ASA Podcast 2018 - Episode 14: Zardes, Trade Rumors, Salaries, and the Spiciest of Hot Takes by Harrison Crow

The ASA boys are back this week with their usual blend of analysis and insecurity. Things kick off with talk of Gyasi Zardes in our interesting stat of the week (1:50) We mix it up over some rather unusual trade/transfer rumors about high profile players (11:30) Finally it’s the most hot take-able time of the year, and Ian and Harrison do not disappoint as they get very judgmental about MLS teams and their newly released payrolls (46:00)

Outro Music: €30,000 - Emperor X

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ASA Bonus Podcast: Jared Interviews Jamie Hamilton of These Football Times by Drew Olsen

A special bonus episode of the ASA Show! Jared Young and Jamie Hamilton of These Football Times discuss analytics, science, philosophy, and many more ideas about the beautiful game.

Outro Music: Jimmie’s Song (Full Band Version) - Emmanuel & the Fear

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ASA Podcast 2018 - Episode 13: Waston, Rooney and the Not-So-Wild West by Drew Olsen

Harrison is back and he and Ian waste no time getting to Kendall’s big night and the interesting stat of the week (2:05).  Harrison wants to know what’s the deal with set pieces (15:00). The boys buckle down on the West Coast and possibly alienate a sizable portion of their listener base (29:00) and finally, they talk about this Wayne Rooney bloke and how he fits in at DC United (50:00).  Outro Music: How Did I Get Through the Day? - Har Mar Superstar

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ASA Podcast 2018 - Episode 12: Throughballs, P-Score and other Analyst Delights by Drew Olsen

Jared Young (@jaredeyoung) is back again this week covering for Harrison and the boys talk through balls. Er…throughballs (1:30) Ian and Jared respond to a listener’s concerns about Seattle (10:00) Jared teaches Ian and America about “P-Score” (19:45) and finally the boys talk about the week that was in MLS (35:00)  Outro Music: Baltimore - Mal Blum

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ASA PODCAST 2018 - EPISODE 11 by Drew Olsen

This week, Jared Young (@jaredeyoung) of ASA and Stars and Stripes FC fills in for Harrison and we talk penalties in the Interesting Stat of the Week (1:30) Jared ponders where all of these goals are coming from (7:00) the boys try and make sense of Vancouver (22:00) and finally hit up all of last week’s MLS action (30:00).

Intro Music: The Worst MLS Country Music Song EVER
Outro Music: I Like You The Best - Remember Sports

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ASA Podcast 2018 - Episode 10: Listener Questions and a CCL Wake by Harrison Crow

The ASA Boys ponder Lletget’s passing style in our interesting stat of the week from @thedummyrun (1:50). Listeners send in questions, Harrison underrates Almiron, and Ian betrays the good people of Philadelphia (4:45) Finally they reflect on this year’s CCL (39:30)
Outro Music - I’m Beginning To Think You Prefer Beverly Hills 90201 to Me - Fight Like Apes

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ASA Podcast 2018 - Episode 9: What is happening in Salt Lake? by Harrison Crow

This week the ASA boys get cross about crossing in our interesting stat of the week (2:30). Harrison and Ian ponder what ails Real Salt Lake (15:50). Harrison and Ian review last week's games as Ian confronts his failings as an analyst (31:00). Outro Music: Tear Down The Stage -Parsonsfield

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ASA Podcast 2018 - Episode 8: Champions League, Shots and Luck by Harrison Crow

This week, Ian and Harrison talk about CCL and what to expect when you’re expecting goals (3:20), Our friend @thedummyrun gives us another reason to talk about Toronto with our Interesting Stat of the Week (19:00), The boys pay tribute to this week’s outstanding player (26:30) and finally we talk about the week that was in MLS action (31:30). Outro Music: Westermarck - Charly Bliss

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ASA Podcast 2018 - Episode 7: Zlatan Rising by Harrison Crow

This week those ASA boys briefly gush about Zlatan’s showstopping debut (1:00), take a look at average passing position and attacking zones in the “Interesting Stat of the Week”(3:15), Discuss the relative eliteness of one Victor Cabrera (12:10), and break down all of last week’s matches (32:30)  Outro Music: Saint Bernard - Lincoln

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ASA PODCAST - 2018 Episode 6: A USMNT balancing act (the art of hype v. unhype) by Harrison Crow

