Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Jack Dempsey VS Gene Tunney & Joe Louis VS Max Schmelling

DOG COMMENTARY: I have to give credit where credit is due…..and regarding the HBO boxing series “Boxing’s Best – Grudge Fights”….this series may be at the top of the heap in my book as the best boxing special series ever produced….as HBO’s Barry Tompkins takes the viewers on a magical mystery tour down memory lane…..showing…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – Graumans (Manns) Chinese Theater On Hollywood Boulevard

DOG ASIDE: TCL Chinese Theatre is a cinema palace on the historic Hollywood Walk of Fame at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California, United States. Originally known (and still commonly referred to) as Grauman’s Chinese Theatre….it was renamed Mann’s Chinese Theatre in 1973….as this name lasted until 2001….after which it reverted to its original name.…

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…