NCAAF – 1984 SWC Game of Week – Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders

DOG COMMENTARY: 1984 marked the 34 meeting of an American college football rivalry between the Texas Longhorns and the Texas Tech Red Raiders…..a rivalry that began in 1928….which accellerated in its intensity in 1960 when the Red Raiders joined the Southwest Football Conference…as these two storied universities have played each year since then for The…

Music – 1985 July 4th Celebration In New York Harbor – John Williams Conductor

DOG COMMENTARY: The year 1985 was a very good year in American history….for it was in the middle of Ronald Reagan’s presidency….and the good ole USA was back to a “churning economy” that had American spirits and patriotism running on high….evidenced by this video of the Lady Liberty Weekend Celebration in New York Harbor….where the…

NFL – 1985 NFC Divisional Championship – Chicago Bears VS NY Giants

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 Chicago Bears team was one of the most enjoyable teams to watch for any NFL fan…..for this was a group of distinct individuals……to include such players like LB Mike Singletary, DE Richard Dent, DT Steve McMicheal (University of Texas fame), DT “Refrigerator” Perry, QB Jim McMahon, RB Walter “Sweetness” Payton, et…

Music – MoTown 25th Anniversary – Michael Jackson & Marvin Gay & Stevie Wonder & More

DOG COMMENTARY: It is always a treat for this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile to post a video that has a subject matterr that is totally American…..which “soul music” and “rhythm and blues music” certainly is…..for there has never been a greater influence on these two genres of music than those records produced Berry Gordy, Jr’s “Motown Music Label”…

NFL – 1986 NFC Wild Card – Washington Redskins vs Los Angeles Rams – 1st Half

DOG ASIDE: This 1986 NFL NFC Wild Card Playoff game features Brent Musberger, Jimmy ‘The Greek” Snyder and Irv Cross in studio for CBS…..with the legendary game commentator crew of Pat Summerall and John Madden bringing the “play by play” coverage of the game….and any time you get to hear these two bring an NFL…

Music – The Blues Brothers – I Got Everything I Need, Almost & Trying to Get Next To You

DOG COMMENTARY: There will be often times that I write about a subject that is near and dear to my heart….and this is one of those times….cuz this video brings this subject to the surface once again….as it is one of the very few clips from my extensive vintage Saturday Night Live library that I have to…

NFL – Great QBs – Graham & Tittle & Dawson & Layne & Van Brocklin

DOG COMMENTARY: Otto Everett Graham Jr. was an American football quarterback who played for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and National Football League (NFL)….who is regarded by critics as one of the most dominant players of his era….after having taken the Browns to league championship games every year between 1946 and 1955….while…

NFL – Great Coaches – Minnesota Vikings Bud Grant

THE GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SPORTS THAT I HAVE EVER SEEN As I often do….I was moved by a sports program that I saw on television today….which was about Chris Spielman and his wife Stephanie…..and her 11 year fight with breast cancer….when in the last days of her life, she, Chris and her children were participating…

NFL – Hardest Hits Hardest Hitters -Ray Nitschke & Dick Butkus & LawrenceTaylor

DOG COMMENTARY: This video showcases three (3) of the NFL’s All-Time Greatest Linebackers….Green Bay Packer Ray Nitschke, Chicago Bears Dick Butkus and New York Giants Lawrence Taylor….for there may never be a trio of linebackers who were tougher, meaner or more intimidating than these guys….as each were inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame…