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What You Need To Know About Practicing Yoga When You’re Pregnant
Tuesday December 11, 2018

Our yoga guru, Kate Kendall shares her thoughts on pregnancy yoga. The post What You Need To Know About Practicing Yoga When You’re Pregnant appeared first on Sporteluxe.

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How Marianne Williamson Could Win The 2020 Democratic Primary
Wednesday May 01, 2019

There’s no question that Marianne Williamson is an atypical political candidate. As a motivational speaker and self-help author who hasn’t held political office before, she certainly has a nontraditional background. That’s one reason that she didn’t qualify as a “major” candidate by FiveThirtyEight’s standards9 until last week, even though she first announced she was forming […]

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Colin Kapernick Should Be Washington’s Starting QB
Friday December 14, 2018

After starting quarterback Alex Smith broke his leg in Week 11, the Washington Redskins rode their journeyman backup, Colt McCoy, to two losses and a 7-3 deficit against the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 13 before he also broke his leg. Struck with misfortune at the most important position in professional sports, Washington trotted out Mark […]

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This week on the show, Hot Takedown analyzes the data behind the New York Giants’ controversial No. 6 pick in the NFL draft, Duke quarterback Daniel Jones. Todd McShay, an analyst for ESPN, is skeptical of Jones’s NFL potential based on his performance under pressure. While we agree that the stats don’t paint a bright future for Jones in the NFL, we disagree on how best to assess his prospects.
For our second segment, ESPN NBA analyst and FiveThirtyEight contributor Kirk Goldsberry joins the team to discuss his new book, “SprawlBall: A Visual Tour of the New Era of the NBA.” Through detailed data visualizations, “SprawlBall” describes how the 3-point line has transformed the NBA and how it risks ruining the game’s future.
In our Rabbit Hole of the Week, Geoff exposes his lifelong appreciation of (and poor betting record on) the Kentucky Derby. He explains the rationale behind voting for the favorite across sports and why he still won’t take his own advice.
Here’s what we’re looking at this week:

“SprawlBall: A Visual Tour of the New Era of the NBA” by Kirk Goldsberry, illustrated by Aaron Dana.
Patrik Stefan’s epic miss that broke Neil’s heart.
FiveThirtyEight’s Josh Hermsmeyer devised a metric for projecting college quarterback success in the NFL.
ProFootballFocus’s analysis of Duke’s Daniel Jones ahead of the draft.