Gymnastics – Special – 1970 To 1980 – Olga Korbut & Nadia Comaneci & Kurt Thomas – Host Jim McKay

DOG ASIDE: I have often commented after watching and posting 1600 vintage video on our webpage over the past year and a half….that my favorite sports braodcaster for the sports that we classify as Other Sports…..gymnastics, horse racing and all the sports covered by ABC’s Wide World of Sports….is the always elegant and eloquent Jim McKay…..who presents…

Swimming – 1986 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championship – Austin, TX

DOG ASIDE: The 1987 NCAA Division I Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships were contested in March 1987 at the Texas Swimming Center at the University of Texas in Austin, Texas….for the 64th annual NCAA-sanctioned swim meet to determine the team and individual national champions of Division I men’s collegiate swimming and diving in the USA….as the…

Boxing – 1983 Lightweight Bout – Rockin Robin Blake VS J C Kim

DOG ASIDE: This 1983 Lightweight Bout between Rockin Robin Blake from Levelland, TX verses Korean J. C. Kim was fought on May 26, 1983 at The Showboat Casino in Las Vegas…..as Blake was an up and coming lightweight with an 18 – 0 record coming into this fight….who would eventually fight IBF lightweight champion Jimmie…

Boxing – 1984 WBC Lightweight Title – Champ Edwin Rosario VS Howard Davis

DOG COMMENTARY: This is 1984 WBC Lightweight Championship fight was between a super great boxer of the golden age of boxing in Champ Edwin Rosario….and a great boxer of the golden age….who both are being forgotten in this fast paced world of 2017….simply because there were so many boxing legends in almost every weight division…

Boxing – 1987 NABF Lightweight Title – Pernell Whitaker VS Roger Mayweather

DOG ASIDE: On March 28, 1987, future super featherweight and light welterrweight champion Roger Mayweather fought against future boxing legend and IBC, The Ring, WBC, Linear, WBA lightweight champion and WBA junior welterweight and WBC welterweight champion Pernell Whitaker for the NABF lightweight title….at a time when both boxers were undefeated…..when Mayweather was knocked down…

Golf – 1986 PGA Championship – 3rd Round – With Jim McKay

DOG COMMENTARY: The 1986 PGA Championship was the 68th PGA Championship…which was held August 7–11 at Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio….where Bob Tway won his only major championship….two strokes ahead of runner-up Greg Norman, the 54-hole leader….after Tway made an incredible sand trap shot that went in the hole….and basically won him the championship. Heavy rains on…

Boxing – WBA Welterweight Title – Champ Thomas Hearns VS Randy Shields

DOG COMMENTARY: Thomas “Hitman” Hearns was 30 – 0 with 27 KO’s when he entered the ring on April 25, 1981….to defend his WBA world welterweight title for the 2nd time against Randy Shields….an accomplished club fighter who had a career of 41 wins 9 losses 1 draw….having fought for a world title on 2…

Boxing – Welterweight Bout – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Marcos Geraldo

DOG COMMENTARY: Marcos Geraldo is a retired Mexican boxer….who was Mexican champion at both middleweight and light heavyweight….who fought out of Baja California for much of his career.…whose first professional fight was in September 1970….a points defeat of Albaro Parra.  In 1977 he won the Mexico middleweight title by defeating Emetrio Villanueva by a knockout…..then after two…

Boxing – Welterweight Bout – Sugar Ray Leonard VS Floyd Mayweather

DOG COMMENTARY: On September 9, 1978, Sugar Ray Leonard was an up-and-coming boxer in the welterweight division of professional boxing…..who had KO’d 7 out of 13 prior opponents…..and was facing a seasoned fighter in Floyd Mayweather Sr….who was an American former professional boxer and current boxing trainer….as Floyd Sr. was known for his defensive ability and overall…