NCAAM – CBS Special – Highlights Of 50 Years At The Final Four – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: This CBS Special provides incredible highlights of the first 50 years of the Final Four at the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament….a tournament that has become tremendously popular and known as March Madness….as these highlights are guaranteed to bring back awesome memories for those of us who have followed the tournament religiously in March…

NCAAM – CBS Special – Highlights Of 50 Years At The Final Four – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: From the first 1939 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament finals…..when the Oregon Ducks beat the Ohio State Buckeyes by a score of 46 – 33…..to the 1989 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament finals…..when the Michigan Wolverines defeated the Seton Hall Pirates by a score of 80 – 79…..there have been 26 different schools to win…

NFL – Special – Big Game America – Jim Thorpe & Johnny Blood & George Halas & Red Grange

DOG COMMENTARY: First of all, this video is narrated by Burt Lancaster….now that was a MAN….I mean, capital M A N….his looks and that voice…..from this lil ole Chiweenie’s perspective…I sure did like the man and his voice. Big Game America is a wonderful video piece regarding the development of the sport of pro football…..as…

NFL – Men Who Played The Game – Washington Redskins RB Ray Flaherty

DOG ASIDE: Raymond Paul Flaherty (September 1, 1903 – July 19, 1994) was an American football player and coach in the National Football League….and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  He was part of three NFL Championship teams….one as a player and two as a head coach.  Flaherty began his professional football career…

NFL – Greatest QBs – Sammy Baugh & Sonny Jorgenson & Joe Namath

DOG ASIDE: Samuel Adrian “Slingin’ Sammy” Baugh (March 17, 1914 – December 17, 2008) was an American football player and coach. He played college football for the Horned Frogs at Texas Christian University….where he was a two-time All-American. He then played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins from 1937 to 1952. He was…

Olympics – 1932 Los Angeles & 1936 Berlin – Track – Mens 800m – GB Tom Hansen & USA John Woodruff

DOG ASIDE: The track and field men’s 800m run has produced some of the most dramatic finishes in Olympic history……as this video provides evidence to that fact in both the 1932 Los Angeles Games and the 1936 Berlin Games.  Prior to the 1932 Olympics…..Great Britain had won the men’s 800m run at the prior three…

Olympics – 1936 Berlin & 1952 Helsinki – Track – Womens 4 x 100m Relay Finals

DOG ASIDE: Over the course of 16 years and 4 Olympic Games from 1936 in Berlin to 1952 in Helsinki…..the USA Women’s 4 x 100m Relay Teams were the beneficiaries of tragic misfortunes to teams from Germany and Australia…..allowing the USA to win two gold medals….like gifts from above….as the team from Germany at the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Profile Of Jesse Owens – 1936 Berlin Olympics

DOG COMMENTARY: ABC’s Frank Gifford presents a wonderful piece in tribute to a truly spectacular athlete…..and even better person….Jesse Owens…..and since there have been many tributes to this American icon…..this one is just a little more special….cuz it’s from this lil ole Chiweenie sportsphile….which I am quite sure that I am the only one of…

Comedy – Buster Keaton – The Rowing Team & The River Rescue

DOG ASIDE: In the first Keaton pictures with sound….he and his fellow actors would shoot each scene three times….one in English….one in Spanish….and one in either French or German. The actors would phonetically memorize the foreign-language scripts a few lines at a time…..and shoot immediately after. This is discussed in the TCM documentary Buster Keaton:…