Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Basketball – Womens Finals – USA VS Korea – End 1st Half

DOG COMMENTARY: The USA women’s Olympic basketball team was coached by Pat Summit (prior Head)….who was unquestionably the best women’s basketball coach ever….that is until Coach Gino Auriemma showed up at the University of Connecticut in 1985…..for as of 2016, Coach Gino has 11 Women’s NCAA Titles on his resume…..and still going strong having won…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Basketball – Womens Finals – USA VS Korea – 2nd Qtr

DOG COMMENTARY: It is this lil ole Chiweenie sportsphile’s opinion that Cheryl Miller was the best women’s basketball player ever….for one simple reason….she had a man’s game….that’s right, a power filled “in-your-face” sorta game that most great women players didn’t have….but the reason for this is also simple (man, isn’t it just awesome how simple…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Basketball – Mens Qualifying – USA VS Canada – 1st Half

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1984 USA Olympic Basketball Team was the last of the group to be 100%  made up of collegiate players who were true amateurs….as the original Dream Team of the best players in the country….be it amateur or professional….were to show up at the 1988 Seoul Olympics.  This final all amateur US team…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – Actor Sid Caesar With Kathleen Sullivan

DOG COMMENTARY: Isaac Sidney “Sid” Caesar (September 8, 1922 – February 12, 2014) was an American comic actor and writer….who was best known for the pioneering of live television in the 1950’s series Your Show of Shows….a 90-minute weekly show watched by 60 million people….and its successor, Caesar’s Hour, both of which influenced later generations of…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – Beverly Hills, CA

DOG COMMENTARY: In Bone Daddy’s opinion after having gone to some 26 Olympic venues all over “in and around” Los Angeles…..over the “intense and incredible” 12 days that he and his two travelling companions….Sky Pilot and Prince of Pleasure….spent at the 1984 Olympics…..as I have heard him say on many occasions….there are some really cool…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – Dick Schaap On Turning Gold Into Gold

DOG COMMENTARY: This video piece put together by ABC sportscaster Dick Schaap provides a really good inside look at how the heroes of the Olympics can turn their gold medals into “golden millions in the marketplace….spotlighting which athletes have the best opportunities to cash in on their success….like Bruce Jenner, Sugar Ray Leonard, Carl Lewis,…

Bonne Daddy´s 1975 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1975 New York Yankees season was the 73rd season for the Yankees in New York… as the team finished with a record of 83-77….finishing 12 games behind the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees played at Shea Stadium due to the ongoing renovation of Yankee Stadium….which would re-open in 1976.  Bill Virdon opened…

Bonne Daddy´s New York Yankees Baseball Card History Series Collection Pieces

DOG COMMENTARY: I am going to give all my readers their first Imasportsphile pop quiz…..as I figure the ones who answer this are probably at least Yankees Sportsphiles ….so, you pop quiz is to name as many of the cards that are not already labeled….the year, players name and position of each of the New…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Track – Womens 100m Finals – Evelyn Ashford & Alice Brown

DOG COMMENTARY: Sunday, August 5, 1984 proved to be one of the greatest days in sports that Bone Daddy had ever seen live…..as he sat in the stands with 95,000 other Olympic sports fans….who all inclusively were to be anointed by the oils of greatness being painted into legend on this historic day.  There were…