NBA – Special – CBS 1987 All Star Game Preview – Hosts Pat O’Brien & Rick Berry & Gary Neale

DOG COMMENTARY: The 37th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on February 8, 1987 at Seattle’s Kingdome in Seattle, Washington…..as the Seattle SuperSonics power forward Tom Chambers was the game’s MVP. The Eastern Conference team consisted of the Washington Bullets’ Moses Malone and Jeff Malone….the Philadelphia 76ers’ Julius Erving, Maurice Cheeks and Charles Barkley….the Boston…

Boxing – 1981 Lightweight Bout – Rodolfo Gato Gonzalez VS Andy Ganigan imasportsphile.com

DOG COMMENTARY: This is a great lightweight boxing match between Gato Gonzales vs. Andy Ganigan….a fight that features two boxers who were voted to The Ring Magazine’s 100 hardest punchers list…..and these two guys were lightweights….for this fight is well worth the watch. Rodolfo González was born December 16, 1945 in Guadalajara, Jalisco was a Mexican boxer…

Boxing – Highlights – 1980 Lightweight Bout – Aaron Pryor VS Julio Valdez – Exciting 4th Round TKO

DOG ASIDE: On March 16, 1980, Aaron “The Hawk” Pryor entered the ring against Julio Valdez of Puerto Rico with a 22 – 0 record….as he made short order of Valdez with a 4th round TKO victory….as the 4th round highlights seen in this video herewith showed why many boxing affectionardos at the time felt…

Boxing – WBC Lightweight Title – Champ Jose Luis Rameriz VS Terrence Alli

DOG COMMENTARY: Jose Luis Ramirez is a retired Mexican boxer….who was a two time World Lightweight Champion….compiling a professional record of 102 wins and 9 losses with 82 knockouts….who was a native of Huatabampo, Sonora and a resident of Culiacán,  Ramírez made his professional debut on March 25, 1973 at the age of 15….who climbed slowly…

Boxing – Lightweight Bout – Orlando Canizales VS John Camaro & Joe Loving VS Victor Davis

DOG COMMENTARY: Orlando Canizales is an American boxer who won the International Boxing Federation bantamweight title and defended it for a record sixteen consecutive times….as Canizales turned professional in 1984 and was undefeated in twelve fights before meeting the 1984 Olympic gold medalist Paul Gonzalez in 1986. Gonzalez defeated him over twelve rounds….but Canizales rebounded from that…

Boxing – WBC Light Middleweight Title – Champ Thomas Hearns VS Roberto Duran

DOG COMMENTARY: By the time that June 6, 1984 rolled around…..both Roberto “Manos de Piedras” Duran faced off against the WBC world light middleweight champion Thomas “Hitman” Hearns…..both had already established themselves as super great legendary boxers during the golden age of boxing from 1964 to 1995…..for there was no other era of boxing in…

DOG COMMENTARY: Carlos Santos is a former boxer from Puerto Rico….who was fought for his country in the 1976 Montreal Olympics…where he was eliminated in the quarterfinals. Santos debuted as a professional boxer on November 11, 1976 by outpointing José Collantes over four rounds in San Juan. He obtained his first knockout victory in his third fight…..when…

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 – Middleweight Champions – Special – John Madden Journey – How Hagler Became Marvelous

DOG COMMENTARY: This boxing special is a piece done by CBS Sports under the title of John Madden’s Journey…..as the former NFL coach hosts a program designed to highlight really special athletes in conjunction with the sport and the abilities and talents of high profile athletes in that particular sport …..and this John Madden’s Journey…