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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 417 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 13 days 15 minutes


The Lakers Burst The Heat's Bubble

Hot Takedown discusses the NBA finals and the MLB postseason.


 2020-10-13  53m

Bill O'Brien Set His Own Hot Seat On Fire

Hot Takedown talk about the teams struggling in the NFL and about the excellent WNBA finals.


 2020-10-06  54m

MLB’s Sweet Sixteen

Hot Takedown previews baseball’s unusual postseason as well as the NBA finals.


 2020-09-29  53m

Week Two Of The NFL Hurt

Hot Takedown looks at this week's wave of injuries in the NFL and why our predictions still discount the LA Lakers.


 2020-09-22  58m

From Wentz They Came

Hot Takedown unpacks Week 1 in the NFL and the Rockets’ exit from the NBA playoffs. Then, a single-elimination Rabbit Hole. 


 2020-09-15  52m

Are We Ready For Some Football?

Hot Takedown previews the return of both the NFL and English Premier League football. Then, an interview with author Reid Forgrave.


 2020-09-08  54m

The NBA Strike Was Personal

Hot Takedown discusses the initial results of the NBA strike and previews the college football season, such as it is.


 2020-09-01  53m

Emergency Podcast: Sports On Strike

Hot Takedown discusses the strike for racial justice that began in the NBA.


 2020-08-27  20m

"Processing" The Sixers' Loss

Hot Takedown looks at the Celtics’ and the Raptors' first round sweeps, and gives out our MVP awards at MLB’s month-long midseason.


 2020-08-25  52m

A Tale Of Two Bubbles

Hot Takedown discusses the start of the NBA and NHL postseasons. Plus: a division sweeping Rabbit Hole.


 2020-08-18  53m