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Episode 60: The Secrets for Peak Performance

The Runner's World Show

Discovering the practices and strategies that boost your athletic endeavors; the benefits of massage for runners.

72 Min

Jun 22, 2017

Episode 23: Don’t Call it a Comeback

Human Race

Brandon Hudgins has a rare autoimmune disease. He refuses to stop chasing a dream that he knows might not happen.

46 Min

Jun 20, 2017

The When an Apple Fights an Orange Edition

Slate's Hang Up and Listen

Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Kevin Draper to discuss the upcoming Mayweather-McGregor mega-fight. Ben Lindbergh also joins to discuss whether major-league baseballs are juiced. Finally, David Gessner talks about his memoir Ultimate Glory.

57 Min

Jun 19, 2017

Episode 59: Deena, Dogs, and Shoes

The Runner's World Show

How to win the mental game of running; the best way to run with your pooch; navigating the speciality running store for new kicks.

43 Min

Jun 16, 2017

Episode 58: Kara Goucher

The Runner's World Show

The highs and lows of running, and why it’s so easy to fall in love with the sport; answering your most pressing running shoe questions.

66 Min

Jun 15, 2017

The Kevin Durant Is a Poncho Edition

Slate's Hang Up and Listen

Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Kevin Arnovitz to discuss the NBA Finals. George Dohrmann also joins to talk about U.S. soccer phenom Christian Pulisic. Plus, an interview with Ice Cube about the documentary Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies.

63 Min

Jun 12, 2017

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Podcast
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44 min
Jun 9, 2017
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55 min
Jun 8, 2017
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The two-time Olympian talks about goals for his final year, and what’s next when he retires at the end of the year.

36 min
Jun 7, 2017
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A judge starts a running club for the homeless and its impact expands far beyond Skid Row.

58 min
Jun 5, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Marcus Thompson to discuss the NBA Finals. Bruce Arthur also joins for a conversation about the Stanley Cup Final, and Sadie Stein comes on the show to talk about Mr. Met.

57 min
Jun 1, 2017
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David Willey concludes his dramatic "moonshot" training season at the Bayshore Marathon.

52 min
Jun 1, 2017
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64 min
May 30, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Ethan Sherwood Strauss to preview the NBA Finals. They also talk with Charles P. Pierce about the legacy of writer Frank Deford, and Daniel Engber joins for a conversation about our favorite non-famous athletes.

102 min
May 25, 2017
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Life as a mother, coach, writer, and advocate for running; the last installment of David Willey’s “Moonshot” marathon quest before his big race.

45 min
May 23, 2017
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Brent Burmaster decided he’d run at least 3 miles every day for the rest of his life. But what started out as fun, soon turned into survival.

69 min
May 22, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin and guest Jane Coaston talk about the NBA playoffs.

48 min
May 18, 2017
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24 min
May 18, 2017
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Why top NASCAR drivers use running to help them on the track.

55 min
May 15, 2017
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Bryan Curtis and Stefan Fatsis talk with Michael Lee about John Wall and the NBA playoffs.

82 min
May 11, 2017
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Breaking down what we learned and what’s to come after Nike’s Breaking2 attempt.

47 min
May 9, 2017
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At age 70, the adventurer Rosie Swale Pope accelerates.

39 min
May 5, 2017
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64 min
May 4, 2017
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One of the visionaries behind the Breaking2 project and his love for the sport; the joys and pitfalls of running while pregnant.

58 min
May 1, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and guest Wosny Lambre talk about the layoffs at ESPN. They also discuss how NFL teams evaluate draftees with "red flags" and review Dion Waiters’ genius essay for the Players’ Tribune.

48 min
Apr 28, 2017
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60 min
Apr 27, 2017
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The four-time Olympian discusses injuries, doping in the sport, and why she loves Dunkin’ Donuts.

49 min
Apr 25, 2017
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A 13-year old breaks a world record, then disappears from the running scene.

56 min
Apr 24, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Greg Howard talk with Kevin Arnovitz about the NBA playoffs.

