NFL – Great Players – Howie Long – Warlord Of The Raiders

DOG COMMENTARY: Howard Matthew Moses “Howie” Long is an American former National Football League (NFL) defensive end, actor and sports analyst. He played in the NFL for 13 seasons and spent the entirety of his career with the Oakland / Los Angeles Raiders franchise….during which was named to eight Pro Bowls….while helping his Raiders win a…

NCAAF – 1984 SWC Game of Week – Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders – 2nd Half

DOG COMMENTARY: Coming out for the 2nd half with a lead of 10 – 0 for the Texas Tech Red Raiders…..was definitely a potential huge upset in the making…..as the Longhorns were ranked # 2 in the country coming into their game with Tech….as the Red Raiders are notoriously “tough on their onw turf” at Jones…

NCAAF – 1984 SWC Game of Week – Texas Longhorns vs Texas Tech Red Raiders

DOG COMMENTARY: 1984 marked the 34 meeting of an American college football rivalry between the Texas Longhorns and the Texas Tech Red Raiders…..a rivalry that began in 1928….which accellerated in its intensity in 1960 when the Red Raiders joined the Southwest Football Conference…as these two storied universities have played each year since then for The…

Music – 1985 July 4th Celebration In New York Harbor – John Williams Conductor

DOG COMMENTARY: The year 1985 was a very good year in American history….for it was in the middle of Ronald Reagan’s presidency….and the good ole USA was back to a “churning economy” that had American spirits and patriotism running on high….evidenced by this video of the Lady Liberty Weekend Celebration in New York Harbor….where the…

NFL – Great Players – Minnesota Vikings DE Jim Marshall

DOG COMMENTARY: James Lawrence Marshall is a retired American football player who played defensive end for the Cleveland Browns (1960) and the Minnesota Vikings (1961–1979)….who was a member of the Vikings’ famous “Purple People Eaters”….a defensice line that consisted of Marshall (DE), Alan Page (DT), Gary Larsen(DT), and Carl Eller (DE),…a force down in the trenches…

NFL – 1985 NFC Divisional Championship – Chicago Bears VS NY Giants

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1985 Chicago Bears team was one of the most enjoyable teams to watch for any NFL fan…..for this was a group of distinct individuals……to include such players like LB Mike Singletary, DE Richard Dent, DT Steve McMicheal (University of Texas fame), DT “Refrigerator” Perry, QB Jim McMahon, RB Walter “Sweetness” Payton, et…

Music – MoTown 25th Anniversary – Michael Jackson & Marvin Gay & Stevie Wonder & More

DOG COMMENTARY: It is always a treat for this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile to post a video that has a subject matterr that is totally American…..which “soul music” and “rhythm and blues music” certainly is…..for there has never been a greater influence on these two genres of music than those records produced Berry Gordy, Jr’s “Motown Music Label”…

NFL – Greatest QBs – Cowboys Roger Staubach & Colts Johnny Unitas

DOG COMMENTARY: This is one of my very most enjoyable NFL Films video….cuz it covers two of my all-time favorite quarterbacks in Johnny Unitas of the Baltimore Colts from 1956 – 1072 and Roger Staubach of the Dallas Cowboys from 1969 to 1979.   Johnny U was roaming the gridiron in his black high-top cleats…

NFL – 1986 NFC Wild Card – Washington Redskins vs Los Angeles Rams – 1st Half

DOG ASIDE: This 1986 NFL NFC Wild Card Playoff game features Brent Musberger, Jimmy ‘The Greek” Snyder and Irv Cross in studio for CBS…..with the legendary game commentator crew of Pat Summerall and John Madden bringing the “play by play” coverage of the game….and any time you get to hear these two bring an NFL…