NCAA Football – 1986 SWC – Thanksgiving Day – Texas Longhorns VS Texas Aggies

DOG ASIDE: The 1986 version of the Southwest Conference Thanksgiving Day Classic between The University of Texas and Texas A & M University was the last game in which Longhorn Coach Fred Akers would coach after being at the helm in Austin for 10 years and two (2) SWC Championships. The Aggies were led by…

NCAA Football – 1985 SWC Game of Week – Texas Longhorns VS Texas Tech Red Raiders

DOG ASIDE: The 1985 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season in the Southwest Conference….finishing the season with 8 wins 3 losses….while finishing the Soutwest Conference with a 6 win 2 loss record….finishing in a tie with # 12 Arkansas University and #…

NCAAF – 1986 Texas Longhorn Football – Season In Review

DOG ASIDE: The TexasLonghorns football team finished the regular season with a 7–3–1 record and lost to Iowa in the 1984 Freedom Bowl….as the 1984 season had Texas once again ranked No. 1 in the polls….but soon dropped after a tie with Oklahoma….followed by 3 straight losses to end the season. A year later Texas…

NCAAF – 1984 SWC Game of Week – Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders

DOG COMMENTARY: 1984 marked the 34 meeting of an American college football rivalry between the Texas Longhorns and the Texas Tech Red Raiders…..a rivalry that began in 1928….which accellerated in its intensity in 1960 when the Red Raiders joined the Southwest Football Conference…as these two storied universities have played each year since then for The…

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…

NCAAM – Special – Sports Dynasty – Coach John Wooten & The UCLA Bruins – Part 2

DOG COMMENTARY: One of the more incredible epics in sports history….was Coach John Wooden’s UCLA basketball dynasty from (1964 – 1975)….cuz over a 12 years span from the 1964 season through the 1975 season…..opposing teams saved their best for UCLA….yet the Bruins amassed a 335 – 22 record….posting 10 out of 12 NCAA Championships….recording 44…

NCAAM – NBC Special – Al McGuire Remembers Evansville & Previews 1985 Finals

DOG ASIDE: This video is dedicated to the 19 members of the Evansville Purple Aces team and coaching staff….who lost their lives on that dreadful day on December 13, 1977….when the Air Indiana Flight 216 Douglas DC-3 carrying the University of Evansville basketball team….crashed on takeoff at the Evansville Regional Airport in Evansville, Indiana. The aircraft…

NCAAM – Special – Al McGuire Previews 1985 Finals – Houston University VS NC State University

DOG ASIDE: NBC’s Al McGuire previews the 1985 NCAA Men’s Basketball Finals between the high flying Phi Slamma Jamma of the Houston Cougars vs the North Carolina State Wolfpack….. in interviews with Houston Coach Guy V. Lewis and NC St Coach Jim Valvano…..followed by McGuire’s 1983 all freshman team with Kenny “Sky” Walker (Kentucky), Tim…

NCAAM – NBC Special – Al McGuire On Coach Norm Ellenberger & Alburquerque

DOG ASIDE: In this video clip….NBC’s Al McGuire interviews prior University of New Mexico Lobos Coach Norm Ellenberger….then provides a thumb-nail sketch of Alburquerque, New Mexico…..the sight of the 1983 NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four…..which was eventually won on a last second shot by Jim Valvano’s North Carolina State Wolfpack team over the high flying…