NCAAM – Special – Al McGuire At The NCAA Basketball Naismith Hall Of Fame

DOG ASIDE: The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an American history museum and hall of fame located at 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue in Springfield, Massachusetts.  It serves as the sport’s most complete library….in addition to promoting and preserving the history of basketball…..for it is dedicated to Canadian doctor and inventor of the…

NFL – Special – The Men Who Played The Game – RB John David Crow

DOG ASIDE: John David Crow, Sr. (July 8, 1935 – June 17, 2015)….was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator.  He won the Heisman Trophy as a halfback for the Texas A&M Aggies football team while playing for Coach Bear Bryant in 1957.   After college, he played professional football in the National Football…

NFL – Special – The Men Who Played The Game – QB Earl Morrell

DOG ASIDE: Earl Edwin Morrall (May 17, 1934 – April 25, 2014) was an American football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for twenty-one seasons. Morrall, who also occasionally punted, played 21 seasons in the National Football League as both a starter and reserve. In the latter capacity, he became…

NFL – Special – The Men Who Played The Game – Cowboys FB Walt Garrison

DOG ASIDE: Walter Benton “Walt” Garrison (born July 23, 1944) is a former professional football player….a fullback for the Dallas Cowboys in the National Football League. He was selected in the fifth round of the 1966 NFL Draft (79th overall) out of Oklahoma State.   Known for his toughness and blocking….he took over at fullback after…

NFL – Super Bowl Memories – SB III – Jets VS Colts & SB IV – Chiefs VS Vikings

DOG ASIDE: Super Bowl III was the third AFL-NFL Championship Game in professional American football….the first to officially bear the name “Super Bowl”….as the game was played on January 12, 1969 at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida…..and is regarded as one of the greatest upsets in American sports history.  The heavy underdog American Football League (AFL)…

NFL – Super Bowl Memories – Most Valuable Players – Super Bowls I – X

DOG ASIDE: The Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award, or Super Bowl MVP is presented annually to the most valuable player of the Super Bowl….the National Football League’s (NFL) championship game. The winner is chosen by a fan vote during the game and by a panel of 16 football writers and broadcasters who vote after the…

NFL – Super Bowl Memories – Kansas City Chiefs VS Minnesota Vikings – Super Bowl IV

DOG ASIDE: Super Bowl IV was the fourth AFL-NFL World Championship Game in professional American football….which was played on January 11, 1970 at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans, Louisiana. The American Football League (AFL) champion Kansas City Chiefs defeated the National Football League (NFL) champion Minnesota Vikings by the score of 23–7. This victory by the AFL…

NFL – Super Bowl Memories – Miami Dolphins VS Washington Redskins – Super Bowl VII

DOG ASIDE: Super Bowl VII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Miami Dolphins and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Washington Redskins to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1972 season. The Dolphins defeated the Redskins by the score of 14–7….becoming the first and still the only…