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 385 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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Hot Takedown - Measuring Gender, Boston Says No, Soccer Woes


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss the blurring gender lines in sports, why no one wants to host the Olympics, and the U.S. men's soccer loss to Jamaica.


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 2015-07-28  45m
 
 

Hot Takedown - Unstoppable Greinke, The Greatest Basketball Season Ever, And Baseball Brain Data


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss Zack Greinke's scoreless inning streak, Elena Delle Donne's amazing basketball season, and brain data for baseball.


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 2015-07-21  57m
 
 

Hot Takedown - A Special Stat-School Edition


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss three ways to measure batting: batting average, OPS (on-base plus slugging), wRC+ (Weighted Runs Created).


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 2015-07-14  50m
 
 

Hot Takedown - The Greatest Dynasty Of All, NBA Free Agency, and All Star Baseball


Kate Fagan, Neil Paine, and Chadwick Matlin discuss whether U.S. women's national soccer team is a dynasty, review NBA free agency and turn to the MLB All Star game.


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 2015-07-07  57m
 
 

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