Special – 1984 – ESPN Sportscenter – With George Grande + Greg Gumbel + Chris Berman

DOG COMMENTARY:    Bone Daddy tells the story of how ESPN and his sport bar, Madison Square Garden, The Sports Place, at 302 E. 6th Street in Austin,TX grew up together….which was a result of Bone Daddy purchasing his 1st satellite dish….known as a satellite earth station back in late 1978….cuz the satellite dish was the catalyst…

MLB – Special – ESPN 1983 All Star Salute – From The Houston Astrodome

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1983 Major League Baseball All-Star Game was the 50th playing of the midsummer classic between the all-stars of the American League (AL) and National League (NL)….as the game was held on Wednesday, July 6, 1983, at Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois….the home of the Chicago White Sox of the American League. The…

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…

MLB – Special – ESPN Salutes 1983 All Star Game – Hosts George Grande and Chris Berman

DOG COMMENTARY: The American League followed one of their worst All-Star performances with one of the greatest efforts ever by either side. It was the 50th Anniversary of the All-Star Game and the American League decided to make it a real celebration. After three decades of disappointment and eleven consecutive losses, the American League took…

NFL – 1985 Monday Night Match-Up – Cowboys VS Redskins – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: No matter where you look in the universe and history of American sports competition…..there is no greater rivalry than the Dallas Cowboys vs the Washington Redskins…..not the Lakers vs Celtics in the NBA…..not the Yankees vs Red Sox in MLB…..not the Longhorns vs Sooners in NCAA football…..not the Tar Heels vs Blue Devils…

NFL – 1985 Monday Night Match-Up – Bears VS Dolphins – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: In the mid-1980’s, ESPN featured NFL Monday Night Football…..and their pre-game production was called “Monday Night Match-Up”….which featured Steve Sabol (NFL Films fame) and Allie Sherman (NFL Head Coach fame) at the desk….and ESPN NFL analyst / commentator Chris Berman would often times join the desk with the two hosts Sabol and Sherman.…

NFL – ESPN 1985 Monday Night Match Up – Dolphins VS Jets

DOG COMMENTARY: This Monday Night Match-Up between division rivals and in 1985…..the two best teams in the AFC East Division….and the game went a long way in deciding who would be Division Champ (Miami Dolphins 12 – 4)….and who would in up 2nd (N Y Jets 11 – 5).  Steve Sabol and Coach Allie Sherman…

NFL – ESPN 1985 Monday Night Match – Bears VS Dolphins

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 NFL Season was a magic year for the Chicago Bears…..for this was the year that Coach Iron Mike Ditka led his team to the ONLY Super Bowl victory in the storied history of The Monsters of the Midway….now Da Bears did win 8 NFL Championship prior to Super Bowl I….but my gosh…

NFL – 1985 Monday Night Match Up – Part 1 – Dallas Cowboys VS Washington Redskins

DOG ASIDE:

When the Dallas Cowboys play the Washington Redskins…..it is always a war…..as these two storied NFL franchises has a long history of disliking each other…..so the football fan can also expect the unexpected.  ESPN’s Steve Sabol, Chris Berman and Allie Sherman….hosts of this 1985 Monday Night Match-Up…..breakdown every aspect of the impending game.