PGA Golf – 1986 – Masters Tournament – Final Round – Part 1

DOG ASIDE:     The 1986 Masters Tournament was the 50th Masters Tournament….which was held April 10–13 at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia….where Jack Nicklaus won his record 18th professional major with a historic one-stroke victory….when he shot a final round 65 (−7)….with a back nine of 30 (−6)….for a total score of 279 (−9)….and at age 46….he became the oldest winner…

NFL – 1988 – CBS Special Halftime Show – NFC Championship – Vikings Vs Redskins

DOG ASIDE:    This CBS halftime show features Brent Musburger interviewing ex-Vikings QB Fran Tarkenton and 1987 Defensive Lineman of the Year Buffulo Bills Bruce Smith….who is sporting a beautiful sable fur coat…..then Will McDonough in the Minnesota locker room and Irv Cross in the Washington locker room with injury updates and status reports….which is followed…

Boxing – 1986 – 12 Rnd WBC Super Featherweight Title Fight – Julio Cesar Chavez Vs Rocky Lockridge

DOG ASIDE:     On August 3, 1986, Chavez won a twelve-round majority decision over former WBA and future IBF Super Featherweight champion Rocky Lockridge in Monte Carlo, Monaco….who happened to be the 53rd fighter that the Mexican boxing legend had entered the ring against….and the 1st boxer of any substance that Chavez had fought up to that point….and this is why we…

NCAA Football – 1983 – SWC Game Of The Week – Texas Longhorns Vs TCU Horned Frogs – 3rd Qtr

DOG ASIDE:      There used to be a powerful college football conference that won 32 national championships between 1914 and 1996….and that was the old Southwest Conference (SWC)….where football was KING….and all other sports bowed down to the mighty SWC football teams.      Composed primarily of schools from Texas….at various times the conference included…

Music -1981 – The Blues Brothers – I Got Everything I Need, Almost & Trying To Get Next To You

DOG ASIDE:     The Blues Brothers are an American blues and soul revivalist band….which was founded in 1978 by comedy actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live wherein Belushi was in character as lead vocalist “Joliet” Jake Blues…..and harmonica player / vocalist Elwood Blues….fronted the band….which was composed of well-known and respected musicians. The band made its debut…

NCAAW Basketball – 1986 – Womens Finals – Texas Lady Longhorns Vs USC Women Of Troy – 1st Half

DOG COMMENTARY: Lady Longhorns coaching legend Jody Conradt became the head coach of the women’s program at UT in Austin in 1976….which just happened to be the same year another college coaching legend started his career as head coach ot the Texas Longhorns….and the truth be known….they both inherited programs that were in shambles.   …

NFL – 1988 – NFC Championship – Minnesota Vikings VS Washington Redskins – 4th Qtr

DOG ASIDE:    In the final quarter….QB Wade Wilson got the Vikings moving on a 10-play, 52-yard drive…..finding receiver Anthony Carter for 23 yards….running back Allen Rice for 15…..and Jordan for nine….as the Vikings eventually got a first down on the Redskins 3-yard line….but Washington’s defense made a goal line stand….stopping Minnesota on three consecutive running plays….and forcing them…

Music – 1981 – Live From The Black Rhino Club – The Blues Brothers – I’m A Soul Man

DOG COMMENTARY:    Two of the legends of comedy….Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi….who hailed from the famous 2nd City Comedy in Chicago, IL….were big-time lovers of soul and rhythm + blues….as a result of being part of the entertainment scene in The Windy City….when they formed a musical group called The Blues Brothers….who became instant successes…

NCAA Football – 1984 – Special – KVUE Ch 24 Ausins Tribute To Texas Longhorns Football Season

DOG ASIDE:    KVUE Channel 24 Austin has always been a huge supporter of University of Texas sports….especially football….as they always produced special programs that served as evidence of their support….and this review and highlights of the 1984 Longhorn season serves as a perfect example of their support.  The 1984 Texas Longhorns were ranked #…