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Sue Bird Says The WNBA Needs Better Data
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Welcome to the latest episode of Hot Takedown, FiveThirtyEight’s sports podcast. On this week’s show (March 22, 2016), Sue Bird tells us how a lack of data affects women’s sports, we look at the first weekend of the NCAA men’s tournament and marvel at the madness of Texas A&M’s comeback win against Northern Iowa, and we discuss the sexist comments that rocked the tennis world. Plus, a significant digit on the number of extra point attempts NFL kickers missed in the 2015-16 season.

We also take a look at our bracket competition and see how our esteemed hosts are doing after the first round of the tournament.

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Chadwick Matlin is a senior editor at FiveThirtyEight.

Neil Paine is a senior sportswriter for FiveThirtyEight.

Kate Fagan is a writer for espnW and a regular panelist on the FiveThirtyEight sports podcast Hot Takedown.

Joe Sykes produces our weekly sports podcast Hot Takedown.

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