Music – The Blues Brothers – I Got Everything I Need, Almost & Trying to Get Next To You

DOG COMMENTARY: There will be often times that I write about a subject that is near and dear to my heart….and this is one of those times….cuz this video brings this subject to the surface once again….as it is one of the very few clips from my extensive vintage Saturday Night Live library that I have to…

NFL – Great QBs – Graham & Tittle & Dawson & Layne & Van Brocklin

DOG COMMENTARY: Otto Everett Graham Jr. was an American football quarterback who played for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and National Football League (NFL)….who is regarded by critics as one of the most dominant players of his era….after having taken the Browns to league championship games every year between 1946 and 1955….while…

NFL – Great Coaches – Minnesota Vikings Bud Grant

THE GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT IN SPORTS THAT I HAVE EVER SEEN As I often do….I was moved by a sports program that I saw on television today….which was about Chris Spielman and his wife Stephanie…..and her 11 year fight with breast cancer….when in the last days of her life, she, Chris and her children were participating…

NFL – Great Teams Great Years – 1976 Oakland Raiders – Part 2

DOG COMMENTARY: This second part of the NFL Films production of Great Teams Great Years – The 1976 Oakland Raiders starts with the division playoffs against the New England Patriots….then carries the viewer through the AFC Championship game with the Pittsburgh Steelers…..and culminates with the winning of Super Bowl XI against the NFC Champion Minnesota…

NFL – Great Teams Great Years – 1976 Oakland Raiders – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: After having appeared in the three previous AFC Championship Games – and having lost all three—the 1976 Raiders finally won the conference championship….and went on to win their first Super Bowl….ater posting a 13–1 regular season record and winning their sixth AFC West championship in seven seasons,…as the Raiders rolled to victories against…

NFL – Highlights – 1979 This Is The NFL – Miracle At The Meadowlands

DOG COMMENTARY: I have never been much of an Eagles fan…..cuz I like the Cowboys…..and the Eagles have been in NFC East Division forever….which makes them an arch-rival of all things Cowboys…..however, in the deep crevices of this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s mind…..lies the soul of a fan who just loves the Eagles fans….for they…

NFL – Hardest Hits Hardest Hitters -Ray Nitschke & Dick Butkus & LawrenceTaylor

DOG COMMENTARY: This video showcases three (3) of the NFL’s All-Time Greatest Linebackers….Green Bay Packer Ray Nitschke, Chicago Bears Dick Butkus and New York Giants Lawrence Taylor….for there may never be a trio of linebackers who were tougher, meaner or more intimidating than these guys….as each were inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame…

NFL – Greatest QBs Ever – Saints Archie Manning & Steelers Terry Bradshaw

DOG COMMENTARY: When you consider the history of the two NFL franchises of the New Orleans Saints and the Pittsburgh Steelers…..you find a tale of two cities……one being the home of the “lovable losers” known for many years as the “Aint’s”….and the other being the 6 – time SuperBowl champions known as the “steel curtain”….with…

NFL – Hardest Hits Hardest Hitters – NY Giants Sam Huff

DOG ASIDE: NFL Films was responsible for setting a very high level of production peices…..especially with their “Best Ever” and “Men Who  Played the Game” and “Hardest Hits, Hardest Hitters” …..just to name a few…..were absolutely incredible peices of NFL photographic film…..as I have said many times….Ed and Steve Sabol….along with Harry Kalas (frequent host) and Ed Fucenda (the incredible voice…