1983 NCAA Swimming & Diving Championships – Women’s 100 Yd Butterfly With Mary T. Meagher & Jil Sterkel

DOG ASIDE: One of the truly great women swimmers of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..was 100m Butterfly gold medalist Mary T. Meagher…..better known as “Madame Butterfly”…..who was accompanied by teammate Jenna Tompson (2nd) on the medal stand Los Angeles….as Madame Butterfly was just shedding her cocoon as a 19 yr. old freshman at California University…

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1981 Boxing WBC Super Featherweight Championship With Cornelius Boza Edwards VS Rolando Navarate

DOG ASIDE: From this sportsphile’s perspective….in the universe of the hoopla in boxing,,,,which has been there since 1964….when The Greatest, Muhammad Ali….brought television to the sport of boxing…and the hoopla has only grown since that day…..anyway, in the hoopla of those who are extremely marketable television boxers….the great British boxers have been overlooked…..after all, this…

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Bone Daddy’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Caps Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: It seems to me….and I know…I am just a lil ole Chiweenie sportsphile….but, I think there are really only two pieces of paraphernalia that are synonymous with sports….a ball and a cap….and when it comes to caps….they are simply worn by the majority of sports fans that participate in or go to live…

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Bone Daddy’s NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four T-shirt Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament is a single-elimination tournament played each spring in the United States….currently featuring 68 college basketball teams….to determine the national championship of the major college basketball teams. The tournament is organized by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)….and was created during 1939 by…

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Bone Daddy’s NCAAM Basketball Souvenir Cups and Bottles Collection Pieces

DOG ASIDE: When it comes to playing a sport….Bone Daddy’s favorite was basketball….for in his opinion….basketball players are the greatest athletes on the planet….as this game requires that the players encompass and hone the valuables of sport…such as speed, power, eye to hand reflexes, mental toughness, excellent conditioning, jumping ability, intelligence and intuitiveness, shooting eye,…

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1979 Sports Illustrated Athlete Of The Year 1st 25 Years- Muhammad Ali

DOG ASIDE: This video takes a look at Sports Illustrated Magazine’s Athlete of the Year winners for the 1st 25 years of their publication….since August 16, 1954….as hosted by James Caan….covering winners such as MLB Hank Aaron, Golfer Jack Nicklaus, Jockey Stevie Cauthern, Tennis Bjorn Borg, NCAA Football Coach Bud Wilkerson, NHL’s Montreal Canadiens et…

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Sports Legends Features Doak Walker – A Most Celebrated Athlete Hosted By Paul Hornung

DOG ASIDE: Ewell Doak Walker, Jr. (January 1, 1927 – September 27, 1998) was an American football player….wjp played college football as a halfback at Southern Methodist University (SMU)….where he won the Heisman Trophy in 1948. Walker then played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) with the Detroit Lions for six seasons from 1950…

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NFL Films 1984 World Champion Chicago Bears In Fight To The Finish imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: The 1984 Chicago Bears season was their 65th regular season and 15th post-season completed in the National Football League….as the club posted a 10–6 record….earning them a spot in the NFL playoffs. The Bears went on to lose in the NFC Championship Game 23–0 to the eventual Super Bowl Champion San Francisco 49’ers.…

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1981 NCAA Swimming & Diving National Championship Highlights from Austin, TX

DOG ASIDE: The 1981 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships were held at The University of Texas Swim Center…..and the Longhorns under Coach Eddie Reese won the National Championship in their home pool….beating out UCLA, who came in 2nd.  Texas was led by 50m Champ Kris Kirchner and 100m Champ Scott Spann….both who teamed with Eric…

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