Special – 1981 – Sports Year In Review – Host George Plimpton

DOG ASIDE: In this George Plimpton special, he looks at the year 1981 in sports….while providing the viewer with some awesome highlights of the accomplishments of many athletes and several teams to include Alpine Skiing World Cup overall champ USA Phil Mahre….with women’s overall champ Marie-Theres Nadig of Switzerland….along with cycling’s Bernard Hinault of France win in the Tour…

NCAAM – Special – UCLA Coach John Wooten – Tribute To A Legend – 1964 To 1970

DOG COMMENTARY: There have been volumes and volumes written on legendary UCLA men’s basketball Coach John Wooden…..but in this little ole Chiweenie’s opinion….more should be written about the man….for what comprised his very being…..was that of which develops greatness…..for as a coach and as a teacher of men….he came from the highest order of coaches…

NCAAM – NBC Special – Al McGuire Remembers Evansville & Previews 1985 Finals

DOG ASIDE: This video is dedicated to the 19 members of the Evansville Purple Aces team and coaching staff….who lost their lives on that dreadful day on December 13, 1977….when the Air Indiana Flight 216 Douglas DC-3 carrying the University of Evansville basketball team….crashed on takeoff at the Evansville Regional Airport in Evansville, Indiana. The aircraft…

NCAAM – Special – Al McGuire Previews 1985 Finals – Houston University VS NC State University

DOG ASIDE: NBC’s Al McGuire previews the 1985 NCAA Men’s Basketball Finals between the high flying Phi Slamma Jamma of the Houston Cougars vs the North Carolina State Wolfpack….. in interviews with Houston Coach Guy V. Lewis and NC St Coach Jim Valvano…..followed by McGuire’s 1983 all freshman team with Kenny “Sky” Walker (Kentucky), Tim…

NCAAM – NBC Special – Al McGuire On Coach Norm Ellenberger & Alburquerque

DOG ASIDE: In this video clip….NBC’s Al McGuire interviews prior University of New Mexico Lobos Coach Norm Ellenberger….then provides a thumb-nail sketch of Alburquerque, New Mexico…..the sight of the 1983 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four…..which was eventually won on a last second shot by Jim Valvano’s North Carolina State Wolfpack team over the high flying…

NCAAM – CBS Special – Highlights Of 50 Years At The Final Four – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: From the first 1939 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament finals…..when the Oregon Ducks beat the Ohio State Buckeyes by a score of 46 – 33…..to the 1989 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament finals…..when the Michigan Wolverines defeated the Seton Hall Pirates by a score of 80 – 79…..there have been 26 different schools to win…

Bone Daddy NCAA Men’s Basketball 1982 Final Four Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The 1982 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament involved 48 schools playing in single-elimination play to determine the national champion of men’s NCAA Division I college basketball.  It began on March 11, 1982….and ended with the championship game on March 29 in New Orleans, Louisiana….as a total of 47 games were played.  North Carolina…

Bone Daddy’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Caps Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: It seems to me….and I know…I am just a lil ole Chiweenie sportsphile….but, I think there are really only two pieces of paraphernalia that are synonymous with sports….a ball and a cap….and when it comes to caps….they are simply worn by the majority of sports fans that participate in or go to live…

Bone Daddy’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four T-shirt Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament is a single-elimination tournament played each spring in the United States….currently featuring 68 college basketball teams….to determine the national championship of the major college basketball teams. The tournament is organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)….and was created during 1939 by…