1984 L A Olympics Day 10 Mens Volleyball Argentina vs South Korea

DOG ASIDE: Volleyball at the Summer Olympics has been contested as an indoor sport ever since IT was introduced at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Olympics. The history of Olympic volleyball can be traced back to the 1924 Paris Summer Olympics….where volleyball was played as part of an American sports demonstration event. Its addition to the Olympic program,…

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High On Love With The Special Olympics

DOG ASIDE: Eunice Kennedy Shriver was an incredible woman of power and influence….which all paled by comparison to her heart and vision. In 1968, this woman of inspiration founded The Special Olympics. The Special Olympics  is the world’s largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities….providing year-round training and competitions to more than 4.5…

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Prelude To 1980 Moscow Olympics With Mens 100m USA Carl Lewis VS Canadian Ben Johnson

DOG ASIDE: There were so many USA athletes who were robbed of the opportunity of going to the 1980 Moscow Summer Olympics…..men and women of all shapes, sizes and ages…..had trained, practiced and sacrificed….just to make the 1980 USA Olympic Team….to have it just swept away by a politician with power.  This clip highlights just…

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1984 L A Olympics Day 7 Womens Handball Competition USA vs West Germany imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: There are a few sports that are foreign to this lil ole Sportsphile….cuz when I think of handball….I think of a small black rubber ball…small enough for a good ball for a Chiweenie to play with…..with the game being played predominately in a small closed in court with a glass back wall….and there…

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1984 L A Olympics Day 11 Womens Field Hockey USA vs Australia 1st Half

DOG ASIDE: Throughout Bone Daddy’s “Mission from God” experience at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..there were a handful of sports that he had never seen or knew very much about….however, he did see this match between USA vs Australia live and in color….which makes this video clip just a little more special….which meant that they…

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NFL 1985 Detroit Lions Starring In Changes And Challenges

DOG ASIDE: The 1985 Detroit Lions season was their 56th in the National Football League….and in 1st year Coach Darryl Rogers….the team improved upon their previous season’s output of 4–11–1, winning seven games. The Lions beat four playoff teams at home….Dallas, San Francisco, Miami….and the N.Y. Jets….but lost to Tampa Bay and Indianapolis on the road. Despite…

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1960 Rome Olympics Mens Decathlon Coach Ducky Drake & USA Rafer Johnson & China C K Yang

DOG ASIDE: The 1960 Rome Olympics was one of the most memorable in terms of drama, future legends and athletic achievement in all of modern Olympic history. Names like Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), Wilma Rudolph, Al Oerter and the Russian sisters Irina and Tamara Press were but a few of the jewels set in the…

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1980 Lake Placid Winter Olympics Highlights Of Eric Heiden Brought By Keith Jackson & Jim McKay

DOG ASIDE: Eric Arthur Heiden (born June 14, 1958, in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American former long track speed skater and road cyclist who won all of the men’s speed skating races….and thus an unprecedented five individual gold medals…..and set four Olympic records and one world record at the 1980 Lake Placid Winter Games.  He was the most…

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NBC’s SportsWorld On Ryan’s First 4 No Hitters & Humorous Interview Boxer Tex Cobb

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NBC’s Sports World was a weekend program that covered the whole spectrum of sports….much like ABC’s Wide World of Sports…and CBS’s Sports Saturday and Sports Sunday programs. In this clip….NBC covers MLB Nolan Ryan’s first 4 No Hitters….and then gives you a wonderfully humorous interview with Heavyweight Boxer Tex Cobb.