1985 Women’s World Gymnastics Championships From Rennes, France

DOG ASIDE: The 1986 Women’s World Gymnastics Championship….held in Rennes, France…..with the medal count being won for the 7th straight year by the Soviet Union….who dominated women’s gymnastics from 1974 to 1994….when the team from China finally beat the Soviets. ┬áThe 1986 World Championships proved to be a transition time for the Russian women’s team….as…

1985 SportsWorld Hilites – 1968 PGA Lee Trevino & Hilites 1985 MLB With Bill Macatee

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy has been a fan of the game of golf for dang near all of his life….as he liked Texas golfers…..Mysterious Mr. X Miller Barber, Don January, Ben Hogan, Byron Nelson, Tom Kite, Ben Crenshaw, Charles Coody, et al…..but his and my all time favorite Texas golfer was Lee Buck Trevino….The Merry…

1985 NBC Sports Journal Special – Fan Violence In Sports – USOC President Peter Ueberroth

DOG ASIDE: As with all things in life….you cannot have a top without having a bottom….and one of the bottom’s of all sports for all time….is fan violence. This video clip provides a in-depth look at how fan violence has infiltrated the world of sport since it seem to all ignite with the hoolagans and…

1985 SportsWorld – Grand Sumo Wrestling Competition & Profile on Linda Fratianne & 4 x Man Bobsled World Championships

DOG ASIDE: I have actually watched a significant amount of sumo wrestling with Bone Daddy….and we are both always amazed at how strong, agile and quick those big huge men can be….it is awesome to see these manicured athletes of Japan….and when it comes to figure skating….BD has always had crushes on Peggy Fleming, Dorothy…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 1 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: In the world of sport time is not only measured by years….it is measured by achievement….the achievement of men and women who possess a rare combination of spirit and skill. ┬áSport is one of the most enthralling spectacles….and like all spectacles….it has enriched the lives of the competitors….and the lives of those who…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 2 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: This video of Sports Illustrated 25th Anniversary Show hosted by James Caan….which took place some 34+ years ago….highlights past Sportsman of the Year recipients like Billie Jean King, Coach John Wooten (the piece on Coach Wooten is priceless)….Coaches Al Maguire, Sid Gillman, Lou Saban, Bo Schembechler….as an incredible piece of footage is put…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 3 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: Sports Illustrated’s 25th Anniversary Show part 3 highlights the athletes who won Sportsman of the Year during the past quarter century who were known by their nicknames…..as nothing more was ever needed….Stan the Man….Pistol Pete….Broadway Joe….Sugar Ray….Mr October….Too Tall ….Americas Team. ..Hollywood….Dandy Don….Bullet Bob….Captain Comeback…..Broad Street Bullies…..Dr J….Arnie’s Army…..the Splendid Splinter….the Say Hey…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 4 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: Sports Illustrated’s 25th Anniversary part 4 highlights such famous events as 1973’s meeting of Bobby Riggs vs Billie Jean King in the “Battle of the Sexes”…..1960 Olympics Rafer Johnson and C. K. Yang….on June 26, 1959 Ingemar Johnnson vs Floyd Patterson in the first of their famous grudge matches…..New Orleans Saints K Tom…

Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 5 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: In Sports Illustrated’s 25th Anniversary Show part 5…..the earlier days of the 1960’s are covered….with Queen Elizabeth’s horse Devon Loch and his imaginary jump…..Hammerin Hank Aaron…..the 15 time NHL Stanley Cup Champion Montreal Canadiens…..the Celtics Bill Russell….the Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970’s and The Immaculate Reception….and so much more. This is great stuff…