Bob Costas Features The Career Of Secretariat – Horse Racing’s Biggest Hero

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In this piece….Bob Costas highlights the career of horse racing’s biggest hero…”Big Red”….Secretariat….who had it all….as heroic as Mickey Mantle….as dominant as Jim Brown…..as graceful as Lynn Swann….and as pretty as Muhammad Ali. 

US Speed Skater Eric Heiden At 1979 World Championships Via Satellite From Germany imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Never in the history of the sport of American Speed Skating has there been a better skater than Eric Heiden….whether it be in the 500 meter, 1000 meter, 1500 meter, 5000 meter or 10,000 meter races…..he was simply the best. In 1980 at the Lake Placid Winter Olympics…..Heiden proved the proceeding statement…..as he…

Taj Mahal Live at Austin City Limits Sings Slave Drive & Life is Beautiful

DOG ASIDE: Singer / Songwriter Taj Majal was a frequent visitor to Austin, Texas in the 1970’s and 1980’s playing live venues all over town with all the local great like guitarist Stevie Ray Vaugh and Singer Bonnie Raitt. He brought the sweet sounds of the islands with steel drums coupled with the acoustic sounds…

Marv Albert’s 1989 Interview With 41st US President George H. Bush Talking Baseball

DOG ASIDE: 41st US President George H. Bush was a huge baseball fan most of his life….for Bone Daddy has known this since he was 9 years old and in his first year in Little League baseball…..playing centerfield for the 1956 Midland Central Little League Braves…..against the Cubs…..coached by George H. Bush….with his son, George…

A 1978 Inside Look At Comic Strips In The Newspapers With Blondie, Annie & Pogo

DOG ASIDE: A common practice every Sunday morning by Americans during the decades of the 1970’s and 1980’s….was to sit down in their most comfortable chair or recliner….with a hot cup of coffee….and open the Sunday edition of their favorite newspapers…..to read the Comic Section…and their favorite comic strips such as Blondie, Annie and Pogo.…

Highlights of First 13 Super Bowl MVP’s – From Packers Bart Starr to Steelers Terry Bradshaw

DOG ASIDE: This video provides a walk down memory lane….with highlights the feats of the first 13 MVP’s of the first 13 Super Bowls….from Packers QB Bart Starr….to Jets QB Joe Namath…..to Chiefs QB Lenny Dawson….to Cowboys LB Chuck Howley…..to Cowboys QB Roger Staubach….to Dolphins SS Jake Scott….to Dolphins FB Larry Czonka…..to Steelers RB Franco…

Highlights Of NFL Pittsburgh Steelers During The Chuck Knoll 4 Super Bowl Championship Years

DOG ASIDE: Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Chuck Noll built a dynasty that encompassed 4 Super Bowls from 1975 – 1980 with a team that played in the image of their hard-nosed coach and the Steel City in which they played….for this was when the Terrible Towel first came to Pittsburgh. Coach Noll had a bevy of…