Running It Back

What can we learn from legendary sports players and performances? In each episode of Running It Back, Tarlin Ray and Mike Palmer bring us back to moments from the past to find the stories that resonate with the events of today. If you forget history, you may be destined to repeat it. So be sure to run it back with us before you play it forward in these tumultuous times.

Sports
Self-Improvement
Basketball
1
LIV Golf, Sportswashing, and Sports Watching
Lessons Learned from the New Golf League
47 min
2
The Redeem Team
Lessons Learned from Kobe, LeBron, Coach K and more
43 min
3
Tua's Concussion and the Warrior Ethos of the NFL
Reflections on "An Abundance of Caution" in our Guilty Pleasure
37 min
4
Running It Back - Season 3 Kickoff
Serena & Roger, the NFL, the NBA, and More
45 min
5
Running It Back - 50th Episode Celebration
Lessons Learned from Sports Through these Tumultuous Years
40 min
6
Title IX and the Overturning of Roe v. Wade
Reflecting on 50 Years of Progress and Newfound Challenges
34 min
7
Lessons in Conscience after Uvalde and Buffalo
Kerr and Kapler's Reactions and the History of Sports Activism
41 min
8
NBA Season in Review 2022
The Celtics, Luka, CP3's Collapse and More
46 min
9
When's the Right Time for an Athlete to Hang It...
A Deep Dive into the Mythic Soap Opera of Sports Retirements
40 min
10
SXSW Running It Back Highlights Show
Moments from the Panel with Clips from our Favorite Episodes
40 min
11
NBA All-Star Spectacles and the Top 75
A Congregation of NBA Legends Witness Steph, LeBron, and the Evolution of the Game
47 min
12
The Flores Suit Pre/Post Super Bowl Hangover Ed...
Wrapping Up the NFL Season with One Last Look at Black Head Coaches
37 min
13
The NFL's Black Head Coach Problem
Another Look at the Rooney Rule and Other Ways to Balance the Playing Field
42 min
14
Antonio Brown's Walkoff, The NFL and TMZ Culture
Lessons Learned from A Noteworthy Exit
40 min
15
Running It Back 2021 Year in Review
Lessons Learned from the Year in Sports
29 min
16
Name, Image, Likeness, and Ed O'Bannon vs the NCAA
Steph, Azzi Fudd, LeBron, Gavin Newsome, and More
28 min
17
Scottie Pippen's Last Dance Memoir Unguarded
Lessons Learned from A New Perspective on The Last Dance
39 min
18
Aaron Rodgers Lies to the Media About His COVID...
Lessons Learned From A Quarterback Lying to the Media
31 min
19
Ben Simmons, Disgruntlement, and The Process
Leadership Lessons from Philadelphia
44 min
20
Kyrie, The Vaccine, and the NBA
Allowing Players to Walk Backwards in Challenging Times
34 min
21
NFL 2021 Kickoff - That's My Quarterback Edition
Lessons Learned from TO, Tony, and the CEOs on the Field
43 min
22
Simone Biles and the Tokyo Olympics
The "Twisties", Mental Health, Empathy, and the Dangers of Comparing Ourselves to Perfection
39 min
23
Space Jam and Space Jam 2
OG Looks at the Original Space Jam and Critical Takes on Space Jam: A New Legacy
23 min
24
Giannis the King - NBA Finals Edition
Running It Back to Michael and Akeem
31 min
25
CP3 the Point God
Lessons Learned from the Suns 2021 NBA Finals Run
32 min
26
The Malice in the Palace
Lessons Learned from the Legendary NBA Fracas
24 min
27
Naomi Osaka's Withdrawal from the 2021 French O...
Running It Back to the 2018 US Open, Self Care and Painful Media Moments
30 min
28
Sports Parenting Lessons from the Houses of Woo...
Of Alpha Dads, Co-CEOs and Tiger Moms
37 min
29
Black Quarterbacks and the NFL Draft
Fields versus Lawrence and a Run Back Through the History
38 min
30
Linsanity - Lessons Learned from a Magical Run
The Story of Jeremy Lin and What It Means Today
38 min
31
Steph Curry's Legendary NCAA Tourney Run at Dav...
Lessons Learned from a Supernova Shooter and a Gamechanger
31 min
32
Tiger Wins the 2019 Masters
Lessons Learned in Excellence and Redemption
31 min
33
Serena the GOAT
Respect to the Legend
22 min
34
The Rooney Rule and Minority Head Coaches in th...
Lessons Learned from the NFL's Head Coach Hiring Policies
18 min
35
Running It Back 2020 Year In Review
Reflections on a Crazy Year and an Amazing Launch
20 min
36
The QB Controversy 2021 NFL Playoffs Edition
Tua versus Fitzmagic, Jay Schroeder versus Doug Williams and More
21 min
37
Mike Tyson's Return and George Foreman's Comeback
Lessons Learned From Legendary Heavyweight Second Acts
21 min
38
Klay's Achilles, The Masters, and NBA Overload
November Sports Checkpoint Edition
18 min
39
The World Series Dodgers and "5-Tool Player" Ed...
Showing Range While Running Back Through Some Longstanding Baseball Championship Droughts
25 min
40
Michael's "Flu Game", The Jazz, and Reggie Miller
The Final Edition of Our Last Dance Origin Story Series
38 min
41
Jordan's Baseball Years, The Glove and the Soni...
Running It Back's Last Dance Origin Story Part 3 of 4
32 min
42
The Dream Team, Toni Kukoc, and the Beginning o...
Last Dance 1990s Bulls Breakdown Show Part Deux
42 min
43
The Last Dance Origin Story Edition
Michael, Scottie, Dennis, and Phil - Opening Thoughts about the 1990s Bulls
36 min
44
LeBron versus Michael NBA GOAT Pod
The Pantheon, the NBA Logo, and More
34 min
45
Blackballed - Donald Sterling and the 2014 Clip...
An RIP Quibi Special Edition
27 min
46
NBA 2020 Bubble Wrap Show
LeBron, Jimmy Buckets, and the Kings of the Bubble
29 min
47
2020 NBA Finals Tipoff Edition
Lessons Learned and What to Watch for in the Heat-Lakers Matchup
15 min
48
2020 NBA Finals Scenario Edition
A Two By Two of Possible Finals Matchups
14 min
49
Kaepernick's Legacy, September 11th, and QB Con...
Running It Back NFL 2020 Kickoff Edition
31 min
50
The 1999 NBA Playoffs, the Cinderella Knicks, a...
Life Lessons from Another Abbreviated NBA Season
31 min
51
Magic Johnson Announces He Has HIV
A Press Conference that Shocked the World with News that Reshaped the NBA
25 min
52
Allen Iverson - Practice!?!?
The Story of AI and the Infamous Press Conference
30 min
53
Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf - A Lesson in Protest
A Heroic Rise to the NBA Followed by an Abrupt, Controversial Exit
36 min
54
Coach John Thompson's Georgetown Hoyas and the ...
Remembering a Titan Who Had the Courage to Stand Up for Education and His Guys
30 min