Hot Takedown

Hot Takedown is the weekly sports podcast from FiveThirtyEight. On it, the crew uses numbers to dissect the week in sports, taking down some silly hot takes in the process.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 384 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich
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Live Sports? In This Economy?


Hot Takedown covers a new poll about what fans need to feel safe at live sporting events and discuss how it applies to the NBA. Then, an NCAA bribery Rabbit Hole, as a treat.


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 2020-05-12  48m
 
 

U.S. Soccer's Big Day In Court


Hot Takedown talks to The Athletic's Meg Linehan about the latest news in the USWNT's lawsuit, and surveys which American leagues might be closest to reopening.


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 2020-05-05  53m
 
 

Jordan Love Is A Battlefield


Hot Takedown covers the results of the NFL draft, Twitter drama about sports drafts, and a classic games Rabbit Hole.


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 2020-04-28  49m
 
 

Bringing Down The Krause


Hot Takedown discusses where the NFL draft will get interesting, what's interesting about the new Michael Jordan documentary, and a rules-lawyering Rabbit Hole.


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 2020-04-21  52m
 
 

Time To Get Weird, Sports Leagues


Hot Takedown talks prospects for the WNBA draft this week and prospects for the NBA generally. Then, author Brad Balukjian joins for a special baseball Rabbit Hole.


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 2020-04-14  49m
 
 

Going The Social Distance


This week we discuss whether the president can help U.S. sports leagues restart and wrap up our NCAA tournament, then special guest Emily Scherer tackles the Rabbit Hole.


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 2020-04-07  49m
 
 

Reality TV Is Our Only Hope For Hoops


Hot Takedown talks about how the NBA might end its hiatus, the NCAA extending eligibility for student athletes, and an iRacing (i)Rabbit Hole.


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 2020-03-31  48m
 
 

Olympic Flame-Out


It's been another big week of cancellations in sports, so the Hot Takedown team reacts to the postponement of the Olympic Games.


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 2020-03-24  46m
 
 

2020: A Sports-Less Odyssey


Hot Takedown looks at the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on both leagues and fans, and our Rabbit Hole remembers when sports were stopped in the past.


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 2020-03-17  49m
 
 

Live from Sloan: How Has RAPTOR Done So Far?


Last week, Nate Silver joined Hot Takedown on stage to discuss how RAPTOR has performed this NBA season. Plus, a Rabbit Hole on the unconventional way some players get paid.


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 2020-03-10  50m