48 min
Apr 21, 2017
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47 min
Apr 20, 2017
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An entire show dedicated to answering your pressing training questions—from running better in the heat to mastering the morning run.

24 min
Apr 17, 2017
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A special episode for Marathon Monday

35 min
Apr 14, 2017
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Isaac speaks with ESPN writer Ethan Strauss

79 min
Apr 13, 2017
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What it means to run Boston 50 years after changing the women’s running landscape; unraveling the mystery of a lingering injury.

46 min
Apr 11, 2017
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When Richard Sikorski collapsed during the 2015 Chicago Marathon, his race stopped and another one began: the race to save his life.

66 min
Apr 10, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin talk to Jim Newell about the Masters; Tom Haberstroh about Russell Westbrook and resting NBA players; Meg Rowley about baseball’s return; and Jonathan Hock about One and Not Done, his ESPN documentary on John Calipari.

45 min
Apr 6, 2017
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Going inside what may be the most memorable Boston Marathon finish ever; a preview of Season 3 of Human Race

58 min
Apr 3, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and special guest Joel Anderson are joined by the Washington Post’s Sally Jenkins to talk about UConn’s loss in the women’s NCAA tournament. They also discuss the men’s Final Four, the Las Vegas Raiders, and NBA hook-up culture.

61 min
Mar 30, 2017
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How one of the top U.S. marathoners analyzes data to run his best; making recovery an essential part of your routine.

45 min
Mar 28, 2017
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64 min
Mar 27, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and guest panelist Jane Coaston discuss the weekend's NCAA tournament storylines and the U.S. women’s hockey team’s boycott. Ben Mathis-Lilley also joins to talk about his Slate article on Jamie Horowitz and Fox Sports 1.

45 min
Mar 23, 2017
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54 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Dealing with injuries, focusing on recovery, and learning the mental strategies needed to make you ready for race day.

68 min
Mar 20, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the NCAA tournament and the World Baseball Classic. Mike also announces his departure from the show, and Josh and Stefan send him off with Pesca Jeopardy!

37 min
Mar 16, 2017
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What it takes to run 200,000 lifetime miles; how to get your kids started running.

56 min
Mar 13, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss March Madness, the Brock Osweiler trade, and the Washington NFL team’s decision to fire Scot McCloughan. They also talk about the annual video ranking the best hair in Minnesota high school hockey.

71 min
Mar 9, 2017
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An inside look at Nike’s quest to break the two-hour-marathon barrier, from its latest innovations to the controversy surrounding the project.

66 min
Mar 7, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Duke’s Grayson Allen and other NCAA hoops matters. Scott Raab also talks about his book You’re Welcome, Cleveland, and Oliver Roeder of 538 explains how a computer program beat four pro poker players.

49 min
Mar 2, 2017
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A frank discussion on the problems many runners have when dealing with weight and food.

58 min
Feb 27, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss sports parallels for Sunday’s big Oscars mishap. They also talk JaVale McGee’s feud with Shaquille O’Neal, and Ken Early of the Irish Times joins to discuss the decline of Leicester City.

77 min
Feb 23, 2017
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Mirna Valerio shatters the boundaries of what a runner “should” look like; an update on Nike’s training process to go under 2 hours in the marathon.

53 min
Feb 21, 2017
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and Kevin Arnovitz discuss the DeMarcus Cousins trade and the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles, the football team whose fans call the plays. LaVar Ball also joins to talk about parenting and how his three sons will change basketball.

72 min
Feb 16, 2017
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Why you should put your running goals out there for the world to see.

1 min
Feb 14, 2017
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Rachel is back; tell Human Race about your running club

59 min
Feb 13, 2017
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Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and Dan Steinberg discuss Patriots players spurning the White House. They also analyze Kevin Durant’s return to OKC and Dolan v. Oakley, and high school coach Kyle Allen joins to explain his effort to revolutionize basketball.

67 min
Feb 9, 2017
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Stories of on-the-run dating fails and successes; obstacle race and ultrarunning superstar Amelia Boone discusses her competitive nature.

