Nets to the Suns. Finally, the Athletic’s Chantel Jennings joins to talk about South Carolina and its challengers in women’s college basketball.

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Alex Kirshner wrote in Slate that Kansas City’s 38-35 Super Bowl win over Philadelphia was “an all-time game” with “a lousy ending.”

• Eagles cornerback James Bradberry admitted that he committed the crucial holding penalty on the game’s final drive.

In the Ringer, Kevin Clark wrote that Patrick Mahomes plays with “a childlike wonder … combined with a grown-ass man’s ability to actually do it.”

• Read Jenny Vrentas’ New York Times story, “Black Quarterbacks in the Super Bowl Reflect Progress and Lost Opportunity.”

• ESPN’s Ramona Shelburne and Brian Windhorst on how the Kevin Durant trade went down.

• ESPN’s Zach Lowe on the stakes for the Phoenix Suns.

Follow Chantel Jennings on Twitter and read her story in the Athletic about South Carolina’s win over LSU.

• The Athletic’s Brody Miller profiled LSU’s Angel Reese.

• LSU coach Kim Muley and South Carolina coach Dawn Staley took very different approaches to speaking out about Brittney Griner’s incarceration.

Staley took exception to UConn coach Geno Auriemma’s comments about South Carolina’s physical play.

Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Dan Kendra’s ruptured blood vessels:

Joel’s Dan Kendra’s ruptured blood vessels: An argument for college athletes to boycott Florida schools.

On this week’s bonus segment, Joel, Stefan, and Josh talk about the career arcs of Jalen Hurts and Patrick Mahomes.

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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