NCAA Football – 1984 Orange Bowl – # 1 Nebraska Cornhuskers vs # 2 Miami Hurricanes – 4th Qtr

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1984 Orange Bowl was the 50th annual Orange Bowl Classic, played on January 2, 1984, between the unbeaten Nebraska Cornhuskers and the once-beaten Miami Hurricanes for the national championship.  Nebraska came into the game ranked #1 in both major polls with a 12-0 record….having steamrolled just about every opponent on the 1983 schedule….except for close road wins at Oklahoma…

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…

NCAA Football – 1982 – SWC Game of Week – Texas University VS Texas A & M – 1st Half

DOG COMMENTARY: Never in the history of college football has there been a more storied rivalry than the one that came down every Thanksgiving in the heart of Texas….than the annual game between the Texas Longhorns versas the Texas A & M Aggies…as it didn’t matter whether the game was played in Austin (UT) or…

NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game of Week – University of Texas VS TCU

DOG COMMENTARY: One of the truly great conferences in NCAA college football was the Southwest Conference (SWC)…. which existed from 1914 to 1996….and was composed primarily of schools from Texas including Rice University, Southern Methodist University, Texas A&M University, Texas Christian University, University of Houston, Texas Tech University, Baylor University and the University of Texas….along with Oklahoma University and Arkansas University as well.  Simply…

NCAA Football – 1986 – 50th Cotton Bowl Classic – Texas A & M VS Auburn – Featuring Bo Jackson

DOG COMMENTARY: This 1986 50th Cotton Bowl Classic between the Texas A & M Aggies against the Auburn University Tigers / War Eagles (as they couldn’t ever really decide which they were) in a game that featured one of the greatest collegiate and professional running backs in football history in Bo Jackson…..who just might have…

NCAA Football – 1986 – 50th Cotton Bowl – Texas A & M VS Auburn – Pregame – Featuring RB Bo Jackson

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 Cotton Bowl Classic was an American college football bowl game played on January 1, 1986 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas….and was the 50th Cotton Bowl Classic held….as the game featured the Texas A&M Aggies and the Auburn Tigers. A & M coach Jackie Sherill was in his fourth year with…

NCAAM – 1987 Final Four – Semi Finals – Providence Friars VS Syracuse Orangemen – 2nd Half

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1987 NCAA Mens Basketball Final Four was played at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, LA on Saturday, March 28, 1987….as the tournament featured a “Cinderella team” in the Final Four….as Providence College was led by a then-unknown coach, Rick Pitino, of Louisville University fame today (2017)….as the Friars made their first Final Four appearance…

Swimming – 1986 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship – Austin, TX

DOG ASIDE: The 1987 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships were contested in March 1987 at the Texas Swimming Center at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas….for the 64th annual NCAA-sanctioned swim meet to determine the team and individual national champions of Division I men’s collegiate swimming and diving in the USA….as the…

NCAA Football – 1985 SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns VS TCU Horned Frogs

DOG ASIDE: This 1985 Southwest Conference Game of the Week between the Texas Longhorns vs the TCU Horned Frogs was aired on HSE (Home Sports and Entertainment) Network on November 16, 1985…..as the Longhorns entered the game with a 6 – 2 record….while the Horned Frogs were 3 – 6 coming into the game. Texas…