NFL – 1987 All Madden Team – Linebackers – Lawrence Taylor & Mike Singletary

DOG ASIDE: Lawrence Julius Taylor (born February 4, 1959)….nicknamed “L.T.”….is a Hall of Fame former American football player. Taylor played his entire professional career as a linebacker for the New York Giants (1981–1993) in the National Football League (NFL). He is considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of football….and has been…

NFL – 1985 NFL Films All Pro Team – Quaterback & Offensive Line

DOG ASIDE: NFL Films is a Mount Laurel, New Jersey-based company devoted to producing commercials, television programs, feature films and documentaries on the National Football League….as well as other unrelated major events and awards shows. Founded as Blair Motion Pictures by Ed Sabol in 1962….and run by his son Steve Sabol until his death….it is currently…

NFL – ESPN – 1985 Monday Night Match-Up – Seattle Seahawks vs San Francisco 49’ers

DOG ASIDE: NFL Monday Night Match-up was a National Football League preview show that airs still today under the name NFL Countdown every week during the regular season and playoffs. As of 2006, the official name is State Farm NFL Match-up….and it is produced by NFL Films.  The show started in 1984 as Monday Night Matchup…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Womens Basketball – USA VS Canada – 2nd Half

DOG ASIDE: The gold medal winning USA Olympic Women’s Basketball Team consisted of Cathy Boswell, Denise Curry, Anne Donovan, Teresa Edwards, Lea Henry, Janice Lawrence, Pamela McGee, Carol Menken-Schaudt, Cheryl Miller, Kim Mulkey, Cindy Noble, and Lynette Woodard….as this team breezed through the Olympic competition….cuz the Russians didn’t show…..but that doesn’t take a thing away from…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Womens Basketball – USA VS Canada – 1st Half

DOG ASIDE: Women’s basketball at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games consisted of one round-robin group….including Australia, Canada, China, South Korea, United States and Yugoslavia…..as the first two places in the preliminary group compete for the gold medal….while the third and fourth places compete for the bronze. The remaining teams’ group ranking determines their positions…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Water Polo – USA VS Holland – 4th Period

DOG ASIDE: The USA Men’s Water Polo Team has won a total of seven (7) medals at the Olympic Games…..one gold medal 1984 at the 1904 Forest Park Olympics….three silver medals at these 1984 Los Angeles Games, 1988 Seoul Games and 2008 Beijing…..and three bronze medals at the 1924 Paris Games, 1932 Los Angeles and…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Water Polo – USA VS Holland – 3rd Period imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: The water polo tournament at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held from August 1 to August 10, 1984….at the Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool in Malibu, California.  The tournament featured 12 men’s teams….the tournament was set up into 2 levels of round-robin play….preliminary play in 3 groups….and final play in 2 groups. The top 2…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Water Polo – USA VS Holland – 2nd Period

DOG COMMENTARY: Bone Daddy was sports chairman for his fraternity….and the sport of water polo was one of the 15+ sports that the Delts at UT competed for University championships throughout the school year.  I have often heard stories about the water polo guys….mostly about girls they knew….cuz all the guys that play water polo….have…