1979 Heavyweight Champion Elimination Bout With Gerrie Coetzee VS Leon Spinks

DOG ASIDE: HUMANS have the incredible ability to complicate so many things…..which is usually driven by money….and the world of professional boxing had become very convoluted and complicated with three major governing bodies….WBC, WBA and IBC…..so, in 1979 the powers that be of boxing came up with a solution to all the confusion….have a heavyweight…

Broadway Joe In The Story Of Jets QB Joe Namath

DOG ASIDE: Jets QB Joe Namath was truly one of the most glamorous players to ever play in the NFL….who was as great a player as he was a showman…..long before the likes of players Prime Time Deion Sanders or Ochocinco Chad Johnson’s touchdown celebrations. ¬†Broadway Joe was perfectly suited for The Big Apple…New York…

April 27, 1967 Muhammad Ali Rejects Military Induction And Has His Heavyweight Title Taken Away

DOG ASIDE: Muhammad Ali refused induction into the US Military on April 27, 1967….eventually going to court and being sentenced to 3 years in jail. During the time of his incarceration and exile from boxing….The Greatest never said a harsh word or anything negative about those US officials who put him there. It was at…

Muhammad Ali On George Foreman Before Their Fight In Zaire On October 30, 1974

DOG ASIDE: The Heavyweight Championship Title Fight on October 30, 1974 between Champ George Foreman vs Muhammad Ali…..was billed as “The Rumble in the Jungle”…but became “The Hope of the Rope A Dope”…..as Ali laid back against the ropes for the first 6 rounds letting Foreman hit him with big bombs that did nothing but…

The Story Of NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Viet Nam Vet RB Rocky Bleir

DOG ASIDE: Now, I’ve got to tell you this….it is really difficult for me to post anything about the Pittsburgh Steelers…..cuz they have been long-time rivals of my Dallas Cowboys….but a true Sportsphile must give credit where credit is due….and the 4 x Super Bowl Champion Steelers of the decade of the 1970’s deserve that…

Highlights Of Sugar Ray Leonard From Retirement To His Comeback

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy probably has more live Sugar Ray Leonard boxing matches in his extensive boxing library than any other boxer….including Muhammad Ali…..and what he liked most about Leonard was that he fought every great fighter in every division that he could possibly fight….including Wilfred Benitez, Thomas Hearns, Roberto Duran, Milt McCrory and Marvelous…

Heavyweight Champion Smoking Joe Frazier Sings My Way At His 37th Birthday Celebration

DOG ASIDE: One of Bone Daddy’s favorite boxers of all time was Heavyweight Champion Smoking Joe Frazier…..but the trouble was that he was fighting during the Muhammad Ali era….having fought Ali in 3 historic boxing battles for the ages. Although Muhammad Ali holds the highest rung on the ladder of popularity with Bone Daddy….Smoking Joe…

Highlights Of Cowboy QB Clint Longley’s 1974 Thanksgiving Day Comeback Story vs Redskins

DOG ASIDE: 1974 rookie Dallas Cowboy QB Clint Longley….a player who had never played a down in the NFL….replaced an ailing Roger Staubach in the last quarter of the game…and led the Cowboys to a Thanksgiving Day comeback over their arch rival Washington Redskins…..throwing a Hail Mary 50 yard pass to WR Drew Pearson on…