Stefan Fatsis

Stefan Fatsis appears in the following:

The Changing Definition of a Dictionary

Thursday, January 15, 2015

More than 50 years after it was published, Webster's dictionary is getting a major update. It will no longer be a reference book. Instead, its database will live entirely online.

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Headaches For FIFA: Injuries On Field And Hate In The Stands

Friday, June 20, 2014

Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis joins Robert Siegel to discuss scrutiny that has recently befallen FIFA at the World Cup — both on and off the field.


FIFA President On Qatar's World Cup: 'Of Course, It's An Error'

Friday, May 16, 2014

The World Cup in Brazil starts in less than a month, but it's the World Cup eight years from now that's grabbing headlines. Sportswriter Stefan Fatsis discusses the doubts around Qatar's World Cup.


Don't Let NBA Playoffs Get Lost In Sterling's Shadow

Friday, May 02, 2014

The saga of Donald Sterling is looming large over the opening weeks of the NBA playoffs. Even as the league moves to strip Sterling's ownership, Clippers players still have games to win on the court.


What Makes a Good Coach?

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

We spend two hours talking about coaching, from sports to professional life, parents and coaches, and how coaches can influence our bodies and minds. First, a call-in for you to talk about your best and worst coaches and what they taught you. Plus Stefan Fatsis, panelist on Slate's Hang Up and Listen, sports correspondent for All Things Considered, and author of Word Freak and A Few Seconds of Panic, takes your calls and discusses what makes for a good coach, from the pro level down to youth soccer.

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76ers' Epic Losing Streak Makes Some Reconsider NBA Draft

Friday, March 07, 2014

The Philadelphia 76ers have lost their last 15 games. As sportswriter Stefan Fatsis notes, the team's losing streak has raised a question: Are some NBA teams trying to lose to get a better draft pick?


Mike Pesca, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin Toss Around Football

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Mike Pesca, Stefan Fatsis, and Josh Levin, the hosts of “Hang Up and Listen,” Slate’s sports podcast, talk about college football’s national championship game and the college football system. They’ll also discuss the NFL playoffs and the highlights and lowpoints of the year in football.  

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A Few Seconds of Panic

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Stefan Fatsis, who has covered sports for the Wall Street Journal and National Public Radio, talks about his time training as a place kicker with the Denver Broncos. He recounts his experience to become not an NFL player but a credible kicker in his book A Few Seconds of ...

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Infiltrating the National Football League

Monday, July 14, 2008

After more than a year spent working out with a strength coach and polishing his craft with a kicking coach, Stefan Fatsis became a Denver Bronco! In A Few Seconds of Panic: A 5-Foot-8, 170-Pound, 43-Year-Old Sportswriter Plays in the NFL, he describes the challenges faced by pro athletes ...

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