NCAAM Basketball – 1978 – 41st NIT Finals – University of Texas Longhorns VS NC State Wolfpack

DOG COMMENTARY: In 1978, Jim Valvano’s North Carolina State Wolfpack and Abe Lemons’ University of Texas Longhorns met in the finals of the 41st National Invitation Tournament at Madison Square Garden ….after scoring semifinal victories in contrasting styles.  Before a crowd of 18,504, the largest N.I.T. gathering at the Garden since 1968, North Carolina State…

Boxing – 1986 – HBO Post Fight Interview – 10 Round Heavyweight Bout – Mike Tyson VS Mitch Green

DOG ASIDE: During the golden age of boxing from 1964 to 1995….HBO with their boxing broadcast crew featuring Barry Tompkins, Sugar Ray Leonard and Larry Merchant….brought literally hundreds of world championship title fights to a boxing fan base that literally loved everyone of their telecasts….for many different reasons….like no commercials, indepth insight into the combatants…

NCAAM Basketball – Special – 50 Years Of Final Fours – 1939 To 1989

DOG COMMENTARY: This 23 minute video was presented on CBS in 1989 with Host Jim Nance….who still today in 2016 is involved with CBS Sports coverage of the NCAAM Final Four telecast…..as he provides the viewing audience with a walk down memory lane for all fans of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament….known today as March…

Boxing – 1984 – 6 Rnd Light Heavyweights – Evander Holyfield VS Lionel Byarm – Holyfield 1st Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: Throughout my life….I have listened to hundreds….maybe thousands….of Bone Daddy stories….for he is a ranconteur of the highest order….with many being founded during the experiences had while in the process of going to a sporting event. The stories from his trip to the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics seem to stand out most….ist and…

Boxing – Middleweight Title – Champ Hugo Corro VS Vito Antuofermo

DOG COMMENTARY: This fight features two more really good boxers who have been somewhat forgotten as time goes by…..but both were world champions who in any other era than the golden age of boxing might have very well been considered great fighters…..so I enjoy paying homage to those who were really outstanding that time has…

Boxing – Light Heavyweight Bout – Evander Holyfield VS Lionel Byarm

DOG COMMENTARY: This 6 round light heavyweight boxing match between Evander Holyfield vs Lionel Byarm…..was Holyfield’s 1st professional fight….a fight that took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City billed as “A Night of Gold”…..featuring 5 gold medal winning boxers from the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics including Mark Breland, Pernell Whitaker, Meldrick Taylor,…

Boxing – WBA Super Featherwt Title – Hector Macho Camacho VS Rafael Solis

DOG COMMENTARY: Hector Camacho was a by-product of the streets of New York City….with a toughness that edges on meanness….an simple attitude that if you hit me, I hit you back harder and more often with all I got….plus he  like he has a magic combination of talent, energy and nerve….with the kind of smile…

Boxing Heavyweight Champions – Muhammad Ali VS Joe Frazier – Fight 1

DOG ASIDE: Super Fight II was a non-title boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier….both ex-champion heavyweights….for this was the second of the three Ali–Frazier bouts….which took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 28, 1974. Ali was a slight favorite to win going into the fight….which was held in…

Boxing – Heavyweight Title – Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier – 2nd Fight

DOG COMMENTARY: Super Fight II was a non-title boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier….the second of the three Ali–Frazier classic bouts….which took place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on January 28, 1974….in which Ali was a slight favorite to win.  Held in between their two title bouts, The Fight of…