Special – 1979 US Sky Diving Championship – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: Formation skydiving is a skydiving event where multiple skydivers attach themselves to one another by grabbing each other’s limbs or by the use of “grippers” on their jumpsuit while free falling through the sky. The goal of this skydiving program is to build a formation of multiple divers arranged in a geometric pattern.…

Special – 1975 – Magic Year In Sports – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: The year 1975 had super highs and some super lows…..as one of the lowest lows was to take place in the horse racing match race between the super filly Ruffian and the best stud Foolish Pleasure….for Ruffian would break her ankle and have to be destroyed…..but on the other side of lows were…

Special – 1979 Pan American Games – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: This clip from the 1979 Pan American Games leads off with a wrap-up of the boxing competition….featuring USA’s Lem Steeples and Jackie Beard…..which is followed by a Jack Whitaker piece of the USA men’s basketball team with Coach Bobby Knight and his assistant coach Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K today)…..and his opinion on the…

Special 1979 Pan American Games Part 1

DOG ASIDE: This video of the 1979 Pan American Games….leading off with Grecco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling….followed by the equestrian event with Michael Matz the winner…..and this is followed by boxing which featured the USA teams and the Cuban teams….with an incredible heavyweight fight with Cuban sensation Teofilio Stevenson footage as he takes on Narcisso Maldonado…

Special – MLB Salary Comparison Of 1963 and 1983 & Al Oerter On Steroids

DOG ASIDE: This video provides a really interesting look at the highest paid MLB players in 1963…..and how that compares with the highest paid player salaries of 1983….and do you know what grew that salary base?…..the boob tube….that’s television folks…..for this reason for growth has escalated beyond belief since 1983 to 2016. ¬†This video then…

Special – 1982 – Sports Year In Review – Part 5

DOG ASIDE: Regretfully, we do not have audio on this clip…but the video is still great….and the sporting events that are covered….are well worth watching even without sound…so, kicking off the video is highlights of Bjorn Borg vs John McEnroe in the Men’s Finals at Wimbledon….then moves to coverage of soccer’s World Cup….followed by a…

Special – 1975 – Magic Year In Sports – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: This video on the magic year in sports that 1975 turned out to be….for it was the rookie year for Bill Walton in the NBA….with Rick Barry leading the Golden State Warriors over the Washington Bullets in the NBA Finals….then there was the Buffalo Sabres vs the Philadelphia Flyers in the Stanley Cup…

Special – 1986 CBS Sports – Year In Review – Part 5

DOG ASIDE:

1986 gave sports fans everywhere an incredible US Tennis Open Women’s Finals between reigning queen Martina Navratilova and so to be queen of the courts, Steffi Graf….while in boxing Mike Tyson looked unbeatable….and Sugar Ray Leonard and Marvin Hagler finally meet in the ring for the Middleweight Title.¬†

Special – 1986 CBS Sports – Year In Review – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: In this video of the review of 1986 in sports….probably the biggest sports headline was taken by PGA golfer Jack Nicklaus….as the Golden Bear became the oldest Masters winner (age 46) in winning his last major golf championship…..as Greg Norman won the British Open….Ray Floyd the US Open….and Bob Tway the PGA Championship.…