1979 NBC SportsWorld – Muhammad Ali Indoor Track Meet – With Dick Enberg & Ali

DOG ASIDE: This video of the 1979 Muhammad Ali Indoor Track Meet features a world class 60m Dash line-up with Harvey Glance, Steve Williams, Clancy Edwards, Charlie Wells, Dwayne Evans, Steve Riddick, Houston McTear and Donald Quarrie…..with a new world indoor record of 6.74 seconds. Also on this video is the 800m with Mike Boyt,…

1979 SportsWorld – Muhammad Ali Indoor Track Meet – Mens High Jump Dwight Stones

DOG ASIDE: Known as ‘The Ali’ by Track & Field enthusiasts of the day. The Muhammad Ali Invitational Track Meet started in 1979 in Long Beach, CA. The highlight was an 800-meter race that featured high-jumper Dwight Stones, former WBA heavyweight champ Jimmy Ellis, jockey Angel Cordero, and U.S. Senator Alan Cranston. Ali got involved in…

1985 SportsWorld – Muhammad Ali Invitational Indoor Track & Field Meet – Ali and Dick Enberg

DOG ASIDE: During the mid-1980’s….Muhammad Ali was sponsoring the Muhammad Ali Invitational USA Indoor Track and Field Meet….and NBC SportWorld covered it for several years.  In the 1985 Ali Invitational Meet…..many USA competitors at the top of the food chain in their particular track and field discipline would compete in this indoor event….as 1985 showcased…

Track & Field 1985 New York Womens Mini Marathon Featuring Joan Benoit

DOG ASIDE: Women’s marathon runner Joan Benoit was the reason for Bone Daddy’s infamous Olympic fan record at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..as the first event that BD saw live after arriving for the L A Games was the women’s marathon….which Joan Benoit won.  It was such an exciting victory around town amongst Olympic fans…

Track & Field 1983 US Outdoor Championship featuring sprinter Carl Lewis & 400m hurdler Edwin Moses

DOG ASIDE: There were many stars on the Los Angeles horizon during the entire 1984 Summer Olympics….just U S stars alone include Mary Lou Retton, Jeff Blatnick, Michael Jordan, Evelyn Ashford, Greg Louganis, et al….I could go on and on…..but by the time that sprinter Carl Lewis and 400m hurdler Edwin Moses reach the L…

Track & Field – 1976 Melrose Games – Wanamaker Mile & Mens 60 yd Hurdles & Mens 60 Yd Dash

DOG ASIDE: The Millrose Games is an annual indoor athletics meet (track and field) held each February in New York City.  The games were started when employees of the New York City branch of Wanamaker’s department store formed the Millrose Track Club to hold a meet. The featured event is the Wanamaker Mile.  The Millrose…

1985 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championship Women’s Broad Jump & Mens 880 Yd Run

DOG ASIDE: During the mid-1980’s in the sport of track and field…..there were two US broad jumbers who were world record holders….and they happened to be brother and sister….Carl & Carol Lewis. Don’t you know that their parents were mighty proud of their two siblings?!  I this NCAA Indoor Championship of 1985…..Carol Lewis was the…

Bone Daddy’s University of Texas Track & Field Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy attended The University of Texas in Austin from 1965 through 1970….attaining a Bachelor’s Degree from dean George Kozmetsky’s College of Business Administration….as BD was a finance major in one of the top business schools…..not just in Texas, but across the country in the mid-to-late 1960’s.  George Kozmetsky was an American technology…

1984 Olympics Day 8 Track & Field Womens Heptahlon Gold Medalist Glynis Nunn

DOG ASIDE: A heptathlon is a track and field combined events contest made up of seven events.  The name derives from the Greek hepta (seven) and athlon (contest).  There are two heptathlons….the women’s heptathlon and the men’s….composed of different events. The men’s heptathlon is older and is held indoors….while the women’s is held outdoors and was introduced in…