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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      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
       

      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
       

      Don't Use The Existing Model


      The HTD discusses the MLB draft, whether this year's Warriors are the greatest NBA squad of all time, and the French Open.


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      38m
       

      Hot Take Ville


      This week, we shake up our format and bring you our analysis on the latest NHL headlines, plus a deep dive on the current competitive balance in the NBA.


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      34m
       

      Championship Edition


      The HTD crew discusses the NBA and NHL championship finals.


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      35m
       

      Us Sabermetric Types


      The HTD crew does an appreciation of Manu Ginobili, tries to figure out what's going on with the Cubs and breaks down an NFL rule change.


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      40m
       2017-05-24

      Prove It On The Field


      The HTD crew discusses the latest developments in the NBA playoffs, whether Derek Jeter is over or underrated, and the potential advantages of games at home in the playoffs.


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      49m
       2017-05-17

      Skeptically Impressed


      The HTD crew discusses Isaiah Thomas vs. John Wall, the Mets' most recent struggles, and Nike's Breaking2 endeavor.


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      45m
       2017-05-10

      Kate Fagan's new podcast: "Free Cookies"


      Kate has a new podcast! Take a listen to the first episode and subscribe in your favorite podcasting app.


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      32m
       2017-05-04

      Positions, Playoffs, and Paul Pierce


      The HTD crew discusses the racial lines drawn around football positions, the NHL playoffs, and the retirement of Paul Pierce.


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      44m
       2017-05-02