NFL – The Men Who Played The Game – QB Earl Morrell

DOG COMMENTARY: I have often written how much I appreciate the entire NFL Films experience…..cuz in the many years and thousands of sports production programs that I have watched on my path to becoming Sportsphile # 2…I can honestly say that at the top of the ladder of those who have produced  films regarding sports…..the gold…

NFL – The Men Who Played The Game – RB John David Crow

DOG COMMENTARY: John David Crow, Sr. was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator….who won the Heisman Trophy as a halfback for the Texas A&M Aggies football team in 1957….whereby after college, he played professional football in the NFL for the Chicago and St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers between 1958 and…

NFL – Toughest Runners – Miami Dolphins Larry Czonka

DOG COMMENTARY: Larry Csonka was the No. 1 pick by the American Football League’s Miami Dolphins in the 1968 Common Draft….for as the 8th player and 1st running back drafted in the first round…he would signed a three-year contract for $20,000 the first year….$25,000 the second….and $30,000 the third….plus a $34,000 bonus, including a new…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Howard Cosell Pre Spinks 2nd Fight Interviews

DOG ASIDE: This video clip provides fight fans with ABC boxing analyst Howard Cosell’s interviews with Muhammad Ali and Leon Spinks prior to their 2nd fight at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA…..a fight that Bone Daddy saw live. For all those of us who are Muhammad Ali loyalists….this is rare and valid footage of…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Sonny Liston VS Cassius Clay – NBC Special On Pre Fight & Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: This NBC Special about the February 25, 1964 World Heavyweight Championship between Sonny “The Bear” Liston vs Cassius Clay in Miami Beach, Florida…..gives we the fans of Muhammad Ali an incredibly detailed look at this historic event that changed the world of sports forever….cuz NBC brought all the players around the sights and…

Boxing Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali VS Joe Frazier – Fight 1

DOG ASIDE: Super Fight II was a non-title boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier….both ex-champion heavyweights….for this was the second of the three Ali–Frazier bouts….which took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 28, 1974. Ali was a slight favorite to win going into the fight….which was held in…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – The Thrila in Manila – Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier

DOG COMMENTARY: What makes this video even more special than “The Thrila in Manila”….as if the third Ali vs Frazier fight wasn’t special enough…..is that in this video, the viewer has the added benefit of Howard Cosell calling and analyzing the fight from the ABC studio after the fight had taken place on October 1,…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali – Highlights – 1960 Cassius Clay Rome Olympics

DOG COMMENTARY: In this Chiweenie Sportsphile’s humble opinion….the best of the best work done on the Olympics was Bud Greenspan’s “Olympiad Series”….and this short piece about the Olympics experience of Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. of Louisville, KY in the United States gives evidence of my opinion….for the entire Olympiad series makes the viewer feel like…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Champ Sonny Liston VS Cassius Clay – Fight 1

DOG COMMENTARY: The first heavyweight title fight between Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay was held in February 25, 1964 in Miami Beach, Florida….as Sonny “The Bear” Liston was the World Heavyweight Champion at the time….having demolished former champion Floyd Patterson by a first-round knockout in September 1962….following that up ten months later with another knocked…