Special – 1970 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: It was 1970…..the Viet Nam war was raging in Southeast Asia….Bone Daddy was graduating from Texas University and heading to Ft Eustis, VA…..the U.S. Army transportation school for training prior to finding out where his duty assignment would be….as Viet Nam looked to be an overwhelming favorite to be the point of destination…..while…

Special – 1969 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 2

DOG ASIDE: It is this lil ole Chiweenie sportsphile’s opinion that 1969 was one of the most magical years in sports….at least for me….cuz first of all, the perennial losers New York Mets….pulled off an unbelievable magic trick by winning the World Series…..then you add in a really good dose of watching the Texas Lonhorns…

Special – 1969 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy was in his senior year at The University of Texas…..the Longhorns were NCAA Champions after beating Arkansas University 15 – 14 in the Game of the Century…..the Minnesota Vikings beat the Cleveland Browns for the NFL Championship….while the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the Oakland Raiders for the AFL Championship….Mickey Mantle of…

Special – 1954 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 3

DOG ASIDE: The year was 1954…..the Maryland Terrapins lose 7 – 0 to Oklahoma Sooners and still awarded NCAA Championship….with UCLA Bruins winning the Coaches Poll as # 1…..USA Hayes Alan Jenkins wins World Figure Skating Championships…..with Slammin Sammy Snead wins Masters Tournament….while Arnold Palmer won the US Amateur…..and Babe Zaharias won the Women’s US…

Special – 1954 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 2

DOG ASIDE: During the year 1954…..the Russians ruled the world of gymnastics with Victor Chukarin & Galina Rud’ko….Real Madrid won La Liga….Internmazionale Milano won Serie A….and Hannover 96 won the German football league…..FIBA World Championship was won by USA….Lasalle won the NCAAM over Bradley…..and the Mineapolis Lakers beat the Syracuse Nationals to win the NBA….this…

Special – 1954 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: The  year 1954 provided lots of exciting events in the world of sports….the Cleveland Browns defeat the Detroit Lions to win the NFL…..West Germany beat Hungary 3 -2 to win the FIFA World Cup….Roger Bannister breaks the four-minute mile barrier with a time of 3:59.4….Yankee great Joe DiMaggio marries actress Marilyn Monroe….while the…

Special – 1947 – Magic Year In Sports Prt 1

DOG ASIDE: The year was 1947….and athletes and fans returned home from the war and started a whole new world of sports….as television was just around the corner. 1947 saw NFL Champs Chicago Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Eagles 28 – 21 to win the NFL….Jackie Robinson became the 1st black to play MLB….the NY Yankees…

Great Grudge Fights – Sugar Ray Robinson VS Gene Fulmer & Robinson vs Carmen Basilio & Ingemar Johannson vs Floyd Patterson

DOG ASIDE: This video gives you wonderful footage of one of the all time greatest fighters….Middleweight Sugar Ray Robinson….as he goes against two very equal middleweight champions in their own right….Gene Fulmer and Carmen Basilio….for both these men helped define what a grudge match is…..but every time Sugar Ray fought either of these two…..they were…

Boxing Special – Tribute To The Brown Bomber – Joe Louis

DOG ASIDE: Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981)….best known as Joe Louis….was an American professional boxer.  He held the world heavyweight championship from 1937 to 1949….and is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. Nicknamed the “Brown Bomber”….Louis helped elevate boxing from a decline in popularity in…