Cardinals Investigated for Hacking

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Back in 2007, the New England Patriots got in trouble for stealing information from another team using video cameras. Now, we’re in the digital age. The St. Louis Cardinals are being accused of hacking into the computers of one of their rivals. According to the New York Times, the FBI and the Justice Department are looking into whether the Cardinals broke into computers of the Houston Astros. They may have stolen information about trades, statistics and scouting reports. What could the fallout be?

Credits

Guests:
Randy Sklar - comedian and sports commentator - @SklarBrothers, Jason Sklar - one half of the Sklar brothers comedy team, and cohost of the “View From the Cheap Seats” podcast - @SklarBrothers

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Jolie Myers, Matt Holzman, Anna Scott, Christian Bordal