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

DOG ASIDE:

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…

Prelude To 1980 Moscow Olympics With Mens 100m USA Carl Lewis VS Canadian Ben Johnson

DOG ASIDE: There were so many USA athletes who were robbed of the opportunity of going to the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympics…..men and women of all shapes, sizes and ages…..had trained, practiced and sacrificed….just to make the 1980 USA Olympic Team….to have it just swept away by a politician with power.  This clip highlights just…

1979 World Synchronized Skating Champions USA Tai Babalonia & Randy Gardner

DOG ASIDE: The ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships (WSSC) are the world championships for the sport of synchronized skating. Held since 2000….the World Synchronized Skating Championships is an annual event organized by the International Skating Union…..and attracts the most elite senior-level synchronized skating teams from around the world to compete for the World Championship. These competitions have…

1978 CBS Evening News Coverage Of Saga Of Reverend Jim Jones And Guyana Massacre

DOG ASIDE: James Warren “Jim” Jones (May 13, 1931 – November 18, 1978) was an American cult leader. Jones was the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple….best known for the mass murder-suicide in November 1978 of 918 of its members in Jonestown, Guyana….the murder of Congressman Leo Ryan….and the ordering of four additional Temple member deaths…

Austin City Limits Rolling Credits To Theme Song London Homesick Blues With Pictures Of Austin City

DOG ASIDE: Austin City Limits (ACL) is an American public television music program recorded live in the music capital of Austin, Texas by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station KLRU……and broadcast on many PBS stations around the United States. The show helped Austin to become widely known as the “Live Music Capital of the World”…. and is the…