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The Screwing the Kicker Again Edition

May 26, 201556 min
Stefan Fatsis, Mike Pesca, and special guest Richard Deitsch discuss Stephen Curry's head injury, LeBron James' dominance, and other stories from the NBA playoffs. Later, retired NFL kicker Nate Kaeding weighs in on the league’s decision to make the extra point 15 yards harder. Finally, ESPN correspondent Jeremy Schaap talks about his recent E:60 report on Sepp Blatter’s scandal-ridden tenure as the president of soccer’s international governing body, FIFA. 
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Update, 5/27: Swiss authorities have arrested several FIFA officials in conjunction with a U.S. Department of Justice investigation. The Swiss are also investigating bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup. Read the latest on Slate and skip right to Hang Up’s interview with Schaap.
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