Sports are not just a form of entertainment.
2020 has been a year unlike any in modern history. That statement rings true in reference to the world of basketball as well. The idea of “the bubble” seemed preposterous when the players made their way to Disney’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando on July 7th, but ultimately the proposition has been wildly successful.… Read more
Black people in the United Sates made up 24 percent of the 1,029 police killings in 2019, despite only contributing 13 percent to the entire population of the country. Black people are three times more likely to be killed by police than white people, while simultaneously being statistically less likely of being armed with a… Read more
1. GoldenEye (1995) This is the quintessential spy film. GoldenEye is complete and utter explosion based blasphemy from beginning to end and I just don’t care. This take on James Bond represents an Agent Cody Banks for adults. The plot is a bit derivative with the Russia vs USA narrative, but Pierce Brosnan smashing through… Read more
With the 13th pick in the 1996 NBA Draft, the Charlotte Hornets selected an unproven 18 year old guard from Lower Merion High School in Pennsylvania. After a draft night trade, Kobe Bryant found his forever home as a dominant two-way guard in the form of the Los Angeles Lakers. I speak for basketball fans… Read more
The scoreboard read 22-9 in favor of Indiana with 6:50 left in the fourth quarter. The Vols took over at their own 29 yard-line without recording a touchdown all evening. Then, everything seemed to change. UT became the first FBS opponent all season to overcome a thirteen point deficit in such a small amount of… Read more
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My name is David McDaniel, the founder of Run the Break. I grew up roughly 25 miles southwest of Neyland Stadium in Lenoir City, Tennessee. Ever since I was a boy, the idea that over one-hundred thousand people could come together in one great coliseum to support one cause, the Volunteers, astounded me. I’ve been hooked to any sort of organized competition since. As I grew older, I realized sports are not used or played strictly for entertainment. Sports are an outlet for passion, love, redemption, social justice, family, and so much more. Run the Break’s mission statement is to provide a space for news, updates, and hot takes on all popular sports for the everyday fan.