We talk about Sean Johnson’s prolific week of passing in our stat of the week (3:30)  Harrison shares his thoughts regarding the USMNT, and expresses hope for the future (6:45) Ian declares Felipe Gutierrez to be elite and we look at the underlying numbers to see if they agree. (36:40) Finally, they break down the MLS matches from last week (41:00). Outro Music: Game Winner - Vulfpeck 

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ASA Podcast - 2018 Episode 5: Dare to Zlatan by Harrison Crow

This week those ASA boys dare to Zlatan (1:00). For our interesting stat of the week we take a look at Steve Fenn’s (@stathunting) graph tracking GAM and TAM (13:00). Giovinco is mentioned again this week in connection to another series of excellent soccer plays (31:00) and Ian says the wrong score for Atlanta in a look back at last week’s matches (43:30). Outro music: “Gold Watch (feat James Lindsey)” by House Ghost

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ASA Podcast - 2018 Episode 4: Week Two Review by Harrison Crow

Hey everyone! We start off discussing our famed stat of the week and the insane volume of defensive actions accrued by Colorado in New England. Speaking of New England we come back to the Lee Nguyen situation and where could he end up? Lastly, we do a run down of all the games from the weekend comparing the expected goals and the results.

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ASA Podcast: MLS First Week Review by Harrison Crow

Hey everyone! We went just a bit longer between podcast recordings so that we could include results for this weekend. We'll be looking to release regularly on Wednesday so be on the look out in the future.

MLS is back and Ian and Harrison get back together to discuss the weird statistical happenings in the DC United and Orlando match. They also talk a bit about expected goals and how we look at those early returns both from a season perspective and a single game perspective. Lastly, give a break down from and talk about some key events.

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ASA PODCAST: The WESTERN CONFERENCE 2018 PREVIEW by Harrison Crow

New podcast host Ian Lamberson leads this weeks discussion upon the new Western Conference from bottom to top along with co-host Harrison Crow as they amp up for the new 2018 season. In this episode the duo are joined by ASA site editor Drew Olsen making a delightful cameo appearance.

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ASA PODCAST CI: The Eastern Conference 2018 Preview by Harrison Crow

We have a slight reboot to the podcast! Your new host Ian Lamberson leads the discussion on the Eastern Conference from bottom to top as we amp up for the new 2018 season. Harrison Crow co-hosts in this episode as the duo provide insight on each club out in the east.

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ASA PODCAST C: An Exciting Off-Season by Harrison Crow

Harrison and Ian return from the 2017 break to discuss some of the major turning points in MLS this off-season. They discuss the highly anticipated arrival of Barco to Atlanta as well as their acquisition of Darlington Nagbe.  Then they go down the road of the possible transfer of Ola Kamara from Columbus to LA or another team. Finally they wrap things up discussing Lee Nguyen. There are also some mentions of Alan Gordon, Colorado, the USMNT and the MLS Super Draft just to round things out.

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ASA PODCAST XCIX: 2017 IN REVIEW PART 2 by Harrison Crow

And we're back! Harrison and Ian return in the second half of last week's podcast recorded just before the new year reminiscing upon the 2017 season. This time we go east and the rehash how 2017 was for the teams of the Eastern Conference as well as going back and grabbing Real Salt Lake after they were missed in the first go 'round.

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ASA Podcast XCIX: 2017 in Review Part 1 by Harrison Crow

Harrison and Ian spend the better half of this podcast reminiscing upon the 2017 season and the western conference. Not all of the western conference mind you (they did accidentally omit RSL--but don't worry you shall have your vengence in Part 2). They also throw in some Toronto and Atlanta discussion in for good measure.

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ASA Podcast XCVIII: Emergency, MLS CUP Cometh! by Harrison Crow

 

Harrison and Ian return in an impromptu podcast leading up to MLS Cup! They talk a bit about Toronto FC and Michael Bradley, they also talk a little bit about Cristian Roldan and the Seattle Sounders. They each take turns declaring a potential victor.... finally they also take a look at some end of year awards with Harrison bringing a burning hot take fresh from the oven.

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ASA Podcast XCVII: The Chicago Way by Harrison Crow

In this edition of the ASA Podcast Harrison and Ian play host to Rob Lowe of Lowe Down Stats (@LoweDownStats). We emphasize Chicago, Rob's team, but also how they look statistically and compare them to the rest of the Eastern Conference, including Atlanta's recent form.

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