NFL – Special – Pat Summeral & John Madden – A Match Made In Heaven

DOG COMMENTARY: It is the opinion of this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile that the best NFL game commentators of all-time since the inception of televised NFL games to the present CBS’s lead broadcast team from 1981 to 1994 was Pat Summerall and John Madden In 1981, Pat Summerall was teamed with former Oakland Raiders head coach John…

NBA – 31st All Star Classic – Richfield Coliseum -Bird & Kareem & Dr. J & Iceman

DOG COMMENTARY: The 31st edition of the NBA All Star Classic was held at Richfield Coliseum….an indoor arena located in Richfield Township, roughly halfway between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio….as these 1981 All Stars featured such acclaimed players on the East Squad as Larry Bird, Dr. J, Artis Gilmore, Michael Ray Richardson, Nate Archibald, Marques Johnson and…

NFL – 1985 NFC Divisional Championship – Chicago Bears VS NY Giants

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 Chicago Bears team was one of the most enjoyable teams to watch for any NFL fan…..for this was a group of distinct individuals……to include such players like LB Mike Singletary, DE Richard Dent, DT Steve McMicheal (University of Texas fame), DT “Refrigerator” Perry, QB Jim McMahon, RB Walter “Sweetness” Payton, et…

NFL – 1986 NFC Wild Card – Washington Redskins vs Los Angeles Rams – 1st Half

DOG ASIDE: This 1986 NFL NFC Wild Card Playoff game features Brent Musberger, Jimmy ‘The Greek” Snyder and Irv Cross in studio for CBS…..with the legendary game commentator crew of Pat Summerall and John Madden bringing the “play by play” coverage of the game….and any time you get to hear these two bring an NFL…

NFL – 1985 Madden All Pro Linebackers – Lawrence Taylor & Mike Singletary

DOG COMMENTARY: In this lil ole chiweenie sportsphile’s opinion….any time I get to hear and see John Madden…..it just makes me feel good….cuz there’s something about the combination of his significant physical stature….his energy and enthusiams for all things that he love…..the way explained with a piece of chalk and a knowledge of the game….and…

Boxing – WBC Light Middleweight Title – Champ Thomas Hearns VS Roberto Duran

DOG COMMENTARY: By the time that June 6, 1984 rolled around…..both Roberto “Manos de Piedras” Duran faced off against the WBC world light middleweight champion Thomas “Hitman” Hearns…..both had already established themselves as super great legendary boxers during the golden age of boxing from 1964 to 1995…..for there was no other era of boxing in…

DOG COMMENTARY: Carlos Santos is a former boxer from Puerto Rico….who was fought for his country in the 1976 Montreal Olympics…where he was eliminated in the quarterfinals. Santos debuted as a professional boxer on November 11, 1976 by outpointing José Collantes over four rounds in San Juan. He obtained his first knockout victory in his third fight…..when…

Boxing – 10 rnd Welterweight Bout – Wilfred Benitez VS Irish Johnny Turner

DOG COMMENTARY: This welterweight fight between Irish Johnny Turner and Wilfred Benitez is a fight worthy of watching….for this bout features one of the truly great fighters during the golden age of boxing from 1964 – 1995 in Benitez….and a really good club fighter in Irish Johnny. Wilfred Benítez is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer…

Boxing – Special – Promoter Don King’s Salute to the Marines

DOG COMMENTARY: Many things have been said and written about one of the most famous professional boxing promoters of all time….Don King….from his globally identifiable hair style…..to his rocky relationship with many well known fighters…..to his style of hyping and selling his fights….to his career long rivalry with boxing promoter Bob Arum…..and to many other…