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Joel Embiid's 76ers are the No. 3 seed in the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs. (Mark Brown/Getty Images)
Joel Embiid's 76ers are the No. 3 seed in the NBA Eastern Conference playoffs. (Mark Brown/Getty Images)

FiveThirtyEight's Chris Herring has embarked on several eccentric basketball investigations: Why do Kevin Durant's shoes come off so often? Which NBA player gets hit in the face the most? This week, the panel discusses Herring's latest question: Why does Joel Embiid fall down so much?

Plus, 38 world records were set at this year's London Marathon — most by runners in costumes, and some with astonishingly fast times. WBUR's Shira Springer shares her thoughts.

And ESPN the Magazine is ending its print edition in September. Northwestern's J.A. Adande discusses what the magazine and its peer publications meant to him growing up.

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This segment aired on May 4, 2019.

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