Boxing – 10 rnd Middlewt Bout – Bobby Czyz VS Rick Noggle

DOG ASIDE: Robert Edward Czyz (born February 10, 1962) is a retired American boxer, commentator, and member of Mensa.  A New Jersey native of Polish descent….he is both a former world light heavyweight and cruiserweight champion.  Nicknamed “Matinee Idol”….Czyz was a member of the United States amateur boxing team whose other members died in the…

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…

Track & Field – 1976 Melrose Games – Wanamaker Mile & Mens 60 yd Hurdles & Mens 60 Yd Dash

DOG ASIDE: The Millrose Games is an annual indoor athletics meet (track and field) held each February in New York City.  The games were started when employees of the New York City branch of Wanamaker’s department store formed the Millrose Track Club to hold a meet. The featured event is the Wanamaker Mile.  The Millrose…

Soccer – 1990 World Cup Group C – Costa Rica vs Brazil

DOG ASIDE: The 1990 FIFA World Cup was the 14th FIFA World Cup….the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.  It was held from 8 June to 8 July 1990 in Italy….the second country to host the event twice (the first being Mexico in 1986).  Teams representing 116 national football associations entered….with qualification beginning in April 1988.  A…

Ski Jimping Special – Ride The Wind – The History Of Ski Jumping

DOG ASIDE: Ski jumping is a form of Nordic skiing in which athletes descend a specially constructed takeoff ramp (known as the inrun)….jump from the end of it (the table)….with as much power as they can generate….and “fly” as far as possible down a steeply sloped hill.  Points are awarded for distance and style by five…

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…

Boxing – 12 Rnd WBC Heavyweight Title – Champ Larry Holmes VS Ossie Ocasio With Howard Cosell

DOG ASIDE: Larry Holmes (born November 3, 1949) is an American former professional boxer….who grew up in Easton, Pennsylvania….which gave birth to his boxing nickname, the “Easton Assassin”.  Holmes, whose left jab is rated among the best in boxing history, was the WBC Heavyweight Champion from 1978 to 1983….the Ring Magazine Champion from 1980 to 1985….and the IBF Champion from…