53 min
Feb 6, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the Patriots’ epic Super Bowl comeback and the Falcons’ amazing collapse. Charles P. Pierce joins to discuss Tom Brady, and SB Nation’s Spencer Hall explains why the game was quintessentially Atlanta.

45 min
Feb 2, 2017
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Dr. Jordan Metzl shares his keys to maximizing your fitness for a healthy running life.

59 min
Jan 31, 2017
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For this elite 82-year-old, greatness comes with a price.

67 min
Jan 30, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Mike Pesca, and Josh Levin break down the Australian Open. Tim Layden also joins to discuss the sports ramifications of Trump’s refugee ban, and Rod Smart and Charlie Ebersol talk about the 30 for 30 documentary This Was the XFL.

67 min
Jan 31, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Mike Pesca, and Josh Levin break down the Australian Open. Tim Layden also joins to discuss the sports ramifications of Trump’s refugee ban, and Rod Smart and Charlie Ebersol talk about the 30 for 30 documentary This Was the XFL.

67 min
Jan 26, 2017
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How hard you have to train to reach your grandest goals; Coach Jenny’s practical advice for every runner.

65 min
Jan 24, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Jack Hamilton talk about the Falcons’ and Patriots’ conference title game wins. Sports Illustrated’s Chris Ballard also joins to discuss the streaking 76ers, and they assess the Baseball Hall of Fame’s new inductees.

66 min
Jan 19, 2017
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The host of Wait Wait, Don’t Tell Me talks his favorite running adventures; a shopping trip to see how to stock your runner’s pantry.

72 min
Jan 18, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and special guest Nate Jackson talk about the NFL playoffs. They’re also joined by Don Yee to discuss his proposed pro football minor league and ESPN’s Ethan Sherwood Strauss to assess the 35-6 Golden State Warriors.

34 min
Jan 17, 2017
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One man's journey from prison to qualifying for the Boston Marathon

72 min
Jan 12, 2017
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The positive spirit of the Sub-30 Club; Ted Spiker on leading from the back.

66 min
Jan 10, 2017
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk about the New York Giants’ playoff loss to the Green Bay Packers and Odell Beckham’s pre-game boat trip. They also discuss the legacy of ESPN’s Chris Berman and the 2017 World Darts Championship.

66 min
Jan 3, 2017
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Josh Levin and Mike Pesca are joined by the Ringer’s Bryan Curtis to discuss the college football playoffs and the quarterback crisis in the NFL playoffs. They’re also joined by ESPN’s Kevin Pelton to examine the NBA’s sudden surge in triple-doubles.

37 min
Jan 3, 2017
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Why human beings run and a surprising marathon goal after volunteering for a major surgery to save a mother-in-law's life

73 min
Dec 29, 2016
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Our panel of experts will help you run your best in 2017; some of the top stories of the year.

51 min
Dec 26, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca talk with their favorite guests of 2016: Leicester City beat writer Rob Tanner; Mina Kimes of ESPN the Magazine, author of a profile of Martellus and Michael Bennett; and Ann Beaty, the widow of Zelmo Beaty.

72 min
Dec 22, 2016
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Joe De Sena on why you should always push your limits; trying an obstacle course race for the first time.

41 min
Dec 20, 2016
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Jason Gay and Joanna Stern sit down with the Wall Street Journal's Editor-in-Chief Gerard Baker to break down the controversies surrounding fake news, its impact on the election, and what it means for journalism and social media.

41 min
Dec 20, 2016
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A dedicated masters runner with an unbelievable backstory.

68 min
Dec 20, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis and Mike Pesca discuss the Minnesota football sexual assault invesigation with journalist Jessica Luther. They also talk about Ronda Rousey's UFC return with Ramona Shelburne of ESPN, and the year in Cleveland sports with writer Scott Raab.

67 min
Dec 15, 2016
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An inside look at Nike’s bold attempt to go past an unthinkable running barrier; a new Broadway musical has a running storyline.

73 min
Dec 12, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis and Mike Pesca are joined by ProPublica's David Epstein to discuss the Russian doping scandal. They also examine MLB offseason moves with ESPN's Sam Miller and discuss rare NFL final scores with Jon Bois of SB Nation.

