Special – 1982 – Look At The Year In Sports – Host George Plimpton’s

DOG ASIDE: George Plimpton was an American journalist, writer, literary editor, actor and occasional amateur sportsman…..who is widely known for his sports writing….as he was famous for “participatory journalism” which included competing in professional sporting events….and then recording the experience from the point of view of an amateur….such as In 1958, prior to a post-season exhibition game at Yankee…

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…

NFL – Special – Preview Of 1979 Season – Miracle At The Meadowlands & Chiefs Rookie DE Mike Bell

DOG ASIDE: This CBS preview of the upcoming 1979 NFL season is hosted by Brent Musberger….some 40 years ago…and he is still sportscasting many live sporting events in 2017….as he starts out by reviewing the famous play that has become affectionately known as “The Miracle at the Meadowlands”….when the Giants blew a sure win on the…

Boxing – Best Fights Of Year 1982 & Pre-fight To Hagler VS Sibson Title Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: HBO’s Barry Tompkins and Sugar Ray Leonard hosts this wonderful look at boxing in 1982….a significant year during the golden age of boxing…with such major fights of boxers like Salvador Sanchez, Larry Holmes, Marvin Hagler, Wilfred Benitez, Thomas Hearns, Aaron Pryor, Alexis Arguello, Tony Ayala (El Toroito went to jail shortly after winning…

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 – 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 – 1975 – Magic Year In Sports – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: This video on the magic year in sports that 1975 turned out to be….for it was the rookie year for Bill Walton in the NBA….with Rick Barry leading the Golden State Warriors over the Washington Bullets in the NBA Finals….then there was the Buffalo Sabres vs the Philadelphia Flyers in the Stanley Cup…