Highlights Of Cowboy QB Clint Longley’s 1974 Thanksgiving Day Comeback Story vs Redskins

DOG ASIDE: 1974 rookie Dallas Cowboy QB Clint Longley….a player who had never played a down in the NFL….replaced an ailing Roger Staubach in the last quarter of the game…and led the Cowboys to a Thanksgiving Day comeback over their arch rival Washington Redskins…..throwing a Hail Mary 50 yard pass to WR Drew Pearson on…

Boxing’s Great Grudge Fights Middleweights Sugar Ray Robinson VS Carmen Basilio

DOG ASIDE: At the contract signing for the Middleweight Title Fight between Carmen Basilio and Sugar Ray Robinson….Sugar Ray demanded that his opponent Carmen Basilio surrender 5% of his purse…..then going on strike and delaying the contract signing for 9 days insisting on a $250,000 TV guarantee….whereby Basilio called Robinson an arrogant and greedy man.…

Boxing’s Great Grudge Fights Heavyweights Floyd Patterson vs Ingemar Johansson


On June 26, 1959, Heavyweight Boxing Champ Floyd Patterson was a heavy 7 – 2 favorite to beat Swedish Heavyweight Ingemar Johansson in their title fight before 22,000 fans at Yankee Stadium, NYC….but the hard punching Swede pulled one of the biggest upsets in heavyweight boxing history with TKO of the Champ.