Rodeo – ESPN World Championship Mesquite Rodeo – Bull Dogging & Steer Wrestling Competition

DOG ASIDE: Growing up in West Texas meant that you came in contact with a whole bunch of real cowboys….cuz there were a whole lot of big ranches out West….where big ranches meant large herds of cattle…which meant lots of cowboys….so Bone Daddy went to his fair share of rodeos held in Midland and Odessa…and…

NFL- Halloween Special With Bears LB Dick Butkus As The Monster of the Midway

DOG ASIDE: In the history of professional football….there may never have been a more feared linebacker than the Chicago Bears Dick Butkus.  Richard Marvin “Dick” Butkus (born December 9, 1942) is a former American football linebacker who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted in 1965 and he is…

CBS Sports Sunday Pat O’Brien Featuring USA Speed Skaters Dan Jansen & Erik Henriksen & Nick Thometz At Netherlands World Championship

DOG ASIDE: Daniel Erwin “Dan” Jansen is a retired American speed skater. A multiple world champion in sprint and perennial favorite at the Winter Olympics…he won a gold medal in his final race (1,000 meters) in the 1994 Winter Olympics at the end of his career. Keith James (“Nick”) Thometz was an American ice speed-skater. For…

The Story Of Grandson Of Knute Rockne Coaching Football At East Carbon High School In Utah

DOG ASIDE: Just the name Knute Rockne conjures up visions of college football….young men playing a game they love….while being motivated by the finest of coaches…each who understands the psychology of teaching and motivating boys to play a game….while ultimately developing men to be able to tackle all of life’s challenges after they quit playing…

NCAA Football Highlights The Legend Of Bear Bryant

DOG ASIDE: In 1954, Bryant accepted the head coaching job at Texas A&M University…..where he also served as athletic director.  The Aggies suffered through a grueling 1-9 initial season….which began with the infamous training camp in Junction, Texas…..when the “survivors” were given the name “Junction Boys”.  Two years later, Bryant led the team to the…

1985 ESPN With David Sullivan On NCAA Football David McWilliams As New Coach At Texas Tech

DOG ASIDE: This ESPN Sportscenter clip from 1985 covers the announcement of David McWilliams a former American football player at The University of Texas from 1961 to 1963….and defensive coordinator at Texas from 1982 to 1985 when he was named as the head coach at Texas Tech University in 1986. McWilliams returned to UT at…

1978 ESPN NFL Primetime With Tom Jackson & Chris Bermen & Gayle Gardner

DOG ASIDE: This video clip gives you a look at a 1978 ESPN telecast with Chris Berman, Tom Jackson and Gayle Gardner…who were some of the original ESPN sportscasters.  Both Berman and Jackson are still bringing the NFL on ESPN in 2016…..some 38 years later…which by any standard is a significant accomplishment….especially when you consider…

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…