Comedy – Rob Reiner Hosts Young Comedian Pee-wee Herman

DOG ASIDE: Pee-wee Herman is a comic fictional character created and portrayed by American comedian Paul Reubens. He is best known for his two television series and film series during the 1980s. The childlike Pee-wee Herman character developed as a stage act that quickly led to an HBO special in 1981.  As the stage performance…

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Boxing – 10 Rnd Jr Middlewt Bout – Davey Moore vs Wilfredo Benetiz

DOG ASIDE: Wilfred Benítez (born September 12, 1958) is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer….and the youngest world champion in the sport’s history. Earning his first of three career world titles in separate weight divisions at the age of seventeen….he is best remembered as a skilled and aggressive fighter with exceptional defensive abilities.  Inducted into…

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Boxing – 10 rnd Middlewt Bout – Bobby Czyz VS Rick Noggle

DOG ASIDE: Robert Edward Czyz (born February 10, 1962) is a retired American boxer, commentator, and member of Mensa.  A New Jersey native of Polish descent….he is both a former world light heavyweight and cruiserweight champion.  Nicknamed “Matinee Idol”….Czyz was a member of the United States amateur boxing team whose other members died in the…

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Barry Tompkins and Angelo Dundee – Remembering Muhammad Ali vs Ken Norton fight II & Muhammad Ali vs Joe Frazier fight II

DOG ASIDE: Super Fight II was a non-title fight between Muhammad Ali and Smokin Joe Frazier….and the 2nd of their now immortal three battles. What made Ali extra special to Bone Daddy….was his ability to put the fight in his favor….before he ever entered the ring….and that is what he did with Smokin Joe before…

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Barry Tompkins & Angelo Dundee On Muhammad Ali VS Big Cat Williams & Ali VS Zora Folley

DOG ASIDE: During the reign of Muhammad Ali as the greatest boxer of all time….he took on some really interesting characters……like Charles “Sonny” Liston who was purported to be a hit man for the mafia….Chuck Wepner, a journeyman known as “The Bayonne Bleeder”…who stunned Ali with a knockdown in the ninth round….as Ali would later say he…

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Track & Field – 1976 Melrose Games – Wanamaker Mile & Mens 60 yd Hurdles & Mens 60 Yd Dash

DOG ASIDE: The Millrose Games is an annual indoor athletics meet (track and field) held each February in New York City.  The games were started when employees of the New York City branch of Wanamaker’s department store formed the Millrose Track Club to hold a meet. The featured event is the Wanamaker Mile.  The Millrose…

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Soccer – 1990 World Cup Group C – Costa Rica vs Brazil

DOG ASIDE: The 1990 FIFA World Cup was the 14th FIFA World Cup….the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.  It was held from 8 June to 8 July 1990 in Italy….the second country to host the event twice (the first being Mexico in 1986).  Teams representing 116 national football associations entered….with qualification beginning in April 1988.  A…

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Ski Jimping Special – Ride The Wind – The History Of Ski Jumping

DOG ASIDE: Ski jumping is a form of Nordic skiing in which athletes descend a specially constructed takeoff ramp (known as the inrun)….jump from the end of it (the table)….with as much power as they can generate….and “fly” as far as possible down a steeply sloped hill.  Points are awarded for distance and style by five…

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