51 min
Dec 8, 2016
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How Andrea Barber of “Fuller House” fell in love with the sport; getting to the bottom of one runner’s debilitating heel pain.

39 min
Dec 6, 2016
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The story of a man who lost his heart and what he gained in its place

66 min
Dec 6, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca are joined by Yahoo’s Jeff Passan to discuss baseball’s new labor deal and Japanese star Shohei Otani. They also assess the Cavs’ J.R. Smith and George Dohrmann joins to talk about the NFL’s marketing to children.

64 min
Dec 1, 2016
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Writer and masters runner Roger Robinson shares his incredible life in running and literature; what the finish line looks like when the clock officially stops.

44 min
Nov 30, 2016
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The Wall Street Journal's Jason Gay hosts New York City's much loved morning television anchor, NY1's Pat Kiernan. Join us for a studio chat about Kiernan's children's book called Good Morning City and much more.

66 min
Nov 29, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss Ohio State's double overtime victory over Michigan with Slate writer Ben Mathis-Lilley; US Soccer's firing of Jurgen Klinsmann; and the World Chess Championship with FiveThirtyEight's Oliver Roeder.

42 min
Nov 22, 2016
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The Wall Street Journal's Shalini Ramachandran joins Jason Gay with the latest on Amazon's new plans to stream live sports, and the shifting video trends giving way to a new era of media consumption.

36 min
Nov 22, 2016
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A woman who lost it all in a tragic accident finds running helps her rediscover the most essential part of herself is still there.

69 min
Nov 22, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss the success of Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott, talk with FiveThirtyEight's Neil Paine about Randall Cunningham's legacy, and speak with Puck Daddy's Greg Wyshynski about teenage NHL stars.

45 min
Nov 17, 2016
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Ultrarunner Karl Meltzer breaks down how he claimed the Appalachian Trail thru-hike record; tips for running any off-road path with more confidence.

57 min
Nov 16, 2016
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Ariel Helwani, mixed martial arts journalist, joins the Wall Street Journal's Jason Gay for an in-depth discussion on the ups and downs of covering the sport, the UFC, and what's next for MMA in the future.

62 min
Nov 14, 2016
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Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca discuss post-election critiques from NBA coaches and Ernie Johnson's call for unity on Inside the NBA.

73 min
Nov 10, 2016
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Our 2016 Cover Search winners, Josh LaJaunie and Eileen Moon, share their amazing stories; the Kick recaps the NYC Marathon.

21 min
Nov 8, 2016
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This is the story of a man who changed his whole life, starting with a few Harvard Stadium steps.

62 min
Nov 7, 2016
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Josh Levin, Mike Pesca, and The Ringer's Bryan Curtis discuss the intersection of sports and politics, Alabama's college football dominance, and Harvard's cancellation of its men's soccer team’s season due to lewd “scouting reports” of women players.

27 min
Nov 3, 2016
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and Mike Pesca record a special emergency episode to discuss the Chicago Cubs’ Game 7 win over the Cleveland Indians.

81 min
Nov 3, 2016
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A frank discussion about on-the-run harassment; an interview with actor and marathoner Theo Rossi; and what to watch for in New York this weekend.

79 min
Oct 31, 2016
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and Mike Pesca discuss the first five games of the World Series. They also interview Shaun Assael about The Murder of Sonny Liston and talk about the Kabaddi World Cup with writer Jemayel Khawaja and Team USA’s Kevin Hustle.

60 min
Oct 27, 2016
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How one group honors the sacrifice of America’s service members; what is really going on in your head when running.

43 min
Oct 25, 2016
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Runners are retroactively disqualified from races. A mom with a blog is attacked by a vicious online mob. But this is not your classic good versus evil storyline.

73 min
Oct 24, 2016
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Josh Levin, Stefan Fatsis, and ESPN’s Pablo S. Torre discuss the Cubs-Indians World Series match-up and interpersonal drama in the NBA. Deadspin’s Diana Moskovitz also joins to talk about Josh Brown, Derrick Rose, and sports leagues and criminal justice.