The Rookie Dilemma: 7/25/17
The HTD crew discusses how NFL rookies are being paid less than they're worth, and takes a look at The Undefeated's 50 Greatest Black Athletes list.
Stat School: Baseball: 7/18/17
The HTD crew revisits our first ever stat school on baseball, breaking down batting average, OPS, and wRC+.
Stat School: Tennis: 7/11/17
The HTD crew is joined by Carl Bialik for a special stat school on tennis.
Free Agency Fireworks: 7/3/17
The HTD crew breaks down the latest in free agency moves in the NBA, with a significant digit on competitive eating.
The Most Statistically Accomplished Player: 6/27/17
The HTD crew discusses NBA MVP Russell Westbrook, John McEnroe's recent comments about Serena Williams, and how Tim Tebow is failing upward.
The Other Side Of The Ledger: 6/20/17
The HTD crew discusses the latest rumors and developments in the NBA draft. Plus, a significant digit on baseball.
Don't Use The Existing Model: 6/13/17
The HTD discusses the MLB draft, whether this year's Warriors are the greatest NBA squad of all time, and the French Open.
Hot Take Ville: 6/6/17
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.
Us Sabermetric Types: 5/23/17
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.
Prove It On The Field: 5/16/17
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.
Skeptically Impressed: 5/9/17
The HTD crew discusses Isaiah Thomas vs. John Wall, the Mets' most recent struggles, and Nike's Breaking2 endeavor.
Kate Fagan's new podcast: "Free Cookies": 5/4/17
Kate has a new podcast! Take a listen to the first episode and subscribe in your favorite podcasting app.
Positions, Playoffs, and Paul Pierce: 5/2/17
The HTD crew discusses the racial lines drawn around football positions, the NHL playoffs, and the retirement of Paul Pierce.
Rolling The Dice: 4/25/17
The HTD crew previews the NFL draft, recaps the first round of the NBA playoffs, and checks in on the Champions League.
Take That For Data: 4/18/17
The HTD crew talks with Nate Silver about why the save ruined relief pitching and investigates the sub-two hour marathon.
Hot Takedown's NBA MVP Smackdown: 4/11/17
The HTD crew discusses five candidates (Curry, Leonard, James, Harden, and Westbrook) for MVP of the NBA this year and crowns our champ.
The Year of the Carolinas: 4/4/17
The HTD crew discusses the men's and women's NCAA championships and the controversy around resting players in the NBA.
Trust The Numbers: 3/28/17
The HTD crew discusses this surprising Final Four, why Colin Kaepernick remains unsigned, and the American League.
In Pursuit of Rings: 3/21/17
The HTD crew breaks down the first two rounds of March Madness, examines the potential strike brewing in U.S. women's hockey, and previews the MLB's National League.
It's A Glitch!: 3/14/17
The HTD crew dives into March Madness, chatting the men's and women's brackets and offering advice for making your picks. We also break down the NFL's latest free agency news.
Hot Takedown: Live from MIT Sloan: 3/7/17
Our second live show! We chat with Ravens center John Urschel about math and football, debate what Kevin Durant’s injury might mean for the Warriors, and talk NHL trades.
In A World Without Stats: 2/28/17
The HTD crew talks about the intersection of athletics and politics, discusses Claudio Ranieri's firing from Leicester City, and imagines baseball without statistics.
An All-Basketball Bonanza: 2/21/17
The HTD crew discusses DeMarcus Cousins' move to New Orleans, checks in on men's college basketball and ponders if James Harden is as much of an MVP as he thinks he is.
Deadlines, Dynasties, and Data: 2/14/17
The HTD crew breaks down the NBA trade deadline, reviews the collapse of the Red Wings' dynastic glory, and chats home runs in the MLB.
Hall of Famers: 2/7/17
The HTD crew breaks down the record shattering Superbowl LI and investigates whether Terrell Owens deserves to be in the Hall of Fame. Plus, a significant digit on the WNBA.
Superbowlie: Hot Takedown's Super Bowl Special: 1/31/17
The HTD crew discusses the Super Bowl. Plus: the Australian Open, Charles Barkley vs. LeBron James, and more.
The Best Part About A Streak: 1/24/17
The HTD crew discusses the AFC and NFC championship games, chats with Duke's Lexie Brown on women's basketball, and takes a look at the Sixers' surprising hot streak.
The Pressure Factor: 1/17/17
The HTD crew breaks down the Packers' 34-13 victory over the Cowboys, the current state of the English Premier League, and whether Carmelo Anthony should leave the Knicks.
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