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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Hot Takedown - Women's World Cup, Wimbledon, And Crazy Free Agency


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss the U.S. women's national team lineup, preview Wimbledon and discuss the weirdness of the NBA's free agency.


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 2015-06-30  50m
 
 

What's The Point Teaser - Guest: Neil deGrasse Tyson


FiveThirtyEight has a new podcast! Here's part of the first episode of What's The Point -- small interviews about big data. Like what you hear? Find the full episode on iTunes


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 2015-06-26  17m
 
 

Hot Takedown - U.S. Women March On, NBA Draft Preview, And Is A-Rod A G.O.A.T.?


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss the Women's World Cup; what analytics say about the NBA draft; and A-Rod's legacy.


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 2015-06-23  55m
 
 

Hot Takedown - Hockey's Modern Dynasty, NBA Finals, And A Baseball Hacking Scandal!


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss the Blackhawks win; a big data scandal in baseball; and Lebron's dominance.


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 2015-06-16  50m
 
 

Hot Takedown - LeBron Goes It Alone, Serena's Dominance, WWC Update And Nate vs. A 12-Year-Old


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss whether Lebron can carry the Cavs; Serena Williams's 20th slam; and the start of the Women's World Cup.


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 2015-06-09  53m
 
 

Hot Takedown - WWC Bonus: Allison McCann with Julie Foudy, Christen Press, and Kelley O'Hara


A special episode with two interviews FiveThirtyEight's Allison McCann did recently previewing the FIFA Women's World Cup.


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 2015-06-04  31m
 
 

Hot Takedown - Blatter's Out, WWC, NBA Finals, And The Astros' Turnaround


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin on Sepp Blatter's resignation on the eve of the Women's World Cup; LeBron's chances in the NBA finals; and how the Astros got good.


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 2015-06-02  1h3m
 
 

Hot Takedown - Nadal's Decline, Every NBA Team Ranked, Do Stars Matter?


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss Rafael Nadal's rocky spring; our ELO rankings of every NBA team ever; and debate the question of whether star players always win championships.


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 2015-05-26  54m
 
 

Hot Takedown - Clippers' Collapse, Rangers' Squeakers, MLB Embraces Statcast


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss the NBA conference finals; the NHL playoffs and why the Rangers win so many close games; and MLB's use of Statcast.


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 2015-05-19  55m
 
 

Hot Takedown - Deflategate, We Announce The NBA Draft Fix Winner!


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss the "deflategate" report, and pick a winner in our crowdsourcing project to fix the NBA draft and stop tanking.


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 2015-05-12  1h13m