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…

Olympics Special – Americas Athletes on the Road to the 1980 Moscow Olympics

DOG ASIDE: I wrote a story titled “The Worst Ticks are Politics”….cuz politics robs HUMANS of their dream….and that is exactly what US President Jimmy Carter did in his decision of politics….to boycott the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympics….as he literally robbed the dreams of hundreds of American athletes….who had trained for four years or more….to…

Olympic Decathalon – Bob Mathias 1948 – 1952 & Milt Campbell 1956 & Rafer Johnson – C J Yang 1960

DOG ASIDE: The men’s decathlon has for as long as Bone Daddy has been following sports….which is a really long time…..following with diligence and passion I might say….and for all that time, the decathlon has been given as the title for producing the “greatest athlete in the world”…it’s just in this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s…

ESPN Sports Look With Host Roy Firestone And Guest Dodgers OF Willie Davis

DOG ASIDE: Roy Firestone began his career as a sports anchor and reporter in Miami….working briefly at WTVJ before moving to Los Angeles as a sports anchor for KCBS-TV from 1977–85.  From 1980-90, he was the host of ESPN’s interview program SportsLook….later renamed Up Close.  He also served as a color commentator for the network’s first…

Sports Special – Bobby Thompson HR & Immaculate Reception & Pete Rose & Joe Namath

DOG ASIDE: When you have as much video as I have to sort through and choose from…..it often becomes refreshing to post a sports special program like this one….cuz I get to share some really good footage of various athletes, events and achievement that have and will stand the test of time….and always be fun…

Track & Field 1983 US Outdoor Championship featuring sprinter Carl Lewis & 400m hurdler Edwin Moses

DOG ASIDE: There were many stars on the Los Angeles horizon during the entire 1984 Summer Olympics….just U S stars alone include Mary Lou Retton, Jeff Blatnick, Michael Jordan, Evelyn Ashford, Greg Louganis, et al….I could go on and on…..but by the time that sprinter Carl Lewis and 400m hurdler Edwin Moses reach the L…