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…

Barry Tompkins and Angelo Dundee – Remembering Muhammad Ali vs Ken Norton fight II & Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier fight II

DOG ASIDE: Super Fight II was a non-title fight between Muhammad Ali and Smokin Joe Frazier….and the 2nd of their now immortal three battles. What made Ali extra special to Bone Daddy….was his ability to put the fight in his favor….before he ever entered the ring….and that is what he did with Smokin Joe before…

Barry Tompkins & Angelo Dundee On Muhammad Ali VS Big Cat Williams & Ali VS Zora Folley

DOG ASIDE: During the reign of Muhammad Ali as the greatest boxer of all time….he took on some really interesting characters……like Charles “Sonny” Liston who was purported to be a hit man for the mafia….Chuck Wepner, a journeyman known as “The Bayonne Bleeder”…who stunned Ali with a knockdown in the ninth round….as Ali would later say he…

Tennis -1985 Stella Artois Championship Men’s Finals Featuring John McEnroe VS Ivan Lendl

DOG ASIDE: John Patrick McEnroe, Jr. (born February 16, 1959) is an American former World No. 1 professional tennis player….often rated among the greatest of all time in the sport…..especially when considering his touch on the volley.  He won seven Grand Slam singles titles….three at Wimbledon and four at the US Open….nine Grand Slam men’s doubles…