NCAAM Basketball – 1985 – Southeast Region Semifinals – Villanova Wildcats Vs Maryland Terrapins

DOG ASIDE: This 1985 NCAA Men’s Basketball Southeast Regional semifinal game between the Villanova Wildcats verses the Maryland Terrapins featured two collegiate coaching legends with Villanova’s Rollie Massimino….who ended a 47 year college coaching career with 816 wins and 462 losses for a .638 career winning percentage….along with Maryland’s Left Driessell….who also coached college ball…

NCAAM Basketball – 1985 – ESPN Special – Bracketology Regional Break-Downs – Dick Vitale + Bob Ley

DOG COMMENTARY: There are three legends of sports broadcasting that started at ESPN back in the late 1970’s when the network first came on the air that were still working with ESPN in 2017….Chris Berman, Bob Ley and Dick Vitale….as ESPN provided the vehicle for these three to ascend to this legendary status….and two of…

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…