1984 Sports Illustrated Sportman Of The Year Prt 1 – Host Merlin Olsen

DOG ASIDE: Part 1 of Sports Illustrated’s 1985 Sportman of the Year show with Host Merlin Olsen provides awesome highlights of great athletic achievement in the year 1985….including Chicago Bears Walter Payton breaking the NFL All Time rushing record…..Miami Dolphins QB Dan Marino….Charlie Joyner of the San Diego Chargers…..DE Mark Gastineau of the NY Jets….Lawrence…

1979 NBC SportsWorld – Muhammad Ali Indoor Track Meet – With Dick Enberg & Ali

DOG ASIDE: This video of the 1979 Muhammad Ali Indoor Track Meet features a world class 60m Dash line-up with Harvey Glance, Steve Williams, Clancy Edwards, Charlie Wells, Dwayne Evans, Steve Riddick, Houston McTear and Donald Quarrie…..with a new world indoor record of 6.74 seconds. Also on this video is the 800m with Mike Boyt,…

1979 SportsWorld – Muhammad Ali Indoor Track Meet – Mens High Jump Dwight Stones

DOG ASIDE: Known as ‘The Ali’ by Track & Field enthusiasts of the day. The Muhammad Ali Invitational Track Meet started in 1979 in Long Beach, CA. The highlight was an 800-meter race that featured high-jumper Dwight Stones, former WBA heavyweight champ Jimmy Ellis, jockey Angel Cordero, and U.S. Senator Alan Cranston. Ali got involved in…

1985 SportsWorld – Muhammad Ali Invitational Indoor Track & Field Meet – Ali and Dick Enberg

DOG ASIDE: During the mid-1980’s….Muhammad Ali was sponsoring the Muhammad Ali Invitational USA Indoor Track and Field Meet….and NBC SportWorld covered it for several years.  In the 1985 Ali Invitational Meet…..many USA competitors at the top of the food chain in their particular track and field discipline would compete in this indoor event….as 1985 showcased…

NBC SportsWorld – 1984 Womens World Gymnastics Championships From Sofia, Bulgaria

DOG ASIDE: There is absolutely no question in my lil ole Chiweenie brain that the folks associated with NBC SportsWorld, ABC Wide World of Sports and CBS Sports Saturday/Sunday….were all Sportsphiles….cuz their programs covered all types of sports in all types of places…..for they sent their television crews to far away places….just to bring sports…

1985 Women’s World Gymnastics Championships From Rennes, France

DOG ASIDE: The 1986 Women’s World Gymnastics Championship….held in Rennes, France…..with the medal count being won for the 7th straight year by the Soviet Union….who dominated women’s gymnastics from 1974 to 1994….when the team from China finally beat the Soviets.  The 1986 World Championships proved to be a transition time for the Russian women’s team….as…

1985 SportsWorld Hilites – 1968 PGA Lee Trevino & Hilites 1985 MLB With Bill Macatee

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy has been a fan of the game of golf for dang near all of his life….as he liked Texas golfers…..Mysterious Mr. X Miller Barber, Don January, Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson, Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw, Charles Coody, et al…..but his and my all time favorite Texas golfer was Lee Buck Trevino….The Merry…

1985 NBC Sports Journal Special – Fan Violence In Sports – USOC President Peter Ueberroth

DOG ASIDE: As with all things in life….you cannot have a top without having a bottom….and one of the bottom’s of all sports for all time….is fan violence. This video clip provides a in-depth look at how fan violence has infiltrated the world of sport since it seem to all ignite with the hoolagans and…