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…

Comedy – Richard Pryor – Pet Monkeys & Heart Attacks & Pissing In A Bottle & Dying

DOG ASIDE: Born on December 1, 1940 in Peoria, Illinois….Pryor grew up in his grandmother’s brothel….where his mother, Gertrude L. (Thomas), practiced prostitution.  His father, LeRoy “Buck Carter” Pryor (June 7, 1915 – September 27, 1968) was a former boxer and hustler.  After his alcoholic mother abandoned him when he was 10….Pryor was raised primarily by his grandmother…

NFL – Great Rivalries – New York Giants VS Cleveland Browns – 1947 to 1963

DOG ASIDE: The NFL has produced many rivalries…Cowboys vs Redskins….Colts vs Giants….Raiders vs Chiefs…..Bears vs Packers…Steelers vs Cowboys….but none are and were no more fierce than the rivalry between the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants during the decades of the late 1940’s to early 1960’s…..and covered such running backs as Frank Gifford, Marion…

Comedy – Carl Reiner Hosts Young Comedians Show – Joe Nipote

DOG ASIDE: This HBO’s Young Comedians Show features the comedy of Joe Nipote…who grew up in Detroit, MI…..as a person determined from an early age to make a living as a performer.  He earned an acting scholarship to Central Michigan University….but quit one semester shy of graduation to try out his talents in Hollywood.  After…

Comedy – Smothers Brothers Host Young Comedian Show – Jerry Seinfeld

DOG ASIDE: Comedian Jerry Seinfeld was a stand-up comedian long before he became hugely successful with his TV show Seinfeld….which ran continuously on television from 1988 to 1998…..which is still being shown as syndicated re-runs all over the world in 2016….some 20 years later…..but, in today’s video….he is just getting his career started in stand-up…

Comedy – Chevy Chase Host Young Comedians – Irv Burton

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Irv Burton was wonderful at physical comedy….as his impersonations of King Kong and Aretha Franklin are outstanding….and funny as heck…..but his bit on Sydney Portier and Bill Cosby is funny…..then his rendition of the 20 minute warning before Mama comes to kick some ass is so true….as this comedian is worth the watch. 

Comedy – Chevy Chase Hosts Young Comedian – Bill Kirkenbauer

DOG ASIDE: William Alfred “Bill” Kirchenbauer (born February 19, 1953) is an American actor and stand-up comic….who has appeared in television shows and films since the 1970’s.  He is best known for his recurring role as Coach Graham Lubbock on the series Growing Pains….and in the spin-off series Just the Ten of Us (ABC 1988-1990).  Kirchenbauer…

Comedy – Chevy Chase Hosts Young Comedian – Danny Johnson imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Sometimes, no matter how hard I try to find information on a particular comedian, athlete or participant….but I will be danged if I could not find anything out about Danny Johnson….but regardless of what this guy’s name is….he is one funny dude…..as his impersonation of Jack Nicholson is hilarious….as this cat will make…

Comedy – Smother Brothers Young Comedians – Maureen Murphy

DOG ASIDE: Maureen Murphy….also known as Mauro Murphy….is an Australian comedian, actress, and celebrity who was popular in the United States during the 1980’s…..when she appeared on HBO’s Young Comedians Show…..with the Smothers Brothers as host….the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson…..and on Dom DeLuise’s television show….as this video is evidence that she was a very…