Olympics – 1988 Seoul – Kayak & Judo & Table Tennis & Track

DOG ASIDE; Bob Costas, anchorman for NBC at the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympics…..provides highlights of the kayak competition with USA Greg Barton & Norman Bellingham performing “The Miracle on the Pond”…..as they win gold in the K-2 1000m…..while Barton doubled in gold with his singles win in the 1000m kayak race……then we get to see…

Olympics – 1988 Seoul – Mens & Womens Swimming – USA Matt Biondi & USA Janet Evans

DOG ASIDE: NBC’s Bob Costas provides highlights of men’s and women’s swimming at the 1988 Seoul Summer Olympic Games….as Americans Matt Biondi (5 gold medals) and Janet Evans (3 gold medals)…..took on the powerhouses of the Eastern Block with the USSR and East Germany teams….emerging as the USA’s brightest stars of swimming.  Also, Anthony Nesty…

Olympics – 1988 Seoul – Tennis & Track and Field & Boxing – NBC Highlites With Bob Costas

DOG ASIDE: It took 64 years for tennis to return to the Olympics….but finally at the 1988 Seoul Summer Games it came back….with some familiar faces on the world tennis stage….including Chrissy Evert, Brad Gilbert, Henri Laconte, Carlene Bassett, Tim Mayotte, Pam Shriver and Zena Garrison and Steffi Graf…..for it was time for the great…

Animation Movie – Animalympics – Part 5 – Boxing & Volleyball & Weightlifting & Fencing

DOG ASIDE: Some events of Animalympics are only referenced….rather than being covered. In the song “We’ve Made It to the Top”….various events are shown that are otherwise not covered like Hammer Throw, Shotput, Javelin, Cycling, Relay Racing and Discus……and probably the best part of it all is that four folks created all the voices and manerisms of the athletes as…

Special – 1987 NBC Sports – Year In Review – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: In the year 1987….Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame….as Catfish is a very popular pitcher in Bone Daddy’s book….cuz he was with the A’s when Dick Williams was Manager….and BD spent three hours talking baseball and life in general with that great baseball manager….as Bone Daddy…

Special – 1986 – Sports Year In Review – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: This delightful review of sports in 1986……starts off with highlights of the entire 1986 World Cup…..with Argentina….led by Maradona…taking down a strong West Germany side in the Finals….then the video moves into auto racing….with Mario Andretti at the Indy 500…..plus Bobby Rajal, A J Foyt, Al and Bobby Unser….and endless days of rain…..a…

Special – 1987 NBC Sports – Year In Review – Part 3

DOG ASIDE: The year 1987 gave us special teams at special moments…..Penn State Nittany Lions beating Miami Hurricanes for the National Championship of college football….the New York Giants beating the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XXI….in MLB the Minnesota Twins took down the St Louis Cardinals in 7 games to win the World Series….the Lakers…

Special – 1987 NBC Sports – Year In Review – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: This video starts off with a fast running highlights of the I986 Indy 500…..to the music of “Highway To The Danger Zone” from the movie…Top Gun…..with Al Unser, Sr. winning and tying A. J. Foyt with four wins at Indy……then we get to watch the Track & Field World Championship Men’s 100m dash…

1983 Track & Field World Championship from Peking, China – Mens 100m & Pole Vault & 1500m & High Jump

DOG ASIDE: The doors to China began to open widely in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s….thanks to the development of televised sports being held all over the world. ABC had their weekly programming of Wide World of Sports….while NBC had theirs known as Sports World….as both networks would send their crews and sportscasters to…