FiveThirtyEight Launches Podcast

Tackling the hottest takes.

Screen Shot 2015-03-18 at 11.15.27 AMFiveThirtyEight has launched a new weekly sports podcast, Hot Takedown. The show features FiveThirtyEight editor Chad Matlin, espnW columnist Kate Fagan, and FiveThirtyEight writer Neil Paine.

Each episode the trio — and various guests — will do their best to debunk the latest and hottest sports take.

The first episode of Hot Takedown features Matlin, Fagan and Paine talking NCAA tourney picks, Chip Kelly’s free-agency bonanza and the retirement of 49ers linebacker Chris Borland. The guest is  FiveThirtyEight’s founder and editor-in-chief Nate Silver.

You can download each episode via ESPN, FiveThirtyEight, iTunes and more.