NCAA Football Highlights The Legend Of Bear Bryant

DOG ASIDE: In 1954, Bryant accepted the head coaching job at Texas A&M University…..where he also served as athletic director.  The Aggies suffered through a grueling 1-9 initial season….which began with the infamous training camp in Junction, Texas…..when the “survivors” were given the name “Junction Boys”.  Two years later, Bryant led the team to the…

1978 ESPN NFL Primetime With Tom Jackson & Chris Bermen & Gayle Gardner

DOG ASIDE: This video clip gives you a look at a 1978 ESPN telecast with Chris Berman, Tom Jackson and Gayle Gardner…who were some of the original ESPN sportscasters.  Both Berman and Jackson are still bringing the NFL on ESPN in 2016…..some 38 years later…which by any standard is a significant accomplishment….especially when you consider…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas & Austin Collection Pieces

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Bone Daddy has been a resident of Austin, Texas since he went to college at the University of Texas in 1965….where he has attended many sporting events including high school, college, regional playoffs, state playoffs, university, intramurals and city league…..and these pieces represent only a few of those type events.

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Baseball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: In 1968, after hanging up initially on University of Texas football coach & athletic director, Darrell Royal…..as Coach Gus thought it was a prank phone call….he took a pay cut to coach the baseball team at The University of Texas at Austin.While there, he led the Longhorns to twenty-two Southwest Conference Championships….a record seventeen…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Men’s Basketball Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: This post is a continuation of providin a significant amount of UT men’s basketball video pieces and memorabilia collection pieces….but Bone Daddy’s story really centers around the period when Legendary Coach Abe Lemons was at the helm.  I know this for a fact….Abe was a friend and business associate of BD’s…..but even more…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Football Collection Pieces

 DOG ASIDE: I cannot even begin to tell you how many UT football games that Bone Daddy saw live and in color at Texas Memorial Stadium during his college years….sitting in the Student Section….where the tickets were much much cheaper than general admission.  The University of Texas football program was then and still is today…..a…

ESPN Sportscenter With Chris Berman Reporting On The NFL Before Becoming The Swami

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Christopher James “Chris” “Boomer” Berman (born May 10, 1955), also known by the nickname Boomer, is an American sportscaster. He anchors SportsCenterMonday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown, U.S. Open golf, the Stanley Cup Finals and other programming on ESPN and ABC Sports. Berman calls play-by-play of select Major League Baseball games for ESPN. 

NCAA Football Tribute To Coach Bear Bryant On The Day He Died

DOG ASIDE: Paul William “Bear” Bryant (September 11, 1913 – January 26, 1983) was an American college football player and coach.  He was best known as the longtime head coach of the University of Alabama football team.  During his 25-year tenure as Alabama’s head coach….he amassed six national championships and thirteen conference championships. Upon his…

High On Love With The Special Olympics

DOG ASIDE: Eunice Kennedy Shriver was an incredible woman of power and influence….which all paled by comparison to her heart and vision. In 1968, this woman of inspiration founded The Special Olympics. The Special Olympics  is the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities….providing year-round training and competitions to more than 4.5…