NCAAM Basketball – 1985 – NCAA Tourney Southeast Region Semifinals – Villanova VS Georgetown

DOG COMMENTARY:   The 1985 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament involved 64 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men’s NCAA Division I college basketball. This was the first year the field was expanded to 64 teams, from 53 in the previous year’s tournament. It began on March 14, 1985, and ended with the championship game on April 1…

NBA – Special – Tribute to Dr J – The Story Of His Career

DOG COMMENTARY: Bone Daddy played multiple sports well into his 40’s….city league flag football, basketball and volleyball….but his very favorite sport thas always been basketball….for as the original Sportsphile….he believes that the skills that the game of basketball require to be good at the game….can be translated into any other sport that there is….strengh, speed,…

MLB – Special – 5th Old Timers Game Classic – Joe DiMaggio Willie Mays Warren Spahn Bill Mazeroski

DOG ASIDE: Talk about a rare treasure….this video of the 5th Annual National Old Timers Game Classic is laced with baseball history from every perspective….as the game was played at RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C…..and was hosted by legendary baseball broadcasters Ernie Harwell…..who broadcasted live MLB games from 1943 to 2002 and was a Ford…

Boxing – Heavyweight – Muhammad Ali VS Leon Spinks – 2nd Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: Bone Daddy was at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA on September 15, 1978 for the rematch between Muhammad Ali vs Leon Spinks…as I have heard him telling the stories of that trip on many occasions….cuz I think it was one of the all time best trips that he ever took…..for Bone Daddy…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Champ Muhammad Ali vs Leon Spinks – 1st Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: On February 15, 1978….Muhammad Ali entered the ring like he typically did with fights that he did not take his opponent serious….throughout his training and preparing for his fight with Leon Spinks….who had only had eight (8) professional fights…..as Ali tipped the scales at 224 1/2 lbs…..which was really heavy for The Greatest….who…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Muhammad Ali VS Ken Norton – 1st Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: There are a few videos in Bone Daddy’s library that sound like they were recorded under water…..and this is one of them….as I apologize for this bit of distortion in the audio….however, it is still discernible and the video part is just fine…..especially since this is Muhammad Ali. This first fight with Norton…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Muhammad Ali VS Ken Norton – 2nd Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: The second fight between Muhammad Ali and Ken Norton came just five (5) months after their 1st fight….as these two heavyweight warriors went 24 total grueling rounds of toe-to-toe “in-your-face” boxing. After Norton defeated Ali by unanimous decision in their 1st fight….which was a 12 round war….then Ali won a very close split-decision…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Muhammad Ali vs Ken Norton – End Fight I & Fight II

DOG COMMENTARY: One of the great boxing attributes that made him “The Greatest”….an attribute that is very difficult to measure….cuz it has to do with “heart” and “mental and physical toughness”….qualities that Muhammad Ali had extra doses of…as this video so aptly proves….for Ali was was fighting with a broken jaw during the 11th and…

ESPN – 1985 Sportscenter With Bob Ley & NFL Yearbook – 1984 San Francisco 49ers

DOG ASIDE: Bob Ley (born March 16, 1955) is a sports anchor and reporter for ESPN….who has won multiple Emmy Awards….is the longest tenured on-air employee of the network….having joined ESPN just three days after the network’s 1979 launch….for Bob Ley and Chris Berman have been the mainstays at ESPN…..when so many other sportscasters have come…