NCAA Football – 1987 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Tech Red Raiders Vs Texas Longhorns – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:     The 1987 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Longhorns were coached by David McWilliams and finished the regular season with a 6–5 record….which ended on a high note as they defeated  Pittsburgh University in the Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl…by a score of 32 – 27.     …

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – Womens Midwest Region Finals – Texas Vs Ole Miss – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    The 1986 University of Texas Lady Longhorns basketball team is a team of history that occupies very rare space in sports….as this bunch of over-achieving athletes under the direction of legendary basketball coach Jody Conradt….were the first team to experience perfection in a season….after going undefeated in 34 straight games on their…

NCAA Football – 1984 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs Texas Tech Red Raiders – 2nd Half

DOG ASIDE:    Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, was raised in West Texas where football was KING….with the only close 2nd being baseball….which was just a popular as football in the 1950s and 1960s…..I mean, can you sing  “talkin baseball….with Willie….Mickey….and the Duke”….but football in West Texas was a way of life….heck, the fathers of really…

Special – 1980 – HBOs Sports Magazine’s Year in Review – Featuring The Miracle on Ice

DOG COMMENTARY:    After posting 1800 vintage videos on this site over the past 2 years…. It is this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion….that some of my very favorite videos are the ones that show highlights of the entire year in sports….like this HBO produced special look at 1980.  Every year that passes by embody…

NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    Back in the days of the fabled Soutwest Conference….known for its hard-nosed football and long standing rivalries….you could always bet that any inter-conference match-up would be a test of will and character….regardless of the talent of each team taking the field….and this 1983 SWC Game of the Week on Home Sports Entertainment…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – CBS Halftime Of Womens Finals – Immaculata College In The 1970s

DOG ASIDE:    This CBS halftime show at the 1986 Womens National Championship game between the Texas Lady Longhorns vs USC Women of Troy provides the viewer with a little known story about one of the greatest dynasties of women’s basketball….when a small little Catholic College just outside of Philadelphia, PA called Immaculata College was…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – Womens Finals – Texas Lady Longhorns Vs USC Women Of Troy – 2nd Half

DOG COMMENTARY:  “The first thought was perfection. There will be a champion crowned every year, but the undefeated champions will form an eliteroup.”          In 1986, Texas Women’s Basketball made history. The Longhorns defeated Southern California in the national championship game, finishing the season at 34-0 to become the first team in…

NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game Of The Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:      There used to be a powerful college football conference that won 32 national championships between 1914 and 1996….and that was the old Southwest Conference (SWC)….where football was KING….and all other sports bowed down to the mighty SWC football teams.      Composed primarily of schools from Texas….at various times the conference included…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – Womens Finals – Texas Lady Longhorns Vs USC Women Of Troy – 1st Half

DOG COMMENTARY: Lady Longhorns coaching legend Jody Conradt became the head coach of the women’s program at UT in Austin in 1976….which just happened to be the same year another college coaching legend started his career as head coach ot the Texas Longhorns….and the truth be known….they both inherited programs that were in shambles.   …