Hot Takedown

Where the hot sports takes of the week meet the numbers that prove them right or tear them down.

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      A Tricky Deal


      The HTD crew previews college football and discusses parity and which metrics matter most. Plus, the Lakers' latest woes and a significant digit on Felix Hernandez.


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      30m
       

      Hot And Cold


      The HTD crew discusses Ezekiel Elliott's suspension, whether momentum in sports really exists, and a significant digit on the MLB's long and getting longer games.


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      41m
       

      One Direction Or Another


      The HTD crew is joined by Mike Goodman for an all soccer show that touches on the Neymar deal, previews the EPL, and questions if MLS is a Ponzi scheme.


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      32m
       

      Trading Places


      The HTD crew chats about Kate's new book -- out today! -- and the MLB trade deadline.


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      36m
       

      The Rookie Dilemma


      The HTD crew discusses how NFL rookies are being paid less than they're worth, and takes a look at The Undefeated's 50 Greatest Black Athletes list.


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      40m
       

      Stat School: Baseball


      The HTD crew revisits our first ever stat school on baseball, breaking down batting average, OPS, and wRC+.


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      42m
       2017-07-18

      Stat School: Tennis


      The HTD crew is joined by Carl Bialik for a special stat school on tennis.


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      36m
       2017-07-11

      Free Agency Fireworks


      The HTD crew breaks down the latest in free agency moves in the NBA, with a significant digit on competitive eating.


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      35m
       2017-07-03

      The Most Statistically Accomplished Player


      The HTD crew discusses NBA MVP Russell Westbrook, John McEnroe's recent comments about Serena Williams, and how Tim Tebow is failing upward.


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      30m
       2017-06-28

      The Other Side Of The Ledger


      The HTD crew discusses the latest rumors and developments in the NBA draft. Plus, a significant digit on baseball.


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      36m
       2017-06-21