Podcasts are available both on TheAthletic.com and in The Athletic app for iOS and Android.
To play podcasts on TheAthletic.com, click Podcasts in the navigation bar at the top of the screen. Then just select the podcast you want to listen to and click play to start listening! You can use the 10-second skip or rewind to move around in the podcast, or click anywhere in the playback bar to skip to that point in the show. Make sure to click Follow to add a podcast to Your Podcasts and be notified when new episodes are available.
To Play podcasts on The Athletic app for iOS or Android, tap Podcasts on the far left of the bottom navigation bar. Then you can play or download episodes of podcasts that you follow, or browse to find new podcasts to listen to. To delete a downloaded podcast on iOS, tap the checkmark on the episode card and then Delete Podcast File. To delete a downloaded podcast on Android, tap and hold the episode card in the Saved Offline section and then Delete Podcast File. Make sure to tap Follow to add a podcast to Your Podcasts and be notified when new episodes are available.
When you tap Play on a podcast, the podcast's cover art will appear at the bottom right of the screen. Tap the cover art to open Now Playing. In Now Playing, you can play/pause, skip or rewind 10 seconds, and change the playback speed. You can also drag the progress marker to move to a specific time in the podcast. Now Playing can be accessed from anywhere inside The Athletic app, so you can browse stories or scores without having to stop listening! Tap outside Now Playing to dismiss it. To dismiss the cover art entirely, just tap and flick it away.