L E’s Stories – A Story Of Olympic Proportions As Olympic Fan History Made At 1984 Los Angeles Games

It has been said that there is no event in the universe of sports that is more provoking and impactful than the Olympic Games….not from the standpoint of what obsession does when applied to athletic endeavor ….which is incredible to say the least….but more so from the standpoint of how the HUMANS of the world…

L E’s Stories – Bigger Than Life And As Big As Texas – The Story Of Big Tex The Ryan Express Nolan Ryan

Being a part of baseball history while sharing it with your Dad that taught you the game along with your two brothers with whom you had played thousands of baseball and “whiffle ball” games…..it just doesn’t get any better than that….especially for a future Sportsphile…..cuz that is what our story is about today….a truly Heavenly Event for Bone…

L E’s Stories – A Skip Of Courage….And A Stephen A And Of A Higher Standard – My Tribute To Skip Bayless & Stephen A Smith

Remembering things for the rest of your life from lessons learned reminds me of one of Bone Daddy’s favorite sayings……“L E, if you don’t stand up for something……you’ll fall for anything.”.….cuz this story is about two guys that definitely identify with the message behind the saying.”if you don’t stand up for something, you’ll fall for…

L E’s Stories – “I Never Said Most Of The Things I Said” – My Tribute to New York Yankees C Yogi Berra

If you have read any other of my stories….you probably already know that I like to quote the original Sportsphile, Bone Daddy….and since today I will be telling a story about the man we here at ImaSportsphile call “The Backstop of the New York Yankees”, Yogi Berra….who is synonymous with the New York Yankees….after playing for 19…

L E’s Stories – From Little League To The White House – Dateline: April 14, 1957 – George W. Bush Drafted # 1 by Central League Cubs

One of Bone Daddy’s favorite sayings is “Time will either promote you or expose you.”…..which I have finally learned that it means that in all of life’s endeavors…the time spent on those endeavors will either promote you or expose you….for it isn’t the exposure that matters most….rather it is what you do after you are exposed…

L E’s Stories – The Championship: February 25, 1964 – Sonny Liston Vs  Cassius Clay (Muhamad Ali) – An Event That Shocked the World And Changed Sports Forever

This lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile is a huge boxing fan…..predominantly due to having watched so many televised fights with Bone Daddy during the 1970’s and 1980’s…..for in my opinion, that was smack dab in the middle of the Golden Age of Boxing  from February 25,1964 to 199…..the night when a young Cassius Clay….who was a…

L E’s Stories – 1956 New York Yankees – Mantle MVP + Larsen Perfection + Yanks Beat Dodgers In 7 + More

Famous New York Yankee OF Tommy Henrich was quoted as saying….“No matter how long a man remains in baseball, he always hankers and looks forward to opening day.”…..which speaks volumes here in 2020….when the Corona Virus Covid-19 totally shut down not only Opening Day of the 2020 MLB season…..but surprisingly, this pandemic shut down most of the world….so, baseball…

L E’s Stories – An Angel Fell From Grace…..And Atlas Shrugged Twice – A Tale Of Lance Armstrong

I will start this story out with a quote from ESPN First Take Host Stephen A. Smith….when he and Skip Bayless were debating the issue of whether 7-time Tour de France” champion cyclist Lance Armstrong was using PEDs (performance enhancing drugs) or not…..as Stephen A said, “You know what you know …..and you don’t know what…