Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Water Polo – USA VS Holland – 1st Period

DOG ASIDE: This particular 1984 Los Angles Olympics men’s water polo match between the USA vs Netherlands,,,,,took place on August 6th in the first match of the final round of this 12-team competition.  Bone Daddy knew the sport of water polo pretty darn well…..cuz he had seen more than a few live events…..as he was…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Womens Marathon – Start Of Race

DOG ASIDE: This video covers the start of the first ever women’s marathon at The Olympic Games….and what a history making event it would turn out to be….cuz at the conclusion of this race won by Joan Benoit of the USA….the energy at the Los Angeles Coliseum would be the catalyst for Bone Daddy and…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Womens Marathon – Part 4 – The 26 Mile Mark

DOG ASIDE: As Joan Benoit passed the 26 mile mark and headed to the Los Angeles Coliseum for the final lap in the first ever women’s Olympic marathon…..running the 3rd fastest women’s marathon of all time…..the Los Angeles Olympic crowd of 93,607 spectators rose to their feet…..providing a standing ovation that reached epic proportions by…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Womens Marathon – Part 3 – Grete Waitz & Joan Benoit

DOG ASIDE: Grete Waitz (1 October 1953 – 19 April 2011) was a Norwegian marathon runner and former world record holder. In 1979, she became the first woman in history to run the marathon in under two and a half hours. She won nine New York City Marathons between 1978 and 1988….more than any other…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Bantamwt Boxing – MEX Hector Lopez VS NGR Joe Orewa

DOG ASIDE: Héctor López Colín (February 1, 1967 – October 24, 2011) was a Mexican boxer…..who was the NABF and WBO NABO Light Welterweight Champion.  He also won an Olympic Silver medal for Mexico in the Bantamweight division.  During his run to the Olympic Silver medal….he first defeated Johny Asadoma (Indonesia) with a KO 3….then defeated Joe…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Womens Basketball – USA VS CAN – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: The 1984 USA Olympic Women’s Basketball Team was loaded with talent going into the Los Angeles Games…..consisting of Teresa Edwards, Lea Henry, Lynette Woodard, Anne Dovovan, Cathy Boswell, Cheryl Miller, Janice Lawrence, Cindy Noble, Kim Mulkey, Denise Curry, Pam McGee and Carol Jean Menken-Schaudt. On August 5, 1984, the USA took on Team…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Women’s Marathon – Part 5 – Final Results

DOG ASIDE: The 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games provided an outcome in track and field competition…..that spurned my Bone Daddy to choose to go on a mission from God….which entailed that he see at least one live event in every sport in these Summer Games… and the outcome of the women’s marathon…..provided the catalyst to…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Highlights Of Yachting & Judo & Baseball – USA vs Dominican Republic

DOG ASIDE: ABC’s Frank Gifford brings the viewer highlights of events in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games that are not typically shown in television coverage of the Olympics…..like yachting, where USA competitors are in the race for gold in every class of Olympic yachting competition….then in judo. where USA Ed Liddie unexpectedly wins the…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Profile Of Jesse Owens – 1936 Berlin Olympics

DOG COMMENTARY: ABC’s Frank Gifford presents a wonderful piece in tribute to a truly spectacular athlete…..and even better person….Jesse Owens…..and since there have been many tributes to this American icon…..this one is just a little more special….cuz it’s from this lil ole Chiweenie sportsphile….which I am quite sure that I am the only one of…