Deadspin’s death spiral
Nov 1, 2019

Deadspin’s death spiral

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Plus: The economy is contracting, and the NCAA moves forward on student athletes making money. 

Segments From this episode

NCAA getting closer to letting student athletes cash in on names and likenesses

Nov 1, 2019
The move comes after California's "Student Athlete Bill of Rights" law.
Katelyn Ohashi of UCLA competes in the floor exercise during a meet against Stanford at Pauley Pavilion in March 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
Katharine Lotze/Getty Images

Private equity bought Deadspin. It didn't work out.

Nov 1, 2019
The website, once the go-to for sports and culture, is now a shell of its former self.
Deadspin is effectively deceased.
Illustration on original photo by Brian Henderson/Flickr

Government recruiting in the age of shutdowns

Nov 1, 2019
Federal workers started bailing out of government jobs last December, as the shutdown got underway; 22,000 quit in March.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Google enters a different kind of arms race

Nov 1, 2019
Apple makes nearly 40% of the fancy new gadgets we put on our wrists. Google is hoping to muscle in.
Guests participate in a workout hosted by Fitbit and PH5 in 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
Rich Fury/Getty Images for Fitbit

Music from the episode

Wait for Me Swim Mountain
Severed The Decemberists
French Letter J-Walk
San Junipero The Bamboos

The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Bridget Bodnar Producer
Daisy Palacios Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Maria Hollenhorst Associate Producer

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