1985 SportsWorld – Grand Sumo Wrestling Competition & Profile on Linda Fratianne & 4 x Man Bobsled World Championships

DOG ASIDE: I have actually watched a significant amount of sumo wrestling with Bone Daddy….and we are both always amazed at how strong, agile and quick those big huge men can be….it is awesome to see these manicured athletes of Japan….and when it comes to figure skating….BD has always had crushes on Peggy Fleming, Dorothy…

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Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 1 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: In the world of sport time is not only measured by years….it is measured by achievement….the achievement of men and women who possess a rare combination of spirit and skill.  Sport is one of the most enthralling spectacles….and like all spectacles….it has enriched the lives of the competitors….and the lives of those who…

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Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 2 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: This video of Sports Illustrated 25th Anniversary Show hosted by James Caan….which took place some 34+ years ago….highlights past Sportsman of the Year recipients like Billie Jean King, Coach John Wooten (the piece on Coach Wooten is priceless)….Coaches Al Maguire, Sid Gillman, Lou Saban, Bo Schembechler….as an incredible piece of footage is put…

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Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 3 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: Sports Illustrated’s 25th Anniversary Show part 3 highlights the athletes who won Sportsman of the Year during the past quarter century who were known by their nicknames…..as nothing more was ever needed….Stan the Man….Pistol Pete….Broadway Joe….Sugar Ray….Mr October….Too Tall ….Americas Team. ..Hollywood….Dandy Don….Bullet Bob….Captain Comeback…..Broad Street Bullies…..Dr J….Arnie’s Army…..the Splendid Splinter….the Say Hey…

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Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 4 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: Sports Illustrated’s 25th Anniversary part 4 highlights such famous events as 1973’s meeting of Bobby Riggs vs Billie Jean King in the “Battle of the Sexes”…..1960 Olympics Rafer Johnson and C. K. Yang….on June 26, 1959 Ingemar Johnnson vs Floyd Patterson in the first of their famous grudge matches…..New Orleans Saints K Tom…

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Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 5 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: In Sports Illustrated’s 25th Anniversary Show part 5…..the earlier days of the 1960’s are covered….with Queen Elizabeth’s horse Devon Loch and his imaginary jump…..Hammerin Hank Aaron…..the 15 time NHL Stanley Cup Champion Montreal Canadiens…..the Celtics Bill Russell….the Pittsburgh Steelers of the 1970’s and The Immaculate Reception….and so much more. This is great stuff…

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Sports Illustrated 25 Year Anniversary Prt 6 – Host James Caan

DOG ASIDE: Sports Illustrated has been the gold standard of sports publications since it inception in 1958…..and it is my bet that Bone Daddy has probably looked at and through maybe 75% of every weekly publication….plus special edition publications of SI….since the 1st copy came off the press. He tells me all the time who…

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1985 Sports Illustratrd Sportsman Of The Year Prt 4 – Host Merlin Olsen

DOG ASIDE: In part 4 of the 1985 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year show….which is seen in this video…Sugar Ray Leonard highlights John McEnroe, Martina Navratalova, Rick Mears at Indy, Lee Trevino at the PGA Tournament and Rafer Johnson.  These highlights bring back so many memories every time that Bone Daddy watches programs like…

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1985 SportsWorld – Grand Sumo Wrestling Competition & World Championship 4 Man Bob Sled Competition

DOG ASIDE: Sumo (相撲 sumo) is a competitive full-contact wrestling sport….where a rikishi (wrestler) attempts to force another wrestler out of a circular ring (dohyō)….or into touching the ground with anything other than the soles of the feet. The characters 相撲 literally mean “striking one another”.  The sport originated in Japan….the only country where it…

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