Boxing – 1978 – Special – 1960 Rome Olympics Boxing – When Muhammad Ali Was Cassius Clay

DOG ASIDE:  This one and a half minutes of highlights from the 1960 Rome Olympics boxing competition ….which covers USA light heavyweight boxer, Cassius Clay….is an tremendous piece of footage covering The Greatest Muhammad Ali….when he was 18 years old and still known by his given name of Cassius Clay from Louisville, Kentucky….as this video also provides…

Boxing – Special – Heavyweight Champions – Cassius Clay – From Olympic Gold To Archie Moore

DOG COMMENTARY: Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. was born on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky….as he had a sister and four brothers….and was named for his father, Cassius Marcellus Clay Sr…..who himself was named in honor of the 19th-century Republican politician and staunch abolitionist, Cassius Marcellus Clay….also from the state of Kentucky…. for he was a descendant…

Boxing – Heavyweight Champions – Special – Boxing’s Best – Muhammad Ali

DOG COMMENTARY: HBO’s Boxing’s Best series was in this lil ole Chiweenie Sportsphile’s opinion….the very best boxing special series ever produced…..especially this one on “Muhammad Ali – Boxing’s Best”….for it covers The Greatest from his youth through the end of his career and beyond.  There have been so many great pieces done on Ali….that it…

Olympics – 1960 Rome – Track Mens 800m – BEL Roger Moens & NZL Peter Snell

DOG ASIDE: During the 1960 Rome Summer Olympics…track and field men’s 800m featured George Kerr of the West Indies, Belguim’s Roger Moens and New Zealand’s Peter Snell in a classic head to head to head competition.  The 800m has always provided historic competition during the Olympics…..and 1960 at Rome was no difference….as the outcome is…

Olympics – 1960 Rome – Mens 100m – USA Dave Sime & WGer Armin Hary

DOG ASIDE: David William “Dave” Sime (July 25, 1936 – January 12, 2016) was an American sprinter…..who was ranked as one of the fastest humans of all time….holding several sprint records during the late 1950’s.  Unable to make the 1956 Melbourne Olympics due to a leg injury in his first attempt to ride a horse….Sime…

Great Grudge Fights – Sugar Ray Robinson VS Gene Fulmer & Robinson vs Carmen Basilio & Ingemar Johannson vs Floyd Patterson

DOG ASIDE: This video gives you wonderful footage of one of the all time greatest fighters….Middleweight Sugar Ray Robinson….as he goes against two very equal middleweight champions in their own right….Gene Fulmer and Carmen Basilio….for both these men helped define what a grudge match is…..but every time Sugar Ray fought either of these two…..they were…

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…