Special – 1985 – NBC Sportsworld – Grand Sumo Wrestling Competition – Nagasaki, Japan

DOG COMMENTARY:  Sumo (相撲 sumō) or sumo wrestling is a competitive full-contact wrestling sport….where a wrestler (rikishi) attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring (dohyō)….or into touching the ground with anything other than the soles of his feet…..as the Japanese characters 相撲 literally mean “striking one another”.      The sport originated in Japan….which is still the only country where…

NCAA Football – 1985 – SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 1st Qtr

DOG ASIDE:   The 1985 TCU Horned Frogs football team represented Texas Christian University (TCU) in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season….as the Horned Frogs finished the season 3 – 8 overall….while posting an 0 – 8 in the Southwest Conference. The team was coached by Jim Wacker….in his third year as head coach….as the Frogs played their home games in Amon…

Music – Ray Charles – Gonna Be A Bright Sun Shiny Day & She’s Long Gone Now

DOG COMMENTARY: In June 1952, Atlantic Records bought Charles’s contract for $2,500 from Swing Time Records….and in his first recording session for Atlantic….he recorded “The Midnight Hour” and “Roll With My Baby” in September 1952, albeit,  his last Swingtime release “Misery in My Heart” and “The Snow Is Falling” would not appear until February 1953.  He began…

NFL – Highlights – 1971 AFC Divisional Playoffs – Dolphins VS Chiefs – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: There have been some absolutely incredible NFL playoff games that have provided many memorable highlights throughout the history of the NFL….but none more dramatic than the 1971 AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs….in which the Dolphins QB Bob Griese completed 20 of 36 passess for 263…

Bonne Daddy´s 1968 New York Yankees Baseball Card Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The New York Yankees season was the 66th season for the team in New York….and its 68th season overall. The team finished above .500 for the first time since 1964….with a record of 83–79….finishing 20 games behind the Detroit Tigers.  New York was managed by Ralph Houk….as the Yanks played at Yankee Stadium.  The…

Excerpts Of 1978 NCAAM 1978 Texas Longhorns Coach Abe Lemons VS DePaul University Coach Ray Meyers

DOG ASIDE: In this 1978 video excerpts of the NCAAM basketball game between the Texas Longhorns vs #1 DePaul University….was a clash between two legendary coaches….Abe Lemons of Texas….and Ray Meyers of DePaul.  Meyers team was ranked #1 in the nation at the time….partly due to the tremendous talent of Mark Aguire….a 2-time concensus collegiate…

Bone Daddy’s NFL 1987 Super Bowl XXI Denver Broncos vs NY Giants Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: Super Bowl XXI was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Denver Broncos and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants….to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1986 season. The Giants defeated the Broncos by the score of 39–20….winning their first ever Super Bowl….and their…

Weightlifting 1982 World Cup Power Lifting Championship

DOG ASIDE: Power lifting is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three lifts…squat, bench press and dead lift.  As in the sport of Olympic weightlifting….it involves lifting weights in three attempts. Power lifting evolved from a sport known as “odd lifts”….which followed the same three-attempt format but used a wider…