1983 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships – Women’s 100 Yd Butterfly With Mary T. Meagher & Jil Sterkel

DOG ASIDE: One of the truly great women swimmers of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..was 100m Butterfly gold medalist Mary T. Meagher…..better known as “Madame Butterfly”…..who was accompanied by teammate Jenna Tompson (2nd) on the medal stand Los Angeles….as Madame Butterfly was just shedding her cocoon as a 19 yr. old freshman at California University…

1979 Sports Illustrated Athlete Of The Year 1st 25 Years- Muhammad Ali

DOG ASIDE: This video takes a look at Sports Illustrated Magazine’s Athlete of the Year winners for the 1st 25 years of their publication….since August 16, 1954….as hosted by James Caan….covering winners such as MLB Hank Aaron, Golfer Jack Nicklaus, Jockey Stevie Cauthern, Tennis Bjorn Borg, NCAA Football Coach Bud Wilkerson, NHL’s Montreal Canadiens et…

Sports Legends Features Doak Walker – A Most Celebrated Athlete Hosted By Paul Hornung

DOG ASIDE: Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. (January 1, 1927 – September 27, 1998) was an American football player….wjp played college football as a halfback at Southern Methodist University (SMU)….where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1948. Walker then played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the Detroit Lions for six seasons from 1950…

Bone Daddy’s NFL Framed Pictures Collection Pieces

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I must admit that I have hundreds of framed pictures of many various sports and athletes to choose from…..which I can post from Bone Daddy’s collection….so, it gives me great pleasure to post these NFL pictures.

CBS Sports Sunday Pat O’Brien Featuring USA Speed Skaters Dan Jansen & Erik Henriksen & Nick Thometz At Netherlands World Championship

DOG ASIDE: Daniel Erwin “Dan” Jansen is a retired American speed skater. A multiple world champion in sprint and perennial favorite at the Winter Olympics…he won a gold medal in his final race (1,000 meters) in the 1994 Winter Olympics at the end of his career. Keith James (“Nick”) Thometz was an American ice speed-skater. For…

1984 Olympics Day 8 Track & Field Womens Heptahlon Gold Medalist Glynis Nunn

DOG ASIDE: A heptathlon is a track and field combined events contest made up of seven events.  The name derives from the Greek hepta (seven) and athlon (contest).  There are two heptathlons….the women’s heptathlon and the men’s….composed of different events. The men’s heptathlon is older and is held indoors….while the women’s is held outdoors and was introduced in…

1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics Men’s 500m Speed Skating Finals With USA Eric Heiden

DOG ASIDE: The 1984 Lake Placid Winter Olympics provided a champion speed skater of the highest order….who set a standard that may never be equaled again in the Olympic Games…..by winning a gold medal in every distance in the speed skating competition (5).  Sportscaster Keith Jackson interviews the incredible athlete after winning the 500m speed…

1984 L A Olympic Profile Of Mens Wrestling 70 Kg Gold Medal Winner USA Jeff Blatnick Cancer Survivor

DOG ASIDE: Jeffrey Carl “Jeff” Blatnick (July 26, 1957 – October 24, 2012) was an American super heavyweight Greco-Roman wrestler and sports commentator. He won NCAA Division II heavyweight wrestling championships in 1978 and 1979….and won the Olympic gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling in 1984 after battling back from cancer.  After radiation therapy helped to…

High On Love With The Special Olympics

DOG ASIDE: Eunice Kennedy Shriver was an incredible woman of power and influence….which all paled by comparison to her heart and vision. In 1968, this woman of inspiration founded The Special Olympics. The Special Olympics  is the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities….providing year-round training and competitions to more than 4.5…