Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Boxing – Light Welterwts – USA Jerry Page VS YUG Mirko Puzovic

DOG ASIDE: This video begins with ABC’s Howard Cosell bringing the light welterweight boxing match between the USA’s Jerry Page vs Yugoslavia’s Mirko Puzovic. Puzovic was a veteran amateur….having had 300 fights with only 25 losses….as his opponent USA Jerry Page was almost 8 years younger. This was an exciting fight….and having it brought to…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Basketball – Mens Medal Ceremony – USA Gold

DOG COMMENTARY: This video starts off with ABC late night host broadcasters Jim Lampley and Donna de Varona bringing the night’s final overview of what happened on this day….and what to look forward too on the next day at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics….but the real joy for this lil ole chiweenie sportsphile on this…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Baseketball – Mens Finals – USA VS Spain -1st Half Pt 3

DOG COMMENTARY: The forwards on my choice as the best USA Olympic men’s basketball amateur team ever were as follows: Joseph William Kleine is a retired American basketball player….who played for the US national team in the 1982 FIBA World Championship….winning the silver medal….then along with his college teammate Alvin Robertson…..won a gold medal as…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Basketball – Mens Final – USA VS Spain – 1st Half Pt 2

DOG COMMENTARY: In my continuing belief that this USA Olympic men’s basketball team was the best team ever in USA Olympic history…..as evidenced by the guards not named Michael Jordan on the team as follows: Stephen Todd Alford is an American basketball coach and former player who is currently the head coach of the UCLA Bruins…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Basketball – Mens Finals – USA VS Spain – 1st Half Pt 1

DOG COMMENTARY: In my humble opinion….and yes, I am a dog…..but a chiweenie sportsphile….which means that I just might know more about sports than you do!?!….but I really do think that this 1984 USA men’s basketball team was the best all amateur team of all time….cuz I challenge you to put up a starting five…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – USA Wayman Tisdale

DOG ASIDE: Wayman Lawrence Tisdale was an American professional basketball player in the NBA….and a smooth jazz bass guitarist….who was a three-time All American at the University of Oklahoma….and he was elected to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009.   As a college player at the University of Oklahoma from 1982 to 1985….he was a…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – USA Miler Steve Scott

DOG ASIDE: Steve Scott is an American male track and field athlete….who is considered by some….to be one of the greatest mile runners in American history. The silver medalist in the 1500 meters at the inaugural IAAF World Championships in Athletics in Helsinki in 1983….Scott owns the U.S. indoor record in the 2000 meters (4:58.6-1981).  He…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – USA Henry Marsh – Steeple Chase

DOG ASIDE: Henry Dinwoodey Marsh is a retired runner from the United States….who made four U.S. Olympic teams….1976 Montreal Olympics, 1980 Moscow Olympics (boycotted by USA), 1984 Los Angeles and 1988 Seoul Olympics….when entering the men’s track 3000 meter steeplechase event during the 1984 Olympics…Marsh was ranked #2 in the world. On race day for…

Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – ABC Profile – USA Carl Lewis

DOG ASIDE: At the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles….Carl Lewis was entered into four events with realistic prospects of winning each of them….and thereby matching the achievement of Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. Lewis started his quest to match Owens with a convincing win in the 100 m, running 9.99 s to defeat…