Special – 1979 US Sky Diving Championship – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: The current FAI world record for largest free-fall formation is a 400-way….set on February 8, 2006 in Udon Thani, Thailand by World Team….as it was held for 4.25 seconds. They used five C-130 Hercules airplanes….exiting from an altitude of 25,000 feet. In April 2013 The World Team tried to break the record for…

Special – 1979 US Sky Diving Championship – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: Formation skydiving is a skydiving event where multiple skydivers attach themselves to one another by grabbing each other’s limbs or by the use of “grippers” on their jumpsuit while free falling through the sky. The goal of this skydiving program is to build a formation of multiple divers arranged in a geometric pattern.…

Special – 1975 – Magic Year In Sports – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: The year 1975 had super highs and some super lows…..as one of the lowest lows was to take place in the horse racing match race between the super filly Ruffian and the best stud Foolish Pleasure….for Ruffian would break her ankle and have to be destroyed…..but on the other side of lows were…

Special – 1979 Pan American Games – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: This clip from the 1979 Pan American Games leads off with a wrap-up of the boxing competition….featuring USA’s Lem Steeples and Jackie Beard…..which is followed by a Jack Whitaker piece of the USA men’s basketball team with Coach Bobby Knight and his assistant coach Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K today)…..and his opinion on the…

Special 1979 Pan American Games Part 1

DOG ASIDE: This video of the 1979 Pan American Games….leading off with Grecco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling….followed by the equestrian event with Michael Matz the winner…..and this is followed by boxing which featured the USA teams and the Cuban teams….with an incredible heavyweight fight with Cuban sensation Teofilio Stevenson footage as he takes on Narcisso Maldonado…

Special – MLB Salary Comparison Of 1963 and 1983 & Al Oerter On Steroids

DOG ASIDE: This video provides a really interesting look at the highest paid MLB players in 1963…..and how that compares with the highest paid player salaries of 1983….and do you know what grew that salary base?…..the boob tube….that’s television folks…..for this reason for growth has escalated beyond belief since 1983 to 2016. ┬áThis video then…

Special – 1982 – Sports Year In Review – Part 5

DOG ASIDE: Regretfully, we do not have audio on this clip…but the video is still great….and the sporting events that are covered….are well worth watching even without sound…so, kicking off the video is highlights of Bjorn Borg vs John McEnroe in the Men’s Finals at Wimbledon….then moves to coverage of soccer’s World Cup….followed by a…

Special – NFL Film – The Fashion Conscious NFL Of The 1960’s & The Career of Joe Montana

DOG ASIDE: As an accredited Sportsphile….I just have a huge spot in my heart for father Ed Sabol and son Steve Sabol….the awesome minds behind NFL Films…..for these men proved over and over that a picture is worth a thousand words….and in their case….a good film is worth a thousand memories….and they have been the…