Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Highlights With Jim McKay

DOG ASIDE: This video gives highlights of Tom Petronoff, Edwin Moses, Carl Lewis in track and field…..with women’s platform diving starting with the 8th dive of the competition….then highlights of the USA women’s volleyball…..and boxing brought to you by Howard Cosell with US boxers Meldrick Taylor and Pernell Whitaker….followed by women’s gymnastics with Jack Whitaker…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Interview – Frank Gifford & Robert Conrad

DOG ASIDE: Robert Conrad is an American film and television actor….best known for his role in the 1965–69 television series The Wild Wild West….where he played the sophisticated Secret Service agent James T. West….and later portrayed World War II ace Pappy Boyington in the television series Black Sheep Squadron. He was a recording artist of…

NFL – 1985 Opening – Monday Night Football – Frank Gifford & O J SImpson & Joe Namath

DOG ASIDE: I wanted to show this video as an example of how the opening to Monday Night Football has progressed…..I mean, what the effect of technology and computer generated material has done to the opening of any major televised event…..especially one as popular as MNF….and this video provides evidence of just how far sports…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Womens Basketball – USA VS Canada – 2nd Half

DOG ASIDE: The gold medal winning USA Olympic Women’s Basketball Team consisted of Cathy Boswell, Denise Curry, Anne Donovan, Teresa Edwards, Lea Henry, Janice Lawrence, Pamela McGee, Carol Menken-Schaudt, Cheryl Miller, Kim Mulkey, Cindy Noble, and Lynette Woodard….as this team breezed through the Olympic competition….cuz the Russians didn’t show…..but that doesn’t take a thing away from…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Womens Basketball – USA VS Canada – 1st Half

DOG ASIDE: Women’s basketball at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games consisted of one round-robin group….including Australia, Canada, China, South Korea, United States and Yugoslavia…..as the first two places in the preliminary group compete for the gold medal….while the third and fourth places compete for the bronze. The remaining teams’ group ranking determines their positions…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Water Polo – USA VS Holland – 3rd Period imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: The water polo tournament at the 1984 Summer Olympics was held from August 1 to August 10, 1984….at the Raleigh Runnels Memorial Pool in Malibu, California.  The tournament featured 12 men’s teams….the tournament was set up into 2 levels of round-robin play….preliminary play in 3 groups….and final play in 2 groups. The top 2…

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…