NFL – Greatest Teams – Chuck Noll & The Pittsburgh Steelers

DOG COMMENTARY: Chuck Noll was named the 14th head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers on January 27, 1969….after then Penn State head coach Joe Paterno turned down an offer for the position…..becoming the youngest coach in NFL history at the time….as Steelers owner Art Rooney would later credit Don Shula as the person that recommended Noll as…

NCAAF – 1986 Texas Longhorn Football – Season In Review

DOG ASIDE: The TexasLonghorns football team finished the regular season with a 7–3–1 record and lost to Iowa in the 1984 Freedom Bowl….as the 1984 season had Texas once again ranked No. 1 in the polls….but soon dropped after a tie with Oklahoma….followed by 3 straight losses to end the season. A year later Texas…

NFL – Special – Pat Summeral & John Madden – A Match Made In Heaven

DOG COMMENTARY: It is the opinion of this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile that the best NFL game commentators of all-time since the inception of televised NFL games to the present CBS’s lead broadcast team from 1981 to 1994 was Pat Summerall and John Madden In 1981, Pat Summerall was teamed with former Oakland Raiders head coach John…

NFL – Super Bowl Super Memories – Minnesota Vikings

DOG COMMENTARY: During the decade of the 1970’s….the Minnesota Vikings were one of the more domineering NFL teams….having played in Superbowl IV (1970)….Superbowl VIII (1974)….Superbowl IX (1975)….and Superbowl XI (1977)….but wht sports fans remember about this team is that they never won one….albeit they were losses to some really good teams like Coach Hank Stram’s Kansas City…

NBA – 31st All Star Classic – Richfield Coliseum -Bird & Kareem & Dr. J & Iceman

DOG COMMENTARY: The 31st edition of the NBA All Star Classic was held at Richfield Coliseum….an indoor arena located in Richfield Township, roughly halfway between Cleveland and Akron, Ohio….as these 1981 All Stars featured such acclaimed players on the East Squad as Larry Bird, Dr. J, Artis Gilmore, Michael Ray Richardson, Nate Archibald, Marques Johnson and…