Sports Special – 1979 – Sports Illustrated – The 1st 25 Years – Sportsmen Of The Year – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: Towards the end of each fiscal year….the celebrated sports magazine Sports Illustrated has conducted their own Sportsperson / Athlete of the Year Award ….of which the winner was announced via a live television special during the late 1970s and into the early 1980s.  Since its inception in 1954….Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsperson of the Year award…

NFL – 1979 Super Bowl XIII – Dallas Cowboys VS Pittsburg Steelers – 1st Thru Mid-4th Qtr

DOG COMMENTARY: Super Bowl XIII was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Dallas Cowboys to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1978 season….as the game was played on January 21, 1979, at the Orange Bowl in Miami….which was the…

NFL – Special – CBS Preview Of 1979 Season – Featuring Archie Manning & Earl Campbell & Jim Zorn

DOG ASIDE: In this CBS preview of the upcoming 1979 NFL season…..Irv Cross provides insight into the upcoming 1979 NFL season by covering QB Archie Manning and the New Orleans Saints…..then comes a piece on Oilers running back Earl Campbell…..followed by an inside look at the defending Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers….and finishes with a…

NFL – Special – Super Memories Of Super Bowls I – XIII

DOG COMMENTARY: This video is awesome because Harry Kalas of NFL Films fame gives the viewer a compilation of highlights from the first Super Bowl game played through the 13th Super Bowl game played….which makes it a treasure in its own right. In the chronology of all things Super Bowl….starting off with the Green Bay…

NFL – Special – Coaches Crunch Course – A Game Of Hitting

DOG ASIDE: Every now and then, I run across a video that is short in time length but long on subject matter….and this Coaches Crunch Course “A Game of Hitting”….is one of those….for the subject matter is at the core of the NFL game….which makes it so popular to the viewing public….for what fans really love…

NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – Colts / Dolphins QB Earl Morrell

DOG COMMENTARY: Earl Edwin Morrall (May 17, 1934 – April 25, 2014) was an American football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for twenty-one seasons as a starter and a reserve…who also occasionally punted. Earl Morrall became known as one of the greatest backup quarterbacks in NFL history….when during the 1968…

NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Cowboys VS Steelers – Steelers WRs VS Cowboys DBs

DOG ASIDE: This video clip of NBC’s Preview of Super Bowl XIII starts off with a wonderful feature and tribute to NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle….covering the growth of the league during his 18 years at the helm….as NBC’s Mike Adamle gives a wonderful perspective of Rozelle’s “iron fisted reign” of the NFL. Dick Enberg and…

NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Steeler Linebackers Vs Cowboys Backs

DOG ASIDE: This clip from NBC’s Super Bowl XIII Preview….aired in advance of their coverage of the game….has Bryan Gumble and Mike Adamle breaking down the match-up between the Steelers linebacker core of Jack Lambert, Jack Ham and Robin Cole against the Dallas Cowboys offensive backfield of RB Tony Dorsett, QB Roger Staubach and RB…