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…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 1 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: In the world of sport time is not only measured by years….it is measured by achievement….the achievement of men and women who possess a rare combination of spirit and skill.  Sport is one of the most enthralling spectacles….and like all spectacles….it has enriched the lives of the competitors….and the lives of those who…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 2 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: This video of Sports Illustrated 25th Anniversary Show hosted by James Caan….which took place some 34+ years ago….highlights past Sportsman of the Year recipients like Billie Jean King, Coach John Wooten (the piece on Coach Wooten is priceless)….Coaches Al Maguire, Sid Gillman, Lou Saban, Bo Schembechler….as an incredible piece of footage is put…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 3 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: Sports Illustrated’s 25th Anniversary Show part 3 highlights the athletes who won Sportsman of the Year during the past quarter century who were known by their nicknames…..as nothing more was ever needed….Stan the Man….Pistol Pete….Broadway Joe….Sugar Ray….Mr October….Too Tall ….Americas Team. ..Hollywood….Dandy Don….Bullet Bob….Captain Comeback…..Broad Street Bullies…..Dr J….Arnie’s Army…..the Splendid Splinter….the Say Hey…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 4 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: Sports Illustrated’s 25th Anniversary part 4 highlights such famous events as 1973’s meeting of Bobby Riggs vs Billie Jean King in the “Battle of the Sexes”…..1960 Olympics Rafer Johnson and C. K. Yang….on June 26, 1959 Ingemar Johnnson vs Floyd Patterson in the first of their famous grudge matches…..New Orleans Saints K Tom…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 5 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: In Sports Illustrated’s 25th Anniversary Show part 5…..the earlier days of the 1960’s are covered….with Queen Elizabeth’s horse Devon Loch and his imaginary jump…..Hammerin Hank Aaron…..the 15 time NHL Stanley Cup Champion Montreal Canadiens…..the Celtics Bill Russell….the Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970’s and The Immaculate Reception….and so much more. This is great stuff…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 6 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: Sports Illustrated has been the gold standard of sports publications since it inception in 1958…..and it is my bet that Bone Daddy has probably looked at and through maybe 75% of every weekly publication….plus special edition publications of SI….since the 1st copy came off the press. He tells me all the time who…

Robin Williams – Paper Boy & Slim Whitman & Earthquakes & Rainbow An Ethnic Detector

DOG ASIDE: The genius of Robin Williams really comes to life in this video clip as he plays the paper boy for the New York Daily News….does a goofy piece on being Slim Whitman…..rocks the house (no pun intended….yeah, you bet)……and just the thought of the rainbow being an ethnic detector just brings on a…