NCAA Football – 1984 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs Texas Tech Red Raiders – 2nd Half

DOG ASIDE:    Bone Daddy, the original Sportsphile, was raised in West Texas where football was KING….with the only close 2nd being baseball….which was just a popular as football in the 1950s and 1960s…..I mean, can you sing  “talkin baseball….with Willie….Mickey….and the Duke”….but football in West Texas was a way of life….heck, the fathers of really…

NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    Back in the days of the fabled Soutwest Conference….known for its hard-nosed football and long standing rivalries….you could always bet that any inter-conference match-up would be a test of will and character….regardless of the talent of each team taking the field….and this 1983 SWC Game of the Week on Home Sports Entertainment…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – CBS Halftime Of Womens Finals – Immaculata College In The 1970s

DOG ASIDE:    This CBS halftime show at the 1986 Womens National Championship game between the Texas Lady Longhorns vs USC Women of Troy provides the viewer with a little known story about one of the greatest dynasties of women’s basketball….when a small little Catholic College just outside of Philadelphia, PA called Immaculata College was…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – Womens Finals – Texas Lady Longhorns Vs USC Women Of Troy – 2nd Half

DOG COMMENTARY:  “The first thought was perfection. There will be a champion crowned every year, but the undefeated champions will form an eliteroup.”          In 1986, Texas Women’s Basketball made history. The Longhorns defeated Southern California in the national championship game, finishing the season at 34-0 to become the first team in…

NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game Of The Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:      There used to be a powerful college football conference that won 32 national championships between 1914 and 1996….and that was the old Southwest Conference (SWC)….where football was KING….and all other sports bowed down to the mighty SWC football teams.      Composed primarily of schools from Texas….at various times the conference included…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – Womens Finals – Texas Lady Longhorns Vs USC Women Of Troy – 1st Half

DOG COMMENTARY: Lady Longhorns coaching legend Jody Conradt became the head coach of the women’s program at UT in Austin in 1976….which just happened to be the same year another college coaching legend started his career as head coach ot the Texas Longhorns….and the truth be known….they both inherited programs that were in shambles.   …

NCAA Football – 1984 – Special – KVUE Ch 24 Ausins Tribute To Texas Longhorns Football Season

DOG ASIDE:    KVUE Channel 24 Austin has always been a huge supporter of University of Texas sports….especially football….as they always produced special programs that served as evidence of their support….and this review and highlights of the 1984 Longhorn season serves as a perfect example of their support.  The 1984 Texas Longhorns were ranked #…

NCAA Baseball – 1987 – College World Series – Texas Longhorns VS Arkansas Razorbacks – Innings 8 & 9

DOG ASIDE:   This was the last CWS to use a double-elimination format through the championship game….for under the format used from 1950 through 1987….the bracket was often adjusted after the field was pared to four teams in order to avoid rematches from earlier rounds. Starting in 1988 and continuing through 2002….the eight teams were divided…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – NCAA Womens Championship Game – Texas Lady Longhorns VS USC Women Of Troy

DOG COMMENTARY:    The 1986 NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Tournamentbegan on March 12 and ended on March 30. The tournament expanded to 40 teams from 32….as the Final Four included Texas, Tennessee, Western Kentucky, and USC….with Texas defeating Southern California, 97-81 in the championship game ….as Texas’s Clarissa Davis was named the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament….for with their championship win….Texas…