Olympics 1984 Los Angeles – Interview – ABC Frank Gifford With Bullet Bob Hayes

DOG ASIDE: Robert Lee “Bullet Bob” Hayes (December 20, 1942 – September 18, 2002) was an Olympic sprinter turned American football wide receiver in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys.  An American track and field athlete….he was a two-sport stand-out in college in both track and football at Florida A&M University. He was…

NFL Greats – Walter Payton – Sweetness – Host Robert Conrad

DOG ASIDE:’ Walter Jerry Payton (July 25, 1953 – November 1, 1999) was an American football running back who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons….only missing one game in all of the thirteen seasons.  Walter Payton was known around the NFL as “Sweetness”….as he is remembered as one of…

Special – NFL Film – The Fashion Conscious NFL Of The 1960’s & The Career of Joe Montana

DOG ASIDE: As an accredited Sportsphile….I just have a huge spot in my heart for father Ed Sabol and son Steve Sabol….the awesome minds behind NFL Films…..for these men proved over and over that a picture is worth a thousand words….and in their case….a good film is worth a thousand memories….and they have been the…

NFL – Story Of The Juice – O J Simpson – From USC To The NFL Hall of Fame

DOG ASIDE: There may not be any story in sports that is as diverse and unexpected as the story of The Juice – O J Simpson….as this video focuses on his career from his Heisman Trophy days at USC….to his Hall of Fame years for the Buffalo Bills of the NFL….including his 1973 record breaking…

NFL – Profile of QB Joe Montana – The San Francisco 49’ers Leader

DOG ASIDE: This video shows the story of San Francisco 49’ers QB Joe Montana….from Notre Dame to the 49’ers….as he returns from back surgery in 1984 to lead San Francisco to a win in Super Bowl XIX.  Montana was known as the “comeback kid”….as he provides evidence in this clip that becomes unquestionable…..as Montana and…

1984 ESPN Sportscenter with George Grande, Greg Gumble & Chris Berman on NFL AFC & NFC Championship

DOG ASIDE: During the first decade of ESPN being on-air from 1978 to 1988….three of their anchor analysts and NFL sportscasters were George Grande, Greg Gumble and Chris Berman.  George Grande is an American sportscaster who is currently a part-time broadcaster for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball.  Grande is also famous for having…

Sports Special – Bobby Thompson HR & Immaculate Reception & Pete Rose & Joe Namath

DOG ASIDE: When you have as much video as I have to sort through and choose from…..it often becomes refreshing to post a sports special program like this one….cuz I get to share some really good footage of various athletes, events and achievement that have and will stand the test of time….and always be fun…

Sports Legends Features Doak Walker – A Most Celebrated Athlete Hosted By Paul Hornung

DOG ASIDE: Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. (January 1, 1927 – September 27, 1998) was an American football player….wjp played college football as a halfback at Southern Methodist University (SMU)….where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1948. Walker then played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the Detroit Lions for six seasons from 1950…

NFL Films 1984 World Champion Chicago Bears In Fight To The Finish imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: The 1984 Chicago Bears season was their 65th regular season and 15th post-season completed in the National Football League….as the club posted a 10–6 record….earning them a spot in the NFL playoffs. The Bears went on to lose in the NFC Championship Game 23–0 to the eventual Super Bowl Champion San Francisco 49’ers.…