Music – 1985 4th Of July Celebration – Hosts President & Mrs Ronald Reagan

DOG COMMENTARY: The country and its people were experiencing a time of prosperity and abundance…..which after having 4+ years of “reaganomics” (referring to US President Ronald Reagan economic policy) in play in the United States of America….as the economic times seemed to experience a great need to “show-off our successes” by providing the world with a grand 4th…

Music – 1985 July 4th Celebration In New York Harbor – John Williams Conductor

DOG COMMENTARY: The year 1985 was a very good year in American history….for it was in the middle of Ronald Reagan’s presidency….and the good ole USA was back to a “churning economy” that had American spirits and patriotism running on high….evidenced by this video of the Lady Liberty Weekend Celebration in New York Harbor….where the…

Special – 1978 Flight Of Double Eagle II – 1st Trans-Atlantic Hot Air Balloon Crossing

DOG COMMENTARY: Sone of the more enjoyable surprises about unveiling and posting Bone Daddy’s 2300 hour vintage sports, comedy and music library are the many “special historic program events” that he recorded back in the day…..and one of my favorite pieces is evidenced in this video about the flight of Double Eagle II…..which was the…

Boxing – Special – Sugar Ray Leonard – From Retirement To Comeback

DOG PHILOSOPHY: There were four boxing legends who made major comebacks from retirement/s…..winning additional world titles in the ring after being away from the ring for a significant amount of time…..Muhammad Ali, Roberto Duran, Sugar Ray Leonard and George Foreman….which conjures up my opinion that at the core of all athletes is their inability to…

Boxing – ABC In Studio Review – Roberto Duran VS Sugar Ray Leonard Fight 2

DOG COMMENTARY: This ABC In-Studio Review of the 2nd world welterweight title fight known as No Mas between Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran featured both fighters being interview by Howard Cosell….for this video gives the viewer a very distinct inside view of the mental framework of each of these two boxing legends from the golden…

Boxing – Special – HBOs Inside Boxing With Larry Merchant

DOG COMMENTARY: It is this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion that no network has ever delivered boxing quite like HBO…..as the boxing commentator crew of Barry Tompkins, Sugar Ray Leonard and Larry Merchant were as good as it got during the golden age of boxing….yep, there was Gil Clancy and Tim Ryan at CBS…..Marv Albert…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Joe Louis – Tribute To The Brown Bomber

DOG COMMENTARY: Joe Louis was to the heavyweight boxing championship title in the 1940’s….that Jack Johnson was to the 1910’s…..that Jack Dempsey was to the 1920’s….that Rocky Marciano was to the 1950’s….that Muhammad Ali was to the 1960’s and 1970’s….that Larry Holmes was to the early 1980’s…..that Mike Tyson was to the late 1980’s and…

Boxing – Special – Promoter Don King’s Salute to the Marines

DOG COMMENTARY: Many things have been said and written about one of the most famous professional boxing promoters of all time….Don King….from his globally identifiable hair style…..to his rocky relationship with many well known fighters…..to his style of hyping and selling his fights….to his career long rivalry with boxing promoter Bob Arum…..and to many other…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Jack Dempsey – The Manassa Mauler

DOG COMMENTARY: In this lil ole Sportsphile Chiweenie’s opinion…..Jack Dempsey, Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano were the only super great heavyweight champions in the era of boxing from 1922 to 1964.  The Manassa Mauler was a dominating boxer who to the action to his opponent in virtually every fight.   William Harrison “Jack” Dempsey (June